HP 250 G4 Core I5-6200U 4GB 128GB SSD 15.6 Inch Windows 10 64-Bit Laptop (T6P47EA) £317.98 laptopsdirect
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HP 250 G4 Core I5-6200U 4GB 128GB SSD 15.6 Inch Windows 10 64-Bit Laptop (T6P47EA) £317.98 laptopsdirect

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Found 26th Mar 2016
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RAM can be upgraded for £15
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Good price for an ssd drive laptop. Bit small but a lot of stuff can be kept in the cloud. Heat added.
Can you select to upgrade the RAM as part of the deal, i cant seem to find an option to do this?
Thanks OP just what i needed bargain !
At least, we're starting to see low-mid priced PC's with SSD's installed.... it's amazing so few laptop and desktops from HP, Dell etc have SSD's and it makes such a difference.

I just hope LaptopDirect actually have this in stock, I recently ordered a very well priced Dell desktop from them and they said they had no stock, then the price goes up a few days later and they're still showing stock...and then it goes back down low again as they have done for the month after I tried to buy one.

Edited by: "spannerzone" 26th Mar 2016
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UnclePotter

Good price for an ssd drive laptop. Bit small but a lot of stuff can be … Good price for an ssd drive laptop. Bit small but a lot of stuff can be kept in the cloud. Heat added.



Difference between 120GB and 240GB HDD is around £15. Why put such small drives in the first place?
Common Sense

Difference between 120GB and 240GB HDD is around £15. Why put such small … Difference between 120GB and 240GB HDD is around £15. Why put such small drives in the first place?



​unless it's an ssd in a Mac then the difference is 100 pounds
The Probooks are much better quality laptops and cheaper too if you trade-up.

I have compare HP 250 with Probook side by side before, HP 250 is not good, Probook is so much better.


Do not buy non-FHD, on-board GPU consumer laptops for £300 nowadays. There are normally better quality business laptops with same/similar specs at similar/cheaper price. You pay the same/less money for better laptops.


If can trade-in, probook with i5-6200u, or i3-6100u with M.2 SSD is around £200.

i3-6100u + M.2 SSD, £50 + £125 cashbacks
store.hp.com/UKS…NTB

i5-6200u + M.2 SSD, £50 + £200 cashbacks
store.hp.com/UKS…NTB

I5-6200U + HDD, £50 + £175 cashback
store.hp.com/UKS…NTB

4.24% TCB on top.


Read the deal below for details on cashback
hotukdeals.com/dea…222
Edited by: "huangxq2" 26th Mar 2016
nedford

​unless it's an ssd in a Mac then the difference is 100 pounds



Why? Cannot the same SanDisk or Crucial SSD used in Windows machines be put in a Mac?
I am referring to prices of drives and not computers sold. If a 240GB SSD costs £10-£15 more than a £120GB at source, it seems rather ridiculous to put such small drives in laptops at the point of manufacture.
im upgrading from a toshiba c660 i3 is this alot better ?
can i downgrade this to windows 7 64 bit ?
huangxq2

The Probooks are much better quality laptops and cheaper too if you … The Probooks are much better quality laptops and cheaper too if you trade-up.I have compare HP 250 with Probook side by side before, HP 250 is not good, Probook is so much better.Do not buy non-FHD, on-board GPU consumer laptops for £300 nowadays. There are normally better quality business laptops with same/similar specs at similar/cheaper price. You pay the same/less money for better laptops.If can trade-in, probook with i5-6200u, or i3-6100u with M.2 SSD is around £200.i3-6100u + M.2 SSD, £50 + £125 cashbackshttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=P5T14ET&opt=ABU&sel=NTBi5-6200u + M.2 SSD, £50 + £200 cashbackshttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=P4P52ET&opt=ABU&sel=NTBI5-6200U + HDD, £50 + £175 cashbackhttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=P4P54ET&opt=ABU&sel=NTB4.24% TCB on top.Read the deal below for details on cashbackhttp://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/hp-probook-450-g3-newest-business-laptop-i3-6100u-score-higher-than-i5-5200u-4gb-2415061?p=27595222


But if you haven't got a laptop to trade up these are much more expensive. For £317 you won't get much better especially having a ssd
Djd1981

Can you select to upgrade the RAM as part of the deal, i cant seem to … Can you select to upgrade the RAM as part of the deal, i cant seem to find an option to do this?


