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HP EliteBook 820 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB Jan 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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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of laptops of this age and spec range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 820 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook 820 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 820.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 820 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 820 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 820 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

Alternative 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include the HP 15[plb_2747148_price] which is cheaper.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB and cheaper).

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 820 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of this type and age.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think cheaper laptops such as the EliteBook 850 G2[pl_2957141_price], and the EliteBook 850 G2[pl_2957141_price] both from HP or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2891833_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Samsung ATIV Book 9[plb_2699671_price] (SSD).

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 820 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 820 also have a front camera.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might want to look at including the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price] which has better reviews; or the Lenovo X250[plb_2977632_price], or the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2993347_price] which is cheaper.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 820 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB. The EliteBook 820 has a quite big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the EliteBook 820 which has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 820 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.

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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 laptops of this age and spec.

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Very Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the EliteBook 820 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook 820. The lightest laptop of this type and age is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2729360_price] (1.6kg), or the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705334_price] (1.2kg) which is also cheaper.

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Narrow

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820 the widths range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. The EliteBook 820 is one of the narrower medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 820 (only 310 millimeters) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 820 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the EliteBook 820 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 820.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 820 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820.

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price]; or the X250[pl_2977632_price], or the ThinkPad T450[pl_2746927_price] both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 820 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the EliteBook 820 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook 820.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Asus UX303LA-RO341H[plb_3136892_price] (13.3" and higher rated); or the Fujitsu LifeBook S935[plb_2798047_price] (13.3" and cheaper).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook 820 range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook 820 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the DELL XPS 13[plb_2705334_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the ProBook 440 G2[pl_2956546_price] (500GB), or the ProBook 440[pl_2790269_price] (500GB) both from HP which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 820, the HP EliteBook 820 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_3000568_price]; or the Lenovo ThinkPad T450[plb_2746927_price].

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 820 is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 820

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 820 has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook 820.

There are a number of other 2.3GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including the L450[pl_2780373_price], or the ThinkPad T550[pl_2738522_price] both from Lenovo which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the EliteBook 850 G2[pl_2957141_price] (2.4GHz), or the EliteBook 850[pl_2783815_price] (2.4GHz) both from HP or the Acer Travelmate TMP645-S[plb_2989413_price] (2.4GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Battery Life

The HP EliteBook 820 has a relatively typical battery life (9 hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might also be worth considering include the T450[pl_2966422_price] (10.08h), or the T450[pl_2954085_price] (10.08h) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.

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Specification

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Processor Frequency
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
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
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Formats

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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