The HP 17-g161us (N5P52UA) is a nice laptop with great battery backup. The powerful combination of strong processor along with a lot of RAM outputs amazing performance. You can enjoy gaming, watching videos, working on apps etc. in large screen. However, a dedicated GPU or Full HD display would have have been an additional package for the user.
Display and Configuration
The HP 17-g161us (N5P52UA) laptop comes with a large 17.3-inch HD Plus BrightView WLED Backlit display and runs on Windows 10 Home Basic operating system. It has a screen resolution of 1,600 x 900 pixels. Inside the laptop, there is a 2.2GHz Intel Core i3-5020U processor which acts a brain of the system. The processor is aided by 6GB of DDR3 RAM and an onboard Intel HD 5500 GPU.
Camera and Storage
For image clicking, video calling and shooting, there is a webcam stacked above the display screen. It captures good quality clear videos. In terms of storage, the HP 17-g161us (N5P52UA) houses a 1TB SATA hard disk in which one can store a large number of different files. The hard disk revolves at a speed of 5,400 revolutions per minute and performs well.
Connectivity and Battery
Networking options include a Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, two USB 3.0 slots, one USB 2.0 slot, an SD card reader, a headphone jack and a microphone jack. The HP 17-g161us (N5P52UA) derives its energy from a 4 cell li-ion battery in order to keep the show running for long hours.
Body Looks and Input Devices
The laptop is well designed in a black coloured body which measures 418.84 x 286.75 x 27mm and weighs 2.8Kg. Like other laptops, the HP 17-g161us (N5P52UA) also features input devices namely - an HP imagepad with multi touch gesture support, a full-size island style keyboard with numeric keypad and a DVD writer.