We checked 3,456 expert and user reviews for HP portable PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB. The HP 350 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the 350.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP 350 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 came out more than a year ago. In addition, this HP laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 350 is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Screen Size
The screen sizes of portable PCs of this type and age range from 11" to 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP 350 has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 350.
If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-772 (17.3") which is also cheaper.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP 350 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec also have a full-size keyboard.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the ProBook 450, or the 15 both from HP.
There are a number of other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard which you might also want to consider including the Lenovo Z70-80.
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Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the 350, the HP 350 has a front camera.
We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the ProBook 450, and the 15 both from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.
We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Lenovo Z70-80 is also worth considering.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the HP 350 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the 350 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as 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.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper notebook PCs such as the Acer Aspire E5-772.
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
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Very Small Internal Memory
At only 4 gigabytes, the HP 350 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 350 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.
The HP 350 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen and we think the HP 15; or the Asus UX301LA are also worth considering.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The HP 350 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP 350 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the 350.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo ThinkPad E550, or the HP EliteBook 820 which is cheaper.
Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the EliteBook 820 (2.3GHz and cheaper), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (2.3GHz and cheaper) both from HP or the HP ProBook 650 G1 (2.4GHz and higher rated).
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 350 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
If this laptop total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba C55 (750GB and cheaper), or the DELL Inspiron 15 (1TB and cheaper).
The HP 350 has a fairly average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 350.
Laptops with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the HP 15 (2.2kg), or the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 (2.4kg) which is also cheaper.
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