HP 15-r131wm K7W76UA Mini Review and Specifications. Another inexpensive 15.6 inch laptop from Hewlett-Packard Development Company, named HP 15-r131wm K7W76UA 15.6 inch laptop has been released in US market. Yeah, like other laptop on its series, the 15-r131wm is designed for entry level user who need a decent machine for daily use but did not want to spend much money. The Intel Pentium N3540 quad core processor that combined with 4GB of RAM provides more than enough power for a laptop user for handling day to day mobile computing tasks.
Like common HP 15.6 inch laptop on its price suggest, HP 15-r131wm is comes with a decent plastic material for casing and entires body. All laptop’s comes with solid black licorice color provides more sturdy looks design and on the lid cover, you will find a small HP logo that make it looks more expensive than its price suggest. Similar to the HP 15-f033wm 15.6 inch laptop that comes with Intel Celeron N2830 dual core processor, this 4.92 lbs laptop has dimension in 14.88 x 10.2 x 1 inch. Yeah, the 15-r131wm laptop’s design is may not the most portable laptop on the market, but it’s still fell lights and easy to hold in your hand.
The latest HP 15 laptop series boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition display with HP BrightView technology provides fairly bright images and crisp color for watching HD video or streaming new movies from internet. The diagonal WLED-backlit 15-r131wm laptop’s display only can produce maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels, which mean you should connect it into external display for watching 1080p HD video, thanks to the HDMI port. There is a High Definition web camera that incorporated with internal digital microphone, which mean you can stay in touch with family or co-workers when you on the go as long as you have internet connection.
The 2.14 GHz Intel Pentium N3540 quad core processor that incorporated with Intel Turbo Boost technology (offers up to 2.66 GHz for demanding tasks) and 4GB of DDR3L SDRAM offers fast and smooth performance for daily tasks, such as browse the web, photo editing and working with Microsoft Words and Office. The 500GB of HP 15 internal storage with spin speed up to 5400 rotate per minutes gives more than enough space to store all your favorite music and document with ease. Yeah, HP 15-r131wm is may an entry level notebook, but it’s also comes with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 as the operating system.
The 15-r131wm also shipped with some interesting multimedia features. The internal stereo speakers with HD Audio technology promises decent audio experience for music and video. The internal Intel HD graphics is may not designed playing modern demanding games, but you still can play older casual games without any delays. You can also load more video and movies from DVDs cassette or backup files into CDs cassettes, thanks to the SuperMulti DVD burner drive that placed on the right laptop’s edge.
There are also few essential I/O port features, such as single USB 3.0 port, HDMI port that compatible with 1080p HD video resolution, RJ 45 port, 3.5mm audio combo jack, two USB 2.0 port and media card reader for SD card. For internet connection, the HP 15-r131wm 15.6 inch laptop brings 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN for cable connection and WiFi 802.11b/g/n for wireless connection. Like the previous model, this machine shipped with 3-cell Lithium Polymer battery that claims will give at least 4 hours of battery runtime on single charge.
Yeah, Intel Pentium N3540 Processor as the heart is may not promises ultimate performance. But for a home and office user who on the tight budget, the HP 15-r131wm 15.6 inch laptop is still a great laptop and provides big value for your money. So, what do you think about this machine? If you are on the market for a 15.6 inch touchscreen laptop and preferred with HP 15 laptop series performance, we recommend you to check the HP Pavilion 15-f010dx 15.6 inch touchscreen laptop with Intel Core i3-4010U as the heart.