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HP 250 G1

HP 250 G1 2 Core Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Pentium 2.4GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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Optimized for business-users on the go, this value-priced notebook is a smart choice for reliable computing. Keep up with the demands of mobile use thanks to a durable design. Complete tasks on... More
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 250 G1 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the HP 250 G1 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 250 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 250 G1.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 250 G1 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 250 G1.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 250 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 250 G1.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The HP 250 G1 is a three USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 250 G1 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4 Bluetooth Version

The HP 250 G1 supports a 4 Bluetooth version which is better than the 2.1 Bluetooth version supported by most laptops that were released around the same time as it. The worst bluetooth version of all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 250 G1 is 2 and the best is 4.1.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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10 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The HP 250 G1 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 250 G1 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The HP 250 G1 is a one built-in speaker portable PC.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The HP 250 G1 is a two processor thread laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the 250 G1 have between two and three processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The cache memories of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB. With a cache memory of only 2 megabytes, the HP 250 G1 has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 250 G1.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 250 G1 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB. The HP 250 G1 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 250 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Thick

The average height of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the 250 G1 is 27mm, and the heights range from 2.4mm to 300mm. At 35.8 millimeters, the HP 250 G1 is quite thick compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 250 G1.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 250 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the 250 G1.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 250 G1 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 250 G1.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (2.6GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 250 G1 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 250 G1.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

The HP 250 G1 has a fairly typical weight (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 250 G1.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 250 G1 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 250 G1.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (1TB).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 250 G1 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3085960_price] (8GB).

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Specification

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Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
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Weight & Dimensions
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Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

Expert Reviews

(2)
21 August 2013

HP 250 G1 to maszyna raczej przeci?tna, jednak nie mo?na odmówi? jej kilku zalet:ekran lepszy ni? w wielu dro?szych maszynach,wydajne ch?odzenie,d?ugi czas pracy na baterii,przyzwoita...

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User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 16 March 2014 by M
(Verified Purchase)

This is a smart, slim machine but it comes without any useful software. There is no word processing programme (although it has a preloaded option to buy Microsoft Office). It has three competing... Read more…

Reviewed 29 October 2014 by ColinG

Nice quality laptop for the money, with good build quality and hard wearing design. Display is a matt finish anti-glare type and is more than bright enough for all lighting levels likely to be... Read more…

Reviewed 8 November 2014 by Rachel
(Verified Purchase)

We have brought 2 and set them up as Christmas presents for our children.We spent most of yesterday playing with them, they are absolutely fantastic, very sleek fast and easy to use. We are more... Read more…

Reviewed 2 December 2014 by Joe
(Verified Purchase)

Great performance for the price, perfect for doing everything short of playing demanding games...

Reviewed 12 December 2014 by Penny
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent highly recommend it...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h6q53, hp h6q53e, hp h6q53ea
Barcodes 00887758966549, 00887758978184, 00888182034187, 00888182034217, 00888182087947, 00888182087954, 00888182087961, 00888182087978, 00888182159408, 00888182159699, 00888182160503, 00888182243817, 00888182304440, 00888182336380, 00888182393772, 05052916747055

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