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HP ZBook 15 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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Unleash your creativity and break free from your desktop with a sleek HP ZBook 15 mobile workstation that keeps you productive in the field. Take advantage of powerful processing and graphics,... More
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HP ZBook 15 Review
HP ZBook 15 Mobile Workstation Introduction
HP ZBook 15 Mobile Workstation Unboxing and Review
[GTAV] HP ZBook 15 Quadro M2000M 4 GB [Performance test]

27 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,456 expert and user reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.

Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 15 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 64GB. The ZBook 15 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slot version is 2.7. The ZBook 15 has one of the newer PCI Express slot versions (3) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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

Most laptops of this age and type have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the ZBook 15 which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 15 is 200MHz, the fastest is 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz. At 400 megahertz, the ZBook 15 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 15.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The HP ZBook 15 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a comparable type and age to the ZBook 15.

The worst display resolution across similar types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the ZBook 15 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The internal memory of laptops of this age and spec range from 2GB to 32GB.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_3015481_price] (32GB).

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 780GB. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 15, the HP ZBook 15's total storage capacity of 1,262 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The ZBook 15 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the ZBook 15.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 15, the HP ZBook 15 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP ZBook 15 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all laptops of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 15 the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Very Big Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of 1.043 gravity, the ZBook 15 has one of the biggest operating vibrations amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The smallest operating vibration of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the ZBook 15 is 0.5G and the biggest is 1.1G.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The ZBook 15 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the ZBook 15 is 5,800 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The hard drive speed of the ZBook 15 of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest amongst similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 15.

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4x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the HP ZBook 15 is 4x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 2x SO-DIMM.

This laptop's memory slots (4x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the ZBook 15.

Across similar types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 17GB. At 32 gigabytes, the ZBook 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the ZBook 15.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 4GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 32 gigabytes, the ZBook 15 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Eight Processor Threads

The ZBook 15 is a eight processor thread notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of laptops that were launched around the same time as the ZBook 15 is 4.2MB. The ZBook 15 has a quite big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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L3 Processor Cache

The HP ZBook 15 has a L3 processor cache which is better than the L2 processor cache found on most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

This laptop's processor cache level (L3) is in fact the best processor cache level amongst all portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 15.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst processor cache level is L2.

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Eight Battery Cells

Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the ZBook 15 have between two and eight battery cells, including the ZBook 15 which has eight battery cells.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The HP ZBook 15 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out 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.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP ZBook 15 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the ZBook 15 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The HP ZBook 15 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Heavy

The HP ZBook 15 is fairly heavy (2.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The weights of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ZBook 15 range from 580g to 3.8kg.

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Thick

The ZBook 15 is one of the thicker laptops of this age and spec (30.5 millimeters) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar spec and age to the ZBook 15 have heights of between 8.9mm and 55mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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Very Big Non-Operating Vibration

Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the ZBook 15 the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G, and the average non-operating vibration is 1.3G. With a non-operating vibration of 3.5 gravity, the ZBook 15 has one of the biggest non-operating vibrations amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

The non-operating shocks of many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ZBook 15 range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ZBook 15 that we have assessed, the non-operating shock of the ZBook 15 of 240 gravity is one of the biggest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP ZBook 15

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this many processor core laptop was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the HP ZBook 15 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Toshiba X70-B[plb_2971307_price] (2.6GHz).

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Average Screen Size

The ZBook 15 has a fairly typical screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the ZBook 15.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-711[plb_2971844_price] (17.3"), or the HP ZBook 17 G2[plb_3015479_price] (17.3").

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Specification

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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
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Display Number of Colours
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
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Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
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Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Thunderbolt 2 Ports Quantity
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals 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 QuickPath Interconnect
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
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Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
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Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

Expert Reviews

(38)
22 November 2015

There is a lot to like about the HP ZBook 15 G2. It is a solidly constructed, relatively lightweight mobile workstation with very good battery life, and both a decent CPU and NVIDIA's top mobile...

Great battery life, ultrahighresolution screen, rugged construction
Highend processor
Discrete ISVcertified graphics
Numerous ports and a wellmade exterior
Customisable specification
Moderate performance for the price
Bland looks
Heavier and thicker than rivals
Middling screen quality
Irritating ergonomic niggles
12 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

11 November 2015

The HP ZBook Studio will be considered one of the best mobile workstations on the planet...if not one the best laptops...

20 May 2015

It's got great power, decent ergonomics and versatile design, but the HP loses out to its rival thanks to a high price, middling screen quality and its sheer size...

27 March 2015

A sort of one-size-fits-all for the productive professional, the ZBook 15u G2 is an acceptable, if overly expensive addition to a lineup of high-powered portables that promise users a mix of...

Fast enough to handle general work
Design is clean, professional
Rated at militarygrade toughness
Solid performance, plenty of ports including Thunderbolt, fantastic DreamColor display
Good performance
Too expensive for what you get
1080p doesn't impress at this price
Bulky, heavy, and awkward
Lackluster battery life
Expensive
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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 30 June 2015 by Pelico
Pelico would recommend the HP Zbook 15 G2

First B & H Photo; After a lot of research, I found that B & H Photo had the most ZBook 15 G2 models to choose from at the best price. It also helped that I received the laptop as described on the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 April 2014 by Jp-the-man
(Verified Purchase)

I needed a lot of computing power and I ended up buying the Zbook. I took it with an upgrade to 32 GB memory. The computer certainly delivers on the computing power side. This PC can crank through... Read more…

Powerful
Reviewed 22 December 2014 by Dr. Fun
Dr. Fun would recommend the HP Zbook 15 G2

If you are looking for a portable workstation that can take rough treatment, this is it. The heavy, solid feel instills confidence that this unit can take it. Until you turn it on... Mine was... Read more…

Very Expandable
Very Solid Construction
Solidly built
Fast
Powerful
Dead Out Of Box
For Tech Savvy Users Only
Obsolete Preloaded Softwa
Obsolete Preloads
Required Os Reinstall

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp k610, hp k2100, hp k610m, hp i74810, hp i76820, hp i74910, hp k2100m, j8z56etabu, hp i76820h, hp i74910m, m4r08eaak8, m4r10etabu, m4r08eaabu, hp 256gb16, m4r09etabu, hp i74810m, hp 256gb16g, hp i74810mq, hp i76820hq, hp i74910mq, hp 256gb16gb, hp 1920x1080, hp 1920x1080p, hp hpzbook15mobilebusinessw, hp hpzbook15mobilebusinesswo, hp hpzbook15mobilebusinesswor, hp hpzbook15mobilebusinesswork, hp hpzbook15mobilebusinessworks, hp hpzbook15mobilebusinessworkst, hp hpzbook15mobilebusinessworksta
Barcodes 00190780192498, 00760194180864, 00888793619483, 00888793622254, 00888793838136, 00888793838181, 00888793838198, 00889296091219, 00889296091226, 00889296266617, 00889296612223, 00889296612339, 00889296612353, 00889296612377, 00889296612414, 00889296679677, 00889296679707, 00889296679721, 00889296679745, 00889296679776
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