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HP EliteBook 850 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 1TB HDD+Flash 15.6" Laptop

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The HP EliteBook 850 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive around the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management... More
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all HP portable PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 850 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP EliteBook 850 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 850 is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the EliteBook 850 has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 850.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 850 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the EliteBook 850 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Acer Aspire VN7-791G (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 850 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 is 5,400 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. The HP EliteBook 850 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 850 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The HP EliteBook 850 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 900 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 850 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 850 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD+Flash storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time 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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Very Small Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook 850 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average internal memory of laptops that came out more than a year ago is 6.3GB.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba L75 (6GB and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 850 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The EliteBook 850 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have between two and eight battery cells, including the HP EliteBook 850 which has three battery cells.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 850 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the EliteBook 850.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 850 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Lenovo L450 (£687.62) (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 850 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 850.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 850 (£1,020.08) (1.8kg).

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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
Flash Memory
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
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 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
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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

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Expert Reviews

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The EliteBook 850 G2. Test model courtesy of HP Germany. Apart from slightly faster and more efficient processors, the second generation of the EliteBook 850 has barely any noteworthy innovations...

12 June 2014

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 fulfills the need for a large-screen business ultrabook. It's particularly IT-friendly, and that might tip the balance for companies that upgrade or service their laptops...

Removable bottom panel
Dual pointing devices
Windows 7 Professional
Space available for system memory and M.2 solid-state drive (SSD) upgrades
Conforms to MIL-STD 810 specs for durability
No touch screen
Oddly placed rubber bumpers
Battery life lags
Card reader tricky to access
Speakers lack bass
31 January 2014

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 is an excellent 15-inch business laptop with a durable design, strong security features and long 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…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 April 2014 by Anonymous

It is a great laptop that is much lighter than the previous models and it works well with the new style of docking station also...

Great light-weight laptop with nice performance
It doesn't have a numeric pad for some reason

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers h9v83eaabe, h9v83eaak8, h9v83eaabu, h9v83eauug
Barcodes 00889296248231, 00889296300328, 00889296349785, 00889296349792, 00889296349808, 00889296367833, 00889296403845, 00889296403852

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