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HP 255 G4
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HP 255 G4 2 Core AMD E 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 AMD E 1.4GHz 4GB Jul 2015
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Work confidently on the durable HP 255 Notebook PC. It's equipped for business and ready for the road, with Windows 8.1 and impressively powerful AMD APUs. Enjoy this value-priced PC loaded with... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 3,995 expert and owner reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 255 G4 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 255 G4 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 255 G4, the HP 255 G4 has a front camera.

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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 a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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14 Reasons Against

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

The HP 255 G4 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 255 G4 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of this spec and age. 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The HP 255 G4 has one of the slowest processor frequencys (only 1.4 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only AMD E Processor Family

The HP 255 G4 has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an AMD E processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

This notebook PC's processor family (AMD E) is in fact the worst processor family amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 255 G4.

An Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family is the best processor family amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of this age and type is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. When compared to other laptops that are a similar age to the 255 G4 that we have checked, the HP 255 G4's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 31 watt-hours, the HP 255 G4 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 255 G4 have between two and three processor threadss, including the HP 255 G4 which has two processor threadss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP 255 G4 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 255 G4 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The HP 255 G4 is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 255 G4 is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP 255 G4 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable age and type to the 255 G4 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The HP 255 G4 has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the 255 G4. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the 255 G4 the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 255 G4

Average Display Diagonal

The HP 255 G4 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 255 G4.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 255 G4 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 255 G4 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the 255 G4.

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Average Weight

The HP 255 G4 has a relatively average weight (2.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
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 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
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp t6z33, hp t6z33u, hp t6z33up, hp t6z33upa, hp t6z33upab, hp t6z33upaba
Barcodes 00725184044786, 00889894151094, 00889894185969, 00889894306937, 00889894306944

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