This HP 15.6" 250 G8 Laptop with Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit) boasts an Intel Core i5-1135G7 (11th Gen) processor power of 2.4 to 4.2 GHz Quad-Core, 8 MB l3 cache, 16 GB DDR4 memory, integrated Iris Xe graphics, and a 15.6" 1920 x 1080 screen resolution. It comes with 1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD for blazing fast processing speeds and reliable data storage. From business presentations to gaming, this laptop can handle it all with ease.
|HP 15.6" 250 G8 Laptop|
It comes in at a weight of 3.84 lb / 1.74 kg, and total dimensions of 14.1 x 9.5 x 0.78" / 35.8 x 24.2 x 1.99 cm.
|Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)|
|14.1 x 9.5 x 0.78" / 35.8 x 24.2 x 1.99 cm|
|3.84 lb / 1.74 kg|
It contains a 2.4 to 4.2 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5-1135G7 (11th Gen) processor with 8 MB of L3 Cache.
With an 11th gen Intel CPU you can be assured that the laptop has a recent CPU. Whilst not the latest, due to the release of the Intel 12 Series CPUs, it is still recent. However, with the release of the 12th gen you may wish to choose that instead to ensure the longevity of your new laptop.
There's a Integrated graphics card which is a Intel Iris Xe.
An integrated card tends to not offer as much graphics processing power as a dedicated video card.
The maximum memory capacity is 16 GB via the 2 (0 Available) memory slots.
The RAM slot type is 260-Pin SO-DIMM.
Because at least one of the ram slots in the HP 15.6" 250 G8 is replaceable, you will be able to upgrade the ram at a later date.
|Intel Core i5-1135G7 (11th Gen)|
|2.4 to 4.2 GHz Quad-Core|
Graphics Card Type
|Intel Iris Xe|
|2666 MHz DDR4|
|2 x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)|
Max. Memory Capacity
Memory Slot Type
|2 (0 Available)|
Whilst the model comes with a glossy screen, you won't have to worry too much about the glare produced as there is an anti-reflective coating applied.
The screen has a refresh rate of 60 Hz.
The 60Hz refresh rate option will offer a perfectly good refresh rate for day-to-day work, but if you're looking at gaming or video editing work then a higher refresh rate would be recommended.
It's offered in a Glossy with Anti-Reflective Coating finish.
A brightness of 250 cd/m2, or nits, is available in the screen.
|1920 x 1080|
|Glossy with Anti-Reflective Coating|
It comes with 256 GB of hard drive storage installed, via 1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD harddrive.
|1 x M.2 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use)|
Solid State Storage
|1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe|
The HP 15.6" 250 G8 has an estimated battery life of 8 Hours.
The battery life is achieved via a 3-Cell: 41 Wh capacity battery.
|3-Cell: 41 Wh|
Est. Battery Life
|Ports & Peripherals|
When it comes to ports, it's offered with 2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) ports. 2 Type-A ports is usually enough for regular laptop users, giving you enough freedom for the peripherals you need.
There's an option of using the Type-C USB ports, with 1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports being offered too, allowing both the use of almost any current peripheral, but also adaptors & dongles allowing use of additional ports for the laptop.
The numpad inclusion on the laptop ensures optimal access to number keys, so if that's what you're after then this laptop has it for you.
If you're like us at LaptopAXS and enjoy remote work, you'll love the Kensington Lock Slot that's offered. Lock your laptop up on the go, and ensure it doesn't walk off with a Kensington lock slot appropriate lock.
Don't fret about your wired headphones though, the 3.5mm headphone jack will let you plug right in.
|2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)|
USB Type C
|1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1|
|1 x HDMI 1.4b|
|1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output|
Build in Speakers
Built in Mic
Media / Memory Card Slot
|Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC|
|Kensington Lock Slot, Dedicated TPM Security Chip|
You'll find Wifi 5 inside the laptop, which is the previous generation. However, this does not mean its necessarily a major disadvantage. Wifi 5 is more than capable for the majority of the users, with only top tier users really requiring Wifi 6 at the moment.
With the latest standard of Bluetooth included, Bluetooth 5, you'll be set for a few more years of ensuring any new peripheral purchased is fully compatible.
|1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)|
|Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)|
MU Mimo Support
|2 x 2|
The power supply for the HP 15.6" 250 G8 is a 45 W with Barrel so if you're concerned about power usage, make sure this fits within your requirements.
|45 W with Barrel|
The lowest price is $694 for the HP 15.6" 250 G8, available from multiple sites. The 5 purchase links we have analyzed have revealed an average price of $768.