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HP Laptop 15-ef2097nr, 15.6", Windows 11 Home, AMD Ryzen™ 5, 12GB RAM, 256GB SSD, FHD

  • This product has been discontinued.
  • Windows 11 Home
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 processor
  • AMD Radeon™ Graphics
  • 12 GB memory; 256 GB SSD storage
  • 15.6" diagonal FHD displaySee all Specs
Product # 3Y046UA#ABA
Stay connected to what matters most with long-lasting battery life and a thin micro-edge bezel design. Built to keep you productive and entertained from anywhere, the HP 15.6 inch Laptop features reliable performance and an expansive display, so you can stream, surf and speed through tasks.[1]

View more, carry less

Thin, light, and designed to travel. See more of your photos, videos and projects on a 6.5 mm micro-edge bezel display.

Reliable performance

Tackle your busiest days with the performance of a reliable processor. Save more of what you love with abundant storage for all your photos, videos and documents.

Go longer, faster

Long-lasting battery life and HP Fast Charge technology lets you work, watch, and stay connected all day. Integrated precision touchpad with multi-touch support speeds up navigation and productivity.

Get a fresh perspective

Windows 11 provides a calm and creative space where you can pursue your passions through a fresh experience. From a rejuvenated Start menu, to new ways to connect to your favorite people, news, games, and content—Windows 11 is the place to think, express, and create in a natural way.

AMD Ryzen™ 5000 U Series Mobile Processors

If juggling video conferences, web browsing, building spreadsheets, and creating presentations is the norm, then AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Mobile Processor-powered devices are built with you in mind.

Full HD display

Sit back and enjoy crystal-clear visuals and images with the vibrant quality of 2 million pixels. The 1920 x 1080 resolution gives all your digital content a new dimension.

PCIe SSD storage

Boot up in seconds with lightning fast speed with up to 256 GB PCIe SSD storage.

Wi-Fi 5 (2x2) & Bluetooth® 5.0 (802.11a/b/g/n/ac)

Never worry about spotty Internet and weak connections. Stay powerfully connected to Wi-Fi and to Bluetooth® accessories with the latest Wi-Fi 5 (2x2) WLAN adapter and Bluetooth® 5.0.

MU-MIMO supported

If you have several MU-MIMO devices in your home, MU-MIMO support works in combination with a MU-MIMO router to maximize network traffic for a smoother online experience.


Designed to run more efficiently and more reliably at faster speeds, DDR4 is the future of RAM. With its higher bandwidth, everything from multi-tasking to playing games gets a performance boost.

SuperSpeed USB Type-C® 5Gbps signaling data rate

Plug in your external storage with this SuperSpeed USB Type-C® port, featuring 5Gbps signaling data rate. And it’s reversible, so you never have to worry about plugging in upside down.

SD and Micro SD card reader

Simply insert an SD or Micro SD card and increase your device’s storage for more movies, photos, and music, or easily access any content you have stored on an existing card.

Full-size keyboard with integrated numeric keypad

The full-sized keyboard with integrated numeric keypad allows you to comfortably type and increase productivity with 1.5mm key travel.

HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture

This true multi-touch touchpad supports four finger gestures and lets you scroll, zoom, and navigate with a simple touch.

HP True Vision HD Camera

Video chat in vibrant clarity, even in low light and make every conversation a face-to-face experience for a better way to stay in touch.

Technical details

Operating system

Windows 11 Home


AMD Ryzen™ 5 5500U (up to 4.0 GHz max boost clock, 8 MB L3 cache, 6 cores, 12 threads)[6,7]


Integrated: AMD Radeon™ Graphics


15.6" diagonal, FHD (1920 x 1080), IPS, micro-edge, anti-glare, 250 nits, 45% NTSC[17]

Display brightness

250 nits

Display color gamut

45% NTSC

Finger print reader

Fingerprint reader not available


12 GB DDR4-3200 MHz RAM (1 x 4 GB, 1 x 8 GB)


256 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD

Optical drive

Optical drive not included

Wireless technology

Realtek RTL8822CE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 5 wireless card

Power supply

45 W Smart AC power adapter


3-cell, 41 Wh Li-ion

Battery life

Up to 9 hours and 30 minutes[3]

Video Playback Battery Life

Up to 9 hours[10]

Battery Recharge Time

Supports battery fast charge: approximately 50% in 45 minutes[5]

