HP Pavilion 15 2019 – ultra-thin desktop laptop

The new version of the Pavilion has a good configuration for the price range, nice design but the screen is not IPS panel.

The HP Pavilion 15 is a 15.6-inch laptop that can replace desktops but is quite impressive with a thickness of 17.9 mm and weighs 1.89 kg. The downside of this screen is that only the TFT panel is used instead of the IPS for wide viewing angles. In return, the resolution is still higher than Full HD standard compared to 1,366 x 768 pixels often found in the same segment model.

Machine equipped with branded speakers is Bang & Olufsen and diagonal stripe design creates accents just above the keyboard. Due to the large screen size, HP has enough space to accommodate the Pavilion 15 separate numeric keypad.

The machine uses a chiclet key design with moderate key travel, good bounce, easy to operate, not inferior to conventional desktop keyboards. However, due to the separate number pad placed slightly close to the letter keys, it takes time to get used to.

It still holds the standard USB A port, with an SD memory card slot, power jack and Kensington lock on the right. Despite its size, the Pavilion 15 doesn’t have a separate drive reader.

On the left side, the machine has an additional HDMI port, LAN port, headphone jack and USB-C standard 3.1 new but does not support Thunderbolt 3 technology like Envy 13. Another unfortunate point is that the machine can not charge directly. via this USB-C port.

HP Pavilion 15 uses a 1.6-GHz Core i5-8265U chip, Nvidia MX130 graphics chip with 2 GB GDDR5, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD memory, priced at VND 17.6 million.