As demand for more lightweight and affordable laptops is on the increase, HP has added another model to its Pavilion lineup. It is called the Pavilion Aero 13 and starts at $749 (approximately Rs 55,600). HP is offering the Aero 13in four colour options — Ceramic White, Natural Silver, Pale Rose Gold, and Warm Gold. Also Read - Best gaming laptops under Rs 1,00,000 in India: MSI GP65 Leopard, Dell G5 and more
Along with pavilion Aero 13, HP has also announced a couple of monitors. Called the HP M24fwa FHD monitor and HP M27fwa FHD monitor, these displays come with built-in speakers and are Eyesafe certified. HP is yet to announce plans for an India launch yet. Also Read - Amazon Grand Gaming Days sale: Best deals on gaming laptops, accessories, and more
HP Pavilion Aero 13 features
The HP Pavilion Aero 13 is a compact laptop featuring a 13.3-inch IPS display with a 2.5k resolution. The display has an aspect ratio of 16:10 and goes up to 400 nits of peak brightness. For the audio part, the Aero 13 gets a set of stereo speakers with Bang & Olufsen and HP Audio Boost technology. You will find a 720p HD webcam sitting on the top bezel. The laptop the hole weighs less than 1Kg. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 30,000 for work from home: HP 245 G7, Lenovo Ideapad S145 and more
The main highlight here is the use of the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 series processor. Buyers can equip the laptop with up to an AMD Ryzen 7 5800U processor that’s paired to AMD Radeon graphics. One can also equip it with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 3200MHZ and 512GB PCIe NVMe m.2 SSD storage.
At the moment, the laptop is shipping with Windows 10 out of the box but HP is expected to provide it with the Windows 11 update once it becomes available.
Connectivity options on the HP Pavilion Aero 13 include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.2, an HDMI 2.0 port, a USB Type-C 10Gbps port, two USB Type-A 5Gbps ports, and a headphone/ microphone combo jack. The laptop relies on a 45Whr battery that HP says can last up to 10.5 hours on a single charge.
On the other side of the price spectrum, HP recently sent us the Chromebook 11a that costs Rs 21,999 in India. This compact laptop is aimed at students looking for a simple laptop to attend online classes as well as do basic PC stuff. The Chromebook 11a runs on Chrome OS and offers up to 12 hours of battery life. You can read our review of this compact laptop on BGR India.