An inexpensive laptop with an elegant silver design, the HP 255 G8 (2W8U3EA) is suitable for everyday office use with its AMD Athlon Silver processor. This thin and light laptop PC with 15-inch anti-glare screen offers an appreciable storage capacity of 500 GB as well as a USB-C connection and a battery life of 7 hours.
Specifications of the HP 255 G8 (2W8U3EA)
|Screen (s)||15.6 ” WXGA HD LED 45% NTSC 250cd / m² (1366×768, anti-glare)|
|Processor||AMD Athlon Silver 3050U Picasso (2.3 GHz, 2 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max)||4 GB (1 x 4 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz (16 GB), 2 slots (1 free)|
|Graphic card||AMD Radeon Vega 2 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||500 GB at 5400 rpm|
|Connectivity||2 USB 3.0 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4b, SD / SDHC / SDXC|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (1×1, Realtek RTL8821CE), Bluetooth 4.2 Gigabit Ethernet (Realtek RTL8111HSH-CG)|
|Audio system||Yes, HP Audio Center|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|battery life announced / Battery||7 hours / Li-Ion 3 cells 41Whr (180 gr)|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.74 Kg / 358 x 242 x 19.9|
Chassis, connectors, screen of the HP 255 G8 (2W8U3EA)
With its thin and light dark ash silver design, it has an elegant and understated allure.
The connectivity built into this laptop is good, rivaling that of many more expensive PCs. It includes 1 USB-C, a practical HDMI video output to easily connect this computer to a TV or monitor, for example, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.2 wireless modules to connect and communicate remotely, Ethernet ports and audio but also 3 USBs all compatible with both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 peripherals are plugged in.
The screen is adorned with an anti-reflective treatment making it more readable in a bright environment (eg outdoors) than a shiny panel and less tiring for the eyes in the long run. For the rest, the screen adopts a 16: 9 format suitable for video playback as well as a definition of 1366×768, in short, classic characteristics.
Performance, battery life of the HP 255 G8 (2W8U3EA)
The HP 255 G8 (2W8U3EA) is a thin and light 15-inch laptop designed for everyday use on the go.
As for battery life, it can indeed last about 7 hours on battery in light use, which is all the more appreciable as its transport is facilitated by its controlled weight and its finesse.
This laptop PC is designed for basic everyday use such as Internet surfing and office automation because it is based on 4 GB of RAM as well as a low consumption AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) processor Athlon Silver 3050U Picasso.
It should be borne in mind that this core shows its limits in multitasking and under work requiring processor resources, which in these cases implies slowdowns.