Reviews for the HP 15-db0145ur
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Long battery life; stylish design; solid workmanship; compact size. Negative: No USB-C.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/06/2019
Model: The HP 15-db0145ur is a laptop with the power to surf, stream, and do so much more. Plus extensive quality testing ensures that users can keep going and going. Users can stay connected and entertained with a long-lasting HP fast charge battery and visually rich display. Plus, users can easily store and enjoy favorite music, movies, and photos with ample storage. The laptop's design is sleek and stylish. This eye-catching laptop is easy to take anywhere. The edges of the body are rounded. The frames around the 15.6-inch screen are medium in size, and on the upper part there is a good camera and microphone, which allows using the laptop for video calls. With its beautiful brushed keyboard and color-matched hinge, the smartly designed HP 15″ laptop looks as good as it performs. The laptop measures at 37.6 x 24.6 x 2.25 cm and weighs at 2.04 kg. The laptop's anti-glare, WLED-backlit, SVA display features FHD resolution of 1.920 x 1.080 pixels. It has good viewing angles and good color rendering. The keyboard is a standard full-size island-style model with numeric keypad. The touchpad supports multi-touch gestures.
For hardware, it features an AMD Ryzen 3 2200U processor with 2.5 GHz base frequency, up to 3.4 GHz burst frequency, 1 MB cache and 2 cores. It has a 4 GB DDR4-2400 SDRAM (1 x 4 GB), 500 GB 5400 rpm SATA hard disk and integrated AMD Radeon Vega 3 Graphics processor. As for input and output, it has two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (data transfer only), a USB 2.0 port, a HDMI 1.4b port, a RJ-45 port and a headphone/microphone combo. Besides that, it has a multi-format SD media card reader to read memory cards. The webcam of the laptop is an HP TrueVision HD Camera with integrated digital microphone. The built-in 3-cell, 41 Wh Li-ion battery provides excellent performance. A full charge lasts approximately 10 hours of operation which is longer than average. In the video content viewing mode, this indicator drops to approximately 6 hours. To fully charge the battery, users need to spend about 3 hours of time. As a conclusion, the HP 15-db0145ur is a budget laptop, which still offers decent performance, great battery and display. It is suitable for users on a tight budget who need a compact and practical solution allowing users to carry it with them to any place.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam
AMD Vega 3: Integrated graphics card of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 3 CUs (= 192 shaders) and a clock of up to 1200 MHz.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
R3 2200U: Mobile APU that integrates two Zen cores (with SMT, therefore 4 threads) clocked at 2.5 to 3.4 GHz. The TDP is configurable between 12 to 25 Watt (15 W nominal) and the integrated Radeon RX Vega 3 is clocked at up to 1000 MHz. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.
The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
HP: Founded in 1939, the US company is a major server and printer manufacturer and one of the leading IT companies in the world. Until 2015, the company was called Hewlett-Packard Company. After a split, the computer division was renamed HP Inc.
In 2023, HP had an approximate market share of 22% of global PC sales, making it number 2 after Lenovo.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.