External I/O Ports

1 USB Type-C® 5Gbps signaling rate (supports data transfer only and does not support charging or external monitors); 2 USB Type-A 5Gbps signaling rate; 1 AC smart pin; 1 HDMI 1.4b; 1 headphone/microphone combo[20]

Expansion slots

1 multi-format SD media card reader

Energy efficiency

EPEAT® registered


HP True Vision 720p HD camera with integrated dual array digital microphones

Audio Features

Dual speakers


Jet black

Pointing device

HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture support; Precision Touchpad support


Full-size, jet black keyboard with numeric keypad

Dimensions (W X D X H)

14.11 x 9.53 x 0.71 in


3.75 lb


1-year limited hardware warranty. Additional information available at www.support.hp.com; 90 days limited technical support for software and initial setup (from date of purchase)

Software included

McAfee LiveSafe™; 1-month Adobe free trial offer1 month trial for new Microsoft 365 customers[2,25][24]

Security management

Trusted Platform Module (Firmware TPM) support

HP Laptop 15-ef2097nr is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 260.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Diwaker from Happy laptop I recently purchased the HP Laptop 15s-eq2143AU, and I am delighted with its overall performance and value. This laptop offers a compelling combination of features and affordability, making it a great choice for both productivity and entertainment purposes. First and foremost, the laptop's performance is commendable. Powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 processor and 8GB of RAM, it delivers smooth and responsive performance for everyday tasks. Whether I'm browsing the web, working on documents, or multitasking between various applications, the laptop handles everything with ease. The 15.6-inch Full HD display provides clear visuals and vibrant colors, enhancing the overall viewing experience. In terms of design, the HP Laptop 15s-eq2143AU boasts a sleek and modern look. The slim profile and lightweight construction make it highly portable, allowing me to carry it around effortlessly. The keyboard is comfortable to type on, and the touchpad is responsive and accurate, ensuring a seamless user experience. Storage capacity is ample with the inclusion of a spacious 512GB solid-state drive (SSD). This provides fast boot times and quick access to files, allowing for efficient multitasking and smoother overall performance. It's great to have sufficient storage space for my documents, multimedia content, and applications without worrying about running out of space. Connectivity options on the HP Laptop 15s-eq2143AU are versatile. It features multiple USB ports, an HDMI port, an SD card reader, and a headphone/microphone combo jack. This variety of ports enables easy connection to peripherals, external displays, memory cards, and audio devices, expanding the laptop's capabilities and usability. Battery life is another notable aspect of this laptop. With its efficient power management, I can use it for several hours on a single charge, which is ideal for working on-the-go or enjoying multimedia content without being tethered to a power outlet. The laptop also remains cool and quiet during extended use, enhancing comfort and usability. Audio quality on the HP Laptop 15s-eq2143AU is satisfactory. The built-in speakers produce clear sound, although it's worth noting that external speakers or headphones would further enhance the audio experience, especially for music enthusiasts and movie lovers. Overall, the HP Laptop 15s-eq2143AU is a fantastic choice for those seeking a budget-friendly laptop with impressive performance. Its powerful processor, ample RAM, spacious SSD, and versatile connectivity options make it suitable for a wide range of tasks and user needs. Whether you're a student, a professional, or a casual user, this laptop offers excellent value for the price. With its sleek design, portability, and reliable performance, it's a reliable companion for both work and leisure activities.
Date published: 2023-05-31
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Date published: 2023-05-27
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Date published: 2023-05-22
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Date published: 2023-05-21
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Does this laptop have a Backlit Keyboard?

Asked by: PC Byer
Hello. Thanks for your question. Unfortunately, this HP Laptop 15-ef2097nr does not have a backlit keyboard.
Answered by: HP Live Expert Cheri
Date published: 2023-05-27

These are all brand new, correct. They are not refurbished?

Asked by: K Cordova
Thank you for your interest in the HP Laptop 15-ef2097nr! The product will specifically say Refurbished if it's a refurbished laptop. This HP Laptop 15-ef2097nr is not refurbished.
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2023-05-27

Can the RAM be upgraded past 12GB?

Asked by: Ari8
Thank you for your question! The RAM on this HP Laptop 15-ef2097nr can be upgraded to a max of 32GB.
Answered by: HP Team Grant
Date published: 2023-05-27
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Return and exchange information
HP.com will accept returns or exchanges for this product up to 30 days after delivery. A restocking fee may apply. For details, please visit: https://www.hp.com/us-en/shop/cv/returnsandexchanges.