HP Gaming Pavilion 15-dk0205ng
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the HP Gaming Pavilion 15-dk0205ng
Source: The Indian Express Archive.org version
At Rs 124,990, HP Gaming Pavilion 15 feels like an affordable machine in a sea of gaming laptops that are designed for competitive gaming tournaments. This is a solid machine that can run virtual reality experiences, AAA-titles and editing software. But like I said, Pavilion 15 isn’t perfect. It too suffers from a disappointing battery life, like most other gaming laptops. So in case you are planning to buy the HP Gaming Pavilion 15, make sure to keep the power brick handy in your backpack every time you step out of the home.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/31/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Business Standard Archive.org version
The HP Pavillion Gaming 15 is slightly bulky for an everyday machine that mostly stays in a bag but is good for working and gaming from home. The design, specifications and performance are good for a starting price of Rs 69,990 (with i5 processor and 60Hz refresh rate) if you can navigate the challenges of a mediocre battery life and a bit of heat.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% workmanship: 80%
Source: India Today Archive.org version
As I said in the beginning, HP wants to get the user experience just right and after going through the laptop in detail, it seems that this laptop offers what it promises. For a gaming laptop, the performance is top-notch in its category along with a great display and good battery life. It's practical too with an easy-to-live keyboard and trackpad. But what conquers everything, in my opinion, is the stealth-inspired design and rock-solid build quality - something that's not seen in other gaming laptops at this price. The HP Pavilion Gaming 15 laptop feels well put together with an impeccable fit and finish, and for that reason alone, it is a recommendation for gamers on a budget.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Ryzen 5 3550H GTX 1050 is an affordable gaming laptop. The laptop combines hardware like top-notch NVIDIA graphics with mighty AMD processing power, which brings the power for gaming, creating, and multitasking. The HP Pavilion Gaming 15 is available in Shadow Black and acid green colour, which makes the gaming laptop have a bold and standout design. With unique LED lightings and matching accent to the appearance of the casing, this laptop is built to stand out. The laptop measures at 10.12 x 14.17 x 0.93 in (257.05 x 359.92 x 23.62 mm) and weighs at 4.96 lbs (2.25 kgs). The display of the laptop is a 15.6″ diagonal FHD IPS anti-glare micro-edge WLED-backlit, 250 nits, 45% NTSC (1920 x 1080) Full HD resolution and a lightning-quick refresh rate deliver smooth gameplay and lifelike visuals, so gamers see every shot, burnout, and character detail the way it was meant to be seen. Users can game anywhere indoors or out with the Pavilion’s anti-glare panel, outfitted with a non-reflective, low-gloss design for less glare, even in direct sunlight. Under the hood, it has AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor, 8GB memory, 256GB SSD and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050. Users can tap into truly impressive performance with revolutionary AMD Ryzen 5 processors. Featuring innovative new architecture, they deliver elite, multi-threaded processing for gaming, streaming, creativity, VR and more.
To further enhance gaming experience, it has bang & Olufsen audio with HP Dual Speakers and HP Audio Boost for custom-tuned audio and premium audio quality. It is also ready for Windows Mixed Reality, users can just connect a separate Windows Mixed Reality headset and jump into the gaming action. Besides that, the Pavilion’s wide rear corner vent and enlarged air inlets maximize airflow to optimize overall performance and stability, keeping the machine cool during intense marathon sessions. Improved cooling means peak performance and stability during long gaming sessions. As for the battery, it has a 52.5Whr 3-cell lithium-ion battery. Users can power down their device and go from 0 to 50% charge in approximately 45 minutes with HP Fast Charge technology. In conclusion, the HP Pavilion Gaming 15 is an affordable and entry gaming laptop which still allows users to excel at tasks, entertainment, gaming and creation. The processor and discrete graphics processor allow users to use the laptop multi-purpose.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile: Mid range dedicated graphics card for laptops based on the desktop GTX 1660 Ti and therefore the Turing architecture without raytracing and Tensor cores. The performance of the Max-P variant should be similar to an older GTX 1070.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-9750H: A high-performance hexa-core processor of the Coffee Lake product family designed for the larger laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.5 GHz (4 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).» 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.
76.67%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.
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