HP 15-bw040nr is budget-level notebook which can be used for normal business activities, college-going tasks, watching videos, and playing normal games. This power of AMD Quad-Core processor and 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM drives adequate performance for the users. The 15.6-inch touchscreen panel takes the full leverage of Windows 10 Home edition operating system. Some other brilliant features include DVD Writer, a wide range of port options, massive storage space, full sized keyboard, and card reader.
A12 is rated as a big brother to A9 siblings hence A12 inherits a lot of features and functionalities from A9. Very different and stylish plastic finish on the top attracts many users. With all available features and mid-range pricing, this laptop is making a mark in its league.
Smooth plastic textured finish with the dimensions of 9.99 x 14.96 x 0.94-inches wraps up the whole hardware unit of this device. The power and performance are extracted from 7th Gen AMD A12-9720P Quad-Core 2.7 GHz processor and 8 GB DDR4 SDRAM. In comparison to Intel processors, AMD processors tend to perform bit slow but achieve decent processing power to accomplish tasks. HP glowing chrome branding also lies at the center of the top cover. Chrome plated support hinges looks shiny and highly durable as well.
Open up the lid, you will notice 15.6-inch full HD touchscreen display panel with the functionality of zooming and swiping from the screen. The touchscreen panel which comes with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution and IPS technology is equally backed up by AMD Radeon R7 graphics chipset. Crisp text and vibrant images are rest assured by this excellent display. On the storage front, this device is loaded with 1 TB of 5400 RPM SATA HDD space for storing unlimited data to the system.
Connectivity options are a mandatory requirement of any computing device and this device is also not short of that. The traditional RJ-45 network slot is primarily used for managing wired network connectivity and USB 2.0, USB 3.1 Gen 1, and HDMI ports can be used as an additional connectivity option. Wireless connections can be managed through 802.11 ac WiFi router and Bluetooth options. Both connectivity options ensure superb speed and data flow for efficient performance.
The battery remains to be another important factor while deciding on any smartphone, tablet, or laptop. This device is boasted with 3-cell, 31 Wh Li-ion battery which claims to back up the system up to 6-7 hours long without any interruption. A full-sized island-style keyboard is convenient to use. The trackpad is super smooth to handle and highly responsive on a multi-touch display panel. Availability of DVD-Writer explores your entertainment zone.
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Verdict – HP 15-bw040nr
HP 15-bw040nr is nicely designed laptop and very handy while performing basic computing functions. AMD processor and Radeon R7 graphic support, good amount of RAM, huge storage space, multi-touch 15.6-inch touchscreen display panel, comfortable full-sized keyboard, multi-touch gesture trackpad, wired and wireless network connectivity options, DVD-Writer, and decent battery life make your productivity tasks and entertainment enjoyable.