HP 15-bs289wm Laptop (15.6″ Touch, Intel Pentium Silver N5000 CPU, UHD 605 IGP, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD, Jet Black) – Walmart Black Friday $259

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The HP 15-bs289wm is an affordable yet decently-equipped laptop with a 15.6″ touchscreen. The touch display has a basic HD-class picture resolution (sharpness) and TN-class narrow viewing angles. Inside its plastic “Jet Black” chassis, the HP 15-bs289wm packs an entry-level Intel Pentium Silver N5000 quad-core processor with basic Intel UHD 605 integrated graphics processor, a modest 4GB RAM size, and a spacious but slow 1-Terabyte hard drive.

HP claims the 15-bs289wm can provide a battery life of up to 7 hours with mixed computer usage.

Overall, if you want a cheap touch-screen laptop for the day-to-day computing chores and you are not a hard-core gamer, videographer, or photo editor, the HP 15-bs289wm can be good choice for you. Granted, the notebook lacks some features of pricier laptops, such as sharp Full HD resolution, IPS wide viewing angles, fast SSD storage, and keyboard backlight. Furthermore, the included Pentium Silver N5000 processor with 4GB RAM doesn’t provide perfectly snappy Windows experience like with the popular Intel Core i3/i5/i7 series chips with now-standard 8GB RAM. But the 15-bs289wm is a great notebook PC if you take into consideration its Black Friday price of only $260 at Walmart.

Usual starting price: around 260 USD* as of November 8, 2018.

Specifications of the HP 15-bs289wm

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Brand HP
Laptop type Standard laptop (non-convertible)
Screen size 15.6-inch
Screen resolution 1366x768 pixels HD (entry-level sharpness)
Touchscreen Yes
Other display specs TN display tech (narrower viewing angles than IPS)
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium Silver N5000 (decent for daily computing, but not fully smooth)
Graphics (GPU) Intel UHD 605 integrated graphics (for the lightest games only)
System memory (RAM) size 4GB (light multi-tasking)
Data storage 1000GB (1TB) HDD (excellent capacity, but slow)
DVD optical drive None
Keyboard, input Non-backlit keyboard with numeric pad

Multi-touch trackpad with physical buttons

Touchscreen
Speakers and audio Stereo speakers

Combo microphone and headphones audio jack
Camera Front

HD 720p (standard laptop webcam resolution)
Wi-Fi wireless 802.11AC
Ethernet network port Yes
Bluetooth Yes
USB ports 1 x USB 2.0

2 x USB 3.1
Video ports 1 x HDMI
Media card reader Yes (SD card reader)
Battery 3-Cell 31 WHr
Weight 4.3 pounds
Height 0.9"
Width 15"
Depth 10"
Windows version Windows 10 Home (standard Windows version)
Warranty 1-year

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Written by Dan on November 8, 2018

User reviews and Q&A on the HP 15-bs289wm

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  1. mac

    dont buy!!!!!!!!!!!
    worst laptop ever
    everything sucks in it

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  2. leroy tice

    Do not purchase! unable to complete the simplest task, like reading a news article before computer freezes.

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