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HP 255 G6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of HP 255 G6. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the keyboard and sound. The usability and battery also get good views, but many are negative about the performance.

price, battery, usability, sound, keyboard

performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP 255 G6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Mike Wobker (notebookcheck.net)

HP 255 G6 (A6-9220, Radeon R4) Laptop Review

 

Slow start. With the 255 G6, HP offers a very affordable entry-level notebook. Using an AMD processor and a replaceable battery, our test device could be given a buying recommendation. However the moderate system performance and cheap production leave...

good keyboard ; good speakers ; replaceable battery

slow harddrive ; no maintenance options ; moderate system performance

Our test demonstrates the 255 G6 as a notebook with strengths and weaknesses. The good sound and average system performance is contrasted with slow mass storage and lack of support for certain screen resolutions. The 255 G6 should not be purchased In a...

Jan, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):31 / 41
Battery life (max):7.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 4

Brand-specific features

HP ePrint:Y
HP front camera:HP TrueVision HD / HP Webcam
HP JumpStart:Y
HP Management tools:HP System Event Utility, HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI
HP Recovery Manager:Y
HP segment:Business / Home
HP Smart AC Adapter:Y
HP Software provided:; HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI, HP System Event Utility / HP System Event Utility, HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI
HP speaker type:HP Dual Speakers
HP Support Assistant:Y
HP Touchpoint Manager:Y

Camera

Front Camera:Y

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Silver

Design

Colour of product:Black / Graphite
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black / Graphite
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:SVA / TFT
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon R
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R2 / AMD Radeon R4 / AMD Radeon R5

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Numeric keypad:Y
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600 / 1866 / 2133 / 2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Antenna type:1x1
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
MIMO:N
Near Field Communication (NFC):N
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac
WLAN controller model:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168
WWAN:N

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / DVD±RW / N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Power cord included:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:N
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:N
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4b / 2.0
SmartCard slot:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:45

Processor

Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
Processor boost frequency:2 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.7
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:AMD A / AMD E
Processor frequency:1.5 / 2 / 2.5 / 2.6 / 3.1
Processor Model:A6-9220 / A6-9225 / A9-9425 / E2-9000e
Processor threads:2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 6

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection:Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Bundled software:Buy Office; CyberLink Power Media Player
Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
HDD Capacity:1000 / 500
HDD interface:SATA
HDD Speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
SSD capacity:128 / 256
SSD form factor:M.2
SSD interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total HDDs capacity:1000 / 500
Total SSDs capacity:128 / 256
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:253.8 / 254.6
Height :23.8 / 24.3
Weight:1.86 / 1.96
Width:380 / 384.3