•  Date Published: 13 May 2022
  • AMD Ryzen 5 6600H
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (Laptop, 85W)
  • 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS
  • 256GB SSD
  • 8GB DDR5
  • 2.32 kg (5.1 lbs)


  • Fantastic price/performance ratio
  • Great keyboard with an optional RGB backlight
  • 2x SODIMM DDR5 + 2x M.2 slots (one supports Gen 4 drives)
  • Decent cooling
  • No PWM (BOE NV156FHM-NX1, BOE0A81)


  • Lacks an SD card reader
  • Only 50% sRGB coverage (BOE NV156FHM-NX1, BOE0A81)
  • Flimsy hinges, resulting in a bouncy lid


  • 256GB SSD
  • M.2 Slot
  • 1x 2242 M.2 PCIe 4.0 x4 + 1x 2280 M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4  See photo
  • RAM
  • 8GB DDR5
  • OS
  • Windows 11 Home
  • Body Material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate
  • Dimensions
  • 356.6 x 266.4 x 21.8 mm (14.04" x 10.49" x 0.86")
  • Weight
  • 2.32 kg (5.1 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • HDMI
  • 2.0
  • Card Reader
  • Ethernet LAN
  • 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth
  • 5.2
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5mm Combo Jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • HD with Privacy Shutter, Fixed Focus
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Dual Array Microphone
  • Speakers
  • 2x 2W Stereo Speakers, Nahimic Audio
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts
  • Microsoft 365 Family

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

  • Name
  • BOE NV156FHM-NX1 (BOE0A81)
  • Diagonal
  • 15.6"
  • Pixel density
  • 141.21 ppi
  • Brightness
  • 269 cd/m2
  • sRGB
  • 51%
  • PWM frequency
  • No PWM (Flicker-Free)
  • Panel Type
  • IPS
  • Resolution
  • 1920x1080
  • Becomes "Retina" from
  • 24 inches (62 cm)
  • Contrast
  • 1120:1
  • dE Color Checker
  • 4.7 3.8
  • PWM Rating
  • 10.0: (safe)

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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 5 6600H