Smart all-round package within budget
Display and Build
The HP 15-r009tx (G8E09PA) Notebook features a glossy 15.6-inch HD LED backlit BrightView display which offers a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a white coloured body which has black keyboard deck and looks pretty but can get dirty easily. It has a waist of 25.3mm and a weight of 2.2kg.
CPU, RAM and OS
Doing the duty on the inside is a fourth generation Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 1.7GHz. It is aided by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM expandable up to 8GB via two unused DIMM ports. It lacks any user friendly OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP 15-r009tx (G8E09PA) Notebook flaunts a HP TrueVision HD webcam which, along with a digital microphone, provides excellent video calling experience. It takes care of your storage needs with a SATA HDD of 500GB. With the SuperMulti DVD burner, you can easily stream games from disks.
The presence of NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics processor with dedicated 2GB DDR3 memory provides the muscles to handle high quality games and movies without creating any lag. To enhance your multimedia experience, it has dual stereo speakers.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP 15-r009tx (G8E09PA) Notebook keeps the show running using a 4 cell Li-ion battery. The networking and connectivity features come in the form of Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, one USB 3.0 port, HDMI out and WLAN.
If you are looking for an all round laptop without spending much, the HP 15-r009tx (G8E09PA) Notebook is a worthy product. It boasts of powerful gaming efficiency courtesy 2GB NVIDIA graphics. It is pretty impressive on the business front as well. It does have flaws like lack of preloaded OS and insufficient USB ports, which are justified by its price.