HP Omen X: Laptop Review: The PC market is the same but the gaming laptops are getting their demands high. There are many gaming laptops which have been released till now. HP has always been a great source playing a vital role in satisfying their customer with a good quality at an affordable price. According to recent news by the IDC, HP has taken a lead in the PC market share. The lead in PC market share is because of the focusing on the gaming system. HP took the lead in the PC market share in the first quarter of the year.
This year in the month of March, the company launched a new gaming laptop. HP Omen X portfolio of gaming devices in India includes laptops, desktops, accessories and also a VR backpack. The X is nothing but a way to denote the flagship level of the product. The HP Omen X laptop is more precisely known as the HP 17-AP047TX. It is built as more of the replacement of desktop. The Omen X is having a staggering price tag along with the powerful components of NVIDIA and Intel are offering today.
Design of the HP Omen X
Hp has completed a great task by constructing this laptop. The laptop is constructed by a mix of high-quality plastic and metal that gives it a sturdy look. However, there is barely any flex in the body. The aggressive stance and sharp lines make the look of a laptop more impressive. The weight of the laptop is around 5 Kg. It may be technically known as a laptop but you may suffer while carrying it to places.
There are many customizable LED light on the lid, keyboard and the back of the laptop. The LEDs are RGB so you can customize them in any possible way according to your liking. The laptop is having two type C ports, a Gigabit LAN port, HDMI, Mini-display port and also a 3.0 USB port at the back. The other ports are present on the sides of the laptop. There are two more 3.0 USB ports. An SD card slot is present along with separate sockets for microphone and headphones. There is a webcam at the top of the HP Omen X which supports full-HD video. There are many air intake vents at the bottom of the laptop. There is also an acrylic window that allows you to peep inside the laptop.
Specifications of Omen X
There are variants of the Omen X but all of them are having Intel I7-7820HK CPU. It is a quad-core multithreaded CPU which is having a maximum base clock speed of 2.9 GHz and an Intel graphics HD 360 which is integrated. It is having 1TB SATA hard-drive along with two 1TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSDs in RAID 0. The main component includes the NVIDIA GTX 1080 along with 8GB GDDR5X RAM.
Other specifications include dual band WiFi 802.11ac, stereo speakers by Bang and Olufsen, Bluetooth 4.2 and a 6 cell battery. Omen Audio control is there which allows the user to tweak the sound output. There is also a recovery manager which helps you in creating backups and also keeps the software and drivers up to date including the BIOS updates. Basically, it is having the Wi8ndows 10 Home edition. HP also gives some of their own apps along with the third party trial software.
All these components provided by HP makes it a good laptop for gaming. The booting time is very quick and also there is no slowing down of the laptop while performing the multitask. So you can get this 17-inch gaming laptop at a price of Rs 3, 26, 391 in India.