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HP ProBook 6455b/6555b Notebook PC - Overview

Product description

HP HP ProBook 6455b/6555b Notebook PC is incredibly sleek notebook which has a sophisticated aesthetic with a durable anodized aluminum display enclosure and palm rest.


Product features

AMD M880G Chipset
  • AMD Phenom II Quad-Core Mobile Processor N930 (2.0 GHz, 35 W, 2MB L2 cache)

  • AMD Phenom II Triple-Core Mobile Processor N830 (2.1 GHz, 35 W, 1.5MB L2 cache)

  • AMD Phenom II Dual-Core Mobile Processor N620 (2.8 GHz, 35 W, 2MB L2 cache)

  • AMD Turion II Dual-Core Mobile Processor P520 (2.3 GHz, 25 W, 2MB L2 cache)

  • AMD Athlon II Dual-Core Processor for Notebook PCs P320 (2.1 GHz, 25 W, 1MB L2 cache)

Standard: DDR3 PC3-10600 SDRAM (1333 MHz)1 Two SODIMM slots supporting dual-channel memory 1024MB, 2048MB and 4096MB SODIMMs
Maximum: Upgradeable to 8192MB with 4096MB SODIMMs in slots 1 and 2
Dual-channel: Maximized dual-channel performance requires SODIMMs of the same size and speed in both memory slots
  • ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250

  • Microsoft DirectX 10 capable

For 6455b Notebook PC:
  • 14-inch diagonal LED-backlit HD anti-glare (1366 x 768 resolution)

  • 14-inch diagonal LED-backlit HD+ anti-glare (1600 x 900 resolution)

For 6555b Notebook PC:
  • 15.6-inch diagonal LED-backlit HD anti-glare (1366 x 768 resolution)

  • 15.6-inch diagonal LED-backlit HD+ WVA anti-glare (1600 x 900 resolution)

External: Up to 32-bit per pixel color depth
  • DisplayPort supports resolutions up to 2560 x 1600, 30-bit color depth at 60 Hz, and full HD (1920 x 1080) monitors, 24-bit color depth at 120 Hz

  • VGA port supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 at 75 Hz, and lower resolutions at up to 100 Hz

  • DVI-D (single link) video signal available through DVI port in optional HP Docking Station (sold separately) supports resolutions up to 1600 x 1200 at both full and reduced blanking, and 1920 x 1200 at reduced blanking

The HP spill-resistant keyboard is designed using a thin layer of Mylar film under the keyboard and a drain system that funnels fluid through a hole in the bottom of the notebook. This minimizes the risk of damage to sensitive components underneath. The 101/102-key compatible keyboard features a full-pitch key layout with desktop keyboard features, such as the isolated inverted-T cursor control keys, editing keys, both left and right control and alt keys, 12 function keys, and 19.05 x 19.05 mm key pitch (center-to-center spacing). U.S. and International key layouts are available. Other features include hotkeys for instant access to power conservation and brightness. The HP ProBook 6555b includes a separate numeric keypad
Pointing device
  • Touchpad with scroll zone, two pick buttons

  • Optional pointstick with two additional pointstick buttons

Expansion card slots
ExpressCard/54 slot: Supports ExpressCard/54 and ExpressCard/34
Optional integrated: Compatible with ISO 7816 compliant Smart Cards
Smart card reader (replaces ExpressCard/54 slot): PC/SC interface support
Media card reader: Supports SD (Secure Digital), HC-SD (High Capacity Secure Digital), MMC (MultiMedia Card), HS-MMC (MultiMedia Card Plus), Sony Memory Stick, Sony Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo2, xD-Picture card
Hard drives: 160/250/320/500GB 7200 rpm SMART SATA II
HP 3D DriveGuard (Windows only): The hard drive is mounted directly to the notebook frame, reducing the transmission of shock to the hard drive. Uses three-axis digital motion detection with intelligent sensitivity to help protect the hard drive during normal use from shock and vibration. The digital accelerometer temporarily halts all data transfer and parks the hard drive when abrupt motion is detected
Solid state drive: 128GB
Power supply
  • External 90 W Smart AC adapter, 1.8 m (6 ft) power cord included

  • Total length including external AC adapter is 3.66 m (12 ft)

  • HP Fast Charge3

Primary battery:
  • HP 9-cell (93 Wh) Li-Ion battery

  • HP 6-cell (55 Wh) Li-Ion battery

  • HP Long Life 6-cell (51 Wh) battery (with 3-year platform warranty only)

Optional HP Long Life Battery: 3-cell (47 Wh) Li-Ion battery
Optional HP Extended Life Battery: 8-cell (52 Wh) Li-Ion battery
Optional HP Ultra-Capacity Battery: 12-cell (95 Wh) Li-Ion battery
Power conservation
  • ATI PowerPlay technology

  • Hibernation

  • Standby

  • ACPI compliance

NOTE: 1: Memory speed is processor dependent.

2: Memory Stick Duo Adapters are required and sold separately. Inserting a Memory Stick Duo Card directly into your notebook could damage the memory card and/or notebook.

3: HP Fast Charge recharges your battery up to 90% within 90 minutes when the system is off. HP Fast Charge does not apply to the 9-cell primary battery or the 12-cell Ultra-Capacity batteries.


Software overview

Operating System
  • HP Recovery Manager (available with Windows 7 or Vista only)

  • HP Support Assistant (available with Windows 7 or Vista only)

  • HP ProtectTools Security Manager

  • HP ProtectTools for Central Management

  • HP Quick Launch Buttons Software

  • HP QuickLook 3

  • HP QuickWeb

  • HP Power Assistant

  • HP Connection Manager 3.1

  • HP Wireless Assistant

  • HP DayStarter

  • Microsoft Office Professional 2007 60-day Convertible Trial

  • McAfee Total Protection1

  • PDF Complete SE

  • ntervideo WinDVD – DVD Player (select models)

  • Roxio Creator Business (select models)

  • HP Webcam Software (select models)

  • Skype

  • WinZip 14 trial

Additional software available from the web
HP SoftPaq Download Manager
HP ProtectTools Security Manager
HP ProtectTools Security Manager is the security platform for business notebooks and desktops. The HP ProtectTools Security Manager is an extensible client security console that delivers enhanced security capabilities through add-on software modules. The following modules are available on the hard drive (also downloadable from the web) and can be configured in Software Setup:
  • Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools

  • Device Access Manager for HP ProtectTools

  • Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools

  • File Sanitizer for HP ProtectTools

  • Privacy Manager for HP ProtectTools (Chat & Sign)

  • Embedded Security for HP ProtectTools

  • Computrace LoJack Pro for HP ProtectTools

NOTE: 1: 60 day trial period for McAfee Total Protection for Small Business software. Internet access required to receive updates. First update included. Subscription required for updates thereafter.


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