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HP ProBook 4530s 15.6" Laptop

Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice itpro.co.uk Value for Money notebookjournal.de Very Good Value for Money
15.6" FreeDOS 2.4kg Sep 2012
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11 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

Amongst laptops of this spec and age, this HP portable PC is one of the most highly awarded.

The editors of two expert review sites both said that this portable PC was great for its price. Notebookjournal.de gave this notebook PC a "Very Good Value for Money" award and it received a "Value for Money" award from Itpro.co.uk.

This HP notebook PC received an "Editor's Choice" from Laptopmag.com who concluded that this laptop was excellent.

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Good Expert Reviews

Fifteen experts from sites including Expert Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk, computershopper.com and Laptopmag.com have rated this notebook PC on average 80 out of 100.

Robust

Three HP ProBook 4530s reviewers who reviewed this laptop thought it was strong and durable. Expert website Techworld.com said in their review of this laptop “Back then we thought it was sturdy and versatile”. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “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 reviewers concluded that the product was well made. Expert website Itpro.co.uk wrote “It has solid performance at a mid-range price” in their HP ProBook 4530s review. One HP ProBook 4530s reviewer thought the HP ProBook 4530s was reliable. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Need a reliable working companion” and gave this laptop a rating of 4 stars.

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Good Value for Money

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

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs HP is one of the superior brands.

Easy to Use

One person concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Five years ago Notebookcheck.net said “The comfortable keyboard and good application performance”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Itpro.co.uk wrote six years ago “The superb keyboard makes it a joy to use” in their review of this laptop.

Nice Design

Some HP ProBook 4530s owners who reviewed this laptop mentioned that it was a good design. Six years ago expert review site Laptopmag.com gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Just look at the ProBook 4530s, which sports a brushed-aluminum design that's clean” in their review of the HP ProBook 4530s. Laptopmag.com also said “It offers a durable and sleek brushed-aluminum design, solid security”. Six years ago Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their HP ProBook 4530s review “Its brushed-metal finish, simple yet sleek design and high performance components won’t look out of plac”.

Reasonably Priced

Two HP ProBook 4530s owners who bought the HP ProBook 4530s agreed that it was good value for money. Expert website Notebookcheck.net gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “4 GBytes of DDR3 RAM, we were able to test the new low cost HP ProBook 4530s-XX968EA model”. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “Home users can find better value elsewhere” in their review although they only rated the product 3 stars.

Good Product Quality

One HP ProBook 4530s reviewer who bought this laptop concluded that it was good quality. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote “The build quality and impressive set of specifications recommends the ProBook to anyone looking for a solid laptop for home use an” and rated this laptop 4 stars.

Good Technical Features

One HP ProBook 4530s owner thought it had good features. Expert website Notebookcheck.net wrote five years ago “Some of the positive features of the ProBook 4530s include the great case” .

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One HP ProBook 4530s owner who purchased it mentioned that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Six years ago expert website Itpro.co.uk mentioned “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

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard. The ProBook 4530s is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years, the ProBook 4530s does not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The ProBook 4530s does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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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 HP notebook PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the ProBook 4530s has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 4530s.

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Average Weight

The HP ProBook 4530s has a pretty average weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

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3 Awards

Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice itpro.co.uk Value for Money 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 gen21, hp lj518, hp i52430, hp i72670, hp gen21g, hp lj518u, hp i32330, hp i72670q, hp gen21gh, hp lj518ut, hp 4530slt, hp i32330m, hp i52430m, hp i72670qm, hp gen21ghz, 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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