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HP 2570p 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Feb 2013
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24 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on seven expert reviews from sites including computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com, notebookcheck.biz and CNET.com.au the average expert rating of this notebook PC is 78 out of 100.

Robust

A few customers agreed that the product was well made. Expert website Laptopmag.com gave the HP 2570p a rating of 4 stars and wrote three years ago “The 12.5-inch EliteBook 2570p continues this tradition with solid performance” in their HP 2570p review. Expert review site Slashgear.com wrote in their review of this laptop in the same month “The EliteBook 2570p is a sturdy, well-built laptop that screams professionalism”.

One HP 2570p owner reckoned that this laptop was strong and durable. Expert review site Laptopmag.com said in their review “HP's Elitebook line of enterprise-friendly notebooks has long offered business users a strong combination of power, durability and flexibility”.

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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

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.

Good Battery Life

One HP 2570p owner who reviewed the HP 2570p concluded that it had a good battery life. Expert website Computershopper.com said in their review of this laptop “HP's EliteBook 2570p is a solid ultraportable for business professionals, offering decent battery life and flexible expansion” .

Nice Design

One customer wrote in their reviews that this laptop was good looking. Expert website Gadling.com mentioned “The result has been a host of ultra-portable notebook computers that are sleek and stylish” in their review of the HP 2570p.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and type.

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Quite New PCI Express Slot Version

With a PCI Express slot version of 3, the HP 2570p has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The PCI Express slot versions of laptops that were released around the same time as the 2570p range from 2 to 3.

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Good Size

One person who purchased the HP 2570p thought it was a good height. Cnet.com.au wrote in their review four years ago “The newest EliteBook's height got us momentarily excited that there might be decent graphics i” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One customer said in their reviews that the HP 2570p was thin. Gadling.com wrote three years ago “Over the past few years the trend in laptops has been to get thinner and lighter, often at the expense of power”.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the HP 2570p has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst laptops of this age. Portable PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the HP 2570p has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 2570p.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP 2570p supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it. This HP portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the 2570p.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP 2570p has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including cheaper laptops such as the DELL Inspiron 15 ($425.00).

We compared all the other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Lenovo G510, or the Toshiba Satellite C50-B is also worth considering.

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This notebook PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is the most frequently found supported number of colours display on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 9.3 hours, the HP 2570p has one of the longer battery lifes amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The shortest battery life of medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the 2570p is 2.5h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 20h.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec, the HP 2570p has a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the G50-70, or the G510 both from Lenovo or the HP 2570p is also worth considering.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the HP 2570p is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The lightest medium processor core notebook PC that has been on the market for around the same time as the 2570p is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo X220 ($2,453.32) (1.6kg) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.3 gigahertz, the HP 2570p has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 2570p. Comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the 2570p have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The HP 2570p has one of the faster hard drive speeds (7,200 revolutions per minute) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average hard drive speed of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 5,900 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC 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 came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Across all the medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the 2570p the battery capacities range from 5Wh to 4,400Wh. With a battery capacity of 62 watt-hours, the HP 2570p has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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AC Cable Included

This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Narrow

The widths of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. At only 305 millimeters, the HP 2570p is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the 2570p.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

The HP 2570p is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops of a similar spec and age to the 2570p range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the HP 2570p has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the 2570p.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 12.5" notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo X220 ($2,453.32) which is cheaper.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Lenovo G50-70 (15.6" and higher rated).

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB. The HP 2570p has a quite small total storage capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the 2570p.

Other 320GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might want to consider include the Lenovo X220 ($2,453.32) which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G50-70 (500GB) which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC 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. 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.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the ProBook 640 G1 (SSD), or the ProBook 650 G1 (SSD) both from HP or the DELL Latitude E6430 (SSD).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 320 gigabytes, the HP 2570p has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 2570p. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 120GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the 2570p do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP 2570p is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the Asus S200E, the HP ProBook 450 ($399.99), or the Fujitsu Stylistic Q704 is also worth considering.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The HP 2570p is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4.0 EDR Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP 2570p

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the 2570p.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP 2570p has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This HP portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the HP 2570p has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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Intel Visual Technology

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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