It's a self upgrade im afraid youtu.be/ey6…9cQ
cruisecars

can i downgrade this to windows 7 64 bit ?




Why would you want to?

Windows 10 is actually good and is the last proper Windows and will as such always be supported whereas support for Windows 7 (As good as it is) will someday stop
PFC Hudson

Why would you want to?Windows 10 is actually good and is the last proper … Why would you want to?Windows 10 is actually good and is the last proper Windows and will as such always be supported whereas support for Windows 7 (As good as it is) will someday stop



i prefer it
Bought some of these for our school (minus the SSD). Good, solid laptops with a decent screen, good keyboard and (an increasing rarity in PC notebooks) a good touchpad.
That price with an SSD and a current gen Skylake i5 processor is an absolute bargain. That's going to be a very good laptop for a good few years. Get one.
cruisecars

i prefer it



I gathered that but for what reason(s) when Windows 10 is better in every way?

As for your question, as long as the laptop allows you to enter the BIOS and change the boot order (so that you can install Windows 7 from a disc or USB stick) and you have an unused Windows 7 license key you can format the drive and do a fresh install of Windows 7, downgrading as you say

cruisecars

i prefer it


So do I
huangxq2

The Probooks are much better quality laptops and cheaper too if you … The Probooks are much better quality laptops and cheaper too if you trade-up.I have compare HP 250 with Probook side by side before, HP 250 is not good, Probook is so much better.Do not buy non-FHD, on-board GPU consumer laptops for £300 nowadays. There are normally better quality business laptops with same/similar specs at similar/cheaper price. You pay the same/less money for better laptops.If can trade-in, probook with i5-6200u, or i3-6100u with M.2 SSD is around £200.i3-6100u + M.2 SSD, £50 + £125 cashbackshttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=P5T14ET&opt=ABU&sel=NTBi5-6200u + M.2 SSD, £50 + £200 cashbackshttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=P4P52ET&opt=ABU&sel=NTBI5-6200U + HDD, £50 + £175 cashbackhttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=P4P54ET&opt=ABU&sel=NTB4.24% TCB on top.Read the deal below for details on cashbackhttp://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/hp-probook-450-g3-newest-business-laptop-i3-6100u-score-higher-than-i5-5200u-4gb-2415061?p=27595222



Spot on mate! I got myself probook 450 g3 with i5 and ssd for £506 but with £50 instant cashback, £ 200 trade in cashback on this model and £12 quidco works out around £244
Business laptops are much better value for money than consumer and not even thinking going back to HDD anymore.
joealder50

But if you haven't got a laptop to trade up these are much more … But if you haven't got a laptop to trade up these are much more expensive. For £317 you won't get much better especially having a ssd



So just to reword your last sentence if you have an old device (tablet/laptop/PC), then you have a lot to gain.

Both laptops come with SSD, that is not a difference. You can add HDD and have both SSD and HDD in Probook 450, that is an advantage too. Do not know about if HP 250 can do that too.

If you have not got an old device (tablet/laptop/PC), you can always buy a cheaper one to trade-up, add max £50 to the end price, still work out cheaper.

Windows Pro on the Probook is another plus.

One major point you missed is that HP 250 and Probook 450 are not on the same level even when they are the same specs. Probook 450 is way better than HP 250. It is not just in the mind. You can touch and feel the differences from the first minute you get hold of them.

So whether you have an old device or not (buy an old device cheaply), you can get better quality laptop for less money.

