Reasonably priced machine
Display and Outfit
The HP Pavilion 15-R073TU (K2N86PA) features a bright 15.6-inch HD LED backlit BrightView display which offers a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. While the lid carries a soft matte finish, the glossy keyboard deck can attract oil from your fingers. It has a waist of 28.1mm and tips the scale at 2.5kg.
Configuration and Platform
On the inside, the notebook comes loaded with a 2.1GHz Intel Celeron dual-core N2830 processor from the fourth generation series. It is aided by a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two unused DIMM ports. The integrated Intel HD GPU is good for handling only simple games and movies. It lacks any user friendly OS on board.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The combination of HP TrueVision 720p webcam and digital microphone provides memorable video calling experience. The HP Pavilion 15-R073TU (K2N86PA) relieves the user of any kind of storage problems with a 1TB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery, the HP Pavilion 15-R073TU (K2N86PA) claims to deliver up to 4 hours of talktime. The connectivity and networking package included in the device comprises of features like VGA port, Ethernet port, HDMI out, two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 slot, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader and WLAN.
The HP Pavilion 15-R073TU (K2N86PA) comes at a reasonable price and is good for executing only simple tasks. It impresses with a massive 1TB hard disk, HD webcam and nice battery backup. But it lacks any preloaded OS and a good processor. People would definitely want to trade off the massive hard disk with a better processor.