Are you looking for a new portable 15.6 inch laptop that shipped with large memory space but did not want to spend much money? If you are not too concern about graphics performance and the price is your big concern, we think you should consider to buying the latest HP 15 laptop series, called HP 15-g012dx. Combining new AMD quad core processor that paired with 750GB of internal storage and 1 inch thin design, the sub-$400 15-g012dx 15.6 inch laptop provides great value for your money.
HP 15-g012dx is one of the most affordable sub-$400 laptop that shipped with great portability and large memory space. Measures around at 10.2 x 14.9 x 1 inches and weighing only at 4.8 lbs, the HP 15 laptop’s feel light in your hand and perfect for companion in office, hoe or when you on the coffee shop. Like the previous model, the 15-g012dx 15.6 inch laptop also comes with a high quality plastic material for casing. Combining solid black licorice color with HP finished design, this machine looks more stylish and solid than they are.
Inside, the 750GB of Serial ATA hard disk drive as internal storage with spinning speed of 5400 rpm provides more than enough space to store thousand of multimedia files and document. Its offers larger space than other 15.6 inch from other brand on its class, such as the $398 Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5123 15.6 inch laptop that comes with a 500GB of SATA disk drive. Yeah, the 3-cell Lithium Polymer 2800 mAh battery on this machine is not promises long battery life, but still can produces more than four hours of battery life between charges.
Speaking of computing performance, the AMD A8-6410 quad core processor that incorporated with 4GB of DDRL3 RAM and AMD Radeon R5 as graphics accelerator is not designed for gaming, but for simple multimedia tasks and daily productivity tasks, this laptop still promises smooth and fast performance, even to handle multi thread applications at the same time. There is also the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 as the operating system, provides more stable platform for running modern applications without any lag.
Like common budget friendly laptop on its price, HP 15-g012dx sports a 15.6 inch High Definition display and can produces maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels. Paired with HP BrightView technology, the WLED-backlit display offers pretty clear, crisp, bright and vivid color for 720p video playback, photo and some casual modern games. Built into center of top bezel, the HD front facing web camera that integrated with internal digital microphone and HP TrueVision technology promises very crisp, clear, loud and stunning face to face video communications with family when you in office or on the go. The full size black keyboard is lacks LED backlit technology but with comfortable keypad and full numeric, this machine still accurate and pleasant for typing large document and calculating works.
On the right side, you will find two USB 2.0 port and Super Multi DVD burner optical drive for loading DVDs applications or burn your files into CDs formats. On the other laptop’s side, there are USB 3.0 port, RJ 45 port, 3.5mm audio combo jack, security lock slot and HDMI port to connect and share your video into external 1080p HDTV. Furthermore, the 15-g012dx laptop also comes with 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN, multimedia card reader slot, WiFi 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN and dual high definition stereo speakers that provide pretty loud and clear audio experience.
Yeah, this is not a powerful machine. The graphics and games performance are a bit disappointed. But if you are on a tight budget and only need a reliable machine for simple multimedia and daily office tasks, HP 15-g012dx 15.6 inch laptop that priced only around at $379 with 1 year limited warranty is still a great choice and worth for your money. If you are looking for a 15.6 inch touch screen laptop, we suggest you to check the Toshiba Satellite C55T-B5110 Touch Laptop that powered by Intel Pentium N3530 dual core processor with 750GB of internal storage and priced only around at $429.