As a preamble to this test
Choosing a new laptop means that you will have to decide between several models.What power? Which operating system? Linux, Windows or Mac OS X? So many points that won’t tell you if you’re making the right choice.
We have oriented our test according to criteria such as use for travel, office automation, internet browsing, games or multimedia.
This article will help you make the right choice according to your needs.
Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent enough for internet use?
Chances are that your daily use is not limited to surfing the Internet, and that you need the other functions as well.A minimum quality level is important to guarantee reliability over time. It is a balance between a 1st price and the latest multi-processor designed for professionals.In fact, it’s all about finding a product with the right price/quality ratio. This product will thus perfectly meet your needs.With this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent, HP is well positioned in relation to other competing models.The screen is quite large, with 15 inches. Not necessarily easy to carry around. A reasonable choice equips this model; the Core i7-10510U. HP basic idea that you’re not going to put too much strain on that laptop. Contrary to a video editing style use that requires computing power, this model is correct for surfing the internet; a use that does not require too much computing power. The 8 Gb of RAM available on this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent is correct, equivalent to other products in the same price range. Everyone is free to hand in a little more memory, for work that requires it.
Of all the computers available at the moment, this one is the laptop with the largest hard drive. Even with 1100 Gb, you can be sure that many video and audio files are continuously stored. In case you would have to do without any internet connection, this size of space can be interesting.
Finally, thanks to an autonomy of 8 hours, you will have enough time to browse the web in Internet browsing mode with active Wifi. This is one of the most important laptops on the market at the moment compared to other laptops. Incidentally, you will have all the more pleasure to use it for a long time because of its very pleasant screen.
Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent for videos?
High quality, the engineers of HP have chosen to make this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent the top of the range for leisure uses: movies, music, photos. A blend of your TV, stereo and media players in one machine. And to put it simply, this model is clearly one of the best in its category for watching videos or listening to music. The sound reproduction level and the display quality of this top-of-the-range model won’t be lacking.
For this model, HP thought big. A 15 inches screen, and a resolution of 1920×1080 make it one of the great products available on the market at the moment. This model has a wide screen that will be essential for viewing your movies and streaming video. Very good quality rendering, both in brightness and image detail.
The only disadvantage of this size, however, is the weight: here you have a laptop of 1.9 kg.
Like the majority of the laptops screen on the market, this model is equipped with the glossy finish. Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent will be ideal for movies, photos and games in a dark or half light environment because you will have the means to control light intensity. On the other hand, you may feel visually tired after 2 or 3 hours of viewing.
On the sound side, it Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent has good components: board and integrated speakers. By pushing the volume with music, we tested the rendering. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. In short, it is relevant here to consider buying additional speakers if you are very sensitive to the quality of this function.
The Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent has a processor Core i7-10510U, a little more powerful than average, compared to those dedicated to office automation. A mid-range element with the latest components (chipsets) ensuring better compatibility with your peripherals. This will result in fluid video and audio sessions.
Equipped with the AMD Radeon 535 graphic card, and with 8 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. This will obviously be a bit light if you want to do 3D imaging, but will suit your needs.
In the connectivity part, you have 3 ports available. About the average compared to the competition.Between, the speakers, the mouse, and the external hard drive you will have little possibility to add many more peripherals.
As for the batteries, you could almost replace your TV set with this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent one. On this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent, HP indicates 8 hours of autonomy, a better performance than the competition. Enjoy streaming, locally or on your Netflix session, or any other streaming platform.
The Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent to use while travelling.
Easier to transport than a desktop computer, it is not intended for travelling. This seems to be the issue that the HP didn’t really take into account in the design of this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent. Having tested this laptop in situations as diverse as traveling, in a suitcase between shirts and jeans, while traveling between home and work, on a family weekend, here’s what you should remember.
In other words, leave it at home and only take it for occasional short trips.
It Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent weights 1.9 Kg which makes it a computer in the average of its category. It is easy to carry even if you prefer the ultra slim models of the competition. On the other hand, it is also pleasant to use it to surf the internet or write e-mails. Its weight is a disadvantage, but the15 inches screen will make it an advantage when writing e-mails or doing word processing.
Unless perhaps you are used to working in dimly lit areas, you will not be bothered by the absence of a backlit keyboard. Not really necessary.
The glossy slab offers better viewing comfort than the previous model. Its screen displays good image definition and beautiful colours. On the other hand, this last characteristic will be less interesting for outdoor use because of the sun reflections that will occur.
This model does not have a matt or anti-reflective tile. You will have to limit uses when the sun is too bright.
The processor Core i7-10510Uinstalled on this model makes it possible to save batteries.
However, please note that the autonomy indicated by HP must be reduced. This is an estimate for average current use; you can consider that the actual range will be around 75%.
With this model you have one of the best autonomy of the moment with 8 hours.
