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HP G56-130SA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 557 reviews of HP G56-130SA. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and portability. The price and performance also get good feedback. The connectivity and energy efficiency get mixed reviews, while the touchpad and battery get less positive opinions.

usability, performance, price, portability, screen

keyboard, battery, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP G56-130SA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for HP G56-130SA


alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of HP G56-130SA from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the keyboard and size. The usability and reliability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the touchpad.

performance, reliability, usability, size, keyboard


72% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP G56-106SA 15.6" Laptop (AMD Athlon II P320 2.1GHz, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Prem 64-bit, black)HP G56-106SA 15.6" Laptop (AMD Athlon II P320 2.1GHz, 3GB RAM, 250GB HDD, Webcam, Windows 7 Home Prem 64-bit, black)

Jun, 2018

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HP G56-130SA


After having my orignal one replaced due to a fan problem I have had no problems whatsoever with the replacement. No doubt this is the best laptop out there for value for money at the moment and offers great speed and graphics proformence even if its a...

The batterey life is poor but expected from a high proformence laptop. The on/off button feels cheap and can be hard to press also the mouse pad buttons are a right pain.

Nov, 2014

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HP G56-130SA


Speed Storage capacity

Display - vertical lines visible, picture quality isn't smooth Touch pad buttons - hard, awkward and difficult to press Touch pad - too large Battery life - 2 hours Body - There is some fault (scratch/crack) in the body of the laptop at the base...

Nov, 2014

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HP G56-130SA


spec looks good on paper

cheap design, runs slow, not user friendly, my old e systems laptop which is 5 yo and poor spec runs faster, wouldnt recommend and dont get me started about norton

Nov, 2014

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Mar, 2012

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HP G56-130SA (Refurb)


Great spec for the price.

Buttons on far left of keyboard are frustrating.

Feb, 2012

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HP G56-130SA (Refurb)


looks lovely, doesnt seem refurbished very fast, copes well with lots of programs/windows open windows 7 is much better than vista battery life not a problem

the trackpad bit is very unresponsive and the left/right keys are quite stiff.

Feb, 2012

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HP G56-130SA (Refurb)


easy to use, ideal for children,

no input on the sd card,

Feb, 2012

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HP G56-130SA (Refurb)


Good laptop. works perfectly well just like the new ones. I have informed friends and family to patrinize you. score 9/10

Jan, 2012

Consumer review (

HP G56-105SA (Refurb)


Heavy,chunky and problems with connectivity

Jan, 2012

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Good Buy


Nice laptop to use. Easy to set up just followed on screen instructions. Battery life ok but not brilliant.

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio system:Generic


Number of battery cells:6


Color of product:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED backlight: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter power:65


Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 4500M
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.309


Full-size keyboard: No
Pointing device:Touchpad


Internal memory:3
Internal memory type:DDR2-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory layout:1 x 1 + 1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2


3G: No
Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Networking features:Fast Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

LightScribe: Yes
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:Generic
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No
Power supply type:AC/DC
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:65


Bus type:FSB
Conflict Free processor:N
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing die size:107
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:2.1
Processor front side bus:800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:T3500
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron Processor T3000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:Socket 478
Processor threads:2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35

Processor special features

Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: No
Execute Disable Bit: No
Intel 64:N
Intel AES New Instructions: 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 Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:42104
Processor code:SLGJV
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium


Card reader integrated: No
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Height (front):1.29
Height (rear):1.49