Featuring a compact design, the HP ZBook 15u G3 is a notebook for professionals who need a road companion that will not leave their account balance in the red. The portable workstation comes with 6th-gen Intel Core processors, DDR4 RAM and respectable AMD FirePro graphics.
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HP ZBook 15u G3 Key Features and Specs
- 6th Gen Intel Core i7, Core i5 Processor
- Intel HD Graphics 520, AMD FirePro W4190M (2 GB dedicated GDDR5)
- Windows 10 Pro, FreeDOS
- 15.6-inch LED Display (Touch or Non-Touch)
- 4GB, 8GB, 16GB RAM (up to 32GB RAM in two slots)
- up to 1TB HDD, up to 512GB SDD, Hybrid options
- Optional Built-in Broadband (4G LTE or 3G HSPA+)
Design and Display
This is definitely a laptop you can easily carry about for work, weighing it at just slightly over 4 pounds. The HP ZBook 15u G3 can also be described as thin at just over half inch in size.
The construction is fitting for work, being built to pass MIL-STD 810G testing for shock and humidity resistance. The ZBook 15u G3 comes with a backlit keyboard that makes typing in a dark setting more enjoyable. Its trackpad offers dedicated left and right click buttons.
As for display, the HP ZBook 15u G3 laptop sports a decently large 15.6-inch unit. The LED-backlit screen offers a Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels and anti-glare feature for comfortable reading outdoors.
Power and Performance
This is a customizable workstation that enables you deck out your unit as you like, or can afford. You can get the HP ZBook 15u G3 with an Intel Core i5 or i7 processor.
This comes paired with integrated HD Graphics 520 and up to 32GB DDR4 RAM. AMD FirePro W4190M GPU with 2GB video memory is available to boost graphics performance. As far as battery life is concerned, you should expect six hours plus.
Other Specs and Features
For storage, the HP ZBook 15u G3 offers support for a SATA hard drive and SSD drive, depending on how much you are willing to pay. Ports and expansion features on the Windows 10 ultrabook include a USB Type-C 3.1 Gen. 1 port, two USB 3.0 ports, a DisplayPort 1.2 with MST support, a VGA port and an SD card slot.
You get dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.2 for wireless connectivity. The HP ZBook 15u also offer 4G LTE support.
Quality sound appears to be on the card with integrated stereo speakers backed by Bang & Olufsen audio. Collaboration is enhanced with an HD (720p) webcam.
Pricing and availability
HP ZBook 15u G3 laptops are available in Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. Price starts at around $1,669 in the United States. The HP ZBook 15u G3 price in Nigeria starts at around 395,000 Naira, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
HP ZBook 15u G3 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP ZBook 15u G3 Mobile Workstation:
- OS: Windows 10 Pro, FreeDOS
- Processor: 6th Generation Intel Core i5, Core i7 Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 520, AMD FirePro W4190M (2 GB dedicated GDDR5)
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 8GB RAM, 16GB RAM (up to 32GB)
- Colours: Black
- Dimension: 383.3 x 257.7 x 19.9 mm
- Weight: Starting at 1.9 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch back-lit LED Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels (Touch and Non-Touch options), 3840 x 2160 pixels (non-touch), anti-glare
- Keyboard: Full-sized Spill Resistant Keyboard with drain (optional back-light)
- Pointing Device: Glass TouchPad
- Built-in Storage: up to 1TB HDD, up to 512GB SDD
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Webcam
- USB Ports: Yes, 2 x USB 3.0 ports (1 charging port) and 1 x USB 3.1 Port
- DisplayPort: Yes, 1 port
- VGA: Yes
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes (Stereo Microphone)
- NFC: Yes (Optional)
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2
- Docking Connector: Yes
- Broadband: Yes, 3G HSPA+ / 4G LTE (optional)
- Bang & Olufsen HD audio
- Integrated Stereo Speakers
- Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
- Integrated smart card reader (active)
- Battery: HP Long Life 3-cell, 46 WH Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: –