The hurdle is you have to go through the trouble to claim cashbacks. If you cannot be bother, then you do not know what you missed.
Edited by: "huangxq2" 26th Mar 2016
Not to crap on my own post but I ended up buying it directly from Hp it has been down priced to match Easter sales it's £326 but top cash back are offering 4% and I'd rather buy direct.
huangxq2

So just to reword your last sentence if you have an old device … So just to reword your last sentence if you have an old device (tablet/laptop/PC), then you have a lot to gain. Both laptops come with SSD, that is not a difference. You can add HDD and have both SSD and HDD in Probook 450, that is an advantage too. Do not know about if HP 250 can do that too.If you have not got an old device (tablet/laptop/PC), you can always buy a cheaper one to trade-up, add max £50 to the end price, still work out cheaper.One major point you missed is that HP 250 and Probook 450 are not on the same level even when they are the same specs. Probook 450 is way better than HP 250. It is not just in the mind. You can touch and feel the differences from the first minute you get hold of them.So whether you have an old device or not (buy an old device cheaply), you can get better quality laptop, better specs for less money. The hurdle is you have to go through the trouble to claim cashbacks. If you cannot be bother, then you do not know what you missed.




Sorry I still don't really understand this.
So I could buy the cheapest slowest laptop available on eBay or gumtree
Or a 9" tablet that's worth £30
And Hp will give me £250 for it to put towards another laptop no matter what I send in?
Do they always follow through or is it dependant and how long does it usually take?
Thanks
joealder50

Sorry I still don't really understand this. So I could buy the cheapest … Sorry I still don't really understand this. So I could buy the cheapest slowest laptop available on eBay or gumtreeOr a 9" tablet that's worth £30 And Hp will give me £250 for it to put towards another laptop no matter what I send in? Do they always follow through or is it dependant and how long does it usually take? Thanks



Yes, if you have not got an old device in working condition, buy a 2nd hand 9 inch tablet is the easiest option.

For details of HP cashback, they are summarised in the thread, a lot questions and answers too.
hotukdeals.com/dea…222
Edited by: "huangxq2" 26th Mar 2016
huangxq2

Yes, if you have not got an old device in working condition, buy a 2nd … Yes, if you have not got an old device in working condition, buy a 2nd hand 9 inch tablet is the easiest option.For details of HP cashback, they are summarised in the thread, a lot questions and answers too.http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/hp-probook-450-g3-newest-business-laptop-i3-6100u-score-higher-than-i5-5200u-4gb-2415061?p=27595222



I have done this and an in the process of doing it again, but you do have the slight worry that they could refuse and you'd be left with an expensive laptop you might not otherwise have chosen. This has never happened so far though and the savings are worth the slight risk. HP Probooks are great quality devices.
huangxq2

Yes, if you have not got an old device in working condition, buy a 2nd … Yes, if you have not got an old device in working condition, buy a 2nd hand 9 inch tablet is the easiest option.For details of HP cashback, they are summarised in the thread, a lot questions and answers too.http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/hp-probook-450-g3-newest-business-laptop-i3-6100u-score-higher-than-i5-5200u-4gb-2415061?p=27595222



And they always give the full amount even if it's practically worthless as long as it meets the requirements? I've got an old toshiba laptop that's super slow but works
And they will give me £250 towards a new laptop for this plus £50 cash back? The only risk is if they refuse and you are past the 14 days your stuck with a laptop you expected to get for almost half the price.
I just ordered the 250 and can't cancel because there not open on the weekend will just have to return
haslitt

I have done this and an in the process of doing it again, but you do have … I have done this and an in the process of doing it again, but you do have the slight worry that they could refuse and you'd be left with an expensive laptop you might not otherwise have chosen. This has never happened so far though and the savings are worth the slight risk. HP Probooks are great quality devices.



I agree with you on everything.

HP Probook, especially the newer models are really good, they are good quality and looking, at the same time, not bulky or heavy unlike the old models. If you used to use a consumer laptop other than Ultrabook, you will spot the quality difference from the very first minute.

When comes to cashback, it is never 100%. But so far I have trade-up 5 old devices, including 2 for my employer too (£300 each is really sweet in October 2015 one month only), they all went very smooth, did not have any surprises so far. Once you know how it works, it is actually very easy to do.

