Affordable Windows laptop
Display and Outfit
The HP Pavilion 15-R113TU (K5C22PA) features a 15.6-inch HD WLED backlit BrightView display which offers greater amount of brightness and decent viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in an all silver coloured outfit which definitely looks appealing but can get dirty easily. It has a thickness of 25.3mm and a weight of 2.2kg.
Processor and OS
On the inside, the laptop is packed with a 2.1GHz Intel Celeron dual-core N2840 processor. It works in tandem with a mere 2GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD GPU is capable of managing only simple games and videos. It sails on latest 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Pavilion 15-R113TU (K5C22PA) combines HP TrueVision HD webcam and single digital microphone in order to provide clear and noise free video calling experience. It takes care of the storage requirements of the user with a 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm. It also gets a SuperMulti DVD Drive which can be used for transferring data via disks. It has dual stereo speakers which come handy for multimedia purposes.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the HP Pavilion 15-R113TU (K5C22PA) juiced up for a fair period of time is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. Connectivity options include Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, HDMI out, two USB 2.0 slots and one USB 3.0 slot.
The HP Pavilion 15-R113TU (K5C22PA) is an affordable laptop with a mediocre configuration suitable for basic computing tasks. The presence of latest Windows OS and powerful optical drive is a bit surprising in this price range.