HP 15-R036TU Notebook Review

The modern world is highly digitized and people depend on the digital mediums not only to work but also to stay in touch with the world as well as for various other daily activities. The laptops or notebooks are thus, no more just means of work and to communicate, but also for a whole world of other daily needs. The modern notebooks are thus created in such a way that they can cater to the various work and play requirements of the new-age users. In the market full of tons of laptops, notepads and tablets, HP is a renowned name that has been offering so many great devices over the years always keeping up with its market reputation and making the users highly satisfied. The HP 15-R036TU Notebook is just another such device from the house of HP that has been kept precise, simple and highly affordable to cater to a specific range of consumers.

HP 15-R036TU Notebook Review

Keeping in mind that notebooks are not only used by working professionals nowadays, but also students and a number of other users, the HP 15-R036TU Notebook has been kept very affordable with high quality and performance aspects to make the deal very attractive.

Let us consider this notebook from HP:

Display and design:

The HP 15-r036TU flaunts a big display of 15.6 inches and offers HD BrightView LED backlit wide screen display type for vibrant and clear display. The BrightView feature is especially noteworthy, as it manages the screen brightness and colors in a very smooth manner to offer enhanced visibility and great colorful video watching capabilities. It has the screen resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
The HP 15-r036TU is not a very sleek or lightweight device, but given its large screen size and sturdy built quality, the heftiness of the device can be very well overlooked. The notebook has a 25.4mm thick body and weighs a good 2.2kg. However, this device can be easily carried on the go in bag and it has sleek design as well. The laptop features a shiny, smooth finish in black, which is meant to offer it very attractive and sleek visual appeal. Though it is really good to look at, the sparkling body works like a magnet to fingerprints, nasty smudges, and it gets scratched pretty easily as well. However, HP has been smart enough to give the laptop’s lid a matte finish to keep all these issues at bay.

Processor and Operating System:

The HP 15-r036TU notebook comes powered with a 1st gen Intel’s N3530 Pentium quad core processor, and offers smooth and fast operation. The processor is clocked at 2.1GHz which is empowered with Turbo Boost up to 2.58 GHz. The CPU operates in amalgamation with a 4GB RAM that can be expandable up to 8GB operating at 1.3MHz. The laptop also features an inbuilt Intel HD graphics that can make it run smoothly even when high resolution games and videos are being run without any lags. One of the primary plus points of the HP 15-r036TU is its Operating System. This device runs on the Windows 8.1 OS, which is the latest in the market. It comes with 64 bit system architecture and 64 bit Operating System architecture.

Webcam, inbuilt memory, multimedia and input device:

The HP 15-r036TU features a great HP TrueVision HD webcam which is integrated with single digital microphone to ensure superb video chat sessions. The laptop comes with the built-in storage capabilities with 500GB SATA hard disk. The device also comes with a high speed SuperMulti DVD Drive along with dual layer support. The notebook offers a textured and great full sized island style keyboard along with numeric keypad which is complimented with a superior Windows 8 gesture enabled Multi-touch pad that enables gesture scroll, highlight as well as click functions. The device also boasts of high quality dual speakers for great audio playback capabilities.

Connectivity and Battery:

The HP 15-r036TU comes along with all the latest connectivity options such as WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, Ethernet, HDMI out and digital media reader. It comes with 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port. It comes along with a Mic In jack for the users to have video chat sessions, while there is also the audio jack which will enable the users to connect the headphones and have a great private music listening experience. The HDMI v1.4 port in there to make sure that the users can connect this laptop to their TV. The laptop also comes with the multi card slot to transfer the images from the camera to the laptop in a jiffy. The device also features a 3-in-1 card reader that can efficiently read 3 different types of cards.
The HP 15-r036TU notebook draws its juice from a 4 cell Li-ion battery pack that can be charged using a 65 W AC adapter.

HP 15-R036TU Notebook Price:

The HP 15-r036TU notebook has been priced very attractively for the Indian market. The laptop is available at various e-commerce sites with the price range of Rs. 24,185 - Rs. 25,901 depending on the site.


The HP 15-r036TU is certainly a very worthy buy given all its high quality features, good design and built quality. Being an HP product the consumers can be assured of the product’s overall quality and longevity. The HP 15-r036TU’s key USPs are its latest Windows 8 OS and the very affordable pricing. Being a low price device it does not compromise on features, display or any other key factors. Plus it is also loaded with a number of great features such as HD webcam, good on-board RAM, smart input devices, all latest connectivity capabilities as well as high speed DVD drive. The only downside of this laptop is its outdated (which is otherwise quite capable) processor to keep the device’s price low. The HP 15-r036TU is thus, a perfect choice for the regular users whose computing needs are limited to daily basic tasks; and this device does a marvelous job at that.

Post Author: Amit Sharma

The guest post is written by Amit Sharma.


Very Nice Reviews.
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