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HP 355 G2 4 Core AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1.8GHz 4GB May 2014
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9 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago, the HP 355 G2 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 355 G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the 355 G2.

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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 commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Very Big Operating Vibration

Across all the comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the 355 G2 the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.6G. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 355 G2 that we have checked, the HP 355 G2's operating vibration of 1.043 gravity is one of the biggest.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Narrow

The average width of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 355 G2 is 380mm, and the widths range from 240mm to 430mm. With a width of only 261 millimeters, the HP 355 G2's width is one of the narrowest amongst laptops of a comparable type and age to the 355 G2.

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19 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.8 gigahertz, the HP 355 G2 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor clock speed of portable PCs of this age and spec is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP 355 G2 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst laptops of this age. The smallest internal memory of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 355 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the HP 355 G2 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

At only 41 watt-hours, the HP 355 G2 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the 355 G2. The battery capacities of many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the 355 G2 range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 355 G2 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 4GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the HP 355 G2 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP 355 G2 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 355 G2. The maximum internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the 355 G2 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 355 G2 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz. At only 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 355 G2 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 355 G2 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the HP 355 G2 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the HP 355 G2 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 355 G2.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between two and eight battery cells, including the HP 355 G2 which has four battery cells.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 355 G2 that we have checked, the HP 355 G2's hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest. Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 355 G2 have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 355 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the HP 355 G2 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The HP 355 G2 is a four processor thread notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between four and seven processor threads.

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Very Big Non-Operating Vibration

The non-operating vibrations of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 355 G2 range from 1G to 3.5G. When compared to other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 355 G2 that we have assessed, the non-operating vibration of the HP 355 G2 of 3.5 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and type that we have checked, the HP 355 G2's non-operating shock of 240 gravity is one of the biggest. The average non-operating shock of laptops of this type and age is 110G, and the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP 355 G2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the 355 G2.

Average Screen Size

The HP 355 G2 has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP 355 G2 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 355 G2 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 355 G2.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the HP 355 G2 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 355 G2.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec 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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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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