Pre-orders for the new Ryzen-equipped version of HP’s high-performance HP Omen 15 gaming laptop are now available in the UK. The expected shipping date is August 7th.
The Omen 15 is equipped with a 15.6-inch FHD IPS anti-glare screen with a refresh rate of 144 Hz, a three-sided micro-edge screen and a resolution of 1920 x 1080. Next to it is an AMD Ryzen 7 4800H with eight cores and 16 threads with a base clock speed of 2.9 GHz, a boost clock speed of 4.2 GHz and an 8 MB L3 cache as well as 8 GB DDR4 RAM with 3200 MHz and a spacious PCIe NVMe M with 512 GB .2 SSD. On the GPU front, the Omen 15 contains an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU with 6 GB GDDR6.
The laptop also features HP Omen Tempest Cooling technology, three-sided venting, and five-way airflow. HP has designed the laptop with the expansion in mind, as only one panel can access the SSD and RAM to simplify the upgrade. In terms of dimensions, the Ryzen Omen measures 15 35.79 (W) x 23.97 (D) x 2.2 (H) cm and 2.4 kg.
The Omen 15: 1 SuperSpeed USB Type C® 5 Gbit / s signaling rate (DisplayPort 1.4, HP Sleep and Charge), 1 SuperSpeed USB Type A 5 Gbit / s signaling rate (HP Sleep and Charge) and 2 SuperSpeed USB Type-A 5 Gbit / s signaling rate, 1 RJ-45, 1 AC Smart Pin, 1 headphone / microphone combination (DTS: X Ultra), 1 Mini DisplayPort and 1 HDMI 2.0a.
Other features include a full-size, 4-zone, backlit, island-style backlit keyboard, an HP Wide Vision 720p HD camera with an integrated dual-array digital microphone, 64-bit Windows 10, HP dual speakers, and HP Audio Boost with Bang & Olufsen tuning, DTS: X Ultra, OMEN audio control support, DTS: X Ultra, multi-format SD media card reader, AMD Radeon FreeSync support and up to 12.5 hours of battery life thanks to a 6.9 cell Li Ion batteries with 70.9 Wh.
If you’re tempted, pre-orders at Overclockers UK, an always reliable provider of PC gaming goodies, have expired. With the Omen 15 you get back € 1149.95. Are you interested in this new gaming laptop? Let us know in the comments if you will take this up.