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Choosing a new laptop means that you will have to decide between several models.What power? Which operating system? Linux, Windows or Mac OS X? So many points that won’t tell you if you’re making the right choice.
From basic use (the Web, and e-mail) to online gaming with powerful machines.
In short, depending on your needs you will see if this model suits you.
Pavilion 15-dk0026ns enough for internet use?
Just because your use of a laptop is limited to e-mail and web browsing sessions, doesn’t mean you should buy any model.It is necessary to be able to count on a quality laptop that will not let you down in 2 years, due to obsolescence.The key is to achieve balance with a cheap but solid laptop.Here you have an almost perfect product.By putting on the market the Pavilion 15-dk0026ns, HP offers a well thought-out product of very good quality.
The screen is quite large, with 15.6 inches. Not necessarily easy to carry around. The computer is equipped with one of the latest processors Intel Core i7-9750H. Knowing that the evolution of components is very fast, you will have with this model and this component, a laptop that will last a few years. In addition, with this model, you have at your disposal a tool that will make your internet navigation fluid. The amount of RAM provided is 16 Gb. A large quantity, more than you will need for strictly web browsing use.
The size of the hard drive makes this laptop one of the biggest. Even with 1000 Gb, you can be sure that many video and audio files are continuously stored. In case you would have to do without any internet connection, this size of space can be interesting.
Finally, the autonomy of 4 hours is one of the worst on the market. The batteries that equip this model are less efficient than those of other models in the same category. Not as good as what you can get on competing products, and that’s a pity, because in the end the laptop is pleasant to use.
Is Pavilion 15-dk0026ns one for watching movies and listening to music ?
The Pavilion 15-dk0026ns will now allow you to go beyond the exclusive use for work and will also serve as a tool for digital entertainment. In the age of multimedia, this laptop has evolved and is a cross between a TV, radio and a desktop computer. Among all the laptops of the moment, it appeared to us as one of the best for multimedia use. The sound reproduction level and the display quality of this top-of-the-range model won’t be lacking.
For this model, HP thought big. Large by size, with 15.6 inches and a high resolution of 1920×1080. This model has a wide screen that will be essential for viewing your movies and streaming video. Very good quality rendering, both in brightness and image detail.
The only disadvantage of this size, however, is the weight: here you have a laptop of 2.6 kg.
Glossy screens are best suited to the indoor environment. Enhanced contrast, sharpness and color brightness are the main benefits you will get from this Pavilion 15-dk0026ns. Also note that potentially this screen will be more stressful to the eyes, after 2-3 hours of use in a row.
On the sound side, it Pavilion 15-dk0026ns has good components: board and integrated speakers. We tested it with movies and music at maximum volume. Despite good quality, you won’t get the same sound level as with a decent set of external speakers. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
With a processor type Intel Core i7-9750H, HP offers a high performance solution. The result is extremely efficient for managing multiple tasks in parallel such as watching one movie and downloading another. Performance corresponding to billions of calculations per second.
With NVIDIA GTX1650, ahigh-performance graphics card, a dedicated memory of 16 Gb of RAM, you can watch movies, with smooth images, possibly retouch photos or edit video. Sufficient for the majority of you, this will not be the case for those who want to make 3D images.
Regarding the connectivity part, HP has made efforts with available 3 ports. Much better than most of the competition. Plenty of room to connect your mouse, speakers and other USB keys.
For multimedia use in travel or on-the-go mode, this Pavilion 15-dk0026ns may not be suitable. That’s only 4 hours of battery life you have at your disposal. Before the end of some movies in long version, you will have to put the power cable back on, otherwise this laptop will turn itself off. This situation may annoy many people, considering that the interest of a laptop is to be free of these details.
Pavilion 15-dk0026ns compatible with on the move use ?
Easier to transport than a desktop computer, it is not intended for travelling. At least that’s what we find out a priori. Difficult to store in a suitcase, not very suitable for transport, tests have shown that this laptop will be more in its element for very exceptional trips.
In other words, leave it at home and only take it for occasional short trips.
This is one of the heaviest models compared to the competition: 2.6 Kg. It’s unpleasant to carry. It’s bulky, and when you’re on the go you’ll only dream of having one of these ultra slim models of the competition. The weight is mainly related to the size of the screen. Its weight is a disadvantage, but the15.6 inches screen will make it an advantage when writing e-mails or doing word processing.
Unless perhaps you are used to working in dimly lit areas, you will not be bothered by the absence of a backlit keyboard. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
This model is supplied with a shiny slab. Its screen displays good image definition and beautiful colours. On the other hand, this shiny slab can be a nuisance in brightly lit areas.
Unfortunately it is not equipped with anti-reflective tiles. It would have allowed a better use of this model outdoors.
With its Intel Core i7-9750H, this computer has a limited power consumption, one of the best currently. This processor allows this laptop to be one of the best in terms of power.
On the other hand, these are estimated data based on average laptop usage.
Unfortunately for the specifications of the batteries will only allow 4 hours of availability, one of the lowest at the moment.
In order to speed up booting up and calculations, this laptop is equipped with a hard drive type SSD of 1000 Gb. SSDs are much faster and lighter, and have no moving parts. Thanks to this, HP was able to almost completely eliminate the noise caused by the rotation of the platters and the movements of the read/write heads existing on conventional disks.For those who will need more space, this Pavilion 15-dk0026ns will require the purchase of an external drive, as a permanent home for photos, music and your movie collection.
