Affordable laptop for basic purposes
Display and Body
The HP Pavilion 15-r021tu (J2C27PA) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit BrightView display which renders increased amount of brightness and has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The glossy black coloured outfit is prone to get affected by scratches and fingerprints and has a thickness of 25.3mm with a weight of 2.2kg.
Configuration and OS
Acting as the brains of the HP Pavilion 15-r021tu (J2C27PA) is a 2.1GHz Intel Pentium quad-core N3530 processor. Assisting it in executing multitasking is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB through the single DIMM slot. For better management of intensive games and videos, it depends on the inbuilt Intel HD GPU. It sails on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS which is a bonus in this price range.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Pavilion 15-r021tu (J2C27PA) carries a HP TrueVision HD webcam and digital microphone for providing clear and noise free video calls. It takes care of the storage needs of the user with a 500GB SATA hard disk. The presence of SuperMulti DVD burner lets you run all kinds of disks at ease. The dual stereo speakers provide crisp audio quality while watching movies.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the notebook juiced up for a fair period of time is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, the laptop supports Ethernet port, two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 slot, digital media reader, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0 and WLAN.
The HP Pavilion 15-r021tu (J2C27PA) comes at an affordable price and has features accordingly. It flaunts the latest Windows OS but lacks a good processor. The powerful optical drive is another plus point of this device.