Product Comparison: Casio FX-CG500 vs HP Prime G2

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General Specifications
Prime G2
About the Product
The fx-CG500 brings touchscreen technology to the graphing calculator. Its extra-large screen allows for more complete and detailed viewing of mathematics and its drag-and-drop functionality enables students to quickly and intuitively pull information from one representation into another.
Experience math in the age of touch with HP Prime—a sleek, full-color graphing calculator with an application based interface, touch-screen and keypad.
Size & Weight
8.3 in.
7.13 in.
8.11 in.
3.38 in.
3.5 in.
0.55 in.
11.11 oz.
8.04 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Casio FX-CG500 Graphing Calculator
  • Pocketable, complete, easy to use.
  • Fits perfectly in your coat or uniform pocket.
  • Nice size, lasts forever.
  • Simple and easy to use. Amazing size and weight.
  • Easy to use. Lightweight. Compact with a protective case.
HP Prime G2 Graphing Calculator
  • Fits comfortably in the hand.
  • Great size and weight.
  • Compact enough to carry.
  • Excellent size that fits in your pocket.
  • An excellent calculator size for easy viewing of charts.
Display Type
Display Size
4.8 in (528 x 320 pixels)
3.5 in (320 x 240 pixels)
Touch Screen
Display Resolution
140 dpi
What customers say about "Display"
Casio FX-CG500 Graphing Calculator
  • The touch screen sensitivity is excellent.
  • The touch screen and stylus are precise and sensitive.
  • The display is large enough to view functions side-by-side with their graphs.
  • Large clear screen shows your steps and makes it easy to check your math.
  • Its functions are straight forward and accessible and it has a nice big screen.
HP Prime G2 Graphing Calculator
  • This is an awesome calculator. I love the input methods and how the touch screen helps.
  • The touch screen is very good and responsive.
  • The UI is very accessible and intuitive.
  • Really convenient to use with a very responsive touch screen.
  • The display is great for graphs and the display is a touch screen.
Internal Memory
24 MB
512 MB
500 KB
256000 KB
PC Connectivity
Battery Type
4 x AAA Batteries
Rechargeable Battery
Battery Life
4 days
Pre-Loaded Applications
Statistics, eActivity, Graphing, 3D graph function, Geometry, Picture Plot, Differential, Finance, Program, Physics, Sequence Graphing
Parametric, Advanced Graphing, Geometry, Spreadsheet, Statistics, Inference, DataStreamer, Trig
Strong Build And Design, Ergonomic design
Ergonomic design, HP Prime Mobile App, Touch screen or keypad navigation
What customers say about "Features"
Casio FX-CG500 Graphing Calculator
  • The graphs are beautiful, fast, and there are numerous solving tools such as min/max, intercepts, etc.
  • The size is outstanding and features are very easy to get used to.
  • Powerful graphing calculator and easy to update it.
  • The processing speed is slower than my Prime.
HP Prime G2 Graphing Calculator
  • It updated so much easier than my 50G. It calculates so much faster.
  • The battery has lasted well, though I don't use everyday.
  • It holds its juice for 8 hours plus with heavy use.
  • It was very easy to pick up the programming language.
  • Love the graphing features that enable me to quickly visualise results.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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