HP OmenHP Omen 15-5116TX: Laptop loaded with Bang & Olufsen technology powered speakers, which create ideal environment for gaming

After three years of absence from the gaming-centric laptop arena, HP in November last year got back in the scene with the Omen notebook. The HP Omen 15-5116TX is being called the personal computer manufacturer’s first true-gaming laptop, which the brand developed in partnership with Bang & Olufsen. Now HP recently launched the Omen 15-5116TX in the Indian market.

The HP Omen 15-5116TX is being targeted at the performance hungry gamers. It comes in a single variant boasting an eye-catching attractive design. The notebook offers a slim, lightweight chassis and appears like a piece of art than an actual gaming machine. If you are thinking about purchasing a new gaming notebook, then let’s have a quick look on the features of the HP Omen, perhaps that’s the one you are looking for.

HP Omen 15-5116TX: features of the beastly gaming machine

HP Omen 15-5116TX

Design

The HP Omen gaming laptop comes with a head-turning design. The company seriously knows how to turn a piece of machinery into a true piece of art. The notebook has quite slim with a waistline of 15.5mm, and is slightly heavier at 2.1 kg. HP has incorporated a gleaming silver hinge with stained blue on each end, which certainly catches attention. Things get interesting after lifting the lid as there’s a futuristic multicoloured backlit keyboard. The macro keys on the keyboard can be configured to trigger certain functions while gaming. In addition, you can also change the colour of the keyboard keys via HP Omen Control software.

Display and software

The HP Omen 15-5116TX laptop flaunts a 15.6-inch full HD touch-screen display. The brand revealed that it didn’t put a super-high-resolution 4K or 2K screen panel inside the Omen to save the battery consumption. It offers excellent colour reproduction while playing games with highly detailed graphics. On the software front, the HP Omen 15 runs the 64-bit Windows 8.1 operating system. It also comes pre-loaded with HP-branded applications including Connected Photo, Support Assistant, Connected Music Recovery Manager, Performance Advisor and a lot more.

Processor, RAM and storage

The HP Omen offers smooth performance thanks to the fourth-gen Intel Core i7 processor ticking under the hood. The processor is clocked at 2.6GHz and offers a burst clock speed of 3.6GHz. The CPU is further supported by a handsome 8GB of DDR3L-1600 RAM. For storage, the notebook is equipped with a 256GB PCle SSD, which as per the company is two to three times faster than a SATA-connected solid state drive.

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Gaming, graphics and multimedia

To provide excellent desktop/console-like gaming experience, the HP Omen 15-5116TX laptop packs in a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M (N15P-GX) graphics processor with 4GB of GDDR5 V-RAM. The notebook offers 145 frames per second of rate at 1,080p while playing BioShock Infinite. Overall on the gaming and graphics front, the HP Omen offers best in class experience. As for multimedia features, the Bang & Olufsen technology powered speakers offer immersive media viewing experience, and create ideal environment for gaming. The device also has an HP TrueVision webcam for video calling.

Connectivity and battery life

On the connectivity front, the HP Omen offers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, has a SD card reader on the right side, and four USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, jacks for headset, and a mini Display Port at the rear end. There’s no Ethernet port, but HP is bundling the device with a USB Ethernet adapter for LAN connectivity. The notebook has a 4-cell battery, which provides mediocre life while gaming sessions.

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Conclusion

The HP Omen 15-5116TX is certainly among few of the best looking gaming machines. Bang & Olufsen tech powered speakers of the notebook create ideal environment for gaming. The notebook combines show-stopping design with strong gaming power with the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GPU and the latest Core i7 CPU. Overall, the HP Omen is beastly in nature and is a perfect option for the gamers, along with those looking for ultra-portable Windows machine with great performance.

The HP Omen in India is being offered in India for Rs 1,59,990. By paying an extra Rs 1,499, you can get one year burglary and theft insurance, one year of McAfee subscription, Utility Software, 12 BookMyShow vouchers, a wireless mouse and headset, and an Airtel 3G/4G dongle, all of that worth Rs 17,687. It appears to be a limited period offer, so if you like the gaming features of the HP Omen, it is the right time to grab it.

HP Omen 15-5116TX – full laptop specifications

HP Omen 15-5116TX Specifications

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