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HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000

Specifications

HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000Notebook: HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 (Pavilion Sleekbook 15 Series)
Processor: AMD A-Series A8-4555M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 7600G
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.096kg
Price: 475 euro
Average Score: 61.83% - poor
Average of 12 scores (from 12 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 64%, features: 59%, display: 71% mobility: 72%, workmanship: 65%, ergonomy: 74%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000

77% Review HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Ultra-affordable, semi-ultraportable. Hewlett-Packard’s latest 15-inch budget notebook is a slim one indeed—and it’s hard to find fault in its price. But is the increased portability worth the sacrifice elsewhere?
HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 Review
Source: Ubergizmo English
The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 has a short list of features that make it worth picking up, such as its webcam, acceptable battery life, full-sized keyboard and its price of under $500. But if you’re looking to purchase an laptop that will keep up with you, especially if you’re a heavy multitasker that doesn’t want your machine to crumble after opening a couple of tabs in your Internet browser of choice, then you may want to look elsewhere if you’re looking for something a little more memorable.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/31/2013
40% HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15z-b000 Sleekbook
Source: IT Reviews English
Despite niceties like a large touch-capacitive display and a spacious hard drive, the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15z-b000 Sleekbook's so-so performance and short battery life ultimately make it a questionable choice in the face of better-featured competitors with the same price or better.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/27/2013
Rating: Total score: 40%
50% HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15z-b000 Sleekbook
Source: PC Mag English
Conversely, the TouchSmart 15z-b000's AMD Radeon HD 7600G GPU outshined the rest of the pack when it came to rendering 3D graphics. Its 3DMark11 scores (1,367 points in Entry-level settings, 278 points in Extreme mode) outflanked the Asus S500CA-DS51t (1,168 points and 210 points, respectively) as well as the Acer M5-581T-6405 (1,194 points and 215 points, respectively). Nevertheless, its GPU still fell in line with the others in its failure to crack the 30 frames per second (fps) playability barrier in both Aliens vs. Predator and Heaven.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/25/2013
Rating: Total score: 50%
70% HP Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
But we said you could do worse, and we meant it: Not the fastest, lightest, or longest-lived, the Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook is still a well-equipped, stylish, and attractive laptop with a responsive touch screen that makes a big difference in dealing with Windows 8. Our only hesitation in recommending it is our suspicion that the under-$750 touch laptop market is about to explode, and you'll want to keep your eyes open for possible alternatives. HP's not the only vendor eager to make up for last Christmas.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/11/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 does offer a few strong points including its colorful 15.6" touch-enabled display, solid speakers, and large 750GB HDD. While the chassis doesn't look like much, the glossy plastic cover is actually far more durable than expected. Of course the Sleekbook has its downsides as well with an uncomfortable touch pad and keyboard, short battery life, and lackluster performance. Still at this price point, the HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 is solid choice for consumers looking for an entry-level notebook and don't mind conceding on performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/10/2013
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 80% performance: 50% features: 60% workmanship: 50%
60% HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15z-b000 Sleekbook Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The $649 HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15z-b000 Sleekbook delivers impressive audio and a seamless Windows 8 touch-screen experience. You also get a comfortable keyboard and well-designed touchpad. However, this laptop's AMD processor offered sluggish performance, and its 4-cell battery lasted less than four hours.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
75% A budget laptop with touch, and a few trade-offs
Source: CNet English
After bemoaning the lack of laptops at any price with both a touch screen and discrete graphics, HP turns up with something that gets my attention.With a great design for the price and some better-than-expected graphics power, the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15z-b000 Sleekbook may be worth overlooking its shortcomings if you're on a tight budget.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/27/2013
Rating: Total score: 75% performance: 70% mobility: 60%
60% HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
HP's Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 sports a nice, large screen for an economy notebook, as well as a pleasingly thin profile. But its budget-laptop aesthetics, combined with disappointingly short battery life and subpar productivity performance, make it hard to recommend unless you simply have to have a thin laptop with a large display and can't spend much more than $500.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/20/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 review
Source: IT Reviews English
The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 ($554.99 direct) is a configure-to-order ultraportable laptop that starts at $479.99 base, though our review unit came with an upgraded AMD A8 processor that added a $75 premium. The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 is a decent "round the house" ultraportable laptop, but please keep the AC adapter handy if you surf the Web unplugged.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/07/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000
Source: PC Mag English
The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 is a tractable, utilitarian ultraportable, with a good feature set. It's going to serve a general user well, particularly if you're limited to a sub-$600 budget and need a full keyboard. However, the Asus VivoBook X202E is a slightly better choice for learning Windows 8 on account of its touch screen, and the Editor's Choice Acer Aspire V5 is a better overall choice if you really don't want to bother with a touch screen.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/05/2013
Rating: Total score: 70%
60% HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000
Source: Techreview Source English
The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 is an AMD quad-core powered Windows 8 Ultrabook laptop that has a lightweight chassis and decent performance. It does have below average battery life and mediocre graphics performance, but for some users, the latter won't matter much.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/18/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Priced at $474, the HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15z-b000 delivers Ultrabook-like portability along with pretty good sound for the price. You also get a good selection of ports (including Ethernet), a zippy boot time and a cool-running chassis. Ultimately, though, the flaky Windows 8 gesture support and very short battery life are turn-offs.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/13/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%

Comment

AMD Radeon HD 7600G: Processor graphics card that is built into the Trinity A8 ULV series APUs from AMD. Based on the VLIW4 architecture of the Radeon HD 6900 desktop series.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


A8-4555M: ULV-Trinity (19 W), 2 modules 1.6 - 2.4 GHz, HD 7600G GPU» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.096 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

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61.83%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-02-19 (Update: 2013-02-19)