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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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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all notebook PCs produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

The EliteBook 820 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook 820 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 13.25 hours, the EliteBook 820 has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook 820 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of this spec and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 820 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including cheaper laptops such as the X1 Carbon[pl_2907060_price], or the X1 Carbon[pl_2907060_price] both from Lenovo or the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2363540_price].

If the storage medium of this HP laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T420s[plb_48433_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the EliteBook 820 has a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this portable PC and we think the HP ZBook[plb_2497294_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the EliteBook 820[pl_2697094_price], or the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_1871315_price] both from HP is also worth considering.

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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 the most frequently found WiFi standard on comparable spec laptops that were launched 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 similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 820 which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the EliteBook 820 has a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP EliteBook 850[plb_2421956_price], and the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2907060_price] is also worth considering.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this notebook PC and we think the Panasonic 53[plb_1764915_price] is also worth considering.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 820 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 820 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 820 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 820. The lightest portable PC of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 820 is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

We compared all the other 1.3kg heavy notebook PCs to this laptop and we think the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2186278_price], the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2161809_price], and the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_1632540_price] all from HP which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Narrow

The widths of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 820 range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 310 millimeters, the HP EliteBook 820 is one of the narrower medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 820 amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the EliteBook 820 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 820. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 820 that we have checked, the maximum internal memory supported by processor of the EliteBook 820 of only 16 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 820 is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 180 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If this HP notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the EliteBook 850[pl_2356712_price] (256GB and cheaper), or the EliteBook 850[pl_2421956_price] (256GB and cheaper) both from HP or the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2363540_price] (256GB and cheaper).

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Quite Small Screen Size

The HP EliteBook 820 has a fairly small screen size (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 820. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 820 the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

We compared this laptop to all the other 12.5" laptops and we think the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_1632540_price], and the EliteBook 820 G1[pl_2186278_price] both from HP or the Lenovo X220[plb_1473945_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Satellite Z30[pl_2363540_price] (13.3" and cheaper), the Portégé Z30-A[pl_2379667_price] (13.3" and cheaper), or the Portégé Z30-A[pl_2450897_price] (13.3" and cheaper) all from Toshiba.

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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 portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 which have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2569320_price], or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2601999_price] is also worth considering.

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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 of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this laptop and we think the HP EliteBook 820 G1[plb_2161809_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the EliteBook 850[pl_2356712_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the EliteBook 850[pl_2421956_price] (8GB and cheaper) both from HP or the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2363540_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 820 is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 820 have between one and eight battery cells.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook 820 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 820.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13[plb_2601999_price] (2.1GHz), or the HP ZBook[plb_2497294_price] (2.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

17 December 2014

Nowa seria HP EliteBook o oznaczeniu 700 w?a?nie zadebiutowa?a na polskim rynku. Sk?adaj? si? na ni? przyst?pniejsze cenowo konfiguracje notebooków wygl?daj?cych w praktyce identycznie jak... Read more…

Excellent chassis
Highquality input devices
Ready for UMTSHSPA
Decent performance
Jako obudowy, urzdzenia wejcia, instalacja pod modem WWAN
Comparatively short battery life
Dark WXGA display with low viewing angle stability
Turbo not utilized to full potential
Weak speakers
No M.2 or mSATASlot

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j7a43, hp j7a43a, j8u07utaba, hp p234887, hp j7a43aw, hp p234887p, hp ssdj7a43, hp j7a43awa, hp j7a43awab, hp ssdj7a43a, hp ssdj7a43aw, hp j7a43awabu, hp ssdj7a43awa, hp ssdj7a43awab, hp ssdj7a43awabu
Barcodes 00888793330944, 00888793361696, 00888793361917, 00888793361948, 00888793362488, 00888793463345, 08887934633458
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