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HP EliteBook 820
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HP EliteBook 820 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel-ready companion. The HP EliteBook 820 thin and light notebook is ultra-mobile in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven... More
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Review: HP EliteBook 820 with Windows 7
HP EliteBook 820 Review

17 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 820 is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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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 laptop.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook 820 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 820.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. The EliteBook 820 has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.4 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 820 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 820 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 820 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all notebook PCs of this type and age the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 820 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The EliteBook 820 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The EliteBook 820 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820. Comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,800 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

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

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook 820 has one of the biggest processor caches amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 820 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of this age and spec.

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Very Light

The lightest portable PC of this age and spec is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 820 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2783799_price] (1.3kg).

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Narrow

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago the widths range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 310 millimeters, the EliteBook 820 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 820 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 820 has a quite small screen size (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 is 15".

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Asus UX303UB[plb_2993330_price] (13.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of a comparable 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.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 820. The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Asus X551MAV[plb_2737195_price] which has better reviews.

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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 laptops of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 820 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the EliteBook 820 over a year ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 820.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

17 December 2014

Nowa seria HP EliteBook o oznaczeniu 700 w?a?nie zadebiutowa?a na polskim rynku. Sk?adaj? si? na ni? przyst?pniejsze cenowo konfiguracje notebooków wygl?daj?cych w praktyce identycznie jak... Read more…

Excellent chassis
Highquality input devices
Ready for UMTSHSPA
Decent performance
Jako obudowy, urzdzenia wejcia, instalacja pod modem WWAN
Comparatively short battery life
Dark WXGA display with low viewing angle stability
Turbo not utilized to full potential
Weak speakers
No M.2 or mSATASlot

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp f1n45, hp j8r50, hp j8r50e, hp f1n45e, hp p232402, hp j8r50ea, hp f1n45ea, hp p232402p, hp j8r50eaa, hp j8r50eaab, hp j8r50eaabu
Barcodes 00889296183006, 00889296367727

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