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HP EliteBook 820 G1
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HP EliteBook 820 G1 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.1GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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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

17 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this HP laptop is 80% based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Advisor.co.uk, Digitaltrends.com and notebookcheck.net.

Robust

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the HP EliteBook 820 G1 was strong and durable. Techradar.com mentioned on expert website Techradar “HP thinks plenty of workers want a sturdy, powerful laptop with good specs that can shrug off fingerprints, stand up to the rig”.

One customer who reviewed this laptop thought it was reliable. Three years ago expert review site Notebookcheck.net wrote “It must be reliable and secure” in their HP EliteBook 820 G1 review. One person mentioned in their reviews that the HP EliteBook 820 G1 was well made. Expert website Itpro.co.uk mentioned in their HP EliteBook 820 G1 review four years ago “A solid laptop, which delivers solid performance”.

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Good Brand

HP is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

Good Size

Two customers reckoned that the product was thin.

Nice Design

A few customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Mobiletechreview.com rated the product 70 out of 100 and wrote “The HP EliteBook 820 is a good looking Ultrabook that shares a hint of design DNA with HP's attractive consumer Ultrabo”. Expert website Thunderbaylive.com said in their review “Is very stylish, with a magnesium lid, tapered sides yet it's MIL Spec durable”.

One person said in their reviews that it was a good design.

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Good Product Quality

One person who bought it reckoned that it was good quality. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net wrote in their review of the HP EliteBook 820 G1 “We especially liked the generally high quality standard” .

Good Technical Features

One HP EliteBook 820 G1 owner who bought the product concluded that it had good features. Three years ago Mobiletechreview.com rated the product 70 out of 100 and mentioned “Once staples of the laptop world, these useful features have largely gone away with the drive toward thinner”.

Good Battery Life

One HP EliteBook 820 G1 owner who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good battery life. Expert review site Itpro.co.uk wrote in their HP EliteBook 820 G1 review “The only letdown is the battery life” and gave this laptop a rating of 4 stars.

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

Most similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the HP EliteBook 820 G1 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is actually the best processor family amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

The worst processor family across comparable types of portable PC is AMD C.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

At 13.25 hours, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1. The average battery life (max) of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 26h, and the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 820 G1 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The hard drive speeds of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1 range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 820 G1.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1. The smallest processor cache of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 820 G1 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1. The average weight of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 G1 is 2.1kg.

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12 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One customer who reviewed this laptop concluded that it was not cheap. Three years ago Digitaltrends.com said in their review of this laptop “The new design is lighter, thinner and less expensive, all of which are positive traits”.

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1 have a front camera, however the HP EliteBook 820 G1 does not have a front camera.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The EliteBook 820 G1 has a fairly small display diagonal (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 820 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 G1 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops that have been around for more than two years. 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 G1 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP EliteBook 820 G1 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age, the HP EliteBook 820 G1 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 of this age and type.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.1 gigahertz, the EliteBook 820 G1 has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 G1.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook 820 G1 has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook 820 G1 has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 G1.

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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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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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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