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HP 215 G1
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HP 215 G1 4 Core AMD a 1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

4 AMD a 1GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP has good average ratings for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 215 G1 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 215 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the 215 G1.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP 215 G1 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 215 G1.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 215 G1 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 215 G1 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the HP 215 G1 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average weight of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 215 G1 is 2.5kg, and the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg.

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Narrow

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and type that we have assessed the width of, the HP 215 G1's width of only 290 millimeters is one of the narrowest. Across all the laptops that were launched around the same time as the 215 G1 the widths range from 240mm to 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 215 G1 is 10" and the biggest is 18". The HP 215 G1 has one of the smallest screen sizes (only 11.6 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1 gigahertz, the HP 215 G1 has one of the slowest processor clock speeds amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of portable PCs of this age and type range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this type and age have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB. The HP 215 G1 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 215 G1, the HP 215 G1's memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The HP 215 G1 has a quite small battery capacity (only 36 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the 215 G1. Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 215 G1 the battery capacities range from 30Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the HP 215 G1 has one of the smaller processor caches amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average processor cache of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the 215 G1 is 4.8MB, and the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB.

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Only 1x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The HP 215 G1 has a maximum memory slots of 1x SO-DIMM. That's 50% less memory slots than the most frequently found memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is in fact the worst memory slots across all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the 215 G1.

A 4x SO-DIMM memory slot is the best memory slots across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP 215 G1 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between two and eight battery cells.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the HP 215 G1 has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 780GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 215 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

AMD a Processor Family

The HP 215 G1 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This notebook PC has an AMD A processor family, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP 215 G1 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the 215 G1.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers f2r61u, f2r61ut, f2r61uta, f2r61utab
Barcodes 00097855012494, 00888182262948, 08881822629486
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