Hewlett-Packard Development Company just release a new 15.6 inch budget friendly laptop, called as HP Pavilion 15z-e000. This is the newest model in HP Pavilion 15z series that designed for portable laptop seeker that have a small budget but looking a reliable laptop for daily multimedia and entertainment use, along with work hard in office. If you are preferred with AMD’s performance, the Pavilion 15z-e000 laptop is one of the best choice for price under $500.
Yeah, this laptop comes with a plastic construction, but doesn’t look cheap. The glossy modern silver color on the cover with a small HP logo and a black solid for bezel and palm rest looks a premium design, just like HP ENVY TouchSmart Sleekbook 15.6 inch touch screen laptop. The 5.14 lbs laptop has dimension in 15 x 9.7 x 1.26 inch and packed with a 6-cell Lithium Ion battery. It slightly thinner and lighter than other 15.6 inch laptop on its price. Reportedly, the Lithium battery can produces more than 8 hours of battery life, more than enough for full day work in office or school.
Under the hood, HP Pavilion 15z-e000 laptop based on the new AMD A4 platform and powered by a AMD A4-5000 Quad Core Processor which has a clock rates at 1.5GHZ and offers a 2MB L2 Cache. Inside, the budget friendly laptop also incorporated with a 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM and integrated with AMD Radeon HD 8330G as graphics accelerator. Yeah, this is not a gaming laptop, but you can play modern games in low resolution with ease, along with streaming movies from Netflix or light home editing video.
The 15.6 inch High Definition diagonal Display with support a 1366 x 768 native resolution also uses HP’s BrightView and LED-backlit technology to conserve power. It delivers bright, clear and natural color for images and video. For storage, there is a 500GB Serial ATA disk drive with speed of 5400rpm, brings more than enough memory space to store hundred of video and music files. On the left side, the SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support allows user to burns all video and music files into DVDs format and loading more applications from CDs and DVDs cassette.
Like other HP’s 15.6 inch laptop on its range, the Pavilion 15z-e000 laptop also has a HP TrueVision Web camera built into bezel with internal digital microphone for Skype video communications or video recording in low resolution and Altec Lansing stereo speaker with DTS Sound+ and Dolby Theater V4 for increase audio reproduction. There is also a a full-sized Chiclet style keyboard which has a plenty of room for your fingers, brings faster and more accurate typing experience.
Other specifications are single USB 2.0, two USB 3.0, 3.5mm audio combos jack for microphone and headphone, VGA port, HDMI port, 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN with RJ45 for wired connection and 802.11b/g/n WLAN for wireless connection. Furthermore, new HP Pavilion 15z model also preloaded with Adobe Reader, HP games, HP CoolSense, 7-Zip, Norton Internet Security 2013 (60-day subscription), HP Utility Center and Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit version for operating system.
Yeah, this is not the high end laptop for multimedia and entertainment use, but with a price starting around at $430 with 1 year warranty, HP Pavilion 15z-e000 laptop is worth to buy it and gives a great value for your money. If you need a better performance, the company allows potential buyer to customized the Pavilion 15z-e000 laptop with AMD Quad-Core Processor A6-5200, AMD Radeon HD 8670M Discrete graphics with 1GB video memory, 8GB DDR3 System Memory and more.