•  Date Published: 02 Feb 2022
  • Intel Core i7-9750H
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop, 40W)
  • 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • 512GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • 2x 8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Adequate price
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, big arrows, and a backlight
  • Wide and accurate color coverage (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust brightness (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Blazingly fast 144Hz screen option (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Capable cooling solution
  • Low-key design

Cons

  • Poor battery life for the 144Hz screen version (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Lacks SD card slot

Specs

CPU Performance #71in Top CPUs
  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U 1.1%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 1.8%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 
  • Intel Core i7-11375H 0.1%
  • Intel Core i5-11300H 1.8%
GPU Performance #70in Top GPUs
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q (50W) 2.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Laptop) 3.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop, 40W) 
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q 0.7%
  • NVIDIA Quadro T1000 Max-Q 2.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q 1.0%
  • HDD/SSD
  • 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
  • RAM
  • 2x 8GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Body Material
  • Plastic / Polycarbonate
  • Dimensions
  • 365 x 260 x 25.9 mm (14.37" x 10.24" x 1.02")
  • Weight
  • 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
  • Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 2x USB Type-A
  • 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Card Reader
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth
  • 4.1
  • Audio jack
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • 720p HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers
  • Harman speakers (2x 2W)
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop, 40W)

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