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HP 250 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor core laptops have good ratings as do all notebook PCs produced by HP.

Quite Big Screen Size

The HP 250 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Acer TravelMate TMP2 (£629.99) (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the HP 250 has a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other laptops of this type and age have a full-size keyboard, however the HP 250 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP 250 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average internal memory of portable PCs of this spec and age is 5.1GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire E1-572 (6GB).

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The HP 250 has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 250 the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

If the processor family of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus X102BA (£179.99) (AMD A).

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the 250 is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the HP 250's maximum internal memory is one of the smallest amongst laptops of a similar age and type to the 250.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 250 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 250 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 250

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this HP notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Z51 (2.4GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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SmartCard Slot
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
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Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

11 2016

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile All-in-One Printer is an inkjet that's light enough to travel with, but can copy and scan as well as print...

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HP's 250 G2 As already expected, the HP 250 G2 does not stand out from the crowd. Its silent operation makes it special among the competitors. The display is poor, but at least it is matte and not...

La HP OfficeJet 250 a clairement une carte à jouer sur le marché des petites imprimantes A4 pensées pour être transportables ou capables de se ranger dans un tiroir. Un poil plus encombrante...

Bosch introduceerde dit voorjaar de PPR250, een elektrische verfroller, waarmee je muren en plafonds 'zo snel en eenvoudig als nooit te voren' kunt verven. Wat Bosch in de communicatie vergeet te... Read more…

Snel gebruiksklaar
Duidelijke handleiding
Eenvoudig te gebruiken
Knoeit niet veel bij normaal gebruik
Redelijk stil
Hoekjes en randjes zijn niet te doen
Lastig om van kleur te wisselen
Lastig schoon te maken
Veel water nodig bij reinigen
Slang wordt niet perfect schoon

HP 250 G2 to laptop, któremu trudno wybi? si? ponad przeci?tno??. W klasie bud?etowej wiele mo?na wybaczy?, ale z drugiej strony konkurencja oferuje sprz?t, który nie ma takich niepraktycznych,...

Acceptable keyboard, indicator LEDs for radio modules, mute and CapsLock, almost silently, cool, no thermal problems despite passive cooling
Relatywnie dobrej jakoci matowy ekran, dodano blok numeryczny do klawiatury, bardzo cichy, cakiem nieza ywotno baterii
Akzeptable Tastatur
StatusLEDs fr Funk
Mute und CapsLock, nahezu lautlos, khl, keine thermischen Probleme trotz Passivkhlung
Cheap appearance, lid sensitive to fingerprints, ports placed very unfavorable, just fast enough for office
Rozkad portw
Billige Anmutung
Deckel empfindlich gegen Fingerabdrcke
Anschlsse sehr ungnstig platziert, fr Office gerade noch schnell genug
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User Reviews

Reviewed 4 2014 by Tim Z.
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These were a super value at 399.99 sale price. I'd think twice, though at regular price. I bought 5 of these for the office and all 5 got through the UEFI BIOS stress tests without errors. Very... Read more…

Reviewed 9 2014 by Sherry j.
(Verified Purchase)

You will want a longer power cord for this laptop if you get one.....it has the same power plug apple HP and gateway have used for years.....you can find a new cord 6feet long for about 8... Read more…

Reviewed 13 2014 by Cory A.
(Verified Purchase)

Check the description, look at the picture...

Reviewed 10 2015 by Colin Greener

Just though I should add a quick review as I've had this monitor for just over a year, and it's now started to go wrong. The screen just turns off, and the only way to turn it back on is to... Read more…

Reviewed 17 2015 by J B Whistlecraft
(Verified Purchase)

Nice lightweight machine ideal for training and business presentations.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i33217, p0c00u, n2s69u, n2s69ut, i33217u, p0c00ut, hp n0z91, hp w4m90, hp n1a78, hp g6g28, hp h6q81, hp w4n08, hp g4u96, hp j4t67, hp j8k64, hp i33110, hp g6g28p, hp h6q81e, hp w4n08e, hp i35005, hp g4u96u, hp j4t67e, hp j8k64p, hp n0z91e, hp i34005, hp w4m90e, hp n1a78e, hp j4t67ea
Barcodes 00000100066890, 00190780006863, 00190780302927, 00888793932889, 00889894151124, 00889894439871, 00889894581471

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