On the go creativity knows no limits with a choice of Windows 8.1 or Linux on a vivid 17.3 diagonal HP ZBook 17 G2. Showcase your best work in the office or on the go and take advantage of HP's...
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11 Reasons For
HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews
We calculated the average ratings for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Most portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the ZBook 17 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
Very Big Display Diagonal
When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 17 that we have assessed, the HP ZBook 17's display diagonal of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 17 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".
16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours
This laptop has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is the most commonly found display number of colours on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP ZBook 17 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The ZBook 17 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the ZBook 17.
There are a number of alternative laptops with a front camera currently available that you might also want to look at including the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2475302_price] which is cheaper.
We think you might also be interested in alternative notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the Samsung NP3530EC[plb_1552133_price].
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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
The ZBook 17 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s (16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 17 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB.
Eight Number of Battery Cellss
The HP ZBook 17 is a eight number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 17 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.
Very Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17 range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. At 75 watt-hours, the HP ZBook 17 has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 17.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
5 Reasons Against
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The ZBook 17 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the ZBook 17 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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The average weight of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At 3.5 kilograms, the ZBook 17 is very heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 17.
If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2475302_price] (1.9kg) which is also cheaper.
1 Other reason to consider the HP ZBook 17
Released Over Two Years Ago
This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
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