HP Launches Star Plus 16 Ryzen Notebooks with Fast Charging and Over 12 Hours of Battery Life


HP has expanded its Star Book Plus 16 Ryzen notebook lineup with three new versions, offering a range of configurations to suit different needs and budgets. Here’s a breakdown of the same:

  • Ultra-clear and fast version: This base model features an R5 8540U processor, ideal for everyday tasks. Users can choose between 16GB RAM with 512GB storage for 4,299 yuan (approximately $670 USD), or 16GB RAM with 1TB storage for 4,699 yuan (availability on JD.com to be confirmed).
  • Ultra-clear play version: This version steps up the performance with an R7 8840U processor, making it suitable for more demanding tasks like content creation and light gaming. It comes in two storage options: 16GB RAM with 512GB storage priced at 4,699 yuan, or 16GB RAM with 1TB storage for 5,099 yuan.
  • Ultra-clear advanced version (touch screen): This top-of-the-line option boasts the R7 8840U processor and adds a touchscreen display for enhanced user interaction. Storage options mirror the “Ultra-clear play version” with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage priced at 4,899 yuan, or 16GB RAM with 1TB storage for 5,299 yuan.

All three laptop versions share a common design aesthetic with a 16-inch 1920×1200 IPS matte display featuring DC flicker-free dimming for eye comfort. The sleek metal body utilizes seamless edges and a chamfered frame, measuring a maximum thickness of 18.6mm and weighing in at 1.8kg.

For connectivity, the Star Book Plus 16 Ryzen boasts a generous selection of ports including USB-A 10Gbps, HDMI2.1, a full-featured USB-C 10Gbps, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB-A 5Gbps port. Wireless connectivity is provided by WiFi6E and Bluetooth 5.3. Additionally, the laptop offers a claimed battery life of 12.5 hours and supports fast charging, reaching 50% in just 30 minutes.



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