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HP EliteBook 820 G1
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HP EliteBook 820 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Feb 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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Review HP Elitebook 820 G1

16 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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

The EliteBook 820 G1 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Price Has Recently Dropped by £27.41

In the last 27 days the EliteBook 820 G1 has dropped in price by £27.41.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 820 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. This HP laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this type and age.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 820 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think the X200CA[pl_1605177_price], or the X552CL[pl_2093300_price] both from Asus or the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2145645_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 820 G1 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 820 G1.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might also want to look at including the HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart[plb_2418547_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Inspiron 15[pl_2145645_price], or the Inspiron 15[pl_2523550_price] both from DELL.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 820 G1 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Light

The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 G1 range from 300g to 3.8kg. The EliteBook 820 G1 is one of the lighter laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 G1 (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Toshiba R930[plb_1496279_price] (1.4kg) which is also cheaper.

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Narrow

With a width of only 310 millimeters, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 G1. The widths of laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 820 G1 range from 38mm to 430mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18".

If you want a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo M30-70[plb_2558008_price] (13.3"), the DELL Vostro 3360[plb_1662429_price] (13.3"), or the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa[plb_2964572_price] (13.3") which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 820 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 G1 do have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP ProBook 4540s[plb_1532938_price].

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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.

There are a number of other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the Inspiron 15R[pl_1385146_price], or the Latitude 12 5000[pl_2517764_price] both from DELL.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the HP ProBook 640[plb_2351423_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 G1 have between one and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 820 G1 which has three battery cells.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo B590[plb_1616779_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Inspiron 17 7737[pl_2045961_price] (750GB), the Inspiron 15 3521[pl_2092624_price] (750GB), or the Inspiron 15 3521[pl_2190565_price] (750GB) all from DELL.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 820 G1.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo B590[plb_1616779_price], and the DELL Vostro 3360[plb_1525247_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Asus V550CA[plb_1633423_price] (6GB and cheaper).

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2743179_price] (2GHz), or the Latitude 14 5000[pl_2556531_price] (2GHz) both from DELL which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
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Processor Operating Mode
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Memory
Internal Memory
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
Display Surface
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
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 Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage 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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
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Energy Star Certified
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Expert Reviews

(23)

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...

17 March 2014

HP EliteBook 820 G1-H5G14ET Home run: HP has created a compelling subnotebook with the EliteBook 820 G1 . It comprehensively meets the requirements placed on a portable, professional office...

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…

21 March 2014

Le HP EliteBook 820 G1-H5G14ET. Home run : HP nous offre un ultraportable convaincant avec son EliteBook 820 G1 , une machine qui répond avec exhaustivité aux besoins des professionnels en un...

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