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HP EliteBook 850 G1
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HP EliteBook 850 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 850 G1 industry leading Ultrabook is ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise... More
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12 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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

Most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the EliteBook 850 G1 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 13 hours, the HP EliteBook 850 G1 has one of the longer battery life (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this age and spec have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops that have been around for more than two years.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 G1, the HP EliteBook 850 G1 has a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 G1 is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM. The HP EliteBook 850 G1 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 850 G1 range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the EliteBook 850 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD+SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age 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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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 850 G1 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the EliteBook 850 G1 which has 32 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook 850 G1 which has three number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 850 G1, the EliteBook 850 G1 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 850 G1 the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook 850 G1 over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the HP EliteBook 850 G1 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 850 G1 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 G1.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 G1.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 850 G1.

We compared this laptop to all the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7240 is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.9 kilograms, the EliteBook 850 G1 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 850 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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 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
4G Standard
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
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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)
UART
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
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(18)
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
18 April 2014

HP EliteBook 850 G1-H5G44ET One step forward, two steps back: It might be irritating at first that the top version of the 850 G1-series is actually one percent point behind the base configuration...

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

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200MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Six Number of Battery Cellss
Four More Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
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