Powered by an AMD PRO A-Series processor, HP ProBook 655 G2 is a laptop for business users ready to make some concessions for extra savings. It is built to slot seamlessly into existing IT infrastructure in corporate settings or small businesses.
Where to Buy HP ProBook 655 G2
HP ProBook 655 G2 Key Features and Specs
- AMD Pro A10, Pro A8, Pro A6 Processor
- AMD Radeon R6 Graphics, Radeon R5 Graphics
- Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro
- 15.6-inch LED Display (Touch or Non-Touch)
- 4GB, 8GB, 16GB RAM (up to 16GB RAM in two slots)
- Optional DVD Drive
- 500GB HDD (7200 rpm), 1TB HDD (5200rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optional Built-in Broadband (4G LTE or 3G HSPA+)
Design and Display
The HP ProBook 655 G2 shows off a sleek design, although it can be a lot slimmer at about 27.4 millimetres. It is also not really on the lightweight side starting at 2.31 kilograms.
But if you are willing to lug something like this around, you have virtually nothing else to worry about. This is because HP ProBook 655 G2 is built to pass military-grade testing for ruggedness, according to HP.
The laptop comes with a 15.6-inch diagonal, LED-backlit display that makes for respectably comfortable reading in the sun. The screen offers HD resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels or Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. HP ProBook 655 G2 also offers an optional Full HD (1080p) touch display.
Power and Performance
You can expect the HP ProBook 655 G2 to deliver a level of performance that gets things done relatively easily. It just will not be ideal to expect this one to deliver the most robust performance.
HP ProBook 655 G2 is driven by AMD PRO A-Series APUs. System memory (DDR3 technology) maxes out at 16 GB while integrated AMD Radeon graphics sees to graphics performance. HP rates battery life at roughly 9-12 hours.
Other Specs and Features
In terms of storage, you can have a model using a hard drive (up to 1 TB) or solid state drive (up to 512 GB). The HP ProBook 655 G2 runs on Windows 10 operating system from the factory. Its ports and expansion features include three USB 3.0 ports (one USB Type-C), a DisplayPort, a VGA port and a media card reader.
The laptop should deliver decent audio quality with provision of dual integrated stereo speakers, DTS Studio Sound and HP Clear Sound Amp. HP ProBook 655 G2 is ready for great collaboration with Skype for Business, HP Noise Cancellation Software and optional HD (720p) webcam.
Pricing and availability
HP ProBook 655 G2 laptops are available Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. Price starts at around $859. The HP ProBook 655 G2 price in Nigeria starts at around 175,000 Naira, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Price in Ghana is expected to start at around GH₵ 2550. HP ProBook 655 G2 price in Kenya starts at 59,500 KSh.
HP ProBook 655 G2 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP ProBook 655 G2 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Home
- Processor: AMD Pro A10, Pro A8, Pro A6 Processor
- GPU: AMD Radeon R6 Graphics, Radeon R5 Graphics
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 8GB RAM, 16GB RAM (up to 16GB)
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 37.8 x 25.7 x 2.74 cm
- Weight: starting at 2.31 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch back-lit Non-Touch LED Display (1366 x 768 pixels) or 1920 x 1080 pixels (Touch and Non-Touch options), anti-glare
- Keyboard: Full-sized Spill Resistant Keyboard (optional back light)
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB (7200 rpm), 1TB HDD (5200 rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optical Storage: Yes (optional)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Webcam (optional)
- USB Ports: Yes, 2 USB 3.0 ports (1 charging) and one USB Type C Port
- DisplayPort: Yes, 1 port
- VGA: Yes, 1 port
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes, 1 port
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- NFC: Yes (Optional)
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Miracast
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 or Bluetooth 4.2
- Broadband: Yes, HSPA+/4G LTE (optional)
- Docking Connector: Yes, 1 port
- HP Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
- Integrated Speakers
- HP Client Security
- Integrated Smart Card Reader
- Battery: HP 3-cell Long Life Prismatic (48 WHr)
- Use Time: –