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HP 15.6" 255 G8

HP 15.6" 255 G8HP 15.6" 255 G8HP 15.6" 255 G8HP 15.6" 255 G8HP 15.6" 255 G8HP 15.6" 255 G8
  • Processor

    AMD Ryzen 5 5500U, AMD Ryzen 3 3250U, AMD Athlon Silver 3050U, AMD 3020e

  • Processor Cores

    2.1 to 4 GHz 6-Core, 2.6 to 3.5 GHz Dual-Core, 2.3 to 3.2 GHz Dual-Core, 1.2 to 2.6 GHz Dual-Core

  • Graphics Card

    AMD Radeon

  • Installed Memory

    16 GB, 8 GB, 4 GB

Description
The HP 15.6" 255 G8 Laptop is a powerful computer designed for everyday use. It features AMD Athlon Silver 3050U processor power, 2.3 to 3.2 GHz Dual-Core l3 cache and 8 GB memory type. The HP 255 G8 has integrated graphics with AMD Radeon GPU, which provides great performance for both the CPU- and GPU-intensive tasks such as gaming, video editing, and more! The incredibly lightweight HP laptop weighs only 3.84 pounds / 1.74 kg and includes a 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD for quick boot up times and smooth data access from multiple hard drives or external media devices without sacrificing storage space.
Specification
HP 15.6" 255 G8 LaptopHP 15.6" 255 G8 LaptopHP 15.6" 255 G8 LaptopHP 15.6" 255 G8 Laptop
Storage

It comes with 256 GB of hard drive storage installed, via 1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD harddrive.

It comes with 128 GB of hard drive storage installed, via 1 x 128 GB M.2 SATA SSD harddrive.

SSD Slots
1 x M.2 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use)1 x M.2 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use)1 x M.2 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use)1 x M.2 SATA (In Use)
Storage Installed
256 GB256 GB256 GB128 GB
Solid State Storage
1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe1 x 128 GB M.2 SATA
Performance

It contains a 2.1 to 4 GHz 6-Core AMD Ryzen 5 5500U processor with 8 MB of L3 Cache.

It contains a 2.6 to 3.5 GHz Dual-Core AMD Ryzen 3 3250U processor with 4 MB of L3 Cache.

It contains a 2.3 to 3.2 GHz Dual-Core AMD Athlon Silver 3050U processor with 4 MB of L3 Cache.

It contains a 1.2 to 2.6 GHz Dual-Core AMD 3020e processor with 4 MB of L3 Cache.

There's a Integrated graphics card which is a AMD Radeon.

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 maximum memory capacity is 16 GB via the 2 (1 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" 255 G8 is replaceable, you will be able to upgrade the ram at a later date.

From the factory, there is a single free slot you can use. You'd be able to take this home and throw in an extra stick of ram straight away, or even ask them at the shop to help you out and possibly install it for you.

L3 Cache
8 MB4 MB4 MB4 MB
Memory Type
3200 MHz DDR42400 MHz DDR42400 MHz DDR42400 MHz DDR4
Processor Cores
2.1 to 4 GHz 6-Core2.6 to 3.5 GHz Dual-Core2.3 to 3.2 GHz Dual-Core1.2 to 2.6 GHz Dual-Core
Memory Configuration
2 x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)2 x 4 GB (User-Replaceable)2 x 4 GB (User-Replaceable)1 x 4 GB (User-Replaceable)
Graphics Card Type
IntegratedIntegratedIntegratedIntegrated
Installed Memory
16 GB8 GB8 GB4 GB
Graphics Card
AMD RadeonAMD RadeonAMD RadeonAMD Radeon
Max. Memory Capacity
16 GB16 GB16 GB
Memory Slots
2 (0 Available)2 (0 Available)2 (0 Available)2 (1 Available)
Memory Slot Type
260-Pin SO-DIMM260-Pin SO-DIMM260-Pin SO-DIMM260-Pin SO-DIMM
Processor
AMD Ryzen 5 5500UAMD Ryzen 3 3250UAMD Athlon Silver 3050UAMD 3020e
Display

A brightness of 250 cd/m2, or nits, is available in the screen.

