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HP 2570p 2 Core Intel Core I5 320GB 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5 320GB 12.5" Oct 2012
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OverviewLighten Your Workload. Optimized for Windows 7 Professional, this ultra-portable notebook turns heads with its petite size and business rugged design. Get to work with a standard voltage... More
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9 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

We calculated the average reviews for all HP laptops and also specifically for HP medium processor core laptops and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5 processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Light

The HP 2570p is one of the lighter portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the 2570p (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average weight of portable PCs of this age and type is 2.2kg.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years is 5,900 RPM. The HP 2570p has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a| 802.11b| 802.11g| 802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs of this age and spec have processor clock speeds of between 800MHz and 3,100MHz. With a processor clock speed of 2,600 megahertz, the HP 2570p has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the 2570p.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the 2570p have battery capacities of between 5Wh and 4,400Wh, and the average battery capacity is 53Wh. At 62 watt-hours, the HP 2570p has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the 2570p.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Narrow

With a width of only 305 millimeters, the HP 2570p is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the 2570p. Laptops of a comparable age and type to the 2570p have widths of between 28mm and 430mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The HP 2570p does not have a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the 2570p do have a front camera.

We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the 2570p have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the HP 2570p has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 3330[plb_2035415_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 2570p does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the 2570p.

It is worth considering alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo B50[plb_2478103_price].

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 320 gigabytes, the HP 2570p has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the 2570p is 530GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2450869_price] (500GB and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 2570p the hard drive capacity range from 120GB to 1.5TB. With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the HP 2570p has one of the smaller hard drive capacity amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP 2570p does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 2570p also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Asus S200E[plb_1608512_price], the HP ProBook 450[plb_2376206_price], or the Fujitsu Stylistic Q704[plb_2382889_price].

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The HP 2570p is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Only 2GB Internal Memory Size

The HP 2570p has a maximum internal memory size of 2GB. That's 50% less internal memory size than a 4.1GB portable PC, which is the most frequently found internal memory size.

A 2GB internal memory size is in fact the worst internal memory size across all laptops of this type and age.

The best internal memory size across comparable types of portable PC is 8.2GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP 2570p

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

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Expert Reviews

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As we said at the beginning of our review, the HP EliteBook 2570p isn't the newest or sexiest Windows PC, but it is an extremely appealing notebook for enterprise businesses with a large mobile...

7 June 2013

I had said that my major complaint about the Elitebook 8440w was that I had to return it ? but as of now I would gladly trade the 8440w for the 2570p due to portability and performance! For me...

HP's EliteBook 2570p is a solid ultraportable for business professionals, offering decent battery life and flexible expansion. However, its lackluster display quality may turn off some travelers...

20 March 2013

The HP EliteBook 2570p combines long battery life with a rock-solid design and smart software, making it a compelling business ultraportable...

9 February 2013

In the end, the EliteBook 2570p is a sturdy, well-built laptop that screams professionalism, and can prove itself out in the field. The Core i5 keeps the laptop humming along nicely, and while the...

2 January 2013

Over the past few years the trend in laptops has been to get thinner and lighter, often at the expense of power and features. The result has been a host of ultra-portable notebook computers that... Read more…

3 August 2012

Although chunky, the impressive performance and flexibility of this 12.5-inch laptop would make the hardened business road warrior happy...

4 October 2012

Le HP Elitebook 2570p possède même forces et faiblesses que son prédécesseur. Le gros problème reste l'écran - bien qu'il soit maintenant un petit peu plus lumineux, il reste bien trop...

22 October 2012

EliteBook 2570p odziedziczy?y zalety i wady poprzednika. Równie? w tym modelu nieco zbyt ciemny obraz wy?wietlany przez matryc? jest g?ówn? cech? negatywn?, która ogranicza mobilno?? tego...

24 March 2014

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Extremely durable
Nice keyboard
Excellent battery life
Great speakers
Great looks for a business machine, excellent general performance, solid graphics performance, excellent balance of features
Thick and heavy compared to Ultrabooks
Small touchpad
Good, but not great performance
While the light is a nice addition, by now all of their products should have shifted to lighted keyboards
Mediocre display quality
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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp elitebook2570, hp elitebook2570p
Barcodes 00887111347206
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