Versatile, the new HP 17-ca1003nf silver / black laptop with 17-inch anti-reflective screen is efficient in everyday use with its good amount of RAM and its AMD Ryzen 7 Picasso processor with Vega graphics solution to run games that consume little power. It offers a large storage capacity and takes advantage of a CD / DVD reader / writer but ignores USB 3.1 Type-C and Wi-Fi ac.
Specifications HP 17-ca1003nf
|Screen (s)||17.3 ” WXGA LED 60% NTSC 220cd / m² (1600×900, anti-reflective)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso (2.1 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (2 x 4 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz, 2 slots (occupied)|
|Graphic card||AMD Radeon Vega 8 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Connectors||2 USB 3.0 1 USB 2.0, HDMI, SD, CD / DVD reader / writer|
|Network||Wi-Fi n (1×1, Realtek RTL8723DE), Bluetooth 4.2 Gigabit Ethernet|
|Audio system||2 speakers|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64 bit|
|Autonomy announced / Battery||4 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 41Whr (210 gr)|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||2.49 Kg / 414.8 x 272.2 x 24.5|
Chassis, connectors, screen of the HP 17-ca1003nf
It sports a sober, elegant and original design with its natural silver cover and base frame, ash silver keyboard frame with brushed vertical pattern (dixit HP). 45 minutes is enough to recharge it to around 50%.
In terms of connectivity, this computer skips over Wi-Fi ac newer and more efficient than integrated Wi-Fi n in addition to Bluetooth 4.2 for wireless remote connections and communications. No USB 3.1 Type-C point either.
For the rest, there is a useful HDMI video output to easily connect this PC to a monitor or a TV for example, Ethernet and audio ports as well as 3 USB (all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0), USB 3.0 ensuring faster transfers than USB 2.0 if you connect USB 3.0 devices to it.
Those who wish to read and burn CDs and DVDs can do so with this PC because it incorporates an optical unit which tends to disappear with the modes of finesse and dematerialization.
With its anti-reflective treatment, the screen is less tiring for the eyes over a long period of time than a bright, more readable panel in a bright environment (eg outside). For the rest, the screen adopts classic specifications with its definition of 1600×900 and its 16: 9 format suitable for playing videos.
Performance, autonomy of the HP 17-ca1003nf
The HP 17-ca1003nf is a 17 inch laptop for everyday use.
As it embeds a 1000 GB hard drive, this computer will interest those who wish to take advantage of a significant storage capacity.
It delivers good general performance able to satisfy many users because it benefits from a good amount of RAM of 8 GB appreciable in multitasking and a processor AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Quad Core low consumption Ryzen 5 3500U Picasso (close to an Intel Core i5).
Obviously, we can also watch photos and videos with this computer whose weight is under control for a 17-inch PC, comfortable format, especially for a predominantly sedentary use (ex: at home). As for autonomy, bet on about 4 hours of battery operation in light use.