Reasonably priced gaming notebook
Display and Body
The HP Pavilion 15-G206AX (L2Y68PA) sports a bright 15.6-inch HD LED backlit BrightView Widescreen display which looks quite comfortable with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It has a waistline of 25.4mm and tips the scale at 2.54kg. The glossy black finish acts like a magnet to attract scratches and fingerprints.
Processor and OS
For driving its processes, the HP Pavilion 15-G206AX (L2Y68PA) is equipped with a 2.0GHz AMD quad-core A8-6410 processor. Assisting it is a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB through two unused DIMM slots. It sails on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to provide intuitive user experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The laptop carries a HP TrueVision camera which can shoot HD videos. The HP Pavilion 15-G206AX (L2Y68PA) accounts for the storage requirements of the user with a 500GB SATA hard disk. It dons a SuperMulti DVD RW drive with dual layer support for running all kinds of disks.
The AMD Radeon HD 8570M graphics unit with dedicated 2GB DDR3 memory deals with powerful games and videos smoothly. And the dual stereo speakers provide the ideal multimedia platform.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the machine juiced up is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the networking and connectivity point of view, we have Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader, VGA port, one USB 3.0 port and two USB 2.0 slots.
The HP Pavilion 15-G206AX (L2Y68PA) is made for people who don't want to go beyond a budget but are looking for a laptop that can handle powerful games smoothly. It sails on the latest Windows OS and has a powerful optical drive and dual stereo speakers.