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HP Omen 17 – A Gaming Laptop From HP

HP Omen 17

HP Omen 17 – A Gaming Laptop From HP


HP Omen 17 is an audacious attempt by HP to disrupt PC gaming. And this they have done, to a large extent. The Omen 17 is a forward-looking gaming laptop with a powerful and intimidating exterior that houses cutting-edge components. It is powered by the revolutionary Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 and offers an immersive gaming experience for the gaming enthusiasts. This article takes a look at the specs and Hp Omen 17 price in Nigeria.


Key Specs

  • Display size/resolution : 17.3-inch , 3840 x 2160 display
  • CPU :  6th / 7th Generation Intel Core i7
  • PC Memory : Up to 16GB RAM
  • Graphics RAM : Up to 8GB dedicated RAM
  • Graphics : Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 , NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M discrete graphics
  • Storage : 1TB HDD (7200 rpm), 2TB HDD (5200rpm), 128GB SSD
  • Networking: 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.2, Ethernet
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home (64-bit)




The HP Omen seeks to disrupt an already sensitive gaming laptop market. It is a machine whose appearance comes across as a subdued shadow mesh color scheme accentuated with the color red. The HP logo is embossed on the cover lid. Its outer structure has a patterned speaker grille.

The Omen weighs in at 2.85 kg, with a thickness of 34mm which may be excess for those who prefer lightweight and portability. The keyboard area, as well as the rest for one’s wrists, is sturdily built. You will however need to be careful in the overall handling of the Omen 17 because of its sensitive outward parts like the screen and the underside of the laptop.


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The HP Omen 17 inch screen is of grade 1080p , and the Nvidia G-Sync provides a unique matte finish. Its cutting edge IPS technology gives the user a solid performance.

The display achieves brightness levels of 332 candela which allows high clarity and vivid images. For black views, your Omen 17 has a rating of 0.34 nits. This feature enhances objects seen in darker shades on the Omen. The screen passes standard tests for vibrancy, the clear-cut definition between similar color schemes and workable inky black zones.

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For Delta E level ratings, which define color accuracy, the Omen scores a close to perfect 3.21. A color temperature of 6612K puts the Omega at the fore of the list of tidy gaming laptops.

You can bank on the screen of the HP Omen 17 giving you good gaming and viewing experience.




The Omen 17 makes giant strides in its overall sound system as well. The laptop features four large Bang and Olufsen speakers. These components deliver powerful sounds that are immersive and clear as well as high-end sounds which are distinct. The low-levels are no less fuzzy.

The Omen is supported by its Music Mode, which permits its manipulation by software applications. The music mode enhances movie and gaming sounds, giving them high clarity and balance.



The keyboard of the Omen 17 is colored red. It comprises a separate number pad, a standard-height Return Key as well as second function cursor keys. The keys are consistent and with them, you can type at a relatively fast speed.



The HP Omen 17 offers users industry-standard port. A total of three ports are located on the right side of the chassis. You can attach external monitors to the Omen 17 through HDMI or Mini Display Port. Overall, users have access to an Ethernet port, two separate stereo jacks for headphones and microphones and an SD card reader.



The card reader is situated on the right side of the laptop’s frame. The card reader supports the common memory card types including SD, SDHC, and SDXC. Regarding performance, the Omen 17’s card reader passes handsomely. Tests reveal that the average transfer rate posted by the Omen is 76 MB/s. The Omen also posted a read rate of 87MB/s, which puts it on par and in some instances, ahead of its peers.



Wireless communication tasks are carried out by the Intel Dual-Band Wireless-AC 7265 module. This module also supports the sending/receiving of information via Bluetooth. Tests show that the HP Omega 17 handles transfer speeds of 676Mpbs when receiving and 529 Mbps when sending files and other data.

Hp Omen 17 specs are : 17.3 inch , 3840 x 2160 pixels back-lit LED display , Up to 16GB RAM , Up 40 8GB Graphics RAM ,  1TB HDD (7200 rpm), 2TB HDD (5200 rpm), 128GB SDD storage and Up to 4hrs 15 mins battery.

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General Features :

  • OS:  Windows 10 home
  • Display : 17.3-inch , 3840 x 2160 display
  • Processor:  6th/7th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor
  • Graphics : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M Discrete Graphics
  • Colours : Black
  • Weight: 2.85 Kg
  • Battery : HP 6-cell, 95.8 Wh Li-ion Battery , up to 4hrs 15 mins.

Memory : 

  • RAM : Up to 16GB
  • Dedicated RAM : Up to 8GB
  • Storage :  1TB HDD (7200 rpm), 2TB HDD (5200 rpm), 128GB SSD

Ports and Connectivity

  • Webcam:  HP Wide Vision HD Camera
  • USB Ports: 3 USB 3.1 ports (some models offer 1 USB 2.0 and 2 USB 3.0)
  • DisplayPort:  1 port (Mini DisplayPort)
  • VGA: Absent.
  • Ethernet (RJ-45):  1 port
  • SD Slot:  1 slot
  • Mic/Headphone: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Miracast
  • Bluetooth:  Present, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Broadband: Absent
  • Docking Connector: Absent


Other Features/Accessories

  • Audio speakers by Bang & Olufsen
  • Quad Speaker System
  • NVIDIA G-Sync Technology
  • HP Security Manager
  • Windows Recovery Manager
  • Dual Fan design
  • Four heat pipes
  • Gaming Key Binding
  • Keyboard: Full-sized Backlit Keyboard (Red Light).
  • Optical Storage:  DVD (Optional)





HP Omen 17 Price In Nigeria

HP Omen 17 is available in Nigeria and can be purchased from offline retail stores near you. You can also buy Online from e-commerce websites like Jumia , Konga & Yudala. HP Omen 7 price in Nigeria falls within #450,000 – #550,000 for the different configurations (specs). The price may vary based on location and merchant.



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