HP Pavilion 15-n047cl Touchsmart Notebook

HP Pavilion 15-n047cl Touchsmart Notebook is powered by 4th generation Intel core i5 processor and is intended for those who want to increase their day to day computing productivity, along with some amount of entertainment.  The notebook supports casual gaming and photo editing.  HP Pavilion 15-n047cl comes with 6 GB memory and 750GB hard drive, which means enough memory and storage space. The best part of this laptop is that it is a touch screen enabled machine.  The price of the laptop is approximately $499.  Thus, price-feature ratio of the laptop is decent.  HP 15-n047cl is one of the best black Friday laptop deals, offered by Sam’s club.  However, there are a few missing features in this model, like lack of VGA port and Bluetooth support. In absence of a VGA port, you won’t be able to connect your projector directly to it. Also, the laptop, weighing around 5.67lbs, is slightly on the heavier side. Here is a brief review about HP Pavilion 15-n047cl Touchsmart Notebook:

HP Pavilion 15-n047cl specification and performance

Intel core i5-4200u processor is the 4th generation core i5 ultra low voltage processor, which is designed to deliver performance and provide long battery life. Core i5-4200u processor operates with 1.6 GHz processor and can auto overclock up to 2.6 GHz, on system demand. It is hypethreading enabled, thus 2 cores can process 4 threads at a time.  Comparing it with i5-3220M, i5-4200u is an underperformer since the former operates with much high frequency. However, HP 15-n047cl touch smart will not disappoint you if you expect moderate gaming, HD video playback or casual photo editing from this machine. It is also capable of converting iTunes and decode various movie formats.  It will deliver performance for regular office computing as well.

HP Pavilion 15 n047cl Touchsmart Notebook comes with Intel HD 4400 dedicated graphics which is merged with processor chip. When it comes to gaming, users can play games like Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Batman Arkham origins, Total War Rome II, Splinter cell: blacklist, SimCity, Sleeping Dogs Tomb Raider and planet side 2, in low details and setting. Low end games like Dota 2, Fifa 14, starcraft II Heart of the swarm, world of tanks can be played in medium details and settings. Streaming HD videos will not be an issue here but the laptop screen supports 720p video playback only. In other words, full HD or 1080p contents will not be supported by this display.

HP 15 n047cl touch screen notebook comes with 15.6” display which is HD LED backlit and offers 1366 by 768 pixel resolution, which supports 720p playback. There is DVD burner as optical drive. The 750 GB hard drive operates with 5400 rpm speed and is preloaded with Windows 8 and a few software. It doesn’t come with complete office suit though.

Full size island style keyboard comes with dedicated numeric keypad and the bezel houses a HD webcam.

It comes with 2 USB. 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 ports, 1 HDMI, 1LAN Jack and combo audio jack. Network connectivity is supported by 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi and Fast Ethernet.

According to company specifications, 4-cell 41WHr 2.8Ah lithium-ion battery offers up to 6 hours and 15 minutes of battery life on single charge.

Pros of HP Pavilion 15-n047cl Touchsmart Notebook

Inexpensive Touch screen notebook

2 USB 3.0 ports

Good battery life

Enough memory and storage

Cons of HP Pavilion 15 n047cl Touchsmart Notebook

No Bluetooth

No VGA

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