When it comes to traveling, you’ll probably think twice before you take that computer with you. And the only times you’ll have to carry it will be between the bus or train and your hotel room. Indeed, because of its size, 15.6 inches, you have there, one of the largest laptops of the moment.
On the connector side, it Pavilion 15-dk0026ns has 3 ports. It is thus at the top of the ranking, compared with other laptops on the market.
Bluetooth technology is great when you’re on the go, and you’ll enjoy the convenience of connecting easily to a phone or speakers.
Following our tests, it appeared to us that it is not Pavilion 15-dk0026ns really made for travelling.
The Pavilion 15-dk0026ns for audio or video editing ?
Considering that the assembly that you intend to carry out is of the range of leisure, this Pavilion 15-dk0026ns can suit you. It is correctly equipped on the processor level for speed and RAM for task management; Of course, it is not at the level of what is done for professionals, but it responds well anyway.
With this laptop, HP has developed an effective tool for those who want to have an affordable video editing laptop whose price remains tight. Equipped with a software suite as standard, you can start editing for movies and music. In case you want to upgrade to professional applications, the processor Intel Core i7-9750H and disk size of 1000 Gb will be more than sufficient.
The designers of HP have chosen a single disk, an SSD, for this laptop. As a reminder, an audio and video editing use, involves a large capacity hard disk drive for storage, and speed of execution with an SSD. The Pavilion 15-dk0026ns has only got one, with total 1000 Gb storage for your movies and music. This computer, even if it is not intended for this use, is still a good product in terms of storage.
The autonomy of this Pavilion 15-dk0026ns is of 4 hours in normal use; It’s not much, and it’s best to let it plugged in while you’re editing audio or video. On this point HP could have done much better.
On the connection side, the Pavilion 15-dk0026nsi s equipped with USB 3 technology. The latest convenient protocol for interfacing computers and electronic devices such as external hard drives. This standard allows transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbit per second, about ten times faster than USB 2.0.
If necessary, it can be used for word processing and e-mails. In short, a relevant choice for a contained price.
Pavilion 15-dk0026ns for video games?
Considering that today’s games involve a lot of fast movements, with thousands of calculations per second and requiring a lot of resources, this laptop can be made for that. Until recently, with rare exceptions, only desktop computers could be used. HP has installed the components that make it a formidable tool for gaming, with fluidity of the image and excellent display speed.
Simply put, the higher the screen resolution, the more accurate the details in a game. On this computer, it’s a resolution of 1920×1080, nothing better at the moment
Equipped with a graphics car NVIDIA GTX1650 and the processor Intel Core i7-9750H, you can enjoy the power of calculation and image restitution. This new chip increases gaming capacity and is perfectly suited for this type of use. And despite the power of the components, the engineers at de HP have designed an efficient cooling system.
The huge advantage of choosing a gamer laptop is that they are able to do everything very quickly. This model is one of the most powerful of the moment, it will be able to make very complex calculations and display your games in a fluid and realistic way.
This laptop has one of the largest internal storage spaces. With 1000 Gb, you’ll be able to store some games locally and add movies as needed.
No 5GHZ network possible in wifi on Pavilion 15-dk0026ns. You will need to use the ethernet port to access broadband.
You will limit your travels with this laptop; the cause? Its weight of 2.6 Kg which makes it one of the biggest on the market.
Note the disadvantage in terms of autonomy: it is one of the lowest with 4 hours available.
In conclusion, we have been seduced by the balance between performance and components. Cheaper than many other less powerful laptops. Perfect for a sustained gaming session!
The Pavilion 15-dk0026ns for office automation.
Which operating system to choose? In fact, there are no bad choices any more today. For those of you who are users of specific operating systems, your choice will probably not head towards this model. ThisPavilion 15-dk0026ns is in any case perfectly suited for office use.
If you’re already a Linux or Apple user, your choice will probably head for this laptop. It’s the latest version of Windows 10 that’s running it.
Given its size, it is not advisable to be taken away too often. With a weight of 2.6 Kg, you will limit as often as possible the various movements of this laptop.
The numeric keypad is not present on this model. Unless you only do word processing that does not require its use.
This Pavilion 15-dk0026ns has no matt slab. The Matte screen is ideal for use outdoors or near bright light. If you spend a lot of time on your computer, you will experience more eye strain. For bright areas, they are clearly cut out, the colours are intense, with a high degree of brightness and image sharpness.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
With more 1000 Gb, it’s not one of the biggest.Today it is one of the largest storage capacities available.
In conclusion, the Pavilion 15-dk0026ns is an excellent choice for office use. Well thought out in terms of ergonomics.
The Pavilion 15-dk0026ns – in summary
There is no such thing as a perfect laptop for every purpose, unless you put a price tag on it, and keep in mind that it will be too powerful for most of your needs. The Pavilion 15-dk0026ns corresponds to a product that is certainly average, but still effective.
This model does not seem relevant to us for :
– travel use
Nevertheless, this laptop can be considered acceptable for :
– making audio and video editing
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– playing video games
– office tasks