HP 255 G7 Notebook PC Specifications

Operating system
Windows 10 Pro 64 – HP recommends Windows 10 Pro for business [1] Windows 10 Pro (National Academic only) [2] Windows 10 Home 64 [1] Windows 10 Home Single Language 64 [1] FreeDOS
Processor family
7th Generation AMD A6 APU processor (A6-9225 model); 7th Generation AMD A9 APU processor (A9-9425 model); AMD A4-Series APU processor; AMD Ryzen™ APU processor; AMD Athlon™ Gold APU processor; AMD Athlon™ Silver APU processor
Memory
Transfer rates up to 2400 MT/s.
Memory Slots
2 SODIMM
Optical drive
DVD-Writer
Display
[15,16]
Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R3 Graphics; AMD Radeon™ R5 Graphics; AMD Radeon™ Vega Graphics; AMD Radeon™ R4 Graphics, Support HD Decode, DX12, and HDMI 1.4b.
Expansion slots
1 multi-format digital media reader
Expansion slots note
Supports SD, SDHC, SDXC.
Camera
HP TrueVision HD Camera; HP VGA Camera
Pointing device
Touchpad with multi-touch gesture support
Audio features
Dual stereo speakers
Pointing device
Touchpad with multi-touch gesture support
Network interface
Integrated 10/100/1000 GbE NIC
Wireless
Realtek 802.11ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 Combo; Realtek 802.11ac (1x1) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 4.2 Combo; Realtek 802.11ac (2x2) Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® 5 Combo MU-MIMO supported
Minimum dimensions (W x D x H)
14.8 x 9.68 x 0.89 in
Weight
Starting at 3.91 lb
Weight note (imperial)
Weight will vary by configuration.
Battery type
HP Long Life 3-cell, 41 Wh Li-ion
Battery life
Up to 10 hours and 30 minutes
Battery life description footnote number
[20]
Energy efficiency
ENERGY STAR® certified; EPEAT® 2019 registered
Security management
TPM 2.0; Security lock slot
Software included
HP JumpStart; HP Support Assistant; McAfee LiveSafe™; HP Audio Switch; HP Documentation; HP Setup Integrated OOBE; HP SSRM
Warranty
HP Services offers 1-year limited warranties and 90 day software limited warranty options depending on country. Batteries have a default one year limited warranty except for Long Life batteries which will have same 1-year or 3-year limited warranty as the platform. Refer to http://www.hp.com/support/batterywarranty/ for additional battery information. On-site service and extended coverage is also available. HP Care Pack Services are optional extended service contracts that go beyond the standard limited warranties. To choose the right level of service for your HP product, use the HP Care Pack Services Lookup Tool at: http://www.hp.com/go/cpc.

[1] Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers, software or BIOS update to take full advantage of Windows functionality. Windows 10 is automatically updated, which is always enabled. ISP fees may apply and additional requirements may apply over time for updates. See http://www.windows.com/.

[2] Some devices for academic use will automatically be updated to Windows 10 Pro Education with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Features vary; see https://aka.ms/ProEducation for Windows 10 Pro Education feature information.

[3] Multi core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. AMD’s numbering is not a measurement of clock speed.

[4] Processor speed denotes maximum performance mode; processors will run at lower speeds in battery optimization mode.

[5] In accordance with Microsoft’s support policy, HP does not support the Windows 8 or Windows 7 operating system on products configured with Intel and AMD 7th generation and forward processors or provide any Windows 8 or Windows 7 drivers on http://www.support.hp.com.

[6] Due to the non-industry standard nature of some third-party memory modules, we recommend HP branded memory to ensure compatibility. If you mix memory speeds, the system will perform at the lower memory speed.

[7] For storage drives, GB = 1 billion bytes. TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 30 GB (for Windows 10) is reserved for system recovery software.

[8] Unit shipped with either "DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL" or "DVD Writer Drive". Units undergoing repairs may be returned with a "DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL".

[9] HD-DVD disks cannot be played on this drive. No support for DVDRAM. Actual speeds may vary. Don't copy copyright protected materials. Double Layer discs can store more data than single layer discs; discs burned with this drive may not be compatible with many existing single-layer DVD drives and players.

[10] Sold separately or as an optional feature.

[11] Wireless access point and Internet service required and sold separately. Availability of public wireless access points limited. The specifications for the 802.11ac WLAN are draft specifications and are not final. If the final specifications differ from the draft specifications, it may affect the ability of the notebook to communicate with other 802.11ac WLAN devices.

[13] The term "10/100/1000" or "Gigabit" Ethernet indicates compatibility with IEEE standard 802.3ab for Gigabit Ethernet, and does not connote actual operating speed of 1 Gb/s. For high-speed transmission, connection to a Gigabit Ethernet server and network infrastructure is required.

[14] AMD Ryzen™ 5 2500U, AMD Ryzen™ 3 2200U and AMD A9-9425 processors only available until July 31st, 2020.

[15] HD content required to view HD images.

[16] Resolutions are dependent upon monitor capability, and resolution and color depth settings.

[17] HP Support Assistant requires Windows and Internet access.

[18] Firmware TPM is version 2.0. Hardware TPM is v1.2, which is a subset of the TPM 2.0 specification version v0.89 as implemented by Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT). TPM is version 2.0. Hardware TPM is v1.2, which is a subset of the TPM 2.0 specification version v0.89 as implemented by Intel Platform Trust Technology (PTT).

[19] Lock sold separately.

[20] Windows 10 MM14 battery life will vary depending on various factors including product model, configuration, loaded applications, features, use, wireless functionality, and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage. See www.bapco.com for additional details.

[21] Availability may vary by country.

[22] HP Care Packs are sold separately. Service levels and response times for HP Care Packs may vary depending on your geographic location. Service starts on date of hardware purchase. Restrictions and limitations apply. For details, visit www.hp.com/go/cpc. HP services are governed by the applicable HP terms and conditions of service provided or indicated to Customer at the time of purchase. Customer may have additional statutory rights according to applicable local laws, and such rights are not in any way affected by the HP terms and conditions of service or the HP Limited Warranty provided with your HP Product.

[23] Based on US EPEAT® registration according to IEEE 1680.1-2018 EPEAT®. Status varies by country. Visit http://www.epeat.net for more information.

[24] Dual channel memory support only for AMD Ryzen™ APU processors.

[25] AMD Max Boost frequency performance varies depending on hardware, software and overall system configuration.