HP Pavilion 17-ab289nr is a big laptop with pretty good performance. It features an 8th generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ, a quad-core processor supporting Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz. The Kaby Lake processor is equipped with 6 MB of L3 cache and an integrated HD Graphics 620. For boosting graphics performance, it uses an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 2 GB of GDDR5 dedicated video memory. It’s not really good for gaming, but at least most of graphics demanding games can run in medium to low settings. This Pavilion 17 model has 8 GB of DDR4 2133 MHz SDRAM. You can store a lot of files in a 1 TB HDD inside.
A 17.3-inch anti-glare display gives you comfortable view. It looks crisp and delivers accurate colors thanks to Full HD 1080p resolution and IPS technology. It provides a backlit keyboard for typing with full-size island-style keys. There is a numeric keypad as well, makes it easy to type in low-lighting rooms. An HP Imagepad pointing device comes with multi-gesture support; it allows you to easily navigate using gesture commands.
Ports on this laptop include two USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0 port, an HDMI port, an RJ-45 port, a headphone/microphone combo jack and a DC-in jack. There is a DVD-writer on the left side and a Secure Digital card reader on the right side. Above the display, it has a webcam which supports facial recognition by utilizing infrared technology. The webcam is able to record video up to Full HD 1080p. As for audio, it has dual speakers and it uses Bang & Olufsen PLAY technology to process audio output. In terms of connectivity, the RJ-45 port supports 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet. It uses an Intel wireless adapter supporting Wireless-AC and Bluetooth 4.2.
The HP 17-ab289nr packs a high capacity 6 cells Lithium-ion battery, while the power adapter is rated at 150W. It can provide up to 10 hours and 45 minutes of battery life. In addition, it supports fast charging about 90% in 90 minutes. Dimensions of this laptop computer are 16.3 x 10.98 x 1.17 in. It’s suitable if you need a desktop replacement with quick processor and discrete-class GPU.
HP Pavilion 17-ab289nr Specifications
Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Intel Core i5-7300HQ (quad-core, 8 threads, 2.5 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz, 6 MB L3 cache)
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
IPS, anti-glare, WLED-backlit
Intel HD Graphics 620
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2 GB GDDR5 graphics memory)
1 TB 7200 rpm SATA
8 GB DDR4 2133 MHz SDRAM
Dual speakers with Bang & Olufsen PLAY
Inputs & Controls
HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture support
Full-size island-style backlit keyboard with numeric keypad
2 x USB 3.0
1 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI
1 x RJ-45
1 x headphone/microphone combo
1 x DC-in
SD media card reader
10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Intel 802.11b/g/n/ac (2×2) Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2 combo
HP Wide Vision HD Camera with integrated dual array digital microphone
6-cell, 62 Wh Lithium-ion battery
150W AC power adapter
Battery Life: up to 10 hours and 45 minutes
Fast charging about 90% in 90 minutes
Dimensions and Weight
Width: 16.3 in
Depth: 10.98 in
Height: 1.17 in
Weight: 6.28 lbs.
CyberLink Power Media Player
Natural silver cover with charcoal wood keyboard frame