HP 15-bs062st Review

Selecting a laptop for regular use can be a tough job, especially if you want it to accomplish a specific array of tasks on budget. HP 15-bs062st could be good choice if you are looking for a non-touch laptop that can handle day to day computing smoothly and also stream movies and videos. It comes with right combination of hardware for such tasks. It has Intel core i3-7100u processor, 6GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive.  However, premium features like backlit keyboard, full HD display and USB type C port are not available with this machine.  You can consider Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM, if you are looking for backlit keyboard, full HD display and USB type C port. The Acer laptop is powered by Intel core i3-7100u processor and comes with 1TB 5400rpm hard drive. It comes with only 4GB RAM but you can expand memory up to 32GB. Both the laptops can handle day to day tasks like working with Microsoft office or other office applications, running videos and movies, emailing/skype, running Spotify, some photo and video editing etc.  However, these are not workstation grade laptops and are not suitable for large HD video editing, Music creation and 3D Modeling. Both the laptops come with CD/DVD burner. Here is a quick review about specifications and performance of HP 15-bs062st.

The Intel core i3-7100u processor has 2 cores and each core operates with 2.4GHz of frequency. Since the processor does not support Intel Turbo-boost technology, its frequency can’t be raised further. The processor is good enough for home computing.  You can also consider HP 15-ay103dx which is a budget touchscreen laptop powered by Intel core i5-7200u processor, 8GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB 5400rpm hard drive. You will definitely get better performance with HP 15-ay103dx due to core i5-7200u processor. Intel core i5-7200u operates with higher clock speed of 2.5GHz and frequency can rise up to 3.1GHz if system needs. Aside from advanced processor, it is a touchscreen laptop as well.

Both the laptops come with integrated Intel HD 620 graphics and you can play low end PC  games like World of Warcraft, sims 4, etc.,  in low to medium details and settings. If you want to play latest games smoothly  and also want fast performance for photo and video editing,  then Acer E5-575G-75MD budget gaming laptop will be a more suitable choice for you  as it comes with Intel core i7-7500u processor ( 2.7Ghz – 3.5GHz), 8GB DDR4 RAM and discrete NVIDIA 940MX graphics with 2GB GDDR5 video memory. It has 256GB Solid State Drive which is much faster than traditional hard drive. Premium features like backlit keyboard and Full HD display are available with this machine.

The 15.6” display of HP 15-bs062st supports max resolution of 1366 X 768p, which is standard HD resolution. Full HD display offers more accurate colors and is useful for photo editing or watching videos.

HP 15-bs062st is installed with 6GB DDR4 RAM and the memory is expandable up to 16GB.  1TB 5400rpm hard drive is preloaded with Windows 10 home 64 bit operating system. It doesn’t come with MS office.

When it comes to ports and connectivity, there are 2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Data Transfer Only), 1 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 RJ-45 and 1 headphone/microphone combo. It has SD card reader as well as 720p HD webcam. Network connectivity is supported by Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. Both Acer Aspire E 15 E5-575-33BM and HP 15-ay103dx support Wireless –ac . The 3-cell, 31 Wh Li-ion offers up to 6 hours of battery backup. However, it depends upon usage as well.