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HP unveils its first 16-inch gaming laptop, the Pavilion Gaming 16

HP Pavilion Gaming 16 Front 4
HP Pavilion Gaming 16 Front 4 (Image credit: HP)

What you need to know

  • HP announced the Pavilion Gaming 16 laptop today.
  • It features up to a 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q graphics.
  • It has a refresh rate of up to 144Hz on a 1080p panel.
  • The HP Pavilion Gaming 16 is expected this month starting at $800.

HP announced the Pavilion Gaming 16 laptop today. It's the first 16-inch gaming laptop from HP and features an 144Hz FHD display. The laptop runs on up to an Intel Core i7-10750H processor and up to NVIDIA RTX 2060 Max-Q graphics. It should be available starting this month from HP's website (opens in new tab) starting at $800.

The Pavilion Gaming 16 is a more budget-friendly gaming laptop, starting at $800. As devices trend to higher resolutions, 1080p systems like the Pavilion Gaming 16 become more affordable.

OSWindows 10 Home
ProcessorIntel Core i5-10300H
Intel Core i7-10750H
Dual channel
Display size16.1 inches
Display type1920x1080 (IPS)
250 nits, 300 nits
GraphicsNVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q (6GB)
NVIDIA RTX 2060 Max-Q (6GB)
Storage256GB, 512GB M.2 PCIe SSD
AudioDual speakers
Bang & Olufsen
WirelessRealtek Wi-Fi 5 (2x2)
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2x2)
Bluetooth 5.0
PortsSD card reader
RJ45 Ethernet
3.5mm audio
HDMI 2.0
KeyboardAcid Green backlight
CameraFront-facing HD
200W AC adapter
ColorShadow Black
Dimensions14.57 x 10.33 x 0.93 inches
(370mm x 262.4mm x 23.6mm)
Weight5.18 pounds (2.35kg)
PricingFrom $800
AvailabilityJune 2020

The Pavilion 16 includes OMEN Command Center and has an option for Wi-Fi 6 to provide a solid and fast Wi-Fi connection.

HP also announced the OMEN 15 gaming laptop and several accesories today. Make sure to check out all of our coverage to see the latest hardware from HP.