Affordable laptop for daily tasks
Display and Design
The HP 355 G2 (L3Q41EA) Notebook carries a 15.6-inch HD flat LED backlit display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The matte anti glare coating prevents visuals from getting hampered under bright light. It is housed in a solidly built silver coloured outfit with metallic palm rest. It has a thickness of 23.1mm and tips the scale at 2.3kg.
Configuration and Platform
For driving its processes, the HP 355 G2 (L3Q41EA) Notebook is packed with 2.0GHz AMD quad-core A8 6410 processor. It is coupled with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable via two DIMM slots. The AMD Radeon R5 graphics unit handles rich games and videos. It runs on 64 bit Ubuntu OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP 355 G2 (L3Q41EA) Notebook is armed with a HP TrueVision HD webcam and dual array digital microphone for providing clear and noise free video calling experience. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a 500GB SATA hard disk. It also gets a SuperMulti DVD RW drive with dual layer support which can run all kinds of disks. Powered by DTS Studio Sound, the dual stereo speakers provide rich and powerful audio.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP 355 G2 (L3Q41EA) Notebook keeps the show running with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, the laptop is packed with two USB 3.0 slots, one USB 2.0 port, HDMI out, digital media reader, VGA port, Bluetooth v4.0, Ethernet port and WLAN.
The HP 355 G2 (L3Q41EA) Notebook comes at an affordable price and is suitable for basic computing tasks. The absence of Intel processor and Windows OS is disappointing, but that's what you must expect at its price point.