The range of laptops Hewlett-Packard , like many other manufacturers, represented by several different series, aimed at individual market segments, ranging from high-quality and very expensive models Spectre, Envy and EliteBook, mid range model Pavilion, ProBook and Folio and ending series of low cost models of Compaq, Presario and Essential.


In this article we will expect at one of the representatives of the series Essential, namely laptop HP Essential 655 the main feature of which is a practical and visually pleasing look devoid of any glossy part. It is also important to note that this model arrives with the operating system suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 which is targeted for organizations to make and work stations.


HP Essential 655 arrives in a relatively large and heavy cardboard box painted black. Its design is extremely minimum and from unmarked there are only a couple of the manufacturers logo sticker AMD showing the utilize of its parts in a laptop and a number of small icons safety. Also on one of the sides there is a sticker with technical data about the supply.


HP Essential 655 Case is create of high quality and so durable plastic, furnishing notebook high rigidity and accordingly, and nice protection from minor mechanical effects. The only thing that is worth paying attention to the small deflection of the cover when you click on its central part. The build quality of the laptop is commendable. Part of the case are well settled to each other, no scrapie and play. HP Essential 655 Case is create of high quality and very durable plastic, providing notebook high rigidity, and accordingly, and good protection from minor mechanical effects. The only thing that is worth paying attention to the little deflection of the cover when you click on its central part. The build quality of the laptop is commendable. Parts of the case are well settled to each other no scrapie and play.


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Used for the keyboard unit keys have not often used form of hats they visually resemble keys island keyboard but no physical separation between them. For this reason most of the key contact area is 15x15 mm in overall size 18x18 mm. Particularly affected the arrow keys reduced to 15x7, 5 mm and the entire top row of keys, which measures 15x9 mm. In addition it is important to note that the function keys are inverted, causing to perform their usual functions you need to use the key.


The basis for the silicone membrane keyboard stands, mixed with the scissor mechanisms pressing keys and furnish a short and relatively quiet operation with a soft touch and experience good time of operation. Application symbols are satisfied with but the implementation is very controversial. For every and each character is only white and Latin characters rather big font printed exactly in the center keys, leaving little space for the Cyrillic alphabet and the additional symbols.


Exactly in the center of podladonnoy in a small recess for more border control at work is quite a large Synaptics touchpad with dedicated mechanical buttons. Touch panel that measures 96x44 mm, has disputed patriarchate texture, designed to provide ease of sliding a finger. Yes, she copes with it very nice but the thrill of moving a finger across these "bumps" are not very pleasant but the touch pad has a good sensitivity, and using the latest drivers acquires multi gesture Windows 8, particularly when used svaypa from the right side to the left will appear / disappear sidebar Charms Bar, and svaypa from the left side to the right is consistently switching between applications Interface Modern UI. Moreover it should be noted inverted horizontal scroll gesture now scroll down you must move two fingers up.


Separate and quite large touchpad buttons are made of the same plastic that all podladonnaya area and their course is short and crisp. Traditionally, there is also a function of double tapa the top right corner of the touchpad to disable the touchpad.


Exactly in the center of podladonnoy in a small recess for more border control at work is quite a large Synaptics touchpad with dedicated mechanical buttons. Touch panel that measures 96x44 mm, has disputed pupyrchatoy texture designed to provide ease of sliding a finger. Yeah, she copes with it very well but the thrill of moving a finger across these "bumps" are not very pleasant. But the touchpad has a good sensitivity, and using the latest drivers acquires multi gesture Windows 8, particularly when used svaypa from the right side to the left will appear and disappear sidebar Charms Bar and svaypa from the left side to the right - is consistently switching between applications Interface Modern UI. Moreover, it should be noted inverted horizontal scroll gesture now scroll down you must move two fingers up.


Separate and quite large touchpad buttons are made of the same plastic that all podladonnaya area, and their course is short and crisp. Traditionally, there is also a function of double tapa the top right corner of the touchpad to disable the touchpad.