The HP 17-by0056nf is a new 17-inch laptop for office use . It brings together a low-power Core i3, 4GB RAM and medium-capacity storage (500GB) in a slightly compacted textured black shell. A matte HD screen and a DVD player are also part of the lot for a price displayed at less than 400 euros .
HP 17-by0056nf Specs and Details
|Slab||17.3 “WXGA HD LED (1600×900, anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i3-7020U Kaby Lake (2.3GHz, 2 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||4 GB (1 x 4 GB) DDR4 2133 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots (1 free)|
|Storage space||500 GB at 5400 rpm|
|Graphic card||Intel HD 620 integrated into the processor|
|Optical reader||DVD engraver|
|Audio system||2 speakers|
|webcam||Yes, HD with microphone|
|Network||Wi-Fi b / g / n (1×1) Gigabit Ethernet|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.2|
|Card reader||Yes, SD / MMC|
|Video output (s)||HDMI|
|Entries exits)||Headphone / Mic Combo|
|USB||2 USB 3.1 (Gen 1) 1 USB 2.0|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|Drums||Li-Ion 3 cells 41Whr|
|Autonomy announced||5 hours|
|Dimensions (mm)||414.8 x 272.2 x 24.5|
|Other||Chiclet keyboard with numeric keypad, touch-sensitive multi-touch touchpad|
Housed in an all-black polycarbonate (“ebony”) shell, the HP 17-by0056nf covers the lid and surround of the keyboard with a crossed textured pattern called “Maglia”. The screen borders are always thick and we observe that the lid is secured to the base via a central hinge now.
The silhouette of the PC has been slightly reworked compared to its predecessor (HP 17-bs), especially in terms of its measurements. It gains a few millimeters on all stations, moving to a more reasonable size and a thickness of 24.5 mm . The weight is now closer to 2.5 kg for easy movement.
The heart of this PC is its strong point since it is entrusted to a Core i3-7020Ulow consumption (7th generation). This recent processor is intended for an office operation for all common everyday tasks (web browsing, Office pack, video playback, etc.) with a small field of action for photo editing. Multitasking is quite limited given the limited amount of RAM (4 GB).
Regarding storage, he does not have the chance to enjoy the liveliness of a dedicated SSD since it is entrusted to a mechanical hard drive of 500 GB . This capacity is lower than the standard of 1 TB but remains sufficient to house a good part of your toy library. And then there is always the possibility of replacing it with a dedicated SSD if you need system responsiveness.
On the other hand, the HP 17-by0056nf display has fairly basic specifications, namely an HD resolution (1366 x 768 px) and the support of a TN panel with narrow viewing angles and colorimetry. average. The good news comes from its anti- reflective treatment that improves the readability of the image in strong ambient light.
Let\’s finish with a lap of connectivity that is of a correct level. It includes an HDMI output, three USB ports including two USB 3.1, an SD card reader, a DVD burner and a Gigabit Ethernet port. Moreover, the wireless modules are of recent generation Wifi AC and Bluetooth 4.2.