The slim and light ZBook 15 G3, which claims to be the best-selling mobile workstation in the world, is a respectably portable laptop that provides a nice balance of mobility and power. The high-end machine, which includes an Intel Xeon processor, up to 64GB of memory, an NVIDIA Quadro GPU, and a DreamColor 4K UHD display, is aimed at users who want reliable performance and a pleasurable user experience.
HP ZBook 15 G3 Key Features and Specs
- 6th Gen Intel Core i7, Core i5, Xeon E3 Processor
- Intel HD Graphics 530, Intel Iris Pro Graphics, AMD FirePro W6150M, NVIDIA Quadro
- Windows 10 Pro, Windows 7 Professional, FreeDOS 2.0
- 15.6-inch LED Display (Touch or Non-Touch)
- 4GB, 8GB, 16GB RAM (up to 64GB RAM in four slots)
- up to 1TB HDD, up to 512GB SDD, Hybrid options
- Optional Built-in Broadband (4G LTE or 3G HSPA+)
Build and Screen
This one will withstand rough handling reasonably well, that much is obvious. With an improvement in design, this third version of the ZBook 15 line is about 7% lighter and 27% slimmer. Rugged alloys of magnesium and aluminum are present on the underside. According to HP, the HP ZBook 15 G3 was built to withstand MIL-STD 810G testing.
The mobile workstation has a standard 15.6-inch anti-glare display with a 1,920 x 1,080 pixel resolution. Customers can now choose an HP ZBook 15 G3 with a stunning DreamColor touch display with 4K UHD resolution.
With the HP ZBook 15 G3, strong performance should be expected; at this price, we wouldn’t expect anything less. Your device can be configured with an Intel Xeon processor and up to 64GB of EEC memory. Users can anticipate satisfying graphic performance from this one.
The workstation offers an NVIDIA Quadro M2000M discrete graphics card with 4GB of video memory in addition to the integrated Intel HD Graphics 530. If you prefer an HP ZBook 15 G3 with an additional performance and responsiveness boost, HP also offers dual 1TB HP Z Turbo Drive PCIe SSDs for storage.
Other Specs and Features
The Windows 10 operating system on the HP ZBook 15 G3 can be downgraded to Windows 7 if desired. There are dual USB Thunderbolt 3 ports, three USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI 1.4 port, and a VGA port available. For expansion, there is one SD UHS-II flash media card reader onboard.
The computer’s audio system is by Bang & Olufsen. The stereo speakers and microphone on the HP ZBook 15 G3 can be combined with the optional webcam to create a dual array. A built-in smart card reader, an embedded TPM 1.2/2.0 security chip, and an optional HP Fingerprint Sensor are security features.
Pricing and availability
Laptops from HP ZBook 15 G3 are offered in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria. In the US, prices start at around $1,575. The starting price of the HP ZBook 15 G3 in Nigeria is approximately 429,000 Naira, depending on where you live and the laptop’s configuration.