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HP ZBook 15 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.8GHz 4GB Nov 2013
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Unleash your creativity and break free from your desktop with a sleek HP ZBook 15 mobile workstation that keeps you productive in the field. Take advantage of powerful processing and graphics,... More
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HP ZBook 15 Review
HP ZBook 15 Mobile Workstation Introduction
HP ZBook 15 Mobile Workstation Unboxing and Review
[GTAV] HP ZBook 15 Quadro M2000M 4 GB [Performance test]

20 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs manufactured by HP.

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The ZBook 15 has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the ZBook 15. Most of the portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 15 only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this portable PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly 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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Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 15 the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3. The HP ZBook 15 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the ZBook 15 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,250 megahertz, the HP ZBook 15 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

The HP ZBook 15 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.8 gigahertz, the ZBook 15 has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 15 is 2.1GHz.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

The ZBook 15 has a quite long battery life (max) (14.25 hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The battery life (max)s of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 15 range from 2h to 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 typical of many laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 15 the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The ZBook 15 has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 15.

If this HP portable PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the ZBook 15 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of this spec and age.

The worst display resolution across similar types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP ZBook 15 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 ZBook 15.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The ZBook 15 has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the ZBook 15 is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 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|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of 3.5 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 15 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 15. The processor boost frequencys of laptops of this spec and age range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 15 is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. When compared to other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the ZBook 15 that we have assessed, the battery capacity (Watt hours) of the ZBook 15 of 83 watt-hours is one of the biggest.

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Eight Number of Battery Cellss

The ZBook 15 is a eight number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 15 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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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 this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The ZBook 15 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook 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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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 15, the ZBook 15 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The ZBook 15 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 15 have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

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

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.8 kilograms, the ZBook 15 is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 15 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 15

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the ZBook 15.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the ZBook 15 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 15.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP ZBook 15 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs 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
Motherboard Chipset
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)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
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
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
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
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® 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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(39)
22 November 2015

There is a lot to like about the HP ZBook 15 G2. It is a solidly constructed, relatively lightweight mobile workstation with very good battery life, and both a decent CPU and NVIDIA's top mobile...

Great battery life, ultrahighresolution screen, rugged construction
Highend processor
Discrete ISVcertified graphics
Numerous ports and a wellmade exterior
Customisable specification
Moderate performance for the price
Bland looks
Heavier and thicker than rivals
Middling screen quality
Irritating ergonomic niggles
12 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

11 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

20 May 2015

It's got great power, decent ergonomics and versatile design, but the HP loses out to its rival thanks to a high price, middling screen quality and its sheer size...

27 March 2015

A sort of one-size-fits-all for the productive professional, the ZBook 15u G2 is an acceptable, if overly expensive addition to a lineup of high-powered portables that promise users a mix of...

Fast enough to handle general work
Design is clean, professional
Rated at militarygrade toughness
Solid performance, plenty of ports including Thunderbolt, fantastic DreamColor display
Good performance
Too expensive for what you get
1080p doesn't impress at this price
Bulky, heavy, and awkward
Lackluster battery life
Expensive
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User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 30 June 2015 by Pelico
Pelico would recommend the HP Zbook 15 G2

First B & H Photo; After a lot of research, I found that B & H Photo had the most ZBook 15 G2 models to choose from at the best price. It also helped that I received the laptop as described on the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2014 by Jp-the-man
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a lot of computing power and I ended up buying the Zbook. I took it with an upgrade to 32 GB memory. The computer certainly delivers on the computing power side. This PC can crank through... Read more…

Powerful
Reviewed 26 May 2015 by Jim the Runner

El V800 es un reloj que, por las funcionalidades que ofrece, tendria que costar 100?, no mas. No tiene características básicas en un reloj con GPS como el Track Back y la configuración del... Read more…

Compact Design
Easy To Use
Gives A Quick Reading
Accurate
Nice Design
Caro
Limited Features
No Configurable
Software Malo
Unreliable
Reviewed 22 December 2014 by Dr. Fun
Dr. Fun would recommend the HP Zbook 15 G2

If you are looking for a portable workstation that can take rough treatment, this is it. The heavy, solid feel instills confidence that this unit can take it. Until you turn it on... Mine was... Read more…

Very Expandable
Very Solid Construction
Solidly built
Fast
Powerful
Dead Out Of Box
For Tech Savvy Users Only
Obsolete Preloaded Softwa
Obsolete Preloads
Required Os Reinstall

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers e9x18awaby, e9x18awuug, e9x18awak8, hp p232319, hp p232319p
Barcodes 00888182224021, 00888182224182, 00888182224212, 00888182224335, 00888182225691, 08881822240216

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