HP 15-f004dx 15.6 inch Laptop Mini Review. We know if there are many sub-$250 laptop that available on the market. But if you are really looking a reliable 15.6 inch laptop for daily activity in office, school, home or when you on the go but did not want to spend much money, we believe you will satisfied with the HP 15-f004dx specifications. Yeah, the 15-f004dx 15.6 inch laptop is may not a mainstream machine. But with the AMD E1-2100 dual core processor that combined with 4GB of RAM, the HP 4.8 lbs laptop that measures just 0.9 inch thick is still one of the best laptop that you can get for price under $250.
The AMD E1-2100 dual core processor that clocked around at 1.0GHz is may an entry level processor, but combine with the 4GB of DDR3L SDRAM, HP 15-f004dx 15.6 inch laptop still delivers more than enough power that you will need for daily activity in office, school, home or when you on the occasional trips. Some basic productivity tasks and entertainment tasks, such as browse the web, streaming new movies, create simple business presentation and working with Microsoft Office still run smoothly without any delays. The 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 as the laptop’s operating system gives more stable platform for most modern software, so you can install more Windows compatible apps with ease.
Under the hood, the 500GB of SATA disk drive as internal storage with spinning speed up to 5400 RPM is may not promised plenty of internal storage, but you still can store thousand of media files without need to buy an external drive or upload into Cloud Drive Service. On the right 15-f004dx laptop’s side, the Super Multi DVD burner optical drive not only gives user ability to back up their multimedia and office files into CDs cassettes, but also gives user ability to install more applications and video from DVDs cassettes. On the other laptop’s side, you will find a media card reader slot that compatible with SD card.
Like common sub-$250 laptop from another brand, HP 15-f004dx laptop’s casing is also made from a high quality plastic material. Combine the solid black color for interior and exterior with HP Finished design provides sturdy appearance and more premium look. The 4.85 lbs laptop which has dimension in 10.2 x 15.2 x 0.9 inch promises lighter and sleeker design than other 15.6 inch laptop on its price suggest. You can easily slip the latest HP 15 laptop series in almost all carry bag and shoulder bag. For comparison, the 5.51 lbs Acer Aspire E5-521-23KH 15.6 inch laptop that priced only around at $299 has dimension in 10.08 x 15.02 x 1.19 inch.
The 15-f004dx 15.6 inch laptop boasts a High Definition display with supports a 1366 x 768 pixels native resolution. Combine with the HP BrightView technology and AMD Radeon HD 8210 as graphics accelerator, the WLED-backlit laptop’s display still provides fairly crisp, good brightness and natural color for streaming movies and watching your photo and video in 720p resolution. On the center of top 15.6 inch laptop’s bezel, the front facing web camera that incorporated with internal microphone is may not comes with high resolution, but still perfect for self portrait and makes a video chats.
HP 15-f004dx laptop is may inexpensive laptop, but it’s still comes with some interesting features, such as internal stereo speakers that optimized with HD Audio technology, 3-cell Lithium Polymer 2800 mAh battery that promises more than 4.5 hours of battery life and full sized non-backlit keyboard with full numeric keypad for working with large spreadsheets and MS Office. The rest of HP 15 laptop’s specifications are USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio combo jack, RJ 45 port, dual USB 3.0 port and HDMI port for external display, along with 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN and WiFi 802.11b/g/n for internet connection.
Moreover, the 15-f004dx laptop also preloaded with Adobe Reader, CyberLink PowerDirector, Amazon Kindle, trial version of Microsoft Office 365, Webroot Secure Anywhere and more. If you interested, HP 15-f004dx 15.6 inch laptop is now available with a starting price only around at $229 and 1 year limited warranty. So, what do you think? If you are on the market for 17.3 inch laptop for desktop replacement PCs, we recommend you to check HP Pavilion 17-f115dx laptop that priced only around at $499 and shipped with Intel Core i5-4210U processor and 6GB of RAM.