Best HP Laptops For College Student Reviews 2020

Best HP Laptops For College Student Reviews 2020

HP, Hewlett-Packard, is a well-known brand. Over the years, it has come out with one of the best product lines up. Some of the models are Spectra, Pavilion, Omen, and so on, to meet the needs of all college-going students.

Every college student may aspire for a laptop with various needs. HP has come out with the latest 2020 superb configuration laptop at an affordable price. Whether you need a computer for project work (documents), presentation, social networking, gaming, film making, convertible 2-in-1 laptops for easy use of texting, and doodling, the company has it all. 

Here are the Best five picks highly suitable for your computing needs.

The laptop supports an 8th Generation Intel Core i5 processor that can speed up to 3.9GHz, 8GB RAM, and sufficient space capacity of 256GB solid-state drive for fast data access and storage to keep college students at par with the competitive world.

It’s a powerful ultrabook (12.16 x 8.58 x 0.57 inches), lightweight, about 2.9lbs, and equipped with a touchscreen and stylus. The stylus glides smoothly over the surface of the screen. Whether you use it for writing or drawing, it’s easy to function and hold.

The hinges are sturdy. The dark ash silver 2-in-1 convertible supports two modes – laptop and tablet.

Despite being a moderate screen size of 13-inches, the display is clear and crisp. 

Good for browsing, social networking, and working on college projects.

Processor: 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-8265U 

Ram : 8 GB

Storage : 256 GB SSD

Screen size : 13.3 Inches FHD Display

Resolution Display: 1920 x 1080 pixels

Graphics : Intel UHD Graphics

Pros
  • Ultrathin and light
  • Long battery life
  • Good clear display
  • Multiple ports available including USB - C type port
Cons
  • Storage capacity not sufficient for 4K files

The HP 15.6-inches display includes a 10th Generation obscenely fast i-5 processor with Turbo Boost Technology when paired with 16GB RAM and super-fast 512GB storage.

Elegantly designed, the natural silver-colored laptop comes with a beautiful chassis. Weighing about 3.7lbs.

If you’re doing data science with development suites like Anaconda, using Jupyter notebooks or working with Netbeans or using a MySQL instance for learning, it’s blazing fast for a great price.

Processor: 3.6 GHz Intel Core i5 – 1035G1  

Ram : 16 GB DDR4

Storage : 512 GB SSD

Screen size : 15.6 inches Display

Resolution Display: 1366 x 768 pixels

Graphics : Intel Graphics  

Pros
  • Clear onboard camera
  • Touchscreen is good for scrolling documents
  • Bright screen
  • Solid body
Cons
  • Not the best Resolution for playing games
  • Fan can be a bit loud

The HP Pavilion is powered by an Intel Core i-5 processor with speed up to 3.9GHz to deliver excellent performance and speed, allowing you to maximize productivity. The 512 GB storage space is adequate for storing text files, pictures, and photos.

The touchscreen with 1366 x 768-pixel display is WLED backlit to give an excellent display and clear visuals with the integrated Intel UHD 620 graphic card. 

All-in-all the laptop is perfect if you’re looking for performance and portability with a widescreen at this great price.

Processor: 1.6GHz Intel Core i-5 8265U

Ram : 8 GB DDR4

Storage : 512 GB SSD

Screen size : 15.6 Inch Display

Resolution Display: 1366 x 768 pixels

Graphics : Intel UHD Graphics 620

Pros
  • Multiple ports available including Type – C
  • Big 15.6” touchscreen display at this price
  • Battery life up to 7 hours
  • Good storage capacity
Cons
  • Not an high-end gaming laptop

The HP Omen laptop is for all those game lovers out there who pay attention to their studies and yet crave to play good quality games. The ‘H’ at the end of the name of the processor means it has high performance integrated graphics to give a faster experience than the ‘U’ processors.

The laptop is packed with a 9th Generation Intel Core i5 super-fast processor with 32GB RAM and a fast 256GB solid-state drive. It can handle not only high-end games, but you can easily work on the professional photo and video editing software, especially needed for film making college students.

There is one USB 3.1port that lets you quickly recharge USB devices, even in sleep mode—two USB 3.1 ports for quick data transfer and one USB 3.1 Type-C port. Additional ports for headphone/microphone combo, one Mini Display Port, one RJ-45 Ethernet port are also included.

Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5-9300H

Ram : 32 GB

Storage : 256 GB SSD

Screen size : 15.6 Inches Display

Resolution Display: 1920 x 1080 pixels

Graphics : NIVIDIA – GeForce GTX 1650 4GB Memory

Pros
  • Fast and high performance processor
  • Excellent storage space
  • Display and Graphics is awesome with 15.6” FHD IPS anti-glare screen
Cons
  • Battery life of 6 hours

HP has come out with the latest laptop in Feb 2020, powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, huge 32GB RAM, and massive 256GB SSD and 1 TB storage space. You can keep on storing music files, movies, games, albums, backup your smartphone without the stress of running out of space.  The processor is powerful enough to run hungry applications with ease. Thanks to the Intel Turbo Boost Technology, the processor can go up to a speed of 4.6GHz.

The wide 17.3-inch is WLED backlit display provides better visibility and good colors.

Processor: 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7-8565U 

Ram : 32 GB

Storage : 256 GB SSD +1 TB HDD

Screen size : 17.3 Inches Display

Resolution Display: 1600 x 900 pixels

Graphics : Intel UHD Graphics 620

Pros
  • Nice big screen
  • Massive storage
Cons
  • No backlit keyboard
  • Lack of Thunderbolt-3 port

Best Buy

HP Spectra x360 is an ideal laptop for any student. Its light and compact, easily fits in your backpack, making it highly portable. It has a moderate size screen with good resolution. Also includes a backlit keyboard and fingerprint authentication. If you need a higher storage space and can comprise on the resolution, the Pavilion is a great option for this price.

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