Panel Type
IPS-Type LCDTN LCDTN LCDTN LCD
Screen Resolution
1920 x 10801920 x 10801366 x 7681366 x 768
Max. Brightness
250 cd/m2250 cd/m2250 cd/m2250 cd/m2
Colour Gamut
45% NTSC45% NTSC45% NTSC45% NTSC
Aspect Ratio
16:916:916:916:9
Screen Size
15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
TouchScreen?
NoNoNoNo
Connections

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.

NFC
NoNoNoNo
Ethernet
1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)
MU Mimo Support
2 x 22 x 22 x 22 x 2
WIFI
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bluetooth
5555
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.

Don't fret about your wired headphones though, the 3.5mm headphone jack will let you plug right in.

USB Type C
1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 11 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 11 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 11 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1
Security
Dedicated TPM Security ChipDedicated TPM Security ChipDedicated TPM Security ChipDedicated TPM Security Chip
Keyboard
Number PadNumber PadNumber PadNumber Pad
Built in Mic
YesYesYesYes
Audio Ports
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output
Ports
2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)
Media / Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXCSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXCSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXCSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
Display Ports
1 x HDMI 1.4b1 x HDMI 1.4b1 x HDMI 1.4b1 x HDMI 1.4b
Pointing Device
TouchPadTouchPadTouchPadTouchPad
Webcam
User-Facing: 720pUser-Facing: 720pUser-Facing: 720pUser-Facing: 720p
Build in Speakers
YesYesYesYes
Design

It comes in at a weight of 3.84 lb / 1.74 kg, and total dimensions of 14.09 x 9.53 x 0.78" / 35.79 x 24.21 x 1.98 cm.

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.

Dimensions
14.09 x 9.53 x 0.78" / 35.79 x 24.21 x 1.98 cm14.1 x 9.5 x 0.78" / 35.8 x 24.2 x 1.99 cm14.1 x 9.5 x 0.78" / 35.8 x 24.2 x 1.99 cm14.1 x 9.5 x 0.78" / 35.8 x 24.2 x 1.99 cm
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)Windows 10 Home (64-Bit)
Brand
HPHPHPHP
Weight
3.84 lb / 1.74 kg3.84 lb / 1.74 kg3.84 lb / 1.74 kg3.84 lb / 1.74 kg
Manufacturer ID
4L1R0UT#ABA2Q0G8UT#ABA2Q0G5UT#ABA2Q0G4UT#ABA
Power

The power supply for the HP 15.6" 255 G8 is a 45 W with Barrel/Proprietary so if you're concerned about power usage, make sure this fits within your requirements.

Power Supply
45 W with Barrel/Proprietary45 W with Barrel/Proprietary45 W with Barrel/Proprietary45 W with Barrel/Proprietary
Battery

The HP 15.6" 255 G8 has an estimated battery life of 7.75 Hours.

The HP 15.6" 255 G8 has an estimated battery life of 7 Hours.

The battery life is achieved via a 3-Cell: 41 Wh capacity battery.

Battery Capacity
3-Cell: 41 Wh3-Cell: 41 Wh3-Cell: 41 Wh3-Cell: 41 Wh
Battery Chemistry
Lithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-IonLithium-Ion
Est. Battery Life
7.75 Hours7 Hours7 Hours7 Hours
Where to buy the HP 15.6" 255 G8
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$561.99
HP 255 G8 15.6in Notebook PC Bundle with Athlon Silver 3050U up to 3.2GHz, 8GB 2400GHz DDR4, 256GB NVMe SSD, HD Display, Webcam, WiFi, Bluetooth, Win 10 Pro, and Laptop Bag
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$799

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