If someone is worried about trade-up cashback, do not open the laptop, as soon as you get the invoice, apply for trade-up cashback. HP normally validate your claim in 1-2 working days. Once they validated you claim, you are pretty much safe. If in the unlikely event your claim is rejected, you have 14 days from receiving delivery to return under DSR. It has not happen to me yet, and I have not heard from other people too.

Edited by: "huangxq2" 26th Mar 2016
joealder50

And they always give the full amount even if it's practically worthless … And they always give the full amount even if it's practically worthless as long as it meets the requirements? I've got an old toshiba laptop that's super slow but works And they will give me £250 towards a new laptop for this plus £50 cash back? The only risk is if they refuse and you are past the 14 days your stuck with a laptop you expected to get for almost half the price.I just ordered the 250 and can't cancel because there not open on the weekend will just have to return



How much your old device worth is irrelevant. I do not think HP get much out of your old device. They are simply trying to sell new laptops.

Two seperate cashbacks, a straight £50, no string attached, you claimed 30 to 60 days from your invoice date. This one is simple and has no risk. The only risk is that you forget to claim in the time frame.

Another trade-up cashback, how much you get depend on how much you paid for the new laptop. Check details in my previous links. For the 450 G3 with i5-6200u and SSD, is £200, not £250. You can claim as soon as you get your invoice, HP validate claim in 1-2 working days. You should have the outcome long before the 14 days if you apply quickly. If you claim is validated, then you are very much safe.

If your old device match their requirements, they give you full amount. If it does not or not fully working, HP has a list of deductions in the terms. I have always get the full amount and both cashbacks as I make sure my old devices obey to the requirements.
Edited by: "huangxq2" 26th Mar 2016
Decent specs but build quality on these is not as good as HP Probooks or Elitebooks, which you can occasionally pick up for around this price or less with the current trade in offers.
Thanks
huangxq2

The Probooks are much better quality laptops and cheaper too if you … The Probooks are much better quality laptops and cheaper too if you trade-up.I have compare HP 250 with Probook side by side before, HP 250 is not good, Probook is so much better.Do not buy non-FHD, on-board GPU consumer laptops for £300 nowadays. There are normally better quality business laptops with same/similar specs at similar/cheaper price. You pay the same/less money for better laptops.If can trade-in, probook with i5-6200u, or i3-6100u with M.2 SSD is around £200.i3-6100u + M.2 SSD, £50 + £125 cashbackshttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=P5T14ET&opt=ABU&sel=NTBi5-6200u + M.2 SSD, £50 + £200 cashbackshttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=P4P52ET&opt=ABU&sel=NTBI5-6200U + HDD, £50 + £175 cashbackhttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=P4P54ET&opt=ABU&sel=NTB4.24% TCB on top.Read the deal below for details on cashbackhttp://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/hp-probook-450-g3-newest-business-laptop-i3-6100u-score-higher-than-i5-5200u-4gb-2415061?p=27595222



Thanks, went for the i3 pro book.

Is the trade up offer available to individuals or just for business's?

Thanks.
fishfash

Thanks, went for the i3 pro book.Is the trade up offer available to … Thanks, went for the i3 pro book.Is the trade up offer available to individuals or just for business's?Thanks.



The answers are in the other thread as well as many cashback questions.

Last year, Dabs called HP and confirmed individual end user can claim both cashbacks on the same laptop, and told us the way to claim. The basic logic is you are a sole trader, the business name is the same as your personal name.

HP did not ask any questions last year when we claim.

This year, few people are been asked about their business names by HP. Just go with the sole trader story. Only HMRC has sole trader details. Sole trader information is not publicly available, not like a company.
Edited by: "huangxq2" 26th Mar 2016

nothing wrong with this one listed waste of time trying to get cash back etc best post a new deal if you think it's so great !

huangxq2

So just to reword your last sentence if you have an old device … So just to reword your last sentence if you have an old device (tablet/laptop/PC), then you have a lot to gain. Both laptops come with SSD, that is not a difference. You can add HDD and have both SSD and HDD in Probook 450, that is an advantage too. Do not know about if HP 250 can do that too.If you have not got an old device (tablet/laptop/PC), you can always buy a cheaper one to trade-up, add max £50 to the end price, still work out cheaper.Windows Pro on the Probook is another plus.One major point you missed is that HP 250 and Probook 450 are not on the same level even when they are the same specs. Probook 450 is way better than HP 250. It is not just in the mind. You can touch and feel the differences from the first minute you get hold of them.So whether you have an old device or not (buy an old device cheaply), you can get better quality laptop for less money. The hurdle is you have to go through the trouble to claim cashbacks. If you cannot be bother, then you do not know what you missed.


