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HP EliteBook 820
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HP EliteBook 820 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 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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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP EliteBook 820 has one of the biggest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB.

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

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 820 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the EliteBook 820 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The HP EliteBook 820 has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook 820 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820. The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5.5GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP EliteBook 820 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 820 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. The EliteBook 820 has a quite fast processor boost frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 820 is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 950 megahertz, the HP EliteBook 820 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 180 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 820. The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the HP 8440p[plb_2912403_price] (250GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 820 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The EliteBook 820 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 820 do not have a full-size keyboard. The HP EliteBook 820 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The EliteBook 820 is a three number of battery cells laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 820 do not have a touchscreen. The HP EliteBook 820 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 820 over two years ago.

Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 820 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9 hours, the EliteBook 820 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 820.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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 Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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
El ventilador produce ruido lateral
Malos altavoces
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp l3z40, hp l3z40u, l3z40utaba, hp l3z40ut
Barcodes 00889296181026, 00889296181033, 08892961810260

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