For those who on the tight budget but have a plan to buy new 15.6 inch laptop for basic computing tasks, we recommend you to consider buying new HP 15-f003dx 15.6 inch laptop. Yeah, like common sub-$300 laptop from another brand, the latest HP 15 laptop series is not designed for multimedia and gaming. But, if you only need a decent machine for rich internet browsing, watching video, create presentation, video conference and working with document or spreadsheets, the 15-f003dx 15.6 inch laptop still delivers reliable performances and provides a big value for your money.
HP 15-f003dx 15″ Laptop Specs Configurations
Though the HP 15-f003dx is an inexpensive laptop, but the plastic laptop’s casing still fells sturdy and solid. Combine the solid black color for palm rest area and lid cover with HP Finished design make the laptop looks more robust and stylish than they really are. Like the predecessor, there is no backlit technology on the full size keyboard, so you need to used the laptop with the light on in a room for more comfortable and accurate typing experience. Yeah, the 15-f003dx laptop also comes with light and sleek design. The 4.8 lbs HP laptop which has dimension in 10.16 x 15.18 x 0.89 inch offers lighter and slimmer design than its competitor, such as the 5.3 lbs Dell Inspiron I3542-6003BK that measures around at 1 inch thick.
Under the hood, the AMD A6-5200 quad core processor that clocked around at 2.0GHz and the 4GB of DDR3L SDRAM provides more than enough power to handle day to day office and basic multimedia tasks. You can running daily productivity, casual games and some basic multimedia and entertainment applications without get any lags, even for multiple threads. Like other laptop on its class, this machine also pre-installed with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 as the operating system. Its means you can install more modern light applications with ease.
The 15.6 inch High Definition laptop’s display that combine with the AMD Radeon HD 8400 as graphics accelerator delivers fairly crisp and vivid color for watching HD video, streaming movies and play some casual games, such as the Sims 4, GRID: Autosport, Fifa 14 and more. Like the predecessor, the HP 15-f003dx WLED-backlit laptop’s display only can produces maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels. Its means you only can playing 720p video content on this machine. If needed, there is a HDMI port on the left laptop’s side for watching your video in HDTV that compatible with 1080p HD video content.
Unlike its competitor that usually equipped with a 500GB of SATA disk drive, the HP 15-f003dx 15.6 inch laptop is comes with a 750GB of SATA disk drive. Comes with a spinning speed up to 5400RPM, the HP 15 laptop’s keyboard provides larger space to store your multimedia content with ease. Built into center of top HP 15 laptop’s bezel, front facing web camera and internal digital microphone allows user to stay in touch with family or makes a video conference when they on the occasional business trips.
On the left and right 15-f003dx laptop’s side, the latest HP 15 inexpensive laptop also equipped with full range of I/O ports interface, includes 3.5mm audio combo jack, two USB 3.0 port, HDMI port, USB 2.0 port, RJ 45 port and SD card reader slot. Yeah, its not a multimedia machine, but the internal laptop’s stereo speakers still delivers fairly crisp, clear and loud audio for music, movies and games. The rest of HP 15-f003dx laptop’s features are 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN, 3-cell Lithium Polymer 2800 mAh battery, WiFi 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN and few pre-installed applications, such as Evernote, HP Connected, trial version of Microsoft Office, CyberLink and more.
Yeah, HP 15-f003dx is may not a powerful machine and did not designed for running most demanding business and multimedia applications. But, with a starting price only around at $299, the latest HP 15 15.6 inch laptop is still a great laptop and provides great performance and value for the price. So, what do you think? If you are interesting with Touch Screen 15.6 inch laptop but did not want to breaking the bank, we suggest you to check the sub-$450 Toshiba Satellite C55T-B5110 15.6 inch laptop that equipped with Intel Core i3-4005U dual core processor and 750GB of Serial ATA disk drive.