June 25, 2022

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Pavilion Plus 14

HP improves consumer laptops

Pavilion Plus 14 is a new laptop introduced by HP to the consumer group. If so this line It is distinguished by its economical price more than its specifications. This model is out of the norm with some components that are usually only available in higher chains like Envy 2022 that we gave you last week.

First of all, the Pavilion Plus 14 is installed with an aluminum chassis to improve the usual polycarbonate of the series. Another great novelty is Option to install OLED panelThis is the first time this type of display technology has come to the Pavilion series. In the internal hardware, it is equipped with the latest Intel processors and can be equipped with dedicated NVIDIA graphics.

HP Pavilion Plus 14 raises the bar

It is a thin and lightweight laptop that weighs just 1.4kg. HP offers two panels to choose from for your monitor. 14 inches diagonally:

  • IPS LCD with a native resolution of 2240 x 1400 pixels, a refresh rate of 60 Hz, a maximum brightness of 300 nits.
  • OLED with a native resolution of 2280 x 1800 pixels, a refresh rate of 90 Hz and a maximum brightness of 500 nits.

HP also offers five processor options based on Intel Alder Lake:

  • Core i7-12700H (45W, 14 cores, 20 threads)
  • Core i5-12500H (45W, 12 cores, 16 threads)
  • Core i5-1240P (28 W, 12 cores, 16 threads)
  • Core i7-1255U (15W, 10 cores, 12 thread)
  • Core i5-1235U (15W, 10 cores, 12 threads)

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The onboard graphics can be boosted by dedicated NVIDIA hardware like the GeForce MX550 or RTX 2050, while the memory provides up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 It is soldered to the motherboard and is not user-upgradable. For storage, it has a basic 1TB configuration with a PCIe Gen 3 NVMe SSD, which can be upgraded to a Gen4 interface.

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Her connection is not bad For this line of laptops, headed by Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (10Gbps), two USB Type-A (5Gbps), one HDMI 2.1 port, a headphone jack and microSD card reader. The lack of Thunderbolt ports is one of the few features that make it clear that this laptop is part of the Pavilion family and not the more advanced Envy or Envy. ghost.

It also features B&O stereo speakers, a 5MP webcam, dual microphones, optional support for a fingerprint reader, and a backlit keyboard. HP ships two different power adapters depending on the configuration, 65W or 90W, both USB-C. All models have the same 51W battery.

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The HP Pavilion Plus 14 will be available later this month in select regions. With Windows 11 preinstalled and several color finishes to choose from, its base price starts at $799. A little above average for this series, but it must be said that these are the best features ever offered for an all-market line like the Pavilion.