HP 15-g039wm sparkling black Laptop PC comes with glossy black lid and interior that make it very attractive. Inside the laptop there is a quad core AMD A8-6410 processor, which operates with up to 2.4 GHz frequency, 4GB RAM and 750GB hard drive. The cost of the HP 15-g039wm is around $400. It seems Walmart has stirred up a price war during Back to school 2014 season. The price is quite reasonable but is not the cheapest in its category. You can get HP 15-G012DX at a much lower price which comes with similar specifications. However, you won’t find many at this price. Model 15-g039wm is suitable for working with Office applications, web browsing with multiple tabs, watching movies in HD environment, encoding audio and video, Skype, light photo editing and casual gaming. The weight of the laptop is 4.83lbs, which is light considering its size and the fact that it has inbuilt DVD drive. This is one of the major advantages of HP 15-g039wm because most of the light weight laptops available in the market lack optical drive. It comes with USB 3.0 as well as HDMI output. Fancy features like backlit keyboard is missing which usually is not found in budget machine. To know more about the laptop read further.
Specification and Performance of HP 15-g039wm
AMD A8-6410 is a quad core APU or accelerated processor which operates with up to 2.4GHz frequency. It comes with 2MB of L2 cache and Radeon R5 graphics which supports casual gaming. Games like Starcraft II Heart of the Swarm, Skyrim, Anno 2070, world of Tanks etc are playable in this laptop. However, not all games can be played in high or ultra-settings. You can play older games like World of Warcraft and Left 4 Dead 2 as well on this laptop. HP g039wm supports HD video streaming smoothly. However, the laptop display comes with 1366 X 768 maximum resolutions, thus, you can’t play full HD videos on laptop screen. There is an HDMI port which allows you to watch full HD laptop content on compatible HDTV and monitor. All you need to do is to buy HDMI cable.
HP 15-g039wm is installed with 4GB RAM and 750GB hard drive. The configuration is enough for basic computing but if you need additional memory and storage then you should consider a different model as memory of HP 15-g039wm is not expandable further. You can buy Lenovo G50 (80E3005NUS) 15.6″ laptop Black which is available at $460 approx. However, both HP and Lenovo laptop are non-touch laptops.
As told earlier, 15.6” LED backlit high definition display of HP 15-g039wm offer maximum resolution of 1366 X 768. It is hard to get full HD resolution at this price range.
The laptop offers all standard ports and connectivity features which include 1 USB 3.0 port, 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 headphone-out/microphone-in combo jack, 1 Ethernet port and 1 HDMI port. VGA port is missing in this laptop. It supports Fast Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n connectivity. Bluetooth connectivity is missing. 3 cell lithium-polymer battery offers up to 4 h 15 min battery life
Pros of HP 15-g039wm
Cons of HP 15-g039wm
No full HD