HP 15-RA008NIA laptop boasts a backlit display, Intel Celeron N3060 processor and also the HP Lounge. The 15.6-inch laptop also comes with a 4-GB RAM, 500-GB HDD and a multi-format SD media card reader. In this HP 15RA008NIA review, see the laptop’s specs, features and price in Kenya.
In Brief, HP 15RA008NIA Specs
- Screen – 15.6 Inches
- RAM – 4GB
- HDD – 500GB
- Connectivity – HDMI, USB
- Multimedia – Dual Speakers, Webcam
- Processor – 1.6 GHz Dual Core
- OS – FreeDOS
- Battery – 3100mAh Li-Ion
- Price – KSh. 26,000
HP 15-RA008NIA Screen, Display and Size
With an HD SVA anti-glare WLED-backlit screen, the 15-RA008NIA offers top display clarity and fine content details. The resolution stands at 1366x768px which is high enough to give you crisp and real-color images.
Concerning the size, the laptop measures 38.0 x 25.4 x 2.38cm and weighs 2.1kg.
Memory, Processor and Software
As for the memory, the computing machine has a 4-GB RAM and 500-GB HDD. The DDR3L-1600 1 DIMM SDRAM allows you to run multiple and complex programs while the 5400 RPM SATA HDD gives you more space to store content.
As far as processor is concerned, the device comes with a 1.6GHz Intel Celeron N3060 CPU. The dual core processor has a 2.48 burst frequency and 3MB Cache which allow you to handle heavy computing work quicker. There is also an integrated HD Graphics 400 which allows you to run graphics-rich applications. In addition, there is a DVD Writer to allow you copy content in new disks.
On the side of software, the laptop features the freeDOS 1.2, but it can run a newer, premium operating system. There is also the HP Lounge which allows you to access exclusive content and unlimited music.
Connectivity and Multimedia
To allow you connect to other devices, the device spots external ports such as USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI and also RJ-45. For the purpose of web and wireless connection, there is 802.11b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi, integrated 10/100/1000 GbE LAN and Bluetooth 4.2 Combo. Moreover, there are connectivity features such as multi-format SD media card reader, headphone/microphone combo and also a 45 W AC power port.
When it comes to the multimedia, the laptop boasts dual speakers (with DTS Studio Sound) and an HP webcam (with an integrated digital microphone).
Design, Material and Color
As shown in the photo, the HP laptop has a sleek and portable design. It carries design features such as a touchpad (with multi-touch gesture) and also a full-size island-style keyboard (with numeric keypad).
The main materials are PVC and metal while the popular color is black.
According to my own experience, the laptop is reliable with a 3100mAh battery. The 3-cell Li-Ion battery offers a long battery life (11hrs).
HP 15-RA008NIA Price in Kenya
So how expensive is HP 15-RA008NIA in Kenya? Well, the price of the laptop is between KSh. 26,000 and KSh. 31,000 ($260 and $310).
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