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HP 15-ac158nr Fast Performance Budget Laptop Review

HP 15-ac158nr Faster Multitasking Laptop At Affordable Price. Do you need a general-purpose laptop for daily use in office, at home or when you on the go? If you are preferred with Intel Pentium’s performance and price are the biggest concern, we recommend you to check the newest HP 15 laptop series. The HP Notebook 15-ac158nr is an attractive 15.6 inch budget laptop with new Intel Pentium Quad Core Processor and 6GB of memory. This combination will delivers faster computing performance and smoother experience for multitasks than another 15.6 inch laptop in its price suggest.

HP Notebook 15-ac158nr Fast Multitasks Computing Performance

HP 15-ac158nr laptop
HP 15-ac158nr Fast laptop

Powered by Intel Pentium N3700 quad core processor that clocked around 1.6 GHz to 2.4 GHz, HP 15-ac158nr has more than enough power for everyday activity in office, school and home. The Intel Braswell processor that combined with a 6GB of RAM provides fast and smooth performance for “medium duty”. You can running most medium modern applications without get any problems. As a modern machine, the newest HP 15 laptop also comes with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 10 as the operating system. For storage, this machine has a 500GB of Serial-ATA disk drive and offers up to 5400 RPM spindle speeds. Every buyer also will get 1 TB of free cloud storage from OneDrive for 1 year.

Like the $429 HP 15-ac151dx, the 15-ac158nr notebook sports a 15.6 inch High Definiton WLED-backlit Display with a 1366 x 768 pixels native resolution. Its optimized with HP BrightView technology for better viewing experience. Yeah, as an entry level laptop, the 15.6 inch laptop’s panel is not designed for outdoor, but its still acceptable and delivers stunning viewing experience for watching HD movies or streaming video in indoor. Above the panel’s, you can use the High Definition web camera with HP True Vision technology and integrated digital microphone for face to face video conversation or self video recording.

HP Notebook 15-ac158nr 15.6 inch
HP Notebook 15-ac158nr Budget machine

Though this machine is made from a plastic material, but with the new HP Cross Brushed design that combined with elegant silver color and elegant HP logo on the cover, this machine is still looks a premium machine and looks more expensive than they really are. Like the previous model, this machine also equipped with fairly comfortable full size chiclet-styled keyboard. There are also full numeric keypad for working with calculating and spreadsheet tasks. The backlit features is lacks, but still comfortable and accurate for typing in bright-light room.

HP 15-ac158nr is powered by a 4-cell Lithium removable battery. Its lasted more than 4 hours between charge for normal daily tasks. On the left and right HP 15 laptop’s side, you will see dual USB 2.0 ports, RJ-45 port, two standard USB 2.0 ports, audio combo jack, digital media card reader slot and HDMI port for connecting into external HDTV. For online activity, you can use the 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet LAN for wired connection through cable and 802.11b/g/n WLAN for wireless activity through HotSpot. On the underneath of laptop, there are two stereo speaker grills for music and video. The audio lacks bass, but still fairly crisp and loud in small room, thanks to the DTS Studio Sound enhancement software.

Measures around 10.02 x 15.13 x 0.96 inch with weighs at 4.73 lbs, the 15-ac158nr 15.6 inch laptop is perfect to use when you on the go. It’s also easy to slip in any bag, make it perfect to use for student and colleges. Of course, as a modern laptop, this machine also comes with lots of useful pre-installed software, such as Evernote Premium, Cyberlink PhotoDirector, CyberLink Power Media Player, Office 365 Personal, McAfee® LiveSafe™ and more. The laptop also protected by HP 3D DriveGuard to protect critical files and HP Recovery Manager.

Yeah, as a budget laptop, the 15-ac158nr 15.6 inch notebook is not designed for “techy” or for whom are looking a decent machine for heavy multimedia duty and games. But if you only need a decent laptop for daily activity, the 549 HP 15-ac158nr notebook is still provides a good value for the money and you will happy with its performance. Check also the sub-$450 Asus X555LA-BHI5N12 15.6 inch notebook with Intel Core i5-5200U processor and 6GB of RAM for alternative.

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