HP Chromebook 15-de0517wm, 15.6″ FHD Touchscreen, i3-8130U, 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC Review

HP Chromebook 15-de0517wm, 15.6″ FHD Touch

HP Chromebook 15-de0517wm- 15.6 Full HD Touch

Ceramic white/Cloud blue HP Chromebook 15-de0517wm is a modern laptop with a 15.6″ Full HD touch display, backlit keyboard, eighth generation Intel i3-8130U processor with the built-in Intel UHD  620 graphics card, 128GB eMMC flash storage, 4GB SDRAM memory, Chrome operating system and B&O Audio and more. It has an average customer rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 13 users on the day of this page release.

This great little laptop is offered by Amazon Renewed as a pre-owned unit that was inspected and tested thoroughly and looks and works like brand new. So you’re getting this decent modern system as a greatly reduced price. On the same Amazon product page you have the option to purchase the HP 2-in-1 Chromebook 14 da0011dx with a 64GB eMMC flash drive. Both laptops are covered by a 90-day guarantee by the Amazon Renewed. Only the accessories and the box will probably be generic.

HP Chromebook 15-de0517wm weighs 3.99 pounds snd measures 14 x 9.7 x 0.7 inches. Intel i3-8130U (4MB cache) is a dual core processor that runs at speeds between 2.2GHz and 3.4GHz with the turbo boost function. And with a Passmark benchmark score of 5014 you can expect a higher performance level than the previous generation Intel i5-7200U for your daily advanced tasks. This is an ultra low voltage processor with a TDP- Thermal Design Power of 15 watts and you can be away from the power outlets pretty much all day long.

4 GB DDR4 SDRAM at 2133MHz is enough for having a few browsers and programs open simultaneously and you shouldn’t have much lagging or freezing problems. 128 GB eMMC is not a lot in terms of storage space but adequate for most if they are going to be using Cloud storage. But it is much much faster than a regular HDD SATA Drive and almost the same speed as an SSD. Chrome OS is pre-installed on this Chromebook and has the constant automatic updates in the background and you’re protected from any virus attacks.

The 15.6″ diagonal WLED-backlit micro-edge Full HD touch display has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and IPS panel with the great horizontal and vertical viewing angles. The built-in graphics card is the Intel UHD 620 with a video card benchmark score of 1073 for playing the Chrome games and other daily multimedia tasks. You have the HP Wide Vision HD webcam with the built-in dual array digital microphone for your live chats HP Chromebook 15-de0517wm FHD Touchor taking still snapshots. And good quality sound is delivered through the B&O Audio with the dual speakers. It has a full-size island style blue backlit keyboard with the numeric keypad and is comfortable to type on.

HP Chromebook 15-de0517wm doesn’t come with a DVD Optical Drive, but a variety of connectivity options and ports including the 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2 combo, 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C ports at 5gb/s signaling rate with the sleep and charge and power delivery functions, a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port with the sleep and charge. Chrome OS comes with thousands of applications you can download free of charge, cloud backups and strong virus protection. It is always kept up-to-date, easy to use, fast and versatile and feels a lot like being on the Chrome browser. The touchscreen and the trackpad are responsive and work well together and you may not need to hook up a mouse. You seem to be getting quite a bit for a low price.

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