A number of people said in their reviews that the HP 255 was good value for money. Mrs. Susan Dodsworth wrote on Amazon “The laptop is a good general use one with a decent size screen and excellent speed for the money”. Three years ago Peter Ausden mentioned in his HP 255 review “Good value if a little slow processor”. Techradar.com wrote in their review on expert website Techradar “It's hard to be really critical of this laptop, since it's very well priced and it does exactly what it's intended for”.
Some customers concluded that the HP 255 was a bargain for the price. Four years ago Mrs. Susan Dodsworth mentioned in her review on Amazon “Seller very good to deal with despite my venting my frustration when things went wrong with the delivery”. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said “HP added new notebooks to the highly competitive market of cheap 15.6-inch notebooks with the 255 G2 series” and rated it 4 stars. Itpro.co.uk wrote “Bargain price”.
Several people who bought the product considered that it was cheap. Expert website Techradar.com mentioned in their review “Sporting a particularly low-power (and inexpensive) processor, AMD's quad-core E2-3800, HP has designed a laptop that will have precisely zero appeal to anyone”. Three years ago expert website Itpro.co.uk wrote in their review of this laptop “A decent budget laptop useful for basic word processing” yet they gave it a rating of 3 stars.