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HP 255 G1 2 Core AMD E 1.48GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.48GHz 2GB May 2013
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Optimized for business-users on the go, this value-priced notebook is a smart choice for reliable computing. Keep up with the demands of mobile use thanks to a durable design. Complete tasks on... More
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6 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP 255 G1 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 255 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The HP 255 G1 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the 255 G1 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Small Internal Memory

The HP 255 G1 has one of the smallest internal memorys (only 2 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 255 G1 is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 255 G1 do not have a full-size keyboard. The HP 255 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a comparable age 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 the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 255 G1 have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. At only 1.48 gigahertz, the HP 255 G1 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 255 G1.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The HP 255 G1 has an AMD E processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 255 G1 the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the HP 255 G1's processor cache is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs of this spec and age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 255 G1 have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 255 G1 range from 2GB to 32GB. The HP 255 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 6 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 255 G1 have between two and three processor threadss, including the HP 255 G1 which has two processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 255 G1 do not have a touchscreen. The HP 255 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 255 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the HP 255 G1 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 8.5 hours, the HP 255 G1 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 255 G1.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 8.5h battery life notebook PCs currently available including the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m which has better reviews.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 255 G1 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
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
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
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
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp win7, hp h6e06, hp win7p, hp h6e06e, hp h6e06ea, h6e06eaabz, h6e06ea#abz, h6e06ea#bcm, h6e06ea#akd
Barcodes 00887758587997, 00887758588093, 00887758588109, 00887758718438, 00887758729502, 00887758941966, 00888182015988

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2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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2 core AMD E 1.48GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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