Gaming laptops HP Omen 16 (2022) and Victus 15 (2022) were launched in the US on Wednesday. Laptops are quite similar to the previous generation of machines, except that they already have updated cooling systems, as well as new processor options from Intel and AMD. In addition, HP says that the Omen 16 (2022) and Victus 15 (2022) laptops come with the Omen Gaming Hub, which offers features such as performance mode, Network Booster and System Vitals, which allow tuning to provide better gaming experience.
HP Omen 16 (2022) and Victus 15 (2022) price, availability
According to information provided by HP, the HP Omen 16 (2022) starts at $ 1,199.99 (approximately Rs. 93,200), and the gaming laptop will be available “until this summer” at HP’s online store and Best Buy in the United States.
The gaming laptop HP Victus 15 (2022) will also be available until this summer at a starting price of $ 799.99 (approximately Rs. 62,200) in the online store of HP and other retailers in the United States. The laptop can be purchased in Ceramic White, Mica Silver and Performance Blue color options.
HP Omen 16 Specifications (2022).
As mentioned, the HP Omen 16 (2022) is quite similar to its predecessor. HP Omen 16 (2022) has a 16.1-inch IPS display with a resolution of up to QHD (2560×1440 pixels) and 165Hz refresh rate. The display receives 3 ms response time, 100 percent sRGB color gamut and Eyesafe certificate from the German TÜV Rheinland.
HP offers two processor options. Gamers can purchase a laptop with an Intel Core i9-12900H processor or an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processor. The model with Intel processor comes with Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics card, and the one with AMD processor gets Max-Q technology or AMD Ryzen RX 6650M graphics. The processors are paired with up to 32GB DDR5 4800MHz RAM and up to 2TB PCIe Gen4x4 SSD.
According to HP, the updated thermal system in the gaming laptop Omen 16 (2022) gets an additional fifth heat pipe, except for the fourth vent, which is said to have together reduced the GPU temperature by 3 percent, the bottom temperature of the SSD with 14 percent, and also reduced noise at work by 5 percent.
The HP Omen 16 (2022) comes with a built-in IR thermopile sensor that, when combined with the Omen Dynamic Power feature in the Omen Gaming Hub, which is said to detect CPU and GPU capacity in real time and dynamically distribute power between two . Buyers will receive the option of RGB lighting for each key through the integration of Omen Gaming Hub Light Studio. It is claimed that the laptop provides up to 9 hours of use when fully charged.
HP Victus 15 (2022) Specifications.
The HP Victus 15 (2022) gaming laptop has a 15.6-inch IPS display with a resolution of up to full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) and 144Hz refresh rate and Eyesafe technology with low blue light. Just like the HP Omen 16 (2022), Victus machines can also be purchased with an (up to) Intel Core i7-12700H processor or an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processor. The processors can be paired with up to 16GB DDR4 3200MHz RAM and up to 1TB PCIe SSD.
The model with Intel processor comes with up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU, and the one with AMD processor gets AMD Radeon RX 6500M graphics. HP says the thermal efficiency of the HP Victus 15 (2022) is enhanced by four-way airflow and a dual-tube design that dissipates heat through wide rear vents. You get dual speakers tuned by B&O, an HP camera and a backlit keyboard, while the laptop weighs 2.3 kg.