HP is among the top three laptop manufacturers in the world. They make some of the most innovative laptops that are premium productivity machines. Nowadays, laptops are replacing laptops as productivity machines as more and more people are opting to work away from a traditional office or are one the move as a part of their job. HP Laptops today are 50 times more powerful than the desktops of a decade ago.
These advances in technology have fuelled a movement of sorts to break the mould of a traditional office where a person can be productive from any part of the world. Laptops are playing an important role in this movement. Productivity doesn’t necessarily mean big machines and a nest of connectivity cables.
The HP 15-BE006TU is a stellar example of that. It has some powerful specifications that make it a powerhouse of productivity. It is powered by a 64-bit processor, has a ton of storage capacity and a long battery life. It is the ideal productivity machine. HP has achieved a fine balance between power and longevity. The HP 15-BE006TU is available at a price of Rs. 31,999/- in online stores. Let us take a closer look at this laptop.
The HP 15-BE006TU features an all-plastic build which helps in keeping the weight and cost down. The laptop is available in silver colour and has a pattern of fine textured linear grooves running over the lid. In the center, there is the big HP branding done in a black circle.
Thanks to the linear surface, the surface of the lid resists oily fingerprints and minor scratches. The corners of the laptop are rounded and the 15.6-inch display is surrounded by thick bezels. The bezels hold the long rubber spacers which act as a barrier between the screen and the keyboard when the laptop is closed, preventing the screen from scratching.
The 1.3 megapixels web camera sits in the top bezel above the display. It is flanked by the microphone on the right side and a LED indicator which glows when the webcam is working. On the inside, there is a full-size Chiclet keyboard with keys which are well-spaced and have a soft click action. The keys have a generous travel for comfortable, long typing sessions. The touchpad is quite big and sports two buttons for left-click and right-click actions.
The keypad section of the laptop features a metallic brush pattern which makes it look beautiful and adds to its stunning looks. The fan vent grill is located on the left side of the laptop and the multi DVD drive is located on the right side. The HP 15-BE006TU features DTS Studio with dual stereo speakers are located at the bottom at the front end. It features, two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 port, HDMI port, headphone and microphone combo jack, multi-card slot and a Kensington Lock slot for security. It weighs in at 2.19 kg.
The HP 15-BE006TU sports a 15.6” backlit LED display outputting at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The 16:9 aspect ratio of the display offers incredible visual delight with crisp colours and deep blacks.
The screen is an all-rounder. Be it games, or movies, or be it a spreadsheet, everything looks clean and colourful on this display. The colours are well-saturated and the viewing angles are expensive.
The HP 15-BE006TU runs on a 5th generation Intel Core i3 5005U processor clocked at 2GHz with 3MB cache. The chipset features integrated HD Intel Graphics co-processor for graphics processing.
This setup is supported by 4GB DDR3 RAM and a 1TB SATA 5400rpm hard disk. The laptop runs smoothly in day-to-day activities. There’s hardly any lag. The touchpad features Windows 10 Multi-touch Gesture Support adding to its utility.
The HP 15-BE006TU comes loaded with a plethora of connectivity options, Bluetooth V4.0, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n and 100 Mbps internet. The 4 cell Li-ion battery keeps this notebook running for close to 6 hours.
INSIDE THE BOX:
· HP 15-BE006TU Notebook
· AC Adapter
· User Guide and Manuals
ü Portable form factor.
ü 1TB Hard Disk.
ü 4GB DDR3 RAM.
ü The Latest version of Bluetooth V4.0 included.
ü Long battery life.
ü The Touchpad supports Multi-touch Gesture Technology.
û Resolution of 1366 x 768 on a 15.6” screen.
û 5th generation Core i3 processor.
The HP 15-BE006TU is a portable productivity machine which impresses with its stamina and processing capabilities. It is perfect for those who are looking for an everyday workhorse which can do all things capable. The long battery life, the 4GB RAM, and the 1TB hard disk give extremely good value for the buyers’ money.
· Performance: 4 Stars.
· Value for Money: 4 Stars.