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HP 255 4 Core AMD a 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.5GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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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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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,456 expert and owner reviews for HP portable PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 255 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 255 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the HP 255 has a front camera.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The HP 255 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 255. Most of the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 255 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this HP portable PC has three USB 2.0 ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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14 Reasons Against

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

The HP 255 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz. The HP 255 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.5 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Microsoft Surface 3[plb_2964542_price] (1.6GHz).

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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 typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Laptops of this spec and age have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the internal memory of, the HP 255's internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 255 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 255 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The HP 255 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 255 is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 255 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The HP 255 has one of the lower front camera resolutions (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The front camera resolutions of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 255 range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 4GB to 32GB. The HP 255 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 255 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the HP 255 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small L2 Cache

Many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 255 have L2 caches of between 2MB and 6MB. At only 2 megabytes, the HP 255 has a fairly small L2 cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 255.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4.0+HS Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and type.

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Thick

At 35.8 millimeters, the HP 255 is quite thick compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The average height of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 29mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 255

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 255 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire V Nitro 17[plb_2548266_price] (17.3"), or the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3").

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP 255 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of this age and type.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the HP 255 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 255.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 255 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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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Specification

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Design
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Colour
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Docking Station
Processor
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Processor Family
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Processor Thread
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Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Slot
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Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
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
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

(11)
7 January 2016

The HP 255 G4 is a budget 15.6in Windows laptop with budget build and performance. We found no single serious flaw and it should get the job done eventually, making it ideal if you're on a tight...

23 November 2015

The 255 G3 makes sensible sacrifices in performance and display to hit a low price point without taking away too much. While Ubuntu Linux may not be your first choice, it's a viable alternative to...

Very cheap, but doesnt feel very cheap
Keyboard and trackpad are great for the price
Displays viewing angles are reasonable
Low cost
Rugged design
Performance is lamentable
Everything takes a little longer
No day-long battery life here like some newer Intel models
Big and heavy for a modern laptop
Terrible screen
13 July 2015

Lacking in processing muscle and boasting only a functional rather than eye-catching design, the HP 255 G3 nevertheless represents decent value for money ? and serves as a neat introduction to the...

7 February 2015

The HP 255 G3 laptop is a bland-looking notebook with a fairly impressive feature set. It's affordable, doesn't look cheap, and does what it's meant to do...

6 February 2015

The HP 255 G3 laptop is a bland-looking notebook with a fairly impressive feature set. It's affordable, doesn't look cheap, and does what it's meant to do...

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User Reviews

(59)
Reviewed 20 September 2016 by Shery
(Verified Purchase)

Fast delivery ! great so far...

Reviewed 13 February 2016 by Roger F.

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Reviewed 21 January 2016 by Mame mareme badji
(Verified Purchase)

I'm very happy about this etem same as it is seeing...

Reviewed 21 January 2016 by Mame mareme badji
(Verified Purchase)

I'm very happy about this etem same as it is seeing...

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Product Identifiers

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