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HP ProBook 455 AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

$520.94
$334.95 $185.99 cheaper than 81 days ago
AMD a 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB Jun 2014
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 4,416 expert and user reviews, HP has good reviews for its laptops. HP also has good reviews specifically for its portable PCs.

Has a Front Camera

The ProBook 455 has a front camera, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years do not have a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2130025_price], and the Asus PU551LA[plb_2446718_price] is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to look at including the HP 15-j151sa[plb_2981268_price].

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 455 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2130025_price], or the Asus PU551LA[plb_2446718_price].

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the HP 15-j151sa[plb_2981268_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 455 range from 10" to 18". The ProBook 455 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age.

There are a number of other 15.6" portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the Probook 650[pl_1457057_price], or the ProBook 450 G1[pl_2130025_price] both from HP.

If this HP portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (17.3").

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AMD a Processor Family

This laptop has an AMD A processor family, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The HP ProBook 455 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. This notebook PC also has an 802.11g WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of portable PC.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the HP ProBook 455 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The ProBook 455 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 455 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price], or the HP Pavilion x360[plb_2964525_price].

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Very Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 455 is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB. The HP ProBook 455 has a quite small processor cache (only 1 megabyte) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 455.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 455 range from 30Wh to 50Wh, and the average battery capacity is 44Wh. At only 40 watt-hours, the ProBook 455 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ProBook 455.

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7 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 455

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP ProBook 455 has a relatively typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (2.5GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the ProBook 455 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ProBook 455.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2130025_price], or the Toshiba Satellite C50D-B[plb_2379799_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Pavilion x360[pl_2964525_price] (1TB), or the 15-j151sa[pl_2981268_price] (1TB) both from HP.

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Average Weight

The ProBook 455 has a fairly average weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ProBook 455.

Alternative 2.2kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Toshiba Satellite C50D-B[plb_2379799_price].

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2130025_price] (2.3kg and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP ProBook 455 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Alternative 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper laptops such as the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2130025_price].

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the HP 15-j151sa[plb_2981268_price] (8GB), or the Lenovo Y70[plb_2964651_price] (16GB).

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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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops that are a comparable 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2130025_price], or the Toshiba Satellite C50D-B[plb_2379799_price].

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire V3-371[plb_2964527_price] (ssd) which is also cheaper.

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Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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Expert Reviews

(3)
14 August 2015

HP, CANONICAL AND EBUYER joined forces recently to release Ubuntu-powered versions of three low-budget, business-focused Windows laptops: the ProBook 255 Ubuntu, ProBook 355 Ubuntu and ProBook 455... Read more…

Cheap, lots of ports, good OS functionality, high capacity HDD
Poor battery life, old version of Ubuntu, mediocre performance
Thick and heavy, dull screen, poor battery life, old version of Ubuntu
22 July 2015

This collaboration between HP and Canonical partly works, but mediocre performance, poor battery life and a soon to be out-of-date OS stand in the way of Ubuntu's mainstream enterprise success...

13 July 2015

The HP 455 G3 is an unusual mixture of budget and performance, a well specified if slightly old-fashioned machine (are DVD drives really that important these days?) that shouldn't require any...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp g6w44, hp g6w44e, hp a67050, hp g6w44ea, hp a67050b, hp g6w44eaa, hp g6w44eaab, hp g6w44eaabu, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfa, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfas, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfast, apple hp455g2networkcard101001000gigabitfaste
Barcodes 00888793335499, 00888793335505, 00888793335512, 00888793335598, 00888793335604, 00888793396483, 00888793410042, 00888793422120, 00888793450666, 00888793555712, 04053162578517, 05054484653820
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