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HP ProBook 4530s
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HP ProBook 4530s 15.6" Laptop

itpro.co.uk Value for Money Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice notebookjournal.de Very Good Value for Money
15.6" FreeDOS 2.4kg Sep 2012
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Stylish performance. Watch, present, video conference, and multitask on this durable, stylish notebook. This versatile and secure HP ProBook makes an impression in and out of the office. More
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11 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

This portable PC has received three awards from experts in laptops.

This laptop received a "Value for Money" award from both Notebookjournal.de and Itpro.co.uk, both of which thought that this notebook PC was great for its price.

This notebook PC received an "Editor's Choice" from Laptopmag.com who said that this laptop was exceptional.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This HP portable PC has an average expert rating of 80% based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, computershopper.com and Laptopmag.com.

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A few HP ProBook 4530s reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Techworld.com wrote “Back then we thought it was sturdy and versatile” . Five years ago Pcadvisor.co.uk said on PC Advisor.co.uk “The HP ProBook is a sturdy, versatile laptop that will suit anyone who needs something portable”. Pcadvisor.co.uk also said “Its slight build belies the fact that the ProBook is as rugged as they come”.

Several HP ProBook 4530s owners wrote that this laptop was well made. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “Sleek brushed-aluminum design, solid security” in their review of this laptop. Pcadvisor.co.uk gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “Impressive set of specifications recommends the ProBook to anyone looking for a solid laptop for home use an”. Expert review site Itpro.co.uk mentioned in their review of this laptop “It has solid performance at a mid-range price”.

One person who reviewed this laptop mentioned that it was reliable. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “Need a reliable working companion”.

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HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Laptops produced by HP have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just laptops) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

Good Value for Money

Expert review sites Notebookjournal.de and Itpro.co.uk highlighted in their review that this HP portable PC was good value for money.

Easy to Use

One HP ProBook 4530s reviewer considered that the product was easy to use. Expert review site Itpro.co.uk mentioned “The superb keyboard makes it a joy to use” and rated it 4 stars. One HP ProBook 4530s reviewer thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago expert website Notebookcheck.net said “The comfortable keyboard and good application performance” in their HP ProBook 4530s review.

Nice Design

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the HP ProBook 4530s was a good design. Expert review site Laptopmag.com mentioned in their review five years ago “Just look at the ProBook 4530s, which sports a brushed-aluminum design that's clean”. Expertreviews.co.uk said in their HP ProBook 4530s review on Expert Reviews “Its brushed-metal finish, simple yet sleek design and high performance components won’t look out of plac”.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said in their review “4 GBytes of DDR3 RAM, we were able to test the new low cost HP ProBook 4530s-XX968EA model” and scored this laptop 4 stars. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review “Home users can find better value elsewhere” nonetheless they only rated the product 60 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

One HP ProBook 4530s owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Good Technical Features

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it had good features. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said in their HP ProBook 4530s review “Some of the positive features of the ProBook 4530s include the great case” .

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One customer who reviewed this laptop wrote that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Expert website Itpro.co.uk said “It can’t match the extensive connectivity of some of its competitors.” in their review of the HP ProBook 4530s.

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ProBook 4530s does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the ProBook 4530s also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The ProBook 4530s does not have a front camera, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ProBook 4530s, the HP ProBook 4530s does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ProBook 4530s

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the HP ProBook 4530s has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ProBook 4530s.

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Average Weight

The ProBook 4530s has a pretty standard weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the ProBook 4530s.

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Specification

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3 Awards

itpro.co.uk Value for Money Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice notebookjournal.de Very Good Value for Money

Expert Reviews

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21 October 2012

Some of the positive features of the ProBook 4530s include the great case, the bright and high contrast display , the comfortable keyboard and good application performance. These features alone...

7 August 2012

The HP ProBook 4530s LH311EA could double up as an office and home laptop, and the fingerprint sensor is a nice extra for the security-conscious user...

23 November 2011

The HP ProBook is a sturdy, versatile laptop that will suit anyone who needs something portable and powerful. Its slight build belies the fact that the ProBook is as rugged as they come and can...

30 September 2011

A business laptop for the masses maybe, but home users can find better value elsewhere...

31 August 2011

It can?t match the extensive connectivity of some of its competitors, but the ProBook 4530s is still an excellent business laptop. Beyond the eye-pleasing styling, it has solid performance at a...

Itpro.co.uk

1 August 2011

A small-business machine, this ProBook won?t win any speed races, but its component mix, security software, and nice chassis make it a smart buy for offices on a budget...

The HP ProBook 4530s is a 15-inch notebook with a brushed-aluminum design that makes it look sleek and professional. It also has a powerful Intel Core i5 CPU with a speedy 500GB hard drive. To... Read more…

25 May 2011

The HP ProBook 4530s hits the sweet spot. At $729, it offers a durable and sleek brushed-aluminum design, solid security, and Core i5 power for a price that's right. We're not fans of the small...

Laptopmag.com

19 August 2011

Bien que présenté comme un modèle destiné aux professionnels, ce Probook reste abordable et très intéressant pour le grand public. Avec un ensemble de services et garanties pour les... Read more…

12 May 2012

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp lj518, hp lj518u, hp i32330, apple win7, hp lj518ut, hp 4530slt, hp i32330m, apple win7h, hp lj518uta, hp lj518utab, hp lj518utaba
Barcodes 00886111559459, 00886111666898, 00886111827237, 00886112191382, 00886112192082, 00886112274603, 00886112298715, 00886112512972, 00886112512989, 00886112512996, 00886112513009, 00886112513078, 00886112574765, 00886112658168, 00886112722173, 00886112798307, 00886112798314, 00886112803933, 00886112847920, 00886112847937, 00886112848385, 00886112848460, 00886112848477, 00886112848484, 00886112848538, 00886112989804, 825633808904R1

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