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HP 255 G1

Specifications

HP 255 G1
HP 255 G1 (255 G Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.5 kg ( = 88.19 oz / 5.51 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
600 Euro

 

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Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the HP 255 G1

60% HP Ubuntu laptop (255 G1)
Source: It Pro English
Despite the proliferation of affordable Windows machines at this end of the market, HP’s super-cheap Ubuntu machine worth considering. Ubuntu 12.04 of the OS is easy to use, with a slick interface, reasonable software and revised features. If you and your office can accept Ubuntu – and you’re willing to live with this machine’s basic performance – then it’s a decent budget buy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/04/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%

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AMD Radeon HD 7310: Integrated processor graphics card in the Zacate netbook APUs of the 2nd generation (e.g., E1-1200) with an integrated UVD3 video decoder.Technically just a renamed Radeon HD 6310 (1. generation Zacate).

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.


E1-1500: Slow Dual Core low power processor with an integrated graphics cards.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

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.


2.5 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 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).


60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-11-12 (Update: 2014-11-12)