HP is updating its flagship gaming laptop HP Omen 15 in the 2020 edition, built around an Intel Comet Lake-H processor or – and this is a first – AMD Renoir Octo Core. Also on the program for this computer is an NVIDIA Turing graphics card, a 300Hz or 4K OLED screen, SSD storage or even Wi-Fi ax and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity.
The HP Omen 15 2020 is a new laptop targeting gamers with a more comfortable budget than those targeted by the HP Pavilion Gaming 16 .
It is available in Intel version and, for the first time, in AMD edition .
The latter is built around an AMD Renoir Hexa Core Ryzen 5 4600H (3.0 GHz, Vega 6) or Octo Core Ryzen 7 4800H (2.9 GHz, Vega 7) processor.
The Renoir is supported by 8/16 GB DDR4 3200MHz of RAM as well as M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD storage of 256/512 GB or 1 TB.
In terms of graphics processing, there are dedicated card options NVIDIA Turing GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4 Go GDDR6, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6 Go GDDR6 or GeForce RTX 2060 6 Go GDDR6.
The display is entrusted to a 15.6 inch anti-reflective IPS Full HD screen (1920×1080) with 144Hz, 250cd / m² or 300cd / m² options.
The HP Omen 15 2020 AMD also has an HD webcam with microphone, 2 Bang & Olufsen speakers and a backlit chiclet keyboard (1.5mm stroke) 1 zone or 4 zones or RGB per button but … without keypad digital which will disappoint some.
On the connection side, there is talk of an SD card reader, Wi-Fi ax wireless modules (2×2, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200) and Bluetooth 5.0, HDMI 2.0a video output and mini-DisplayPort, ports Gigabit Ethernet and Headphone / Mic combo audio, 3 USB 3.0 and 1 USB 3.1 Type-C .
Equipped with a 70.9Whr battery, the HP Omen 15 2020 AMD weighs 2.46 Kg and measures 357.8 x 239.7 x 22.6mm . It is adorned at the level of the shell of the brand\’s new Omen diamond logo.
The HP Omen 15 2020 Intel version is distinguished by its Comet Lake-H processor, Quad Core i5-10300H (2.5 GHz) or Hexa Core i7-10750H (2.6 GHz) with integrated graphics part Intel UHD 630.
Its RAM can climb up to 32 GB DDR4 2933MHz while connection side, it has the option Wi-Fi ax (2×2, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201), USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen2) also Thunderbolt 3 office .
In addition, the HP Omen 15 2020 Intel has additional screen options: IPS Full HD 120Hz or 300Hz in addition to 144Hz , a brightness of 300cd / m² or 400cd / m² or an Ultra HD AMOLED 4K panel (3840×2160 ).
On the side of the on-board graphics card, option point GTX 1650/1660 Ti but we find GeForce GTX 1650 4 Go GDDR5 / 6, GeForce RTX 2060 6 Go GDDR6 or GeForce RTX 2070 Super 8 Go GDDR6 Max-Q .
The HP Omen 15 2020 Intel is also lighter, with 2.45 Kg on the scale.
The new HP Omen 15 2020 laptops targeting gamers, whether in AMD or Intel version, are announced for this month from 999 dollars.