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HP 255 2 Core AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.35GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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The HP 255 G3 Notebook PC is a value-priced notebook with a 39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal display, and a durable chassis in a matte charcoal color, AMD technology, Windows 8.1 and key features for... More
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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

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

Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP 255 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 255 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the 255.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 frequently found HD type on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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

The HP 255 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the 255 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 255 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 255 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 255 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. At only 1.35 gigahertz, the HP 255 has a very slow processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 255.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The HP 255 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an AMD E processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 255 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the HP 255 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. At only 1 megabyte, the HP 255 has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 255.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most laptops that are a similar age to the 255 have between two and three processor threadss, including the HP 255 which has two processor threadss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops of this age and type do not have a touchscreen. The HP 255 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the HP 255 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The hard drive capacitys of similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the 255 range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 255

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP laptop was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 255 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

The HP 255 has a relatively typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 255.

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Specification

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Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
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AC Adapter Power
Security
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Cable Lock Slot
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Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

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

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

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