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HP 250 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Oct 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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The HP 250 G4 Notebook Full Review

8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of laptops of this type and age is 660MHz and the fastest is 900MHz. At 792 megahertz, the HP 250 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 250.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 250 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 250 is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard, the HP 250 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 250 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

When compared to other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 250 that we have checked, the HP 250's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 250 is 250GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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16 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the HP 250 of only 792 megahertz is one of the slowest. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The HP 250 is a notebook PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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

Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP 250 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The HP 250 is a two total number of SATA connectors notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The HP 250 has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The worst processor family of all similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The HP 250 has one of the smallest processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 250 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs that are a similar age to the 250 is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. When compared to other laptops of this age and type, the HP 250's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 31 watt-hours is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The HP 250 is a two processor threads laptop.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The HP 250 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 250 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 250, the HP 250 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.58 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 250. Portable PCs of this spec and age have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 250

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the 250.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.16 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the 250.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the HP 350[plb_2772828_price] (2.2GHz).

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP 250 has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 250.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 250 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 250.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(15)
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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3 November 2014

The HP 250 G3 HP is asking just 270 Euros (~345 USD) for their 15.6-inch notebook. The simple plastic case feels good in your hands, and the input devices are certainly cut out for office use and...

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...

25 November 2014

La base. Le HP 250 G3 est un ordinateur portable de 15,6 pouces actuellement sur les étalages à 270 euros. Quid de la cure de minceur par laquelle le HP 250 G3 est passé ? Une opération... Read more…

8 November 2014

De basis is er. De HP 250 G3 is een 15,6 inch notebook voor minder dan ?270. Heeft HP de juiste compromissen gemaakt, of is de rode lijn gepasseerd?

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User Reviews

(57)
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 30 November 2012 by Spencer F.

The following instructions are copied from R. Tickle "RATickle" (North Jersey) on a competitor's website. I edited and added some items. 1) Do NOT install the software on the CD. 2) Connect the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2013 by SILKE H.

To install the camera under Linux (works with other OSes, too): connect the camera via Ethernet cable. You need to have DHCP in your subnet. Find the camera, for example, with "nmap -sT -p 80... 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…

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