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HP Compaq NC4000

HP Compaq NC4000
alaScore 79

94 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and build quality. The usability and value for money also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the portability.

battery, value for money, usability, build quality, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Compaq NC4000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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HP Compaq Business Notebook nc4000


The HP/Compaq collaboration is bearing fruit: The new HP Compaq Business Notebook nc4000 is a well-designed 3.7-pound ultraportable that's a good choice if you want manageability and consistency across a corporate line.

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HP Compaq Business nc4000 Intel Pentium M 1.6GHz Refurbished Laptop Computer


The HP Compaq nc4000 is a well rounded business oriented laptop computer.

You can typically save up to 30% on a refurbished computer. And they have no sign that they have been used before and come with a fresh warranty.

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Amazon review summary for HP Compaq NC4000


alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of HP Compaq NC4000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on

portability, battery, value for money

74% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP NC4000 PM/1600 40GB 512MB-GETH 12.1XGA WXPP ( DG987A#ABA )HP Ipaq RX1900 Standard Battery


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Great item. Fulfilled my expectations. Comparable pricing.

Great product. Took me a while to review, but I'm happy to report that everything a year later is still working great

None to report

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Great Find


This is a great product if you need to put some tri-fold brochures together quickly and don't have time or money to have them professionally done.

Bright White,Durable Construction,Professional Quality

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Great for Small Business Advertising


These are great for promoting my small business. Printing these on my own allows me to change items on the fly to keep up with current projects I have completed. These get jammed in my Brother MFC9840 CDW, but I think this is more of the machines...

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Good Stuff


Good paper quality, no bleed through even with lots of text and pictures on both sides.

Bright White,Durable Construction,Professional Quality

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Run time boost


This extended battery is just what I needed to improve the laptop. Between this and HP's power management built into the laptop I have yet been in a position to completely drain the battery. It was well worth it.

design, build quality, value for money

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Great Value!


On a BIG side note: I do not own the models stated above. I actually own a Presario C700 series laptop. I actually called HP and spoke to a tech that told me that this battery did not fit my model, but I knew better :) after looking over the unit from...

I picked one of these OEM extended life batteries a year and a half ago. One of the best purchases you can make for yourself ; For the first year I had over six hours of battery life with heavy usage. It has since slowly declined but at almost the 2...

It does make the laptop heavier but very well worth the sacrifice

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Good Battery Life!


Newegg has this part at almost half price of HP's price. VERY good buy here.

On a DV2200 the battery last somewhere around 8 hours under normal usage. If you start watching DVDs etc you will see about 4-5 hours of usage which is typical. The "bump" it put on the bottom of the laptop also allows it to breath better and makes it...


Product Specifications

Compaq portable computers come with state of the art battery technologies. Compaq Armada notebook batteries use the latest battery technologies, which provide long life, performance, and value. This battery is specially designed for Armada 1700 series. Li-Ion batteries offer superior performance over NiMH. They have a runtime of over 2 hours with Power Management off and weigh 14 ounces. When you're really on the go, use Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery pack. It delivers longer-lasting power for the same weight as other notebook battery types. Make yourself truly mobile, carry a long lasting Li-Ion. Li-Ion batteries provide exceptional performance and lighter weight from a notebook battery. This product is provided with a bring-in one-year warranty.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Installed Qty:1
Run Time (Up To):10hour(s)/15hour(s)/2.5hour(s)/21hour(s)/24hour(s)/28hour(s)/2hour(s)/3.25hour(s)/3.5hour(s)/3hour(s)/4hour(s)/7hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB

Dimensions & Weight

Height:0.7in/0.8in/0.9in/1.1in/1.8in/4.3in/5.7in/5in/5in / 4.9in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Product Type:Handheld battery/Notebook battery/Power adapter + battery charger
Subcategory (AG):Batteries/Power adapters


Country Kits:United Kingdom/United States
Manufacturer:Compaq/Compaq / Hewlett-Packard/Hewlett-Packard
Model:Nc4000/Secondary Lithium-ion Battery Pack/Standard Battery/With Travel Pack
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Compaq/Compaq / HP/HP/HP Compaq Business Notebook/HP Compaq nc4000 Battery

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad / Pointing stick/Keyboard / Pointing stick / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:400MHz


Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:Bell 103J / Bell 212A / ITU T.30 / ITU T.4 / ITU V.17 / ITU V.21 / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.23 / ITU V.251 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.29 / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.80 / ITU V.8bis / ITU V.90 / ITU V.92/ITU V.21 / Bell 212A / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.29 / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.17 / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.8bis / Bell 103J / ITU T.30 / ITU T.4 / ITU V.250 / ITU V.251 / ITU V.80/ITU V.21 / Bell 212A / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.29 / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.90 / ITU V.17 / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.8bis / Bell 103J / ITU V.92 / ITU T.30 / ITU T.4 / ITU V.250 / ITU V.251 / ITU V.80/ITU V.21 / Bell 212A / ITU V.22 / ITU V.22bis / ITU V.29 / ITU V.32 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.34 / ITU V.90 / ITU V.17 / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.8bis / Bell 103J / ITU V.92 / ITU T.30 / ITU T.4 / ITU V.251 / ITU V.80/ITU V.90
Type:Fax / modem


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Bluetooth / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Bluetooth/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11b/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g/802.11b / Bluetooth/Bluetooth/Bluetooth / 802.11b

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000/Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Power Device

Form Factor (AG):External
Power Provided:65Watt


Clock Speed:1.3GHz/1.4GHz/1.5GHz/1.6GHz
Type:Pentium M


Installed Size:256MB/512MB
Max Supported Size:1GB
Technology:DDR SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty /3 months warranty/3 years warranty

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:30GB/40GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Small business / Corporate business

System Requirements

OS Required: None

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon/ATI Radeon IGP350M