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HP 355 4 Core AMD a 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 2GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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At the office or on the road, stay connected with essential technologies that keep you productive. The durable construction with an all metal palm rest protects your PC from the rigors of mobile... More
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6 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

HP is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and HP also has good reviews for its many processor cores laptops.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the 355, the HP 355 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 355 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the 355.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price].

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on many processor cores laptops that were launched more than a year ago. 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price] which has better reviews.

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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 typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 355 range from 32GB to 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 355 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age.

Other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price] which has better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP 355 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 355 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 41 watt-hours, the HP 355 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the 355. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 355 is 23Wh and the biggest is 1,000Wh.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the 355 is 1.8GHz, the fastest is 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.1GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.4 gigahertz, the HP 355 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP 355

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the HP 355 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 355.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook 745[plb_2535673_price] (2.1GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The HP 355 has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the EliteBook 755[pl_2319127_price], or the 255 G3[pl_2320552_price] both from HP.

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AMD a Processor Family

The HP 355 has an AMD A processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Average Weight

The HP 355 has a relatively standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 355.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 355 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the 355.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
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
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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)
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® 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
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(7)
28 November 2014

HP's 355 G2 is overall compelling. HP has added a well-conceived low-cost office laptop to its lineup. It provides a decent application performance and can serve with good battery runtimes . The...

14 December 2014

Très correct pour ce prix. HP demande 369 euros pour son 355 G2, un ordinateur portable tourné vers la bureautique proposant deux systèmes d'exploitation (Windows 7 Pro 64 bit et Windows 8 Pro... Read more…

15 December 2014

Degelijke computer, goede prijs. HP vraagt 369 euro voor zijn 355 GB. De koper krijgt voor zijn geld een office-laptop met twee besturingssystemen (Windows 7 Pro (64-bit), Windows 8 Pro (64-bit)),... Read more…

4 December 2014

Ordenador decente a buen precio. HP pide 369 Euros por su 355 G2. El comprador se lleva un portátil de oficina con dos sistemas operativos (Windows 7 Pro (64 bit), Windows 8 Pro (64 bit)), un... Read more…

10 December 2015

Im Test präsentiert sich das HP 355 G2 (L8B18ES) als wahres Ausstattungsmonster: Neben 8 GByte RAM und einer HDD mit 1 TByte Speicherplatz bietet der 15,6-Zoll-Laptop HDMI, USB 3.0 und einen...

Matte screen
Decent keyboard
Low temperatures
Two maintenance covers
Good battery life
Dark, low contrast screen w bluish cast
Fan can get very loud
12month warranty only
Donker, contrastarm scherm met blauwachtige waas
Ventilator kan erg luid worden
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User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 12 June 2015 by Bill

I worked at HP 1958-1993 and it's not what it used to be. This laptop was a backup for me. I'll try the free upgrade to win10 to see if it's what they say it is. If not I will win7Pro on it...

Reviewed 21 May 2015 by Filmd

The laptop runs painfully slow in Win 7. I knew from the specs it was no rocket but the price was a real bargain. I'm trying several Linux distros and will probably make this a dual boot machine... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2015 by Tonygdj

It is a great laptop for the money...

Reviewed 5 May 2015 by Sourabh

0 on performance. CPU usage reaches 100% on opening just 1 browser session. Wont even play youtube properly. Tried with all browsers. Wont withstand MacAfee anti virus as it runs snail slow motion... Read more…

Reviewed 25 April 2015 by RPHARES

Great resolution and bright screen. Tried to use MS 8.1 to no avail and put on Ubuntu 14 (buggy) but upgraded to 15 and it works great. My third AMD laptop from tiger. Gave my old one (6 years... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp g4v17, hp g4v17u, k4k27utaba, k7h46esabd, k7h45esabd, hp g4v17ut, hp g4v17uta, hp g4v17utab
Barcodes 00735029215714, 00888793102343, 00888793173671, 00888793173688, 00888793343289, 00888793499061, 00888793499078, 00888793499085, 00888793556139, 00888793807897, 00888793811160, 00888793831250, 00888793831267, 00889296184553, 00889296186588, 00889296259251, 00889296614210, 04056324085038, 08887933432892, 08887938111600

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4 core AMD A 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
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