Need a powerful All-in-One workstation for your home, small business or company, the HP 200 G3 would be a great choice. The HP 200 G3 is a neatly designed powerful productivity machine with a massive display, latest top-of-the-line 8th generation Intel CPUs, and a couple of other high-end features. The affordability is another thing to love about this desktop PC; a perfect alternative to the super pricey Apple iMac.
HP 200 G3 Key Specs
- Dimension: 4.9 x 39 x 20.4 cm
- Weight: 5.39kg
- Display: 54.61 cm (21.5-inch) diagonal FHD widescreen LCD anti-glare WLED-backlit (1920 x 1080)
- Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620
- Operating system: FreeDOS 2.0
- Processor: 8th Generation Intel Core i3-8130U processor with 2.2GHz base frequency (up to 3.4GHz Turbo boost)
- Ports: 1 x HDMI-out; 1 x headphone/microphone combo; 1 x power connector; 1 x 3-in-1 SD card reader; 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet; 2 x USB 2.0; 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
- Colors: Black and Snow White
Sitting comfortably on a uniquely designed stand, the HP 200 G3 is compact and will help save a lot of desk space in your home or workplace. Unlike HP’s earlier line of All-in-One Pavilion desktop PC with thick bezels, the HP 200 G3 comes with reasonably slim bezels around the display. In addition, buyers can choose to customize the PC to come with a webcam privacy shutter.
Generally, the HP 200 G3 is minimalistic and built for easy set-up, usage, deployment, and unpacking. There are a number of ports on the rear for attaching peripherals like keyboards, mouse, storage sticks and other devices. You’d also find the DVD optical drive on the rear, at the left-hand side to be precise. The HP 200 G3 is designed to be plugged in and used almost anywhere; no complex setup.
To make the all-in-one 200 G3 even more stylish and premium, HP used it latest two-sided micro edge display with a diagonal size of 21.5-inch (54.61cm). The display has a Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels), is anti-glare and WLED backlit.
Processor and Storage
Under the hood is Intel’s 8th generation processor (Core i3-8130U). The CPU comes in two cores with 4MB and base frequency of 2.2GHz and Turbo Boost clock speed of 3.4GHz. Working together with the processor to handle graphical processes is Intel’s UHD Graphics 620.
Memory and storage units of the HP 200 G3 are made up of 4GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB respectively. Memory can be customized up to 16GB but, of course, at an extra cost. All storage variants of the desktop PC run the FreeDOS 2.0 operating system.
Camera and Connectivity
Available ports for wired connection on the HP 200 G3 include one HDMI port, audio (headphone and microphone) port, SD card reader, a RJ-45 Ethernet port, two USB 2.0 and two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports.
At the top of the display is the PC’s 1MP HD webcam that shoots at up to 30 frames per second and a maximum resolution of 1,280 x 720 pixels. The webcam comes with an integrated array digital microphone and a webcam shutter for guaranteed privacy and safety from external monitoring and accidental voice or video recording.
Depending on storage and memory configuration, the HP 200 G3 sells between 40,000 – 45,000 Indian Rupee. Converting that to United States dollars gives $US 560 – $US 630. With the latest 8th generation Intel processors, a wide array of ports (there’s no USB-C though), top quality display, and powerful graphics, the HP 200 G3 is worth its money.