HP OMEN 15 FrontSource: HP

What you need to know

  • HP announced the new OMEN 15 gaming laptop.
  • The OMEN 15 features up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q graphics.
  • It's the first OMEN laptop with an option for an AMD CPU, but it also available with an Intel processor.
  • HP also announced two OMEN mice and OMEN Dyad Earbuds.

HP announced a new OMEN 15 gaming laptop that features powerful internals and options for either an Intel or AMD CPU. The laptop features a 15.6-inch display with options that range up to 300Hz on an FHD display. The Intel and AMD variants of the OMEN 15 start at $1,000 and should be available from June 2, 2020. In addition to the new OMEN 15, HP announced the OMEN Vector and Vector Essential mice, as well as the OMEN Dyad Earbuds.

The OMEN 15 is available with up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Super Max-Q graphics, though the AMD version appears to max out at theRTX 2060. The graphics can be paired with either up to a 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10705H processor or up to an AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor. You can get the OMEN 15 with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 1TB of PCIe SSD storage. You can also opt for dual PCIe SSD storage instead that supports RAID 0.

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Category HP OMEN 15 (AMD) HP OMEN 15 (INTEL)
OS Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home
Processor AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
Intel Core i5-10300H
Intel Core i7-10750H
RAM 8GB, 16GB
DDR4-3200MHz
8GB, 16GB, 32GB
DDR4-2933MHz
Display size 15.6 inches 15.6 inches
Display type 1920x1080 (IPS)
144Hz
250 nits, 300 nits
Anti-glare
1920x1080 (IPS)
3840x2160 (AMOLED)
120Hz, 144Hz, 300Hz
300 nits, 400 nits
Anti-glare or anti-reflection
Graphics NVIDIA GTX 1650 Ti (4GB)
NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti (6GB)
NVIDIA RTX 2060 (6GB)
NVIDIA GTX 1650 (4GB)
NVIDIA RTX 2060 (6GB)
NVIDIA RTX 2070 Super Max-Q (8GB)
Storage 256GB, 512GB, 1TB
M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
256GB, 512GB, 1TB
M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
Audio Dual speakers
Bang & Olufsen
Dual speakers
Bang & Olufsen
Wireless Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (2x2)
Bluetooth 5.0
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2x2)
Bluetooth 5.0
Ports SD card reader
USB-C
Three USB-A
RJ45 Ethernet
3.5mm audio
Mini DisplayPort
HDMI 2.0a
SD card reader
Thunderbolt 3
Three USB-A
RJ45 Ethernet
3.5mm audio
Mini DisplayPort
HDMI 2.0a
Keyboard 1.5mm travel
Single-zone, four-zone, per-key RGB
1.5mm travel
Single-zone, four-zone, per-key RGB
Camera Front-facing HD Front-facing HD
Battery 70.9Wh
200W AC adapter
70.9Wh
200W AC adapter
Color Mica Silver Shadow Black
Dimensions 14.09 x 9.44 x 0.89 inches
(357.8mm x 239.7mm x 22.6mm)
14.09 x 9.44 x 0.89 inches
(357.8mm x 239.7mm x 22.6mm)
Weight 5.43 pounds (2.46kg) 5.40 pounds (2.45kg)
Pricing From $1,000 From $1,000
Availability June 2020 June 2020

HP highlights the thermal innovations that went into the OMEN 15. It features an IR thermopile sensor which optimize thermal efficiency. It also features OMEN Tempest Cooling Technology which includes large vent openings and up to a 12V fan.

If you like to customize your hardware, you can open the OMEN 15 using its Phillips-head screws and single access panel for memory and storage to perform your own upgrades and customization.

The OMEN Vector Mouse and OMEN Vector Essential Mouse feature sensors co-developers with PixArt and are designed to be lightweight and ergonomic. They have textured rubber grips and work with OMEN Command Center. The OMEN Vector Mouse has an OMEN Radar 3 sensor and supports up to 16,000 DPI. The Vector Essential Mouse has an OMEN Radar 1 sensor and supports up to 7,200 DPI. The Vector and Vector Essential mice will be available for $50 and $30 respectively and should be available starting in June 2020.

Category OMEN Vector OMEN Vector Essential
Connectivity Wired USB Wired USB
Sensor OMEN Radar 3 OMEN Radar 3
Buttons Six programmable Six programmable
DPI 100 to 16,000 (1,600 default) 200 to 7,200 (1,600 default)
Acceleration 50G Max 50G Max
Polling rate 1ms default
2ms, 4ms, 8ms programmable
1ms default
2ms, 4ms, 8ms programmable
Tracking speed 400 IPS 220 IPS
Orientation Right-hand Right-hand
Adjustable weight Five 5g weights None
Switch lifetime 50 million 20 million
Pricing $50 $30
Availability June 2020 July 2020

The OMEN Dyad Earbuds work with PC, Xbox, PlayStation 4, and the Nintendo Switch. They connect using the 3.5mm headphone jack, so they should work with many popular devices. The OMEN Dyad Earbuds are available now.

Category Spec
Driver size 10mm & BA
Driver impedance 18 ohms
Connection 3.5mm
Compatibility PC
Xbox
PlayStation 4
Nintendo Switch
Availability Now

HP also announced the HP Pavilion Gaming 16 laptop and several accessories today, so make sure to check out all of our coverage to stay up to date with HP's latest hardware.

HP OMEN 15 (AMD)

This is the first OMEN laptop to offer an AMD CPU option. You can pair that CPU with up to an NVIDIA RTX 2060.

HP OMEN 15 (Intel)

The Intel version of the OMEN 15 comes with up to NVIDIA RTX 2070 Super Max-Q graphics and up to an Intel Core i7-10750H processor.

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