With the HP ProBook 455 G6, HP now also offers a sleek, slim and a lightweight laptop with an AMD CPU in the 15-inch format. It comes with the AMD’s quad-core Ryzen 5 2600U CPU, the device is able to handle most demands from everyday tasks, and its performance is comparable to an Intel’s 8th Gen Core i5-8250U.
The HP ProBook 455 G6 is suitable for both personal and professional users. Its design features a slim chassis with crisp lines, clean edges, a refined natural silver finish, and a near bezel-less display that opens 180°, making it easy to share content. The system is powered by a 2 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 2500U Quad-Core processor and 8GB of 2400 MHz DDR4 RAM, allowing you to run multiple programs simultaneously and quickly access frequently used files and programs. When running more demanding programs or tasks, the processor can be boosted to achieve a speed of 3.6 GHz.
The 15.6″ UWVA anti-glare IPS display features a Full HD 16:9 resolution of 1920 x 1080 for playback of your media content. Visuals are handled by the integrated AMD Radeon Vega 8 chipset, and you can output 4K / 30 Hz video to an external display using the HDMI 1.4b port, as well as DisplayPort via USB Type-C. The display also has a brightness of 220 cd/m2, a contrast ratio of 600:1, a refresh rate of 60 Hz, and viewing angles of 85/85/85/85°.
This models comes with a Spill-resistant full keyboard with numeric keypad with optional backlit function.
The Clickpad comes with multi-touch gesture support and is elegantly designed with no buttons and a chrome finish around the edges.
This model comes with variety of storage configurations, the one available in the local market here comes with 1 TB 5400 RPM SATA drive. Although SSD is expected in this kind of machine, but SSD is costly and can be added by paying the price difference.
HP ProBook 455 G6 has a variety of input/output ports which comes as standard, on the right side it has:
1 x AC power port
1 x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1 (Power Delivery, DisplayPort)
1 x RJ-45/Ethernet port
1 x HDMI 1.4b
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x Headphone/microphone combo jack
On the left side it has:
1 x USB 2.0 (Charging port)
1 x SD Card reader (Supports SD, SDHC, and SDXC)
Your growing business requires a system with business-class features. The secure HP ProBook 455 is enhanced with a range of security features and built with a durable chassis and connectivity options that can be specifically tailored to your needs. It also features a HP Fingerprint Sensor which you can configure with HP Client Security Suite Gen 4.The fan vents are also placed on the top which are not visible from front, this feature is really helpful if you are using this laptop on a flat surface like on your bed. It helps to keep the machine inside cool even if the bottom vents are blocked.
Compared with Intel Core i5-8250U, AMD Ryzen 5 2500U both processors are four core with 8 simultaneous threads in each. Both come with integrated graphics, but AMD has an upper hand here as the company has a rich history of making better-integrated GPUs than its Intel counterparts. Hence, it is expected that the Integrated Radeon Vega GPU, will do a better job than the Intel UHD 620 GPUs.
|AMD Ryzen 5 2500U||Intel Core i5-8250U|
|Base Clock Speed||2 GHz||1.6 GHz|
|Turbo Clock Speed||3.6 GHz||3.4 GHz|
|TDP||15 watts||15 watts|
|Graphics||Radeon Vega||Intel UHD 620|
CPU & GPU Test:
CPU Test: Performance scores from tests such as Cinebench R15 are almost similar between the two laptops. The test measures overall performance by rendering a 3D scene. Here AMD which has a CPU score of 568 beats Intel by a small margin which ends up at 524 points.
HP ProBook 455 G6 weighs at 2 kg (4.41 lb) with dimensions (W x D x H) 36.49 x 25.68 x 1.91 cm (14.37 x 10.11 x 0.75 in)
- 2.0 GHz AMD Ryzen 5 2600U Quad-Core CPU
- 8GB DDR4 RAM | 1 TB 5400 RPM SATA
- 15.6″ Full HD 1920 x 1080 Anti-Glare IPS Display
- Integrated AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
- Fingerprint Sensor
Price & Warranty:
In Pakistan, this laptop comes in a price bracket of Rs. 82,000 to Rs. 85,000 with 1 Year HP Local Warranty.