Just a week ago we anticipated the great renewal of the catalog of HP gaming laptops, with the arrival of the new OMEN 15 and Pavilion Gaming 16, which were presented with various design changes and improved specifications, and a major renovation of its gaming accessories, with a complete ecosystem of peripherals.
So finally today they have been revealed the dates and prices for our country, which advanced by the company itself, establish the arrival of its entire family of computers and peripherals by the middle of next July.
HP OMEN 15: more gaming for less
The new family of HP OMEN 15 gaming laptops uses a revamped design and integrates into a chassis that is 11% thinner than that of the previous generation, since it drops from 25 mm to 22.5 mm. This translates into a more compact finish, yes, without having to resort to sacrifices in terms of power.
These 15 laptops incorporate a fully customizable RGB LED backlit keyboard in four zones. It lacks a numeric pad, and its keys have a 1.5 mm travel. The touch pad is located at the bottom and is positioned slightly to the left.
The screen is 15.6 inches in size and is offered in three large configurations, one using a IPS panel with 144Hz refresh rate and it has a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels; another that maintains the IPS panel and the resolution but increases the refresh rate at 300 Hz; and a third party that mounts a panel AMOLED with resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels.
We can also choose from a wide range of hardware configurations, ranging from a Core i5 10300H (Comet Lake-S architecture for notebooks) with four cores and eight threads up to a Intel Core i7 10750H with six cores and twelve threads. An optional configuration is also available that uses the Ryzen 7 4800H, which adds 8 cores and 16 threads.
All configurations use memory High-speed DDR4 (between 2,933 MHz and 3,200 MHz), assemble units High performance PCIE SSD (from 256 GB to 1 TB) and have Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5 wireless connectivity. The weight of the configurations based on Intel CPU is 2.44 kilograms, while the versions with Intel CPU weigh 2.46 kilograms.
The new HP OMEN 15 can mount from a GTX 1660 Ti with 6 GB of GDDR6 to an RTX 2070 Max-Q with 8 GB of GDDR6. The first offers good performance in games with 1080p resolutions, while the second can move games in 4K.
How could it be otherwise HP has taken the utmost care of the cooling and energy management system. Thanks to the design OMEN Tempest CoolingPowered by air vents and heat transfer, the new HP OMEN 15 improves airflow by 62%, and without sound exceeding 39 dBA.
The system OMEN Dynamic Power It also adds significant value, as it is capable of improving gaming performance when temperatures and computer power allow without compromising system stability.
Price and availability
As we anticipated, practically all the new HP devices will be available on its official website from mid-July, with the only exception of the X24c gaming monitor, which will be slightly delayed until August. However, the company has already wanted to advance the final prices for the exchange, remaining as follows:
HP OMEN 15 2020, available under both Intel and AMD CPU configurations, starting at 1,299 euros.
HP Pavilion 16, with a base price of 899 euros.
HP OMEN Vector Essential, available for 34.99 euros.
HP X24c, for a price of 199 euros.
HP X1000 Wireless Gaming Headset, for a price of 99.99 euros.
HP X1000 Gaming Speakers, with a price of 119.99 euros.
HP OMEN Dyad Earbuds, available for 49.99 euros.