Because use is likely to consist of travel and traveling, this laptop was thin and relatively light with 2 hard drives, one SSD, the other normal, for an overall size of 1100 Gb. The SSD for speed and lightness, and the standard disk for storing personal data (photos, music and your movie collection). With an absence of moving mechanical parts on the OS and startup part, it means less risk in terms of fragility and generated heat that can cause the laptop to fail. If you still run out of space, all you need to do is buy an external drive.
When away on business, your laptop will mostly stay at the hotel. You will limit transport as much as possible because of its bulk. The main reason is its 15 inches, which makes it one of the largest in its class; every move, with its weight, may be difficult.
This Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent allows external elements to be associated via 3 connectors. It is in the average of what is done on competing models.
With the bluetooth functionality of this model you can also simply connect with your loved ones’ devices.
According to our analysis, we think it is better not to bring this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent on holiday.
The Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent to make audio or video editing.
The use of a laptop for audio or video editing requires a high-performance product. With this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent, you can be sure you have the right machine. Since the last generation designed by HP, there have been many improvements on the components. The parallel processing of tasks with Windows 10 are perfectly suited for audio or video editing.
Possibly for occasional use, the processor Core i7-10510U will allow you to perform certain tasks, if they are initiated individually. Having 8 Gb de ram, it is good and powerful enough. All the applications you’ll need to get started are available. If on the other hand you start on pro applications, it will be necessary to add more memory.
Valuable flash memory via the SSD for fast program execution, and a standard disk for storing personal data. It offers a total available storage space of 1 1100 Gb, the best available. It is one of the top of the range for this parameter. In case you need an additional external storage drive, no problem with a connection to external media. In extreme cases, you will still have the option of external storage via usb ports.
As with many laptops, autonomy is a delicate subject. With 8 hours in calculation mode only on battery, you will be able to work in nomadic mode on your audio or video editing. This model is one of the most powerful of the moment.
On the connection side, the Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argenti s equipped with USB 3 technology. An interesting format for transfers when you want to move your large audio-video files. This standard allows transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbit per second, about ten times faster than USB 2.0.
It Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent is consequently well designed for this type of use. Perfectly designed for audio video use. In summary an excellent choice in this price range.
Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent for video games?
Today’s most popular gaming titles require performance and can take up huge amounts of storage space: this laptop meets both of these requirements. Until recently, with rare exceptions, only desktop computers could be used. Thanks to this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent, HP has designed a laptop powerful enough to meet this need.
As far as image resolution is concerned, it is important that it is high in order to obtain a good rendering. With a resolution in 1920×1080 this laptop fis one of the best of its class.
HP has also chosen a processor Core i7-10510U which has the merit of doing many calculations in parallel, and for the graphic part, the AMD Radeon 535, for a good result. Thanks to the technical elements installed on this laptop, the card AMD Radeon 535 and the processor Core i7-10510U are raised to a very good level.
For the vast majority of users, this brings a result perfectly adapted to most of the games of the moment.
HP like most manufacturers, knows that intensive and extensive use of the computer in game mode requires performance. With a display system, this machine provides a speed in the average of what is currently done.
Although you won’t need it because of online games, it’s probably one of the biggest hard drives today. With 1100 Gb of available space, you will be able to store your backups, music and movies.
A better access to wifi on this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent that is standard equipped with the 5GHz band. A guarantee of quality that will allow, if your living area is equipped with it, to have a faster and generally more reliable web access.
You’ll like this handy laptop, and rather light (1.9 Kg and 15 inches), comparable to most similar products.
It has an autonomy of 8 hours, more than many others.
Clearly, a good quality rendering on the graphics, a size of 15 inches, thin and rather light (1.9 Kg), make this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent an excellent one for a video game use. In addition, it is good value for money compared to competitors. The right tool for maximum performance!
Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent for office automation ?
Like the majority of its competitors, HP has designed Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent for office automation. It is a mature product.
HP has designed this new laptop for the majority of users. It’s Windows 10, last generation.
It is one of the laptops available in the range. Average weight, with 1.9 Kg.
The numeric keypad is not present on this model. Unless you only do word processing that does not require its use.
Equipped with a slab without specific treatment, we unfortunately see many reflections on this Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent. If you spend a lot of time on your computer, you will experience more eye strain. For bright areas, they are clearly cut out, the colours are intense, with a high degree of brightness and image sharpness.
During daytime use, the absence of a backlit keyboard will not be a problem.
It has a storage space of 1100 Gb.Today it is one of the largest storage capacities available.
In conclusion, this laptop is interesting. Well placed in terms of price, it will meet your needs for office use.
The Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent – in summary
All in all, this laptop is among the best, whatever you use it for. It performs well in almost everything, the Pavilion x360 15-dq1004nf Argent remains reasonable in terms of price.
To be clear enough, we do not recommend this laptop for :
– travel use
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– office tasks
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– making audio and video editing
– playing video games