New HP 15-dy1731m, 15.6″ HD Touchscreen Laptop with i3-1005G1, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 128GB SSD Review

HP 15-dy1731m, 15.6″ HD Touch Laptop w/ i3-1005G1

New release silver HP 15-dy1731ms (7PA01UA) is a 15.6-inch HD touchscreen laptop with the tenth generation Intel i3-1005G1 processor, 128GB Solid State Drive storage, 8GB DDR4 SDRAM memory, Windows 10 S mode operating system and modern connectivity options like the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2 and HDMI output.

The average customer rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars by 41 users at the time of this product review. The quarter two of 2019 release, dual core Intel i3-1005G1 processor (2 cores and 4 threads with hyper-threading) runs between the speeds of 1.2GHz to 3.4GHz. And it can handle your standard daily and more demanding tasks comfortably with a decent PassMark benchmark score of 5334 on the day of this product review.

128GB SSD is just enough for an everyday computer user that doesn’t have a lot of multimedia files to save on local storage. 8GB DDR4 SDRAM at 2666MHz is a good amount for offering you the ability to have several browser tabs and applications run at the same time. Windows 10 in S mode is included with your purchase of this machine- comes pre-installed and you can make use of its great user-friendly functions. It is free of charge and easy to switch to Win 10 Home version through the Start screen and Microsoft Store.

15.6″ HD WLED-backlit diagonal BrightView micro-edge touch display has the 1366 x 768 pixel resolution and supports 10-finger multi-touch. Intel UHD graphics G1 is the built-in GPU without a dedicated memory and performs better than the UHD 620 graphics. It lets you play some of the new games at lower settings and resolutions. Sound quality is acceptable with the HD Audio through the stereo speakers. HP TrueVision HD webcam is on the top bezel for your live Skype chats. The typical Thermal Design Power- TDP is 15 watts on this power efficient modern i3 processor and you can expect up to 11.5 hours of battery life from its 3-cell, 41 Wh Li-ion battery.

New HP 15-dy1731ms HD Touch Laptop

Connectivity options include the Realtek RTL8821CE 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, 2 x USB 3.1 gen 1 Type-A ports, a USB 3.1 gen 1 Type-C port, an HDMI 1.4 output, Headphone/Microphone combo, and multi-format SD Media Card Reader. It doesn’t come with an optical drive but is easy to hook up an external one via a USB port or Bluetooth wirelessly. It is an everyday use laptop with plenty of power to handle your work, study and entertainments. The 8GB memory can be upgraded up to 16GB. Please note that the keyboard is not backlit but the keys are comfy to type on. The battery is not removable for changing a few years later. It is quite a nice and modern computer and seems to be worth the money.

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