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HP 250 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB May 2014
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Get connected with the value-priced HP 250 G3 Notebook PC. Complete business tasks with Intel technology, essential multimedia tools and Windows 8.1 loaded on the HP 250. The durable chassis helps... More
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HP Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,456 user and expert reviews, HP has good reviews for its portable PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the HP 250 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 250 is 4GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 250 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 250.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The HP 250 has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The screen sizes of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 10" to 18".

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 17 (17.3").

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 250, the HP 250 has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP 250 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the HP 250 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP 250 is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 250 have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP 250 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The HP 250 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 250. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable type and age to the 250 is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the HP 350 ($419.49) (500GB).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP 250 has one of the smaller internal memory amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the 250 the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB. The hard drive capacity of the HP 250 of only 320 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 250.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. With a battery capacity of only 41 watt-hours, the HP 250 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 250.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 250 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 250 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP 250 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the 250. The maximum internal memory of laptops of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and type.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP 250

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 250 has a better processor family than most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

The HP 250 has a fairly typical weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the HP ENVY 15 (2.2kg).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the HP 250 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 250.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Asus X553MA (1.86GHz).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
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Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
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
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
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Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

(10)
11 September 2016

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile All-in-One Printer is an inkjet that's light enough to travel with, but can copy and scan as well as print...

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7 March 2014

HP's 250 G2 As already expected, the HP 250 G2 does not stand out from the crowd. Its silent operation makes it special among the competitors. The display is poor, but at least it is matte and not...

22 August 2016

La HP OfficeJet 250 a clairement une carte à jouer sur le marché des petites imprimantes A4 pensées pour être transportables ou capables de se ranger dans un tiroir. Un poil plus encombrante...

Bosch introduceerde dit voorjaar de PPR250, een elektrische verfroller, waarmee je muren en plafonds 'zo snel en eenvoudig als nooit te voren' kunt verven. Wat Bosch in de communicatie vergeet te... Read more…

Snel gebruiksklaar
Duidelijke handleiding
Eenvoudig te gebruiken
Knoeit niet veel bij normaal gebruik
Redelijk stil
Hoekjes en randjes zijn niet te doen
Lastig om van kleur te wisselen
Lastig schoon te maken
Veel water nodig bij reinigen
Slang wordt niet perfect schoon
23 July 2014

HP 250 G2 to laptop, któremu trudno wybi? si? ponad przeci?tno??. W klasie bud?etowej wiele mo?na wybaczy?, ale z drugiej strony konkurencja oferuje sprz?t, który nie ma takich niepraktycznych,...

Acceptable keyboard, indicator LEDs for radio modules, mute and CapsLock, almost silently, cool, no thermal problems despite passive cooling
Relatywnie dobrej jakoci matowy ekran, dodano blok numeryczny do klawiatury, bardzo cichy, cakiem nieza ywotno baterii
Akzeptable Tastatur
StatusLEDs fr Funk
Mute und CapsLock, nahezu lautlos, khl, keine thermischen Probleme trotz Passivkhlung
Cheap appearance, lid sensitive to fingerprints, ports placed very unfavorable, just fast enough for office
Rozkad portw
Billige Anmutung
Deckel empfindlich gegen Fingerabdrcke
Anschlsse sehr ungnstig platziert, fr Office gerade noch schnell genug
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User Reviews

(24)
Reviewed 4 September 2014 by Tim Z.
(Verified Purchase)

These were a super value at 399.99 sale price. I'd think twice, though at regular price. I bought 5 of these for the office and all 5 got through the UEFI BIOS stress tests without errors. Very... Read more…

Reviewed 9 November 2014 by Sherry j.
(Verified Purchase)

You will want a longer power cord for this laptop if you get one.....it has the same power plug apple HP and gateway have used for years.....you can find a new cord 6feet long for about 8... Read more…

Reviewed 13 October 2014 by Cory A.
(Verified Purchase)

Check the description, look at the picture...

Reviewed 10 June 2015 by Colin Greener

Just though I should add a quick review as I've had this monitor for just over a year, and it's now started to go wrong. The screen just turns off, and the only way to turn it back on is to... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2015 by J B Whistlecraft
(Verified Purchase)

Nice lightweight machine ideal for training and business presentations.

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