Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 850 G1 industry leading Ultrabook is ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise...
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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The HP 850 has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports than most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the 850. This portable PC is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC compared to most of the ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the HP 850 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of a similar spec and age to the 850.
The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Has a Front Camera
The HP 850 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 850 also have a front camera.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP 850 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to it. Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.
Very Big Screen Size
The HP 850 has one of the biggest screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst ultrabooks of this age. The smallest screen size of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 850 is 11", the biggest is 16", and the average screen size is 14".
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Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the HP 850 has one of the bigger total storage capacity amongst ultrabooks of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago is 120GB and the biggest is 1.1TB.
Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed
The HP 850 has a quite fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average hard drive speed of ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 850 is 6,200 RPM.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the 850 only have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, however the HP 850 has four USB 3.0 ports.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.
Very Big Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 850 is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP 850 has one of the biggest maximum internal memory amongst portable PCs of this age.
802.11g WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
The HP 850 has a maximum memory slots of 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most frequently found memory slot of 1x SO-DIMM.
This notebook PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots across all ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the 850.
A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots across similar types of notebook PC.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The HP 850 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the 850 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 800MHz to 1,300MHz. The HP 850 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (only 1,000 megahertz) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the 850.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP 850 does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the 850 also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the 850 is 24GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 8GB to 32GB. The HP 850 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 850.
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The weights of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 870g to 2.6kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. The HP 850 is one of the heavier notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the 850 (1.9 kilograms) amongst ultrabooks of this age.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The HP 850 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz.
Quite Small Internal Memory
The smallest internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the 850 is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB. The HP 850 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the 850.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The HP 850 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although this is within the context that most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the 850 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only Three Battery Cells
The HP 850 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.
The heights of laptops of this spec and age range from 6mm to 31mm, and the average height is 19mm. With a height of 21.4 millimeters, the HP 850 is one of the thicker similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the 850 amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.3GHz to 3.6GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the HP 850 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.
Quite Small Processor Cache
The HP 850 has a quite small processor cache (only 3 megabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years. Ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the 850 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.3MB.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when HP released the 850.
HDD Storage Medium
The HP 850 has a better storage medium than most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an SSD storage medium. 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.
Black, Stainless steel
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
HD, DTS Sound Studio
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Windows 7 Professional
HP 3D DriveGuard,HP Connection Manager,HP Wireless HotSpot,HP Mobile Connect,HP PageLift,HP Recovery Manager,HP Support Assistant,HP ePrint
Recovery Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
AC Adapter Included
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video
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