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HP EliteBook 850 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 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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8 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops HP is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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

The EliteBook 850 is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 850 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook 850 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

Across similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 850 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook 850.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 850 has one of the faster hard drive speeds amongst laptops of this age. The hard drive speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850 range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook 850 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of this spec and age. 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

At only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 850. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook 850 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook 850 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The EliteBook 850 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The average processor boost frequency of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 is 2.9GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 850 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 850 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook 850 has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus X551CA[plb_2045549_price].

If you want a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748[plb_2962180_price] (17.3" and higher rated).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 850 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The HP EliteBook 850 has a pretty standard weight (1.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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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 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
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
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
Keyboard Backlit
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® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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 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

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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

(1)
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

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp h9w21, hp h9w21e, hp h9w21ea, hp h9w21eaa, hp h9w21eaab, hp h9w21eaabu
Barcodes 00889296220725, 00889296306238, 00889296306252, 00889296349921, 00889296349938, 00889296367901, 00889296391852, 00889296404644, 00889296535973, 08892962207250

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