One of the most reputable notebook maker from America, Hewlett-Packard Company has expanded their inexpensive sleek laptop lineup with the 15-f215dx 15.6 inch laptop. Like common inexpensive machine that designed for entry level laptop’s user, this AMD based machine is not promises ultimate power and graphics performance. But if the price is your biggest concern and you are preferred with AMD laptop’s performance, HP 15-f215dx with AMD A8-6410 Quad-Core as the heart is still promises fairly smooth performance for running basic productivity and multimedia applications.
Like the HP 15-G007DX “Flyer Red” laptop that shipped with same processor, the HP 15-f215dx laptop is only can give enough power for basic computing tasks in office, home and school. The quad core processor that clocked at 2.0 – 2.4 GHz claimed still can handle day to day computing tasks with ease, such as rich internet browsing, streaming movies, watch HD video and working with document and spreadsheets. For running multiple applications at the same time, the 4GB of DDR3L SDRAM that incorporated with Microsoft Windows 8.1 as the operating system still promises fairly smooth and seamless computing performance. As an internal storage, the 750GB of Serial ATA with speeds up to 5400 RPM gives more space to store all your files than its competitors on its price suggest.
As a f215dx laptop’s display, the 15.6 inch High Definition display with new HP BrightView technology delivers fairly crisp images, bright and natural color for watching photo and video content. Unfortunately, the 15.6 inch WLED-backlit laptop’s display which supports a 1366 x 768 pixels native resolution and incorporated with AMD Radeon R5 as graphics accelerator is only supporting for playing 720p video content, so you should connect the 15-f215dx laptop into external 1080p HDTV, thanks to the HDMI port on the left side.
The 15-f215dx 15.6 inch laptop is may an inexpensive machine, but it’s still comes with some interesting multimedia and entertainment features. On the base, the internal stereo laptop’s speakers is may lacks some bass, but still produce fairly rich audio and balanced sound. While on the top of HP 15 laptop’s display, you can use the front facing web camera for self portrait or makes a video recording and Skype video chats, thanks to the internal microphone. This model also comes with full range of I/O ports and connectivity features, includes standard USB 2.0 port, SD card reader slot, 3.5mm combo jack, few USB 3.0 port, 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN with an RJ-45 connector, HDMI port and WiFi 802.11b/g/n to connect into internet through wireless network.
As an inexpensive laptop, HP 15-f215dx is made completely from a plastic material for casing and lid cover. Though it’s a plastic machine, but with combination of black color and HP finished design, this machine is still looks solid and more robust than they really are. The 3-cell Lithium-ion polymer 2800 mAh battery is may not promised long battery life, but still produce more than 5 hours of battery runtime between charge for light usage. This machine which has dimension in 10.16 x 15.18 x 0.89 inch with weighs only at 4.82 lbs also pretty slim and light for travel companion.
There are also few usefully pre-installed software, such as Adobe Reader, HP Connected, CyberLink PowerDirector, Kindle for Windows 8, 7-Zip, trial version of Microsoft Office and more. If you interested, HP 15-f215dx 15.6 inch laptop is ready now for order in BestBuy US with a starting price only around at $299. If you are on the market for 15.6 inch multi touch-screen laptop and impressed with HP laptop’s performance, we recommend you to consider buying the sub-$400 HP 15-f111dx 15.6 inch laptop that comes with same processor and equipped with AMD Radeon HD 8210 graphics card.