Low cost gaming laptop
Display and Outfit
The HP 250 G3 (J7V53PA) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The matte anti glare coating on the top prevents visuals from getting hampered under bright light. It is wrapped in a simply designed black coloured outfit which measures 25.4mm around the waist and has a weight of 2.2kg.
Processor and OS
Doing duty under the hood is a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation and based on HM76 Express chipset. Assisting it is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM operating at 1,600MHz which can be further expanded up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The HP 250 G3 (J7V53PA) lacks any user friendly OS which is okay in light of its price.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP 250 G3 (J7V53PA) combines HP TrueVision HD webcam and single digital microphone for providing clear and noise free video calling experience. For storage purposes, there is a 500GB SATA HDD operating at 7,200rpm. The SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with dual layer support can be used for streaming media from disks.
The NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics processor with dedicated 2GB DDR3 memory ensures smooth management of intensive games and videos.
Battery and Connectivity
The laptop is fuelled by a 6 cell Li-ion battery and can be connected through Ethernet port, VGA port, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, two USB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.0 slot, HDMI out and digital media reader.
The HP 250 G3 (J7V53PA) is apt for students who aren't willing to spend much but want to have fun with moderately rich games. It has dedicated graphics memory but lacks any user friendly OS.