Powerful laptop at standard price
Display and Design
The HP Pavilion 15-r204TU (K8U02PA) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit Widescreen BrightView display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a glossy black coloured outfit which looks attractive but can attract smudges and scratches easily. It has a thickness of 25.4mm and a weight of 2.2kg.
Processor and OS
Doing duty on the inside is a 2.2GHz Intel Core i5 processor from the recently launched fifth generation. It is coupled with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD 5500 GPU takes care of rich games and videos. It lacks any user friendly OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The combination of HP TrueVision HD webcam and single digital microphone enables you to enjoy clear and noise free video calls. For storage purposes, the HP Pavilion 15-r204TU (K8U02PA) depends on the massive 1TB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm. It also gets a SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with dual layer support so that you can exchange data via disks at ease. The dual stereo speakers deliver HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP Pavilion 15-r204TU (K8U02PA) keeps the show running for a decent period of time with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, it sports features like Ethernet port, two USB 2.0 slots, digital media reader, one USB 3.0 slot, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0 and HDMI out.
The HP Pavilion 15-r204TU (K8U02PA) is a powerful laptop at a standard price with the major highlights being the CPU and 1TB hard disk. However, in order to keep the price under control, it has skipped user friendly OS.