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HP EliteBook 820
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HP EliteBook 820 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 820 G1 industry leading thin and light notebook is ultra-mobile in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven... More
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21 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This medium processor core notebook PC has an average expert rating of 80% based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Advisor.co.uk, Digitaltrends.com and notebookcheck.net.

Robust

Some people who reviewed the HP EliteBook 820 said that it was strong and durable. Techradar.com wrote “HP thinks plenty of workers want a sturdy, powerful laptop with good specs that can shrug off fingerprints, stand up to the rig” in their review of this laptop.

One HP EliteBook 820 owner who bought the HP EliteBook 820 reckoned that it was reliable. Expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote two years ago “It must be reliable and secure”. One customer who reviewed it said that it was well made. Itpro.co.uk said in their HP EliteBook 820 review “A solid laptop, which delivers solid performance” .

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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 3,456 expert and user reviews, HP has good reviews for its laptops. HP also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

Good Size

Two HP EliteBook 820 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was thin.

Nice Design

A number of people said in their reviews that this laptop was good looking. Mobiletechreview.com wrote two years ago “The HP EliteBook 820 is a good looking Ultrabook that shares a hint of design DNA with HP's attractive consumer Ultrabo” and rated it 70 out of 100. In the same month expert website Thunderbaylive.com wrote “Is very stylish, with a magnesium lid, tapered sides yet it's MIL Spec durable” in their review of the HP EliteBook 820.

One person who purchased this laptop concluded that it was a good design.

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Good Product Quality

One customer who purchased it considered that it was good quality. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net said “We especially liked the generally high quality standard” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed this laptop reckoned that it had good features. Mobiletechreview.com said “Once staples of the laptop world, these useful features have largely gone away with the drive toward thinner” in their review.

Good Battery Life

One HP EliteBook 820 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had a good battery life. Three years ago expert review site Itpro.co.uk mentioned “The only letdown is the battery life” in their review of this laptop.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The EliteBook 820 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 820 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. The best processor family of all laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 820 is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 820 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most laptops of a similar age and type to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this type and age.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820, the HP EliteBook 820 has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 820 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820. The average hard drive speed of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The HP EliteBook 820 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 820 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average processor cache of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 is 2.9MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Light

Portable PCs of this spec and age have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 820 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the EliteBook 820 (£1,338.35) (1.3kg), or the EliteBook 820 (£420.00) (1.3kg) both from HP.

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Narrow

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago the widths range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. At only 310 millimeters, the EliteBook 820 is quite narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 820.

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12 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One HP EliteBook 820 reviewer mentioned that the product was not cheap. Expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote “The new design is lighter, thinner and less expensive, all of which are positive traits” . One HP EliteBook 820 reviewer concluded that the HP EliteBook 820 was not good value for money. Notebookcheck.net wrote “It also is not exactly affordable with a price of just under 2000 Euro” in their HP EliteBook 820 review.

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The EliteBook 820 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The smallest screen size of portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 10" and the biggest is 18". The HP EliteBook 820 has a quite small screen size (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa (13.3").

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 820 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 820 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a similar age and spec to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the X1 Carbon (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The EliteBook 820 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 820. Laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 820 have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 have between one and eight battery cells, including the HP EliteBook 820 which has three battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 820 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 820 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the EliteBook 820.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The EliteBook 820 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 820.

If this HP notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£2,116.07) (512GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

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15 June 2015

The HP Elitebook 820 G2. Test model courtesy of HP Germany.The HP Elitebook 820 G2 is a Broadwell upgrade of the 820 G1. Only the innards are different while the outside remained the same. The new...

No doubt the HP EliteBook 820 will appeal to those who appreciate an Ultrabook with upgradable internals and a removable battery. Once staples of the laptop world, these useful features have...

21 February 2014

Lisa Gade reviews the HP EliteBook 820, a 12.5? business laptop with Intel 4th generation Haswell CPUs. The 2.94 lb. is very stylish, with a magnesium lid, tapered sides yet it's MIL Spec durable.... Read more…

3 February 2014

There are some very nice touches on the HP EliteBook 820 G1, especially the way it fits an Ethernet port into something much thinner than many business travellers are used to. This isn't the brick...

3 February 2014

HP isn't going to win a style prize for the EliteBook 820 G1, especially compared to sleek-looking hybrid notebooks from Lenovo or the VaporMag-coated Surface Pro 2. But for the business user, a...

1 February 2014

The HP Elitebook 820 is a needed departure from the company's tradition. Though fans of older systems may balk at the new notebook's plastic chassis, the new design is lighter, thinner and less...

11 December 2013

It's hardly surprising that most Ultrabooks tend to have 12-inch or 13-inch screens since, of course, that helps to keep their size and weight as low as possible. For some reason, though, HP seems... Read more…

2 December 2013

A solid laptop, which delivers solid performance. The upgradeability will help to extend the life of the product, and the only letdown is the battery life...

1 October 2013

HP presented a large number of new notebooks today aimed at the business segment. They're all part of the existing ProBook and EliteBook series from HP. According to Herbert Koeck, managing... Read more…

27 July 2015

Mise à niveau vers Broadwell. L'EliteBook 820 G2 est un ultraportable de 12,5 pouces dédié aux professionnels. L'impression générale est bonne, mais avec un prix fixé à un peu moins de 2000... Read more…

Matte, bright, contrastrich IPS display
Excellent case quality
Highend input devices
LTE modem
Easy Maintenance
Fan produces side noise
Poor speakers
High price point
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Product Identifiers

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