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HP 255 G4

Specifications

HP 255 G4
HP 255 G4 (255 Series)
Processor
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
2.1 kg ( = 74.08 oz / 4.63 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
400 Euro

 

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 70%, features: 80%, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP 255 G4

80% A budget 15in laptop that's a good all-rounder if you're on a very limited budget
Source: PC Advisor English
The HP 255 G4 is a budget 15.6in Windows laptop with budget build and performance. We found no single serious flaw and it should get the job done eventually, making it ideal if you're on a tight budget and don't need lots of speed or a high-quality screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% features: 80% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

HP 255 G4: Экзамен На Профпригодность
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Suitable for daily work tasks; good ergonomics; good sound system. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/04/2016

Comment

Model: The HP 255 G4 is a durable laptop made for users on-the-go. This business oriented laptop comes with good hardware specification and at a cost effective price. With its full-black chassis with rounded edges, the HP 255 G4 feels premium, rigid, yet lightweight. Users can select from various OS systems ranging from Windows 10 Pro to a Windows 7 Pro system to ensure business application compatibility. The HP 255 G4 is equipped with an AMD E1-6015 dual-core APU which combines a 1.4 GHz CPU with the Radeon R2 Graphics, 4 GB of DDR3L SDRAM and a 500 GB HDD as internal storage.

There is a full-sized keyboard and a large touch-pad for easy navigation. Display on the HP 255 G4 is a 15.6 inch HD SVA anti-glare LED panel with decent clarity and brightness. The HP 255 G4 comes with a SuperMulti DVD drive, one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports, a VGA out, an HDMI out, and a card reader. Battery life on the device lasts around 4 hours with the included 3-cell Lithium Ion Polymer batter. In total, the HP 255 G4 weighs in at around 2.15 kg (4.73 lb). Users looking for an effective business laptop should certainly look up what the HP 255 G4 has to offer.

Model variant with 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD:
HP 255 G4 T6Q16ES #ABD

AMD Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L): Integrated graphics card in several AMD APUs (Beema and Carrizo-L). Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
A8-7410: Quad-core x86 SoC for entry-level devices and sub-notebooks, codenamed Carrizo-L. Based on the Puma+ architecture and integrates a Radeon R5 GPU.» 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.
2.1 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).


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
HP 15-af119ng
Radeon R5 (Beema/Carrizo-L)

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-01- 8 (Update: 2016-01- 8)