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HP 250 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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Get connected with the value-priced HP 250 G3 Notebook PC. Complete business tasks with Intel technology, essential multimedia tools and Windows 8.1 loaded on the HP 250. The durable chassis helps... More
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10 Reasons For

HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Price Has Recently Dropped by £60.02

The 250 has dropped in price by £60.02 in the last 3 days.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 250 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 250.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 250, the HP 250 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Aspire V3[pl_2593313_price], or the Aspire E5-571[pl_2586581_price] both from Acer.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the 250, the HP 250 has a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Inspiron 14 3000[plb_2443627_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL Vostro 3560[plb_2034239_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2593313_price] is also worth considering.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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18 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP 250 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The HP 250 has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 250. Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of laptops of a similar type and age to the 250 is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the HP 250 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The HP 250 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this age and spec is 23GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the HP ProBook 450[plb_2376206_price], or the Asus X551CA[plb_2452241_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The HP 250 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 250 have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.

There are a number of alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available that you might also want to look at including the HP ProBook 450[plb_2325919_price] which is cheaper.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the X451CA[pl_3015235_price] (1.8GHz), or the X551CA[pl_2452241_price] (1.8GHz) both from Asus or the DELL Inspiron 14 3000[plb_2443627_price] (1.8GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The HP 250 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the 250 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

We compared this laptop to all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think cheaper laptops such as the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2010002_price] is also worth considering.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2365192_price] (8GB), or the Latitude 12 5000[pl_2517764_price] (8GB) both from DELL or the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2504289_price] (8GB).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. At only 31 watt-hours, the HP 250 has a very small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 250.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP 250 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 250 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 250 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 250, the HP 250 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this laptop and we think the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2305898_price], or the ProBook 450[pl_2376206_price] both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 14 3000[plb_2443627_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 250 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 250 range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 250 has a quite small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 250. The hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 250 range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 250

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 250 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 250.

Alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo G500[plb_1970446_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_1872474_price] which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Asus X553MA[plb_2396589_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the HP 250 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo T410[plb_1629753_price] (2.2kg and cheaper).

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Specification

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Storage
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Integrated Card Reader
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Hard Drive Interface
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Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
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Video
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Optical Drive
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Audio
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
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Pointing Device
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Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel AES New Instructions
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PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(6)
11 September 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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22 August 2016

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
8 September 2016

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User Reviews

(19)
Reviewed 10 June 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 May 2015 by J B Whistlecraft
(Verified Purchase)

Nice lightweight machine ideal for training and business presentations.

Reviewed 5 March 2015 by Markas
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect monitor, no complaints, will be buying 2 more to have a triple monitor setup.

Reviewed 18 February 2015 by Lizwil
(Verified Purchase)

Packaging excellent, delivery good. Very pleased with the quality of the monitor and very easy to set-up.

Reviewed 8 October 2014 by Craig Stewart | 4 Comments

First off, I only gave this 2 stars due to the fact that mine has died after less than 18 months of ownership. It started locking up a few weeks ago, it wasn't turning off when I shutdown my PC... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j4r70, hp i56200, hp j4r70e, hp i56200u, hp j4r70ea, hp j4r70eaa, hp j4r70eaab, hp j4r70eaabz
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Lenovo T430 vs HP 250

Lenovo T430 vs HP 250
Lenovo T430
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
HP 250
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ £395.98
Vastly Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Two USB 3.0 Ports
16GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
Eleven Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
57% Smaller Total Storage Capacity

DELL Latitude 14 3000 vs HP 250

DELL Latitude 14 3000 vs HP 250
DELL Latitude 14 3000
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 14"
HP 250
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 599.00 £395.98
Significantly Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Ten Months Newer
A Lot Bigger Internal Memory
Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
One Less USB 2.0 Port
Hugely Worse Review from PC Mag

DELL Latitude 12 E7250 vs HP 250

DELL Latitude 12 E7250 vs HP 250
DELL Latitude 12 E7250
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5"
HP 250
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 884.48 £395.98
Much Better User Reviews
90% Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
A Little Better Expert Reviews
Lighter
3x Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Smaller Screen Size
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