HP Laptop 15s-eq1035nm - Performance monster

This HP laptop does not consume too much power, does not overheat and is not too noisy, even under prolonged use. Solid screen...

HP Laptop 15s-eq1035nm - Performance monster

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Ryzen 4700U, which has 8 fast Zen 2 cores with excellent energy efficiency. With this model from the 15s series, HP clearly shows us what can be achieved when this processor is “packaged” in a mainstream laptop.

The performance is really great for this price range. Moreover, with this model, HP did not save too much in terms of hardware configuration. In addition to a very fast 8-core processor, we also find 16 GB RAM and a higher capacity NVMe SSD: 512 GB. Thanks to this hardware configuration, this model of HP’s mainstream laptop achieved the best results.

We can freely say that even noticeably more expensive laptops will often not offer you this level of performance. This is the only laptop of all test candidates that can provide you with more than comfortable and fast image and video processing, or excellent performance in any processor-demanding task.

AMD’s Ryzen 4700U is a far superior solution than everything Intel currently offers us in the mainstream class, although its Tiger Lake processors are still some competition. However, what is particularly impressive about the Renoir APU is the performance ratio per watt of power consumed. Thus, the Ryzen 4700U is an extremely energy efficient processor, which can be seen in this case as well.

This HP laptop does not consume too much power, does not overheat and is not too noisy, even under prolonged use.

Solid screen

Above all, the time of autonomy we recorded is super respectable. A little less than seven hours of continuous 1080p video playback on battery may not be the best result in our comparative test, but considering the built-in hardware, it is definitely to be commended.

In terms of performance, it can also replace a cheaper mainstream desktop computer. So, if portability is not the most important thing for you and you want to use it at home, this is a great choice. However, any IPS screen, even one that does not belong to the highest class, in this case would bring a far better image quality and more comfortable use of the device.

MicroprocessorAMD Ryzen™ 7 4700U (2.0 GHz base clock, up to 4.1 GHz max boost clock, 8 MB L3 cache, 8 cores)
ChipsetAMD Integrated SoC
Memory, standard16 GB DDR4-2666 SDRAM (2 x 8 GB)
Video graphicsAMD Radeon™ Graphics
Hard drive512 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD
Optical driveOptical drive not included
Display39.6 cm (15.6") diagonal, FHD (1920 x 1080), micro-edge, anti-glare, 220 nits, 45% NTSC
Wireless connectivityRealtek RTL8822CE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 5 combo
Expansion slots1 multi-format SD media card reader
External ports1 SuperSpeed USB Type-C® 5Gbps signaling rate; 2 SuperSpeed USB Type-A 5Gbps signaling rate; 1 HDMI 1.4b; 1 AC smart pin; 1 headphone/microphone combo
Minimum dimensions (WxDxH)35.85 x 24.2 x 1.79 cm
Weight1.69 kg
Power supply type45 W Smart AC power adapter
Battery type3-cell, 41 Wh Li-ion
Battery life mixed usageUp to 8 hours and 15 minutes
Video Playback Battery lifeUp to 9 hours
WebcamHP True Vision 720p HD camera with integrated dual array digital microphone
Audio featuresDual speakers