HP has an extensive history engineering powerful, reliable computers for a broad range of users, and their 2015 lineup is set to add to their legacy of innovation. HP has taken a special focus on laptop in the early part of the year, and each of these diverse models offers something special that makes it the best choice for a specific type of user.
Value Pick: HP Stream 11
This lightweight laptop brings a vibrant exterior together with high-quality internals such as a premium speaker system and ergonomically designed keyboard and rolls it all into a tiny package widely available for $200 or less. The Stream 11 from HP comes preloaded with Windows 8.1 and includes a full year’s subscription to Microsoft Office free, allowing new Windows owners to sample the world’s leading productivity suite.
Browser-Based Pick: Chromebook 14
HP takes another step into the browser-based arena with its second Chrome-based laptop, the Chromebook 14. Its’ browser-based OS offers a full suite of connected services through Google and the device also comes in a range of colors to suit your personal style. The Chromebook 14 isn’t just a pretty faceplate either, offering an incredible battery life of nearly 8 hours.
Gamer’s Pick: HP Omen
HP’s popular series of gaming-focused notebooks makes a comeback with the HP Omen, a laptop with a crystal clear 15.6-inch display rated at 1080p and a chassis designed for minimal weight. The advanced graphics card for Nvidia and hyper-fast Intel Core i7 processor are ideal for detail-intensive 3D gaming, and customizable keyboard backlights and macro buttons allow gamers to find the laptop experience that fits them like a well-designed control pad.
All Around Pick: HP 15-G040AU
The HP 15-G040AU is one of the most well-rounded laptops available from HP, featuring a brilliant 15.6” LED display, 2GB internal memory and a DVD-burning disk drive as well as a powerful Dual-Core processor and Windows 8.1. Retailers such as Harvey Norman have the HP 15-G040AU for an incredible price, making this laptop a great choice for a family PC.
HP’s 2015 lineup of laptops is more diverse than ever to accommodate the refining needs of users, making it easy to find a device that is tailored to your lifestyle. Where the manufacturer once built a reputation on the consistency of their products, the modern marketplace means that HP will continue to thrive mainly through customers’ ability to find the specific laptop for their needs.