HP Probook 455 G8 is the successor of the Probook 455 G7 and according to HP the “World’s lightest AMD based business notebook” with sleek design, impressive display and long battery life. This Probook laptop is also equipped with an AMD Ryzen 5000 series processor along with integrated AMD Radeon Graphics. It is paired with up to 32GB of DDR4-3200 SDRAM, and up to 1TB Gen3x4 NVMe M.2 SSD TLC.
The Probook 455 G8 also offers the best security functions including a privacy camera, along with an IR camera and fingerprint reader with Windows Hello. This laptop also comes with support for Wi-Fi 6 along with that optional LTE-Advanced Cat 9 modem.
HP Probook 455 G8 Key Features and Specs
- 15.6-inch diagonal FHD (1920 x 1080) display
- AMD Ryzen 5000 series processor
- Integrated AMD Radeon Vega Graphics
- Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro
- Up to 1TB SSD
- Up to 32GB RAM
- Dual Point spill-resistant Premium Keyboard
- Dual speakers, Two microphones
- Fingerprint reader IR camera
- 3-cell 45 WHr Long Life Battery
Been dubbed as the “World’s lightest AMD based business notebook” by HP means this laptop sports an slim and ultra-portable body. This laptop is made of an aluminum lid and a plastic base, hence, the durability.
The HP ProBook 455 G8 modern chassis design measures an overall dimension of 14.15 x 9.21 x 0.78 inches and weighs 3.83 pounds.
At first glance, this laptop is a beauty to behold with HP logo perfectly inscribed in the middle on the lid. The lid is easy to open and can be done with a single hand.
When opened this lid house the 15.6-inch screen with thin bezels around the matte display and an HD Webcam with a privacy shutter on the top bezel. The slim bottom bezel also have a clearly inscribed HP logo.
HP ProBook 455 G8 also has a solid hinges that hold the display well at all opening angles. It also hold the lid to the base which host the keyboard, touchpad, multiple port and other important components.
The spill-resistance keyboard is backlit enabled and comes with a good travel distance to make typing easy. It also has a NumberPad section at the left. There is also a smooth, responsive and accurate touchpad, measuring 4.3 x 2.8-inch which is large enough to allow you navigate and direct your cursor.
On the right side of the palm rest area of the laptop there is also a fingerprint reader for security. Furthermore, above the keyboard, there sits the dual speakers offering immersive audio experience.
HP ProBook 455 G8 comes with many distinct display options. The 15.6-inches display has an HD with 1366 x 768 resolution and FHD 1920 x 1080 display option. The HD model offers up to 250 nits of brightness, 45% of the sRGB color gamut.
HP ProBook 455 G8 15.6-inches FHD display, however offer up to 400 nits of brightness and 100% sRGB color gamut, thus, offering vibrant colors, and brightness to make up for an excellent display for gamer, and other users.
There is premium display model that offers 1000 nits of brightness with 100% sRGB colour gamut and the SureView Reflect which provides an extremely effective privacy experience.
These display is equipped with a 16:9 aspect ratio, with a refresh rate of 60 Hz, a good contrast ratio to offer excellent display for users.
The HP Probook 455 G8 is powered by AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processors. This processor is the world’s most advanced processor architecture that delivers hugely improved performance across the board.
Similarly, the AMD Ryzen 5000 H-Series Mobile Processors is based on a 7nm+ manufacturing process. This laptop offers three different core configuration.
These includes, the standard config; AMD Ryzen 7 5800 is a 64-bit octa-core high-end performance x86 mobile microprocessor with 8 cores and 16 threads.
It also has 3.4 GHz base clock and up to 4.6 GHz max boost clock, hence, offers more performance, faster than other cores.
Similarly, the laptop come with a model equipped with AMD Ryzen 5 5600X which comes with 6 cores and 12 threads and clocks 3.7 GHz base frequency and up to 4.6 GHz max boost clock.
Lastly, the HP 455 G8 premium model comes with 12 core AMD Ryzen 9 5900 featuring 24 threads and 3.0 GHz base clock with up to 4.7 GHz max boost clock.
In addition, to perfect the gaming experience, the AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processors is paired with an integrated AMD Radeon Graphics card which deliver the best performance for productivity, gaming and content creation.
Furthermore, HP Probook 455 G8 offers up to 32GB RAM, as well as storage card which can be configured up to 1TB SSD.
Similarly, for smooth user experience, the HP 455 G8 run on Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) or the Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-bit operating system out-of-the-box.
HP Probook 455 G8 offers a 45Wh Lithium ion battery rated to last up to 11 hours on a charge with support for HP Fast Charge.
In addition, the laptop comes with HP Smart 65 W EM External AC power adapter and an optional HP Smart 45 W AC power adapter depending on your laptop configuration. The 3-cell battery level can raise to 80% in just one hour of charge with the fast charging adapter.
HP Probook 455 G8 has a privacy shutter for the built-in 720p webcam. It also comes with two array microphones and a dual stereo speakers by Bang & Olufsen to offer immersive audio experience.
For wireless connection, it also has 802.11ax Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi 6) and Bluetooth 5. This laptop also offers plenty of security options for the laptops, including HP BIOSphere, HP Sure Start, BIOS and more.
For interface connectivity, on the left side of the HP ProBook 455 G8, there is a security slot, an RJ-45 connector, and a USB Type-A 3.2 (Gen. 1) port. While on the right sits the charging plug, a USB Type-C 3.2 (Gen. 2) port with Power Delivery and DisplayPort 1.4 capabilities, two USB Type-A 3.2 (Gen. 1) ports, an HDMI 1.4b connector, an audio jack, and a MicroSD card reader.
HP Probook 455 G8 Price and Availability
The HP Probook 455 G8 has a starting price of $649.99 and goes higher depending on your preferred configuration such as display, internal storage, RAM, graphics unit, operating system and a couple of other specs.
It is also available on HP official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
HP Probook 455 G8 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP Probook 455 G8 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit,
- Processor: AMD Ryzen 5000 Series Mobile Processors
- GPU: AMD Radeon Graphics card
- Memory: 32GB RAM
- Colours: Gray, Silver
- Dimension: 14.15 x 9.21 x 0.78 inches (359.4mm x 233.9mm x 19.9mm)
- Weight: Starting at 3.83 pounds (1.74kg)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: Up to 15.6 inches 1920×1080 (FHD) Anti-glare, Sure View, 1000 nits, 100% NTSC
- Keyboard: HP Dual Point spill-resistant Premium backlit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Clickpad with multi-touch gesture support
- Built-in Storage: Up to 1TB PCIe Gen 3×4 NVMe SSD
- Optical Storage:
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: 720p HD camera; IR Camera
- USB Ports: 3 USB Type-A 3.2 (Gen. 1); 1 USB 3.1 Type-C® Gen 1 (Power delivery, DisplayPort)
- HDMI: Yes, HDMI 1.4
- Thunderbolt Ports: –
- DisplayPort: Yes
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Intel AX200 Wi-Fi 6, Intel 9260 Wi-Fi 5, Realtek Wi-Fi 5
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- HP BIOSphere Gen5
- HP Sure Sense
- TPM 2.0 embedded security chip
- HP Connection Optimizer
- HP Image Assistant
- LTE-Advanced Cat 9 modem.
- Two Integrated stereo speakers
- Battery: HP Long Life 3-cell, 45 Wh Li-ion
- Use Time: up to 11 hours