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HP 250 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jun 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
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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HP 250 G4 Notebook PC review
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The HP 250 G4 Notebook Full Review

10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The HP 250 has a very big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 250. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 250 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 250 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". The HP 250 has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 250 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the HP 250 has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the HP 250 has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 250 range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The HP 250 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the 250 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 HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The smallest internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 250 is 1GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The HP 250 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 41 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 250. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 250 is 49Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP 250 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the 250 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 250 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP 250 which has four number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speed of the HP 250 of only 5,400 revolutions per minute is one of the slowest amongst similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 250. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 250 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 250

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 250 has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the HP 250 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
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Motherboard Chipset
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Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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 Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
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® 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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card

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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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp m9s59, hp m9s59e, hp m9s59ea, hp m9s59eaa, hp m9s59eaab, hp m9s59eaabh, hp i34gb1tbhdw81
Barcodes 00888793265536, 00889894100573

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