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HP Elitebook 820 G2
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HP Elitebook 820 G2 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB May 2015
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Now employees can hit the road with a travel-ready companion. The HP EliteBook 820 thin and light notebook is ultra-mobile in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven... More
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19 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 4,416 expert and user reviews, HP has good reviews for its portable PCs. HP also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core laptops range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 820 G2 range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The HP Elitebook 820 G2 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G2.

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

The Elitebook 820 G2 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Elitebook 820 G2 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 actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz. The HP Elitebook 820 G2 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Elitebook 820 G2.

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the Lenovo L540 (2.6GHz and cheaper), or the Toshiba A50 (2.7GHz and cheaper).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Elitebook 820 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Laptops that came out more than a year ago processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G2 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.2GB. At 8 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 820 G2 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 820 G2.

There are a number of alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 which has better reviews; or the MSI CX61 2QF which is cheaper.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP Elitebook 820 G2 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. 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 across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G2.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think the 13Z940, and the 13Z940 both from LG or the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire S7-393 (SSD), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 (SSD).

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Elitebook 820 G2 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all laptops of this age and spec the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The Elitebook 820 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago also have a front camera.

Alternative laptops with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider include the HP EliteBook 840, the Lenovo ThinkPad X240, or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 which is cheaper.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Elitebook 820 G2 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Big Cache Memory

At 4 megabytes, the Elitebook 820 G2 has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 820 G2. Laptops of this type and age have cache memories of between 1MB and 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elitebook 820 G2 is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. The Elitebook 820 G2 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Very Light

Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G2 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the Elitebook 820 G2 is one of the lighter portable PCs of this age and type amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 1.3kg heavy portable PCs to this laptop and we think the EliteBook 840, and the EliteBook 820 both from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 820 (1.3kg).

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Narrow

The widths of laptops of this age and spec range from 210mm to 430mm. At only 310 millimeters, the Elitebook 820 G2 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Elitebook 820 G2 have a full-size keyboard, however the Elitebook 820 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo ThinkPad X240, the HP EliteBook 840, or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The Elitebook 820 G2 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average screen size of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G2 is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

Alternative 12.5" notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X250 ($595.91).

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Asus UX301LA (13.3") which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Elitebook 820 G2 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook 820 G2 is 530GB.

There are a number of other 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper notebook PCs such as the EliteBook 820, or the EliteBook 840 ($1,602.88) both from HP.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450 (500GB and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elitebook 820 G2 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Elitebook 820 G2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the HP EliteBook 840.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Elitebook 820 G2 is a three battery cell count portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Elitebook 820 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when HP released the Elitebook 820 G2.

Specification

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Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
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Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
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Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
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Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
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Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Operating System/software
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Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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Battery Capacity
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Weight & Dimensions
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
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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

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