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HP EliteBook 820
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HP EliteBook 820 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 820 G1 industry leading thin and light notebook is ultra-mobile in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven... More
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Review: HP EliteBook 820 with Windows 7
HP EliteBook 820 Review

15 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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

The HP EliteBook 820 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The battery lifes of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 range from 2.5h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 20h. The EliteBook 820 has a fairly long battery life (13.25 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 820 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 820.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook 820 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most laptops that are a comparable age to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 820.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

We compared all the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media to this laptop and we think the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2320440_price], and the DELL XPS 13[plb_1304263_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the X1[pl_1610908_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 820 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 820.

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider include the Lenovo X220[plb_1473945_price] which has better reviews; or the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2542189_price] which is cheaper.

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a front camera including the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_1871315_price].

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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 have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 820 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 820 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available including the Lenovo X220[plb_1473945_price] which has better reviews; or the EliteBook 840[pl_2320440_price], or the EliteBook 850[pl_2421956_price] both from HP which is cheaper.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 820 is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Light

Medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The EliteBook 820 is one of the lightest comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

Other 1.3kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider include cheaper laptops such as the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2161809_price], or the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2186278_price] both from HP.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_1871315_price] (1.3kg).

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Narrow

The narrowest laptop of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 820 is 28mm wide and the widest is 430mm. At only 310 millimeters, the EliteBook 820 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 820 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 180 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 820. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 530GB.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the EliteBook 850[pl_2421956_price] (256GB and cheaper), or the EliteBook 840[pl_2542189_price] (256GB and cheaper) both from HP or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2435195_price] (256GB and cheaper).

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the EliteBook 820 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst portable PCs of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 12.5" laptops currently available including the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2186278_price], or the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2161809_price] both from HP which is cheaper; or the Lenovo X220[plb_1473945_price] which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2435195_price] (14" and cheaper), or the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2542189_price] (14" and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 820 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at including the B5400[pl_2263930_price], the Edge E535[pl_1993960_price], or the G500s[pl_2358443_price] all from Lenovo.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820 the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The EliteBook 820 has one of the smaller internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the EliteBook 850[pl_2421956_price] (8GB), or the EliteBook 840[pl_2542189_price] (8GB) both from HP or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2435195_price] (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 have between one and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook 820 which has three battery cells.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this age and spec.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the EliteBook 820.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 820 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo L540[plb_2551303_price] (2.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
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Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
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Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
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Power
AC Adapter Power
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(6)
15 June 2015

The HP Elitebook 820 G2. Test model courtesy of HP Germany.The HP Elitebook 820 G2 is a Broadwell upgrade of the 820 G1. Only the innards are different while the outside remained the same. The new...

27 July 2015

Mise à niveau vers Broadwell. L'EliteBook 820 G2 est un ultraportable de 12,5 pouces dédié aux professionnels. L'impression générale est bonne, mais avec un prix fixé à un peu moins de 2000... Read more…

Matte, bright, contrastrich IPS display
Excellent case quality
Highend input devices
LTE modem
Easy Maintenance
Fan produces side noise
Poor speakers
High price point
El ventilador produce ruido lateral
Malos altavoces
20 June 2015

Actualización Broadwell. El EliteBook 820 G2 es un portátil clase business de 12.5". En general, causó una buena impresión y no tiene de qué esconderse frente a la competencia. Sin embargo,... Read more…

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10 June 2015

Das Elitebook erfüllt die Anforderungen, die an ein mobiles, professionelles Arbeitsgerät gestellt werden.HP Elitebook 820 G2-J8R58EA Sascha MölckGehäuse94 / 98 ? 96%Tastatur90%Pointing...

23 June 2015

Aggiornamento a Broadwell. L'EliteBook 820 G2 è un notebook business da 12.5 pollici. Nel complesso ci ha fatto una buona impressione e non si deve nascondere dalla concorrenza. Comunque, non è... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j7a43, hp i54310, hp j7a43a, hp p234887, hp i54310u, hp j7a43aw, hp p234887p, hp ssdj7a43, hp j7a43awa, hp ssdj7a43a, hp j7a43awab, hp ssdj7a43aw, hp j7a43awabu, hp ssdj7a43awa, hp ssdj7a43awab, hp ssdj7a43awabu
Barcodes 00888793330944, 00888793361696, 00888793361917, 00888793361948, 00888793362488, 00888793463345, 08887934633458
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