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HP 255 G3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2346 reviews of HP 255 G3. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and portability. The performance and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the touchpad and energy efficiency, while there are some mixed opinions about the durability.

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keyboard, reliability, image quality, energy, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP 255 G3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for HP 255 G3


alaTest has collected and analyzed 118 user reviews of HP 255 G3 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the battery and reliability. The usability and performance are also appreciated. There are mixed opinions on the keyboard and screen. The image quality and design get negative comments.

price, performance, usability, reliability, battery

durability, design, image quality

82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Damien McFerran (

HP 255 G3


This is HP's entry-level business laptop featuring open-source OS Ubuntu instead of the traditional Windows. Overseen by UK-based Canonical, Ubuntu is regarded as the most secure operating system around, and is slowly but surely gathering traction in...

Low cost ; Rugged design ; DVD drive ; Ubuntu has potential

Terrible screen ; Poor battery life ; Lack of compatible apps

Lacking in processing muscle and boasting only a functional rather than eye-catching design, the HP 255 G3 nevertheless represents decent value for money – and serves as a neat introduction to the promising Ubuntu OS.

Jul, 2015

Expert review by : Desire Athow (

HP 255 G3 review


A trustworthy and sturdy laptop

Good value for money ; Relatively impressive performance levels ; Solid design ; It has an optical drive

Poor battery life ; 10/100 Mbps Ethernet

The HP 255 G3 laptop is a bland-looking notebook with a fairly impressive feature set. It's affordable, doesn't look cheap, and does what it's meant to do.

Feb, 2015

Expert review by : Andrew Harrison (

HP 255 G3 budget laptop review


To help achieve the low price, HP has installed Microsoft's new complimentary edition of Windows 8.1 with Bing. Without having to pay for Windows, HP was able to focus on just getting the budget components together to make a working laptop. We borrowed...

Design and build quality of the HP 255 G3 are workmanlike, but importantly the main comfort areas of keyboard, trackpad and display are quite usable, if with the usual issues of poor display quality we find at this low price. But for only £200 the HP...

Dec, 2014

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Low cost buy


Works but with a 1.5ghz processor it is very slow even with windows 8. You get what you pay for but it is not a bad buy for the money. Good for a little kid to play simple games or grandma

Jun, 2014

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good buy


lots of features and excellent performance.

Mar, 2014

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Great value laptop


worked great out of the box, a little slow but a lot better than my last hp laptop. After about 3 hours of updating it now has win 8.1.which seems a bit faster than before.

Mar, 2014

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good laptop for the money


Everything about this laptop is great but it's a little slower than I'd like.

Mar, 2014

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Really good deal as a refurb


So far, so good. Got this as a refurb unit, only had a couple 3 weeks but I'm very satisfied so far.... Way Kewl

Mar, 2014

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Great deal for the money


Great bang for the buck.

Mar, 2014

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Great Deal & Great Product


It arrived in a timely matter. Out of the box, it looked brand new. It did not have a mark or anything showing it was a refurbished unit.It runs great, and is faster than I expected for such a great priced laptop.The ad states that it has an A4-4500...

Mar, 2014

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