Hewlett-Packard Development Company, the US division of HP company has expanded their 15.6″ budget friendly laptop with HP Pavilion 15-e087nr (E8B16UA) laptop. Designed for AMD’s fan who need a reliable laptop for daily multimedia and office tasks, the Pavilion 15-e087nr that based on the new AMD Kabini platform promises a good graphics and multimedia performance at a really affordable price.
Comes with new AMD A4-5000 Quad-Core Processor that clocked around at 1.5GHZ as the heart and combined with a AMD Radeon HD 8330 as graphics engine, HP Pavilion 15-e087nr E8B16UA laptop is not a high end multimedia and gaming machine. But the company still promises if user can run almost all light multimedia applications or play casual 3D games in low resolution. Under the hood, the 4GB DDR3L SDRAM that can expanded up to 8GB of DDR3L SDRAM also gives user fast and smooth daily multimedia, games and office multithread performance.
Like common budget friendly, the newest HP Pavilion 15 laptop series also made from high quality polycarbonate plastic material for casing. The “Blue” color for exterior and interior make this machine looks stylish and perfect for travel companion or in office. Yeah, the 5.1 lbs laptop which has dimension in 9.7 x 15 x 1.3 inches is not a sleek and light machine. It heavier and thicker than the 5 lbs Inspiron i15RV-9000BLK 15.6 inch laptop that measures only at 10.2 x 14.8 x 1 inch, but we believe the 15-e087nr still easy to carry around and fit perfectly in almost all carry bag. Inside, the 4-cell Lithium Ion battery promises up to 4 hours of battery life on normal usage or up to 6 hours for light usage.
Like the previous version, the Pavilion 15-e087nr E8B16UA laptop also boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition widescreen display and offers 16:9 aspect ratio. The glossy display that also comes with HP’s BrighView and LED backlit technology only can produces maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels. Yeah, it is not support a 1080p HD video playback, but still provides very bright and crisp color for 720p HD video playback or 3D games in low resolutions. Like common budget friendly laptop on its price, this machine also equipped with a 500GB of Serial ATA drive for internal storage.
Above the display, there is a HP’s TrueVision High Definition web camera for self portrait. It also integrated with digital microphone, its mean you can make a face to face video communications with family or friends wherever you go. On the left edge, the HDMI port allows user to enjoy video in 1080p HD resolution or games in bigger HDTV. On the other side, the SuperMulti DVD burner drive is capable to burn and load multi format files from CDs or DVDs cassette. For audio, pair of stereo speakers with DTS Sound+ technology can produces very crisp and loud audio.
Other specifications are 3.5mm audio combo jack, single USB 2.0 port, pair of USB 3.0 port, RJ 45 port as Ethernet connector, VGA port, 10/100Base-T Ethernet LAN and WiFi 802.11b/g/n provides a reliable internet connection through wireless networks. There are also a full range of preinstalled applications, such as Cyberlink YouCam DE, Netflix, Amazon Kindle Reader, CyberLink, Norton Internet Security, Trial version of Microsoft Office and more, along with HP recovery Manager, HP ProtectSmart, HP Utility Center and more.
Preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, HP Pavilion 15-e087nr E8B16UA 15.6 inch laptop is now available in major retailer with a starting price around at $420 and 1 year warranty. So, what do you think? If you are not too concern about multimedia performance, but still a reliable and cheaper 15.6 inch laptop, the Satellite C55D-A5380 laptop is one of good choice. Comes with AMD E1-1200 dual core processor and 500GB of Serial ATA HDD, this machine can you buy only for price around at $379.