Hewlett-Packard, or HP, was established in 1939 in the United States by Stanford University graduates Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard. In 1966, HP launched its first computer, and today it is the largest developer and manufacturer of PCs, tablets, printers and laptops. We’ll talk about the latter.
The main classification of HP laptops is quite simple. these are models for home office and entertainment, as well as business-class laptops.
The first class includes HP multimedia laptops, which are quite capable of simultaneously replacing their owner with a stationary PC and TV. They allow you to watch TV shows, save them in memory, burn to disk, use satellite Internet, etc. Multimedia models have the highest technical specifications and a large screen for viewing content. The cost of such devices is an average of 150,000 rubles, but the price is justified by functionality. Many laptop models are aimed at avid gamers.
Budget models differ primarily in moderate price and the presence of universal functions. They are designed to work with typical office programs, for listening to music, etc. Complex graphics programs are not available to them, the same applies to multimedia. But for the average user, the HP budget laptop is the perfect choice. It is reliable, quickly performs all the necessary functions. By the way, and to sell a budget laptop, in case of need, it will be much easier.
Inside the class, laptops are divided into lines:
- HP. The most common line of laptops designed for a wide range of users. In it you can find relatively inexpensive models that are distinguished by good performance and quite powerful memory.
- HP Pavilion. entertainment notebook lineup, it includes 13 laptop series, screen sizes from 13 to 18 inches, all models have a sophisticated design, are very mobile, they use the most advanced digital technology for recreation.
- HP Pavilion 360. Transformer notebooks, capable of taking one of four positions depending on the needs of the user. Screen sizes. from 11 to 15 inches.
Business models are notable for their high cost, but everything is thought out in them to the smallest detail. from elegant design to a powerful card:
- HP EliteBook. Elite laptops for professionals, high functionality and stylish design.
- HP 200. reliable and stylish devices with basic business functions . Suitable for those who do not want to spend money on too high a performance and sophisticated design, but just need a reliable and convenient assistant.
- HP Probook 400. The series is also designed for business users, those who often travel and need a powerful device. Laptops have a strict design and are equipped with a processor family Kaby Lake
- HP Probook 600. Manufacturers are positioning the laptop of this series as a machine for work. An important detail is the ability to support different technologies. from the newest to the oldest and combining with industrial equipment. The lineup contains 4 models with screen sizes from 14 to 15 inches.
- HP Folio. Ultra-thin ultrabooks for business users. With almost tablet sizes and autonomy, they have full laptop performance.
To help readers choose the right model, below we look at several popular laptop models.
HP ProBook 430 G4 Y7Z43EA Notebook PC
The light and thin laptop is designed for mobile employees who spend most of their work time outside the office. The model is very productive and has high security parameters, performance and is made in the original silver case. The screen diagonal is 13.3 inches, and the weight is only 1.5 kg. The laptop is designed in accordance with the MIL-STD 810G standard and is equipped with an aluminum full-size island keyboard panel with liquid protection and additional backlighting. now you can work even at night without fear of spilling coffee or tea on the keyboard.
The laptop has an Intel® Core ™ i5 7500U. This dual-core processor, optimal for inexpensive and compact office devices, belongs to the Kaby Lake line and operates at a frequency of 2.5 GHz, however, in the absence of overheating and single-threaded tasks, it can easily accelerate to 3.1 GHz.
RAM. 4GB. The manufacturer reports the presence of two SO-DIMM slots supporting a capacity of up to 8 GB, one of which is free, so that if desired, the memory can be expanded up to 16 GB. To store data, the user is provided with 500 GB on the HDD or 128 GB of solid-state memory (SSD).
The laptop has a modern integrated graphics card Intel HD Graphics 620, operating at a frequency of 1050 MHz. She easily copes not only with office tasks, but is quite capable of playing high-resolution. In other words, for gamers who recognize only the latest generation of games, the device will not work, but if you want to play something not too new, then the laptop will cope with the task. WXGA display matte (No Glare). This can be a plus for office workers who work mainly with documents, since in this case their eyes get tired much less. Resolution and proportions. 1366 × 768, 16: 9, LED.
The HP ProBook 430 G4 Y7Z43EA ships with the Windows 10 Pro 64 bit operating system. According to the manufacturer, the device is able to work without recharging up to 16 hours . a very good indicator, sufficient to carry out any projects outside the office during the working day. The cost of a laptop from different sellers is from 40,000 to 49,000 rubles .