Good price for the specs, shame HP laptops are trash though.
PFC Hudson

I gathered that but for what reason(s) when Windows 10 is better in every … I gathered that but for what reason(s) when Windows 10 is better in every way?As for your question, as long as the laptop allows you to enter the BIOS and change the boot order (so that you can install Windows 7 from a disc or USB stick) and you have an unused Windows 7 license key you can format the drive and do a fresh install of Windows 7, downgrading as you say


Well I always thought that too but it actually not. Depending on your hardware but on my home pc I had to reinstall windows 2 times in one year because they mess up after windows uldate which you can't opt-out from. And some other ocassional glitches.
For last windows its actually pretty bad I'm not gonna even start talking about tablets which is usable but far from great. Good thing is that windows ussualy get a lot of 3rd party modes which might make it much better.
1lluminati

Good price for the specs, shame HP laptops are trash though.



YAWN troll..
huangxq2

I agree with you on everything.HP Probook, especially the newer models … I agree with you on everything.HP Probook, especially the newer models are really good, they are good quality and looking, at the same time, not bulky or heavy unlike the old models. If you used to use a consumer laptop other than Ultrabook, you will spot the quality difference from the very first minute.When comes to cashback, it is never 100%. But so far I have trade-up 5 old devices, including 2 for my employer too (£300 each is really sweet in October 2015 one month only), they all went very smooth, did not have any surprises so far. Once you know how it works, it is actually very easy to do.If someone is worried about trade-up cashback, do not open the laptop, as soon as you get the invoice, apply for trade-up cashback. HP normally validate your claim in 1-2 working days. Once they validated you claim, you are pretty much safe. If in the unlikely event your claim is rejected, you have 14 days from receiving delivery to return under DSR. It has not happen to me yet, and I have not heard from other people too.



OK, even though I dislike HP laptops I'm interested in this.

Could I buy this laptop

store.hp.com/UKS…spx?id=T9P13EA&opt=ABU&sel=NTB

£489 * 0.95.6 (4.4% Topcashback) = £467.49

Then buy this cheap tablet

ebay.co.uk/itm…666?hash=item3d1514d83a:g:hBMAAOSw2ENW8IrE

Trade it in, and get £175 off the HP laptop making it £292.49?

Thanks
1lluminati

OK, even though I dislike HP laptops I'm interested in this.Could I buy … OK, even though I dislike HP laptops I'm interested in this.Could I buy this laptophttp://store.hp.com/UKStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=T9P13EA&opt=ABU&sel=NTB£489 * 0.95.6 (4.4% Topcashback) = £467.49Then buy this cheap tablethttp://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/KB901-9-touch-screen-Android-4-0-Tablet-Wi-Fi-Camera-G-Sensor-White-/262346692666?hash=item3d1514d83a:g:hBMAAOSw2ENW8IrETrade it in, and get £175 off the HP laptop making it £292.49?Thanks



Yes. But read the other threads to make sure you understand how the trade up works.
Its not that great.
I've had nothing but problems with HP laptops. Put me off ever buy one again.
cruisecars

nothing wrong with this one listed waste of time trying to get cash back … nothing wrong with this one listed waste of time trying to get cash back etc best post a new deal if you think it's so great !



As I said, if you cannot be bothered to claim cashback. Then I guess this is good for you.

Probook is a much nicer laptop than HP 250, there is no reason to deny it, or maybe you do not know that yet.

Done that already.

Edited by: "huangxq2" 26th Mar 2016
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