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HP 655 B7B14EA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 106 reviews of HP 655 B7B14EA. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the portability and battery are on the whole positive. The screen and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the performance, and there are some critical reviews about the touchpad and image quality.

price, usability, screen, battery, portability

keyboard, image quality, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP 655 B7B14EA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (notebookcheck.net)

Review HP 655 B6M65EA Notebook

 

Discount laptop. 300 Euros (~$386) is a ridiculously low price. I

Low price; Non-glare display; Decent battery life; Short battery charge cycle; Low heat; Low power consumption; Matte surfaces

Low system performance; Gaming almost impossible; Fan is always running; No USB 3.0; Low TFT brightness; No driver DVD included

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Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: kiran (rakuten.com)

kiran

 

This is a marvelous product from HP the 15.6" screen is Full HD with Radeon graphic card in it for playing good games . the hard disk of 320 is ok but i would be satisfied if it is 500 gb as it has become standard these days. The inbuilt memory of 4GB...

Consumer review by: Kris (reevoo.com)

HP 655 H4R13ES

 

Fantastic for money. Is everything most users will need

Non at moment

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: Umaymah (reevoo.com)

HP 655 H4R13ES

 

Starts up quickly HP chat support are easy to contact and helpful I like the exterior and the textured touch-pad Ummmm

Slow! I've had loads of problems with this laptop from the beginning... Slow video/sound playback Slow Internet Slow PC in general Loads of programs that keep giving pop-ups on the PC and probably slow the whole thing down Windows 8 was a bit of a pain...

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: George (reevoo.com)

HP 655 H4R13ES

 

Light weight, plenty of connections, windows 8 is fine if used in desktop mode, excellent value at £ (Sorry I was told to remove the price but I would say without mentioning the actual price don't pay more than £250) does all I want plays all forms of...

battery life not brilliant on odd occasions get one or two lines across display watching this problem and will return if continues or worsens

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Paul (reevoo.com)

HP 655 H4R13ES

 

great entry level which has been great up to now. Battery life near 3hours, responsive and does everything it's asked. The price reflects on what you can expect

have not found any yet.

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Michael (reevoo.com)

HP 655 H4R13ES

 

Good quality keyboard, buttons give a good feel to them and very quiet compared to my old Toshiba Laptop. Capable of running numerous tasks thanks to the 4gb of ram on board. The fan is quiet and does a great job of keeping the laptop nice n cool....

Could do with a longer mains lead....thats it

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Guy (reevoo.com)

HP 655 H4R13ES

 

Does not get hot, for the price its a great little laptop, very pleased

windows 8, but downloaded windows classic shell & all is good in the world.

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Jenny (reevoo.com)

HP 655 H4R13ES

 

its been good. No complaints for the price. People complaining about windows 8 put me off but if you go to the desk top screen its just the same as any other computer to me. It does what I need it to do.

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Christopher (reevoo.com)

HP 655 H4R13ES

 

Don't know, haven't used it yet

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2
Speaker Power:1
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing

Battery

Battery Capacity:47
Battery capacity (Watt hours):47
Battery life (max):6
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:640 x 480
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Rear camera:N
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified:No / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Charcoal / Black, Grey / Charcoal / Charcoal, Black / Charcoal, Grey / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:15:9 / 16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6 / 16
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 7000
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7310 / AMD Radeon HD 7310G / AMD Radeon HD 7340 / AMD Radeon HD 7340G

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 EDR / 4.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X) / 10/100Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, BT / Gigabit LAN, WLAN / LAN, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3u
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 179921.3
Operating altitude:0 - 120078.7
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85 / 20 - 80 / 20 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 85 / 20 - 80 / 20 - 85
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60 / -24 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60 / -24 - 45

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, DVD
LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD±RW

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Display: / LCD
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Manageability features:3D DriveGuard
Number of products included:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Mouse included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Chipset:AMD A68M
Compatible processor series:AMD E2
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:AMD A68M
Number of processors supported:1
Processor: / E1-1200 / E2-1800
Processor cache:1 / 11
Processor cache type:L2
Processor core voltage (AC):0.875 - 1.35
Processor cores:2
Processor family:AMD E
Processor frequency:1.4 / 1.7
Processor Manufacturer:AMD
Processor model:E1-1200 / E2-1800
Processor socket:Socket FT1 BGA
Processor threads:2

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
HDD recovery: Yes
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:Y

Software

Bundled software:HP Recovery Manager\nHP Support Assistant\nHP Connection Manage / Microsoft Office Starter / Microsoft Office Starter\nHP Recovery Manager\nHP Support Assistant\nHP Connection Manager\nCyberlink Power DVD\nCyberlink YouCam DE
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Linux / Linux SUSE / Linux Ubuntu / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro
Trial software:Symantec Norton Internet Security 2012

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC / MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / SATA II / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / SATA II / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 9.72
Depth (imperial):9.72
Height:1.26 / 1.41 / 2
Height (imperial):1.41
Weight:4 / 5.4
Width:14.8 / 15
Width (imperial):14.8