HP OMEN 17-an011ur
A powerful gaming laptop in a thin and durable case with a contrasting design in black and red. The diagonal is 17.3 inches. The Full HD IPS display (1920 × 1080, 120 Hz) guarantees the complete absence of output delays and image loops. The Dragon Red Keyboard is ideal for gamers. It is equipped with backlight, customizable WASD macros and is able to recognize the simultaneous pressing of 26 keys! Such characteristics help to accurately execute any user command.
HP OMEN 17-an011ur is equipped with a quad-core Core i7 7700HQ processor. This provides him with the highest performance and mobility, so that even the most modern and “heavy” games are not a problem for him. In addition, it is possible to increase the frequency from 2.8 GHz to 3.8 GHz using Intel® Turbo Boost Technology.
RAM DDR4-2400 SDRAM, 16 GB. In addition, there is a 1 TB internal hard drive  and there is a slot for installing an additional HDD-drive. so the capabilities of the laptop look impressive. You can not only play it, but also store a solid game or media library.
The discrete graphics adapter NVIDIA® GTX 1070 (8 GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory) provides smooth gameplay and increases productivity up to three times compared with previous generation graphics cards.
The operating system is Windows 10 Home 64 . The maximum battery life is up to 16 hours, but with the active use of the laptop, according to the manufacturer, it will last for 11 hours . The price of the device is 129,990 rubles .
“A computer you can rely on,”. this is exactly how the manufacturer positions it. The laptop has not only high performance, but also a long battery life, so with it you can perform various tasks and stay in touch. The device has a very thoughtful design and concise design, and the white color of the case is suitable for female users. The diagonal of the display. 15.6 inches. is enough to ensure that the eyes do not get tired during prolonged use.
The laptop is powered by a 2.7 GHz dual-core 7th generation Intel® Core ™ i7 processor with overclocking capabilities of up to 3.5 GHz. Thanks to this, the laptop easily copes with a large number of tasks of varying degrees of complexity. you can combine work in text editors with games and listening to music, while the processor remains cold and the battery holds a charge for a long time.
The device’s RAM is not as large as that of gaming computers, but a 6 GB DDR4-2133 SDRAM is enough to solve the problems for which the laptop was created. For storage, the user is provided with a 1 TB hard drive.
The HP 15-bs086ur has a discrete graphics card AMD Radeon ™ 530 with 4 GB of dedicated DDR3 memory. This provides high quality with a resolution of 4K, so on the device it is quite possible to enjoy your favorite movies and shows with pleasure.
The pre-installed “OS” is Windows 10 Home 64. Without recharging, the laptop is able to work for quite a long time. up to 9.5 hours , which is especially emphasized by the manufacturer in the description of the device. The cost of HP 15-bs086ur on the manufacturer’s website is 59 130 rubles .
HP Pavilion x360 15-br011ur Transformer
HP’s unique laptop. thanks to its swivel mount and 360 ° swivel capability, one of 4 positions can be selected depending on where the user is and what he wants. The laptop can work in stand mode for watching movies and receiving calls, in tent mode for games, in laptop mode for normal work and in tablet mode for work on trips. The HP Pavilion x360 15-br011ur is the thinnest and lightest, weighing 2.15 kg, thickness is less than 20 mm, and the screen diagonal is 15.6 inches.
The notebook has a dual-core Intel® Core ™ i3-7100U processor (2.4 GHz). The amount of RAM is 6 GB. A 1 TB hard drive can accommodate 250 movies, or 310,000 photos, or 200,000 songs.
AMD Radeon R530 graphics card. with a dedicated memory capacity of 2048 MB. This allows you to enjoy watching your favorite shows in good quality.
The duration of the battery at the transformer is up to 9 hours 15 minutes, which makes it possible for a long time not to depend on the outlet. The cost of a laptop in different outlets is from 44,800 to 52,000 rubles.
So, the range of HP laptops is so large and varied, and the quality is so high that almost any user. from a schoolboy to the head of a reputable enterprise. can choose the right option for himself. The main thing is to clearly understand what exactly you will need a laptop for and how much money you are willing to spend on it.
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Anyone familiar with HP technology appreciates its unprecedented reliability. Indeed, quality control at Hewlett-Packard plants is very high. If you purchased a laptop of this brand, you can be sure: it will last you a long time.