Great price for this 14-inch Ultrabook with 16GB RAM and Core i5 – LaptopSpirit

Our take on the HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf

With its silver design, this versatile laptop is compact and elegant HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf The 14-inch IPS Full HD screen is efficient in daily use thanks to the Intel Tiger Lake Quad Core i5 processor with 16 GB of RAM and TDP 28W and the Iris Xe graphics module that can handle simple games. Running on Windows 11, this Ultrabook sees its responsiveness boosted by a speedy 512GB SSD storage and is equipped with a fingerprint reader, backlit keyboard and Wi-Fi ax and USB connectivity.

Specifications of HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf

Screen(s) 14” Full HD LED IPS micro edge 45% NTSC 250cd/m² (1920×1080, antireflective)
Processor Intel Core i5-1155G7 Tiger Lake (2.5 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)
Installed RAM (maximum) 16 GB (2 x 8 GB) DDR4 3200 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots (occupied)
Graphics card It is integrated into the Intel Iris Xe processor
Storage 512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe)
connectors 2 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2), HDMI 2.0, microSD
Network Wi-Fi 6 ax (2×2, Mediatek Wi-Fi 6 MT7921), Bluetooth 5.2
Backlit keyboard Yes
Numeric keyboard
Windows Hello Yes, through the fingerprint reader
Audio system 2 Bang&Olufsen speakers, Audio Boost
Operating system Windows 11 64 bit
Declared autonomy / Battery 6 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 43Whr (180g)
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 1.41 Kg / 325 x 216.6 x 17

HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf vs the competition

The HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf is currently available here Darty and Fnac. It meets very few competitors in its category by being one of the only ones equipped with a backlit keyboard and ax Wi-Fi connectivity, as well as such a powerful processor (TDP 28W).

HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf chassis, connectors, screen

With a light silver aluminum sandblasted keyboard frame design that can be charged up to 50% in 45 minutes, this thin and light compact multifunction notebook has a sober and elegant look.

The connectivity integrated into this Ultrabook is good, 1 USB-C, a practical HDMI video output to easily connect it to a TV or monitor, such as an audio port, Wi-Fi wireless modules fi ax (Newer and more efficient than Wi-Fi ac) and 2 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compliant) guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect Bluetooth 5.2 or even USB 3.0 peripherals for communication and remote connections.

It is possible to authenticate with fingerprint recognition through Windows Hello technology through the integrated biometric reader.

The chiclet keyboard is decorated with a practical key backlight solution to better distinguish them when ambient light is limited.

HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf

The screen has significant viewing angles, both horizontally and vertically, thanks to IPS technology, but the colorimetry here is not as high-class as it is classic. In any case, the screen is very well suited to the display of High Definition content such as videos, thanks to its Full HD image and 16:9 format. Because it is anti-reflective, the screen is more readable in a brighter environment (such as outdoors) than a glossy panel.

Performance, HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf autonomy

HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf is a high definition sensitive compact notebook designed for everyday general purpose use.

It incorporates a low-power processor, but the TDP of 28 W is higher than the standard 15 W, which means better performance but less autonomy.

More specifically, here we find a Quad Core i5-1155G7 Intel Tiger Lake processor paired with 16GB of RAM to provide good overall performance that may suit many users.

Moreover, since the Core i5 has integrated the Iris Xe graphics module (tested by us), thanks to it you can view photos and videos, as well as play simple titles.

On the storage side, this thin and light versatile compact notebook has an SSD, which is expected in terms of placement.
Because compared to a simple hard drive, it clearly enhances responsiveness and fluidity on a daily basis, because it is faster.

HP Pavilion 14-dv1031nf

SSDs offer other benefits such as lower power consumption, quieter operation, or greater robustness.
Again, thanks to the SSD, the start / stop, processing and launch of applications is especially faster, and we get to the cards of online games faster.

The 512 GB SSD offered here is the standard capacity for hard drives.
But if you need more space, you can always use an external storage device. Choosing a USB-C / USB 3.0 device is an interesting solution to benefit from fast transfers.

As for battery life, expect around 6 hours of battery life with light use for this Ultrabook, which is easy to carry with its lightness, compactness and slimness.

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