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HP 250 G3


HP 250 G3
HP 250 G3 (250 G6 Series)
Intel Celeron N2830 2 x 2.2 - 2.4 GHz, Bay Trail-M
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Core: 720 MHz, igdumdim64
2048 MB 
, DDR3L SDRAM 1/1 memory bank occupied
15.60 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, LG Philips LGD03D9, TN, glossy: no
Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545032A7E680, 320 GB 
, 5400 rpm, 8 MB cache
Intel Valleyview SoC - HD Audio Controller
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Combined audio port, Card Reader: SD
Realtek RTL8102/8103/8136 Family PCI-E FE NIC (10/100MBit/s), Ralink RT3290 802.11n Wireless Network Adapter (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 28 x 378 x 259 ( = 1.1 x 14.88 x 10.2 in)
30 Wh Lithium-Ion, COMPAL PABAS0241231, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 6 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Webcam: VGA
Additional features
Speakers: Two speakers, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: no, CyberLink YouCam, CyberLink Media Suite 10, CyberLink Power2Go8, CyberLink PowerDVD 12, CyberLink LabelPrint, 12 Months Warranty
2.14 kg ( = 75.49 oz / 4.72 pounds), Power Supply: 294 g ( = 10.37 oz / 0.65 pounds)
270 Euro



Average Score: 72% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 37%, features: 61%, display: 71% mobility: 71%, workmanship: 71%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 92%

Reviews for the HP 250 G3

72% HP 250 G3 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
It's got the basics. The HP 250 G3 is a 15.6-inch notebook currently priced at just 270 Euros (~$339). Did HP really just slim down their device where there was beef to spare, or did their frugal measures cross the line?
HP 250 G3 (J4R74EA)
Source: c't - Heft 23/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 11/01/2014
HP 250 G3 – Попытка №3
Source: RU→EN version
Positive: Decent performance; good autonomy; optical drive; excellent keyboard. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/09/2015


Intel HD Graphics (Bay Trail):

Integrated GPU for tablet and notebook Bay Trail SoCs. Based on the Ivy Bridge GPU with four Execution Units and support for DirectX 11.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

N2830: Soc with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at up to 2.4 GHz and an Intel HD Graphics GPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.14 kg:

Usually, old laptops with 14-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.


In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).

72%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2014-12-23 (Update: 2014-12-23)