There are many reasons to invest in a quality AMD laptop like the HP Pavilion 14z-ec100. For starters, it is powered by an AMD processor and Radeon graphics. Also, it features HP Fast Charge technology to help keep that battery going throughout the day.
Whether you want to use it as a personal or business laptop, you can expect many good things from this 14-inch Pavilion. It also has an attractive design and comes in Natural Silver. In addition, a couple of other color choices may be available depending on the stock: Warm Gold and Fog Blue.
There’s nothing flashy or extra special about the appearance, but it still looks nice – in all color choices. When taken out of the package, the device weighs 3.11-lb. Its dimensions are 12.8-inch X 8.53-inch X 0.67-in (W x D x H). With materials such as ocean-bound plastic in the speaker enclosures and keyboard keycaps featuring consumer recycled plastic, this is an EPEAT-Silver registered, energy-efficient laptop.
HP Pavilion 14z-ec100 Specifications
As for the price, it’s overall pretty affordable. Here is a glance at what kinds of specs the HP Pavilion 14z-ec100 offers:
- OS: Windows 11 Home (Pro is an alternative option)
- Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 6-cores (5625US) – up to 4.3-GHz / 16 MB L3 cache
- AMD Radeon graphics
- Chipset: AMD integrated SoC
- Storage: 256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive
- Memory: 8GB DDR4 – 3200 SDRAM (2 x 4GB) / or 16GB (2 x 8GB).
- Display: 14-inch diagonal FHD / micro-edge / BrightView / 1920 x 1080 resolution / 250-nits
There are some other alternative/upgrade options. Some configurations come with an AMD Ryzen 7 processor and an anti-glare / Low Blue Light display with 400 nits. The HP Pavilion 14z-ec100 might also come with 512GB = 1TB PCIe NVM3 M.2 SSD.
The display has an 84% screen-to-body ratio to give a bit more of a view, no matter which version you get. An integrated HP Wide Vision 720p HD camera is integrated, along with dual-array digital microphones. The cam/mic setup features temporal noise reduction technology. Additionally, sound comes out of the dual speakers with Audio by B&O. HP Audio Boost enhances the sound quality.
There is a headphone/microphone combo jack included in the I/O ports. Additionally, there is 1 SuperSpeed USB Type-C port, 2 SuperSpeed USB Type-A ports, HDMI 2.1, and 1 AC smart pin. The Type-C port is for USB Power Delivery, HP Sleep & Charge, and DisplayPort 1.4.
As mentioned above, the HP Pavilion 14z-ec100 comes with Fast Charging technology. The battery it comes with is a 3-cell / 43-Wh Li-Ion polymer. For the power supply, the adapter is 45-W Smart AC.