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HP EliteBook 850 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP medium processor core laptops have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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

Most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 850 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Long Battery Life

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 4,400h, and the average battery life is 20h. When compared to other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850 that we have checked, the EliteBook 850's battery life of 15 hours is one of the longest.

Alternative 15h battery life portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2353423_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2353454_price] (15.25h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 850 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of this spec and age. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop 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 across all laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 850 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average screen size of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

There are a number of other 15.6" laptops currently available that you might want to look at including the DELL Latitude 15 3550[plb_1453263_price], or the Asus X550CA[plb_2093524_price] which is cheaper.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price] (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 850 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 850 also have a front camera.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider including cheaper portable PCs such as the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2519177_price], or the Latitude 14 5000[pl_2419474_price] both from DELL.

Alternative laptops which also have a front camera that you might also want to consider include the DELL Inspiron 15R[plb_1586820_price].

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the HP EliteBook 850 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 850.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 850 is a four USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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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 a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of laptops of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook 850 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 850.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The EliteBook 850 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors (only 16 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 850 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 850 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 850.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2519177_price], or the Latitude 14 5000[pl_2419474_price] both from DELL.

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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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the PU551LA[pl_2380210_price], or the X551CA[pl_2452241_price] both from Asus or the DELL Latitude 15 3550[plb_1453263_price].

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo L440[plb_2058989_price] (SSD), or the HP ProBook 640 G1[plb_2059084_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The EliteBook 850 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average internal memory of laptops of this spec and age is 5.3GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including the Latitude 15 3550[pl_1453263_price], or the Vostro 3360[pl_1662429_price] both from DELL which is cheaper.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the X75A[pl_2440533_price] (6GB), or the Transformer Book Flip TP300LA[pl_2964564_price] (6GB) both from Asus or the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2529941_price] (6GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook 850 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 850 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP EliteBook 850 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to consider include the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2447697_price]; or the Lenovo T440[plb_2822239_price].

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 120GB to 1.5TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 850

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this HP portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 850 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think the Asus X550CA[plb_2319311_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa[plb_2964572_price] (2.1GHz and cheaper), the Fujitsu Stylistic Q704[plb_2382889_price] (2.1GHz and cheaper), or the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2645650_price] (2.16GHz and cheaper).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 850 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity laptops to this portable PC and we think the DELL Latitude 15 3550[plb_1453263_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2379963_price] (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 850 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared all the other 1.9kg heavy portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think cheaper laptops such as the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2353423_price] is also worth considering.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Asus X401A[plb_1487212_price] (1.9kg) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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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
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Weight & Dimensions
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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The EliteBook 850 G2. Test model courtesy of HP Germany. Apart from slightly faster and more efficient processors, the second generation of the EliteBook 850 has barely any noteworthy innovations...

12 June 2014

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 fulfills the need for a large-screen business ultrabook. It's particularly IT-friendly, and that might tip the balance for companies that upgrade or service their laptops...

Removable bottom panel
Dual pointing devices
Windows 7 Professional
Space available for system memory and M.2 solid-state drive (SSD) upgrades
Conforms to MIL-STD 810 specs for durability
No touch screen
Oddly placed rubber bumpers
Battery life lags
Card reader tricky to access
Speakers lack bass
31 January 2014

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 is an excellent 15-inch business laptop with a durable design, strong security features and long battery life...

1 October 2013

HP presented a large number of new notebooks today aimed at the business segment. They're all part of the existing ProBook and EliteBook series from HP. According to Herbert Koeck, managing... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 April 2014 by Anonymous

It is a great laptop that is much lighter than the previous models and it works well with the new style of docking station also...

Great light-weight laptop with nice performance
It doesn't have a numeric pad for some reason

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp e3w18, hp e3w18u, hp e3w18ut
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