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HP Elitebook 2170P

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the performance and design. The portability and build quality also get good reviews. Many are critical about the touchpad and screen. Reviews about the size and energy efficiency are different.

battery, durability, portability, design, performance

price, screen, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Elitebook 2170P is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 13 reviews)

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Review HP EliteBook 2170p Subnotebook

 

Bonsai. A bonsai is a perfected miniature tree, maintained well a

Very good application performance; No performance drops on battery power; Relatively cool chassis; Very good and diverse input devices; Stable base unit; Fast SSD storage; Docking & DisplayPort; Security features & tools; Recovery disk;...

Display with poor contrast; Brightness decreases on battery power

The better alternatives are 12-inch: Lenovo's ThinkPad X230 (i7, UMTS), ThinkPad X220 (SSD, UMTS), HP EliteBook 2760p (SSD, UMTS), EliteBook 2570p (i7, SSD, UMTS), Fujitsu Lifebook P702 (UMTS), Lifebook P772 (i7, SSD, UMTS), Dell Latitude E6230 (i7, SSD).

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HP EliteBook 2170p

 

The HP EliteBook 2170p is a well-designed business ultraportable with a terrific keyboard and a solidly resilient chassis, and its reasonable priced and good feature set make it worthy of consideration.

Handsomely designed. Excellent keyboard

So-so battery life. Extended battery juts out the rear. No HDMI

If you spend more time on the road than in the office and prefer to pack lightly, the HP EliteBook 2170p ($1099 list) may be your ideal travel companion. It's a Windows 8-equipped business ultraportable that packs a solid punch into a tiny yet...

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HP EliteBook 2170p

 

The HP Elitebook 2170p is a light and durable business notebook with above-average battery life, but its small touchpad makes it tough to execute Windows 8 gestures.

Lightweight durable design; Above-average battery life; Speedy boot time; Fingerprint reader

Relatively dim display; Cramped touchpad; No extended-battery options

Click to EnlargeAt $1,099, the HP EliteBook 2170p offers a durable build and above-average battery life in a lightweight design that's easy for road warriors to carry. Our chief complaint is the liliputian touchpad, which makes executing Windows 8...

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HP EliteBook 2170p Review

 

Laptops are undergoing change like never before. New designs with ultra-thin profiles, touchscreens, and convertible hinges are making their way to the market in hopes of changing the way people will forever use laptops.

Good build quality ; Remains cool and quiet at load ; Useful pre-installed software

Bulky ; Could use more connectivity ; Small touchpad ; Poor display quality ; SSD not standard, expensive as an upgrade ; Overpriced

The EliteBook line is long overdue for an update. Today, when placed alongside modern Ultrabooks, the 2170p looks and feels ancient.

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HP EliteBook 2170p Ultraportable Review: Business Class, But Business Savvy?

 

We recently reviewed Acer's Aspire V5-171, a notebook that proves that there's a life (and a market) after netbooks but before ultrabooks. The essential gap that's materialized has been between the fast decaying netbook market (its death spurred on by...

Expectations are strange things. As reviewers we try to be unbiased, but we aren't really immune to being excited about or nervous about a product coming in for review. Consequently, a promising product that turns out to be nearly everything you hoped...

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HP Elitebook 2170P Review: Specs, Features and Price

 

HP Elitebook 2170P ReviewFor the enterprise class, HP has launched an amazing laptop- the HP Elitebook 2170P. With all its stunning features fabricated according to the needs of the business people, this laptop is getting ...

11.6 inches HD anti glare display, Intel 3rd Generation Ivy Bridge i7/i5/i3 processor, Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, 720p HD webcam, 16GB 1600MHz DDR3 SDRAM, SRS Premium Sound PRO, spill resistant keyboard

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Hands on: HP EliteBook 2170p review

 

Up close with HP's lightweight business notebook

Battery life ; Build quality ; Connectivity ; CPU backed by 16GB of RAM

Chunky design ; No 1080p

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HP EliteBook 2170p review

 

Look past the old-school design of the 2170p and you'll see a business-grade machine outfitted with plenty of features to match its use case. Aside from the smart-card slot and optional fingerprint reader (with TPM hardware to match in either case),...

Don't be fooled by looks: this Ultrabook for business from HP packs plenty of speed and nice features into a retro design.

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HP EliteBook 2170p

 

This Ultrabook for business from HP packs plenty of speed and nice features into a retro design. Here's our HP EliteBook 2170p review.

Don't be fooled by looks: this Ultrabook for business from HP packs plenty of speed and nice features into a retro design.

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G:3G / No
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Unknown / Yes
Card Reader:2 in 1 Card Reader / 5 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8 Pro Downgradable
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GRAPH. 4000 / HD Graphics 4000

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:QM77
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I5-3427U / I5-3437U / I7-3667U / I7-3687U
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