Comparison of HP Pavilion 15″ (36A79EAABU) vs Microsoft Surface 1ZO-00004 12″
Comparison of Microsoft Surface 1ZO-00004 12″ vs HP Pavilion 15″ (36A79EAABU)

HP Pavilion 15″ (36A79EAABU) vs Microsoft Surface 1ZO-00004 12″

Comparison summary

For performance Microsoft Surface 1ZO-00004 12″ has a lot better processor. HP Pavilion 15″ has more memory.

Pavilion has a bigger screen. For portability 1ZO-00004 is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

1ZO-00004 is cheaper.

Pavilion has more SSD storage.

Compare technical specifications of HP Pavilion 15″ (36A79EAABU)
Compare technical specifications of Microsoft Surface 1ZO-00004 12″

HP Pavilion 15″ (36A79EAABU)

Microsoft Surface 1ZO-00004 12″

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HP Pavilion 15″ (36A79EAABU)Microsoft Surface 1ZO-00004 12″
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i3 SeriesIntel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
Screen size
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)-
1.75 kg1.11 kg
Size (length x width x height)
36.02 x 23.4 x 1.79 cm27.82 x 20.57 x 1.57 cm
(14.18 x 9.21 x 0.7 inches)(10.95 x 8.1 x 0.62 inches)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 11Windows 11
Hard drives
250gb SSD64gb SSD
Release date
July 1, 2021January 16, 2021 List Price
£599.90£549.00 Lowest New Price
£599.90£449.00 Lowest Used Price
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Laptop Dimensions

14.18 in
36.02 cm
9.21 in
23.4 cm
Thickness: 0.7 in (1.79 cm)
10.95 in
27.82 cm
8.1 in
20.57 cm
Thickness: 0.62 in (1.57 cm)

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£499.99 description

HP Pavilion 15.6" Laptop PC 15-eg0032sa, Touch Screen, Intel i3, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, FHD, Fog Blue

Works anywhere. Plays everywhere. The Pavilion 15 Laptop packs more performance into a smaller profile, so you can get more done wherever you go. Enjoy mind-blowing entertainment with a micro-edge screen and Audio by B&O

Instant gratification. Performance that’s one step ahead. Experience a laptop that can keep up with you with a premium 11th Generation Intel processor

Epic entertainment. With Audio by B&O, a larger screen-to-body ratio, and micro-edge bezels that maximize your view, entertainment on your laptop feels like stuffing a large popcorn into the small bag

Less to carry, more to enjoy. A compact laptop that makes it easy to get work done on the go with a Precision Touchpad, while the long battery life and HP Fast Charge let you keep moving

Free upgrade to Windows 11 when available. The upgrade rollout plan for Windows 11 is being finalised and is scheduled to begin late in 2021 and continue in 2022. Specific timing will vary by device and certain features require specific hardware


Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Ultra-Thin 12.4” Touchscreen Laptop (Platinum) - Intel 10th Gen Quad Core i5, 4GB RAM, 64GB eMMC, Windows 10 Home in S Mode, 2020 Edition

FREE Upgrade to Windows 11 - The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices late 2021 into 2022. Timing varies by device. Certain features require additional hardware - more information found on Microsoft Windows store.

Every day, everywhere ,Make the most of every day with the sleek style, performance, and all-day battery life you need in our lightest Surface Laptop, all at an exceptional value. Available in Platinum, Ice Blue and Sandstone1 all in a durable, cool metal finish.

Sleek design and standout value. At just 1.11 kg, it’s light, portable, and easy to keep by your side throughout the day

Be productive, browse, and binge watch on the 12.45” PixelSense touchscreen display and enjoy Convenient security with Windows Hello sign-in, plus Fingerprint Power Button with Windows Hello and One Touch sign-in on select models.

Run your favourite apps and keep up on social media with a 10th Gen Intel Core Processor and show your best side on video calls, meetings, and virtual get-togethers with the built-in 720p HD camera.

Type in comfort all day on the full-size keyboard with large, precision trackpad and choose your perfect match. Available in Platinum, Ice Blue, and Sandstone,1 all in a durable, cool metal finish.

Surround yourself with amazing sound for music, shows and more with Omnisonic Speakers and Dolby Audio, hidden below the keyboard.

Up to 13 hours of battery life. Recharge quickly with Fast Charging – up to 80% in about an hour.