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HP Elitebook 2560P

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of HP Elitebook 2560P. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and price. The durability and portability also get good opinions, whereas there are mixed reviews on the sound and keyboard. There are some less positive views about the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Elitebook 2560P is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP Elitebook 2560P

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP Elitebook 2560P from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the screen and design are overall positive. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP EliteBook 2560p 12.5 inch Widescreen Laptop (Intel Core i7 2620M 2.7 GHz,RAM 4GB, HDD 320GB, HD Graphics 3000, Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN : 802.11 a/b/HP EliteBook 2560p 12.5 inch Widescreen Laptop (Intel Core i7 2620M 2.7 GHz,RAM 4GB, HDD 320GB, HD Graphics 3000, Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN : 802.11 a/b/

Apr, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Elitebook 2560P

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of HP Elitebook 2560P from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviews about the design and price are on the whole positive. The performance and reliability also get good comments, but there are some negative opinions about the usability and durability.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP EliteBook 2560p LJ458UT Notebook PCHP EliteBook 2560p LJ458UT Notebook PC

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Katherine Stevenson (maximumpc.com)

HP Elitebook 2560p Review

 

To call HP's 2560p an “ultraportable” is pushing it. It has a slightly smaller footprint than the Toshiba R830, with a screen size of 12.5 inches, but it's heavier by more than a pound. With its power brick, you're looking at more than five pounds,...

Super-sturdy build; great performance for the size; easy upgrading

Feels heavy; miserly touchpad; no USB 3.0

In performance, the 2560p is solid. It features a 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-2540M to the Toshiba’s 2.7GHz Intel Core i7-2620M, and the two trade benchmarks win within fairly close proximity, save Premiere Pro, where the HP was 21 percent faster than the...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

Review HP EliteBook 2560p LG666EA Subnotebook

 

Dark Room. The smallest EliteBook feels quite heavy in the suitcase with a weight of 2 kgs. Still, it manages to deal with everyday tasks without a problem. To find out why the mobility suffers, despite the matt display and 6 hours run time, take a...

Good performance for a subnotebook, Quiet and fast hard drive, Heat dissipation always low, Built-in DVD drive, Low power usage, Very good runtimes, Sturdy case, High-quality material, Strong feedback keyboard, Pointstick and touchpad, Docking port,...

Weak contrast TFT, Low panel brightness, TFT dims in battery mode, Small viewing angles, Only 2 GB RAM, 32 Bit Windows pre-installed, A brighter display. A brighter display. A brighter display. Higher contrast would also be nice, but most importantly:...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Amber Riippa (NotebookReview.com)

HP EliteBook 2560p Review

 

The HP EliteBook 2560p is what HP calls its "pint-sized powerhouse." This business laptop is billed as a travel companion with great build quality, a slim form factor, and a weight of just 3.6 pounds. Is this notebook really a pint-sized powerhouse?...

Amazing build quality (HP DuraCase/DuraFinish) ; Almost 8 hours of battery life ; Good performance ; Great deal of business features

No USB 3.0 ; Can "feel" audio playing on palmrests ; Expensive as configured

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

HP EliteBook 2560p Review

 

HP once again delivers an impressive business notebook that would be a great addition to any road warrior's arsenal. The $1,199 HP EliteBook 2560p combines attractive looks and durability along with strong performance and extended battery life. The...

Attractive ruggedized design, Fast Core i5 processor, Long battery life, Robust security software, Runs cool

Bit heavy for 12.5-inch notebook, Uncomfortable pointing stick, Keyboard not backlit, Lacks USB 3.0

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

HP Elitebook 2560p

 

The HP Elitebook 2560p is the only 12-inch ultraportable left that comes with a built-in optical drive and loads a powerful Core i5 processor.

Sleek silver design. DVD burner built-in. Dual pointing devices. Very good battery life. eSATA equipped. Extensive security and wireless feature set. Powerful Intel Core i5 processor.

Pointing stick is stiff. Lacks USB 3.0 technology.

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Aug, 2011

Expert review by (consumersearch.com)

Best laptop for business

 

When it comes to business, critics say no notebook surpasses the HP EliteBook 2560p (*Est. $1,100 and up), although the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 (*Est. $1,300 and up) comes close. The laptop is designed to be useful for enterprise users on the run: the...

Lightweight, excellent performance for its class, dVD burner, meets MIL-SPEC 810G durability standards

Unimpressive pointing stick, no USB 3.0 ports

Nov, 2011

BUSINESS READY!

Expert review by : William Harrel (computershopper.com)

HP EliteBook 2560p

 

The nice thing about top-of-line notebooks is that they usually leave you wanting for little—or nothing. HP's new ultraportable EliteBook 2560p, which replaces last year's 2540p, is no exception. It's well built and offers a ton of features and...

Loaded with business features ; Strong productivity and graphics performance ; Reasonably priced

No USB 3.0 support ; Short battery life

HP offers up strong performance with all the productivity and security features business users need, but the lack of USB 3.0 support and the short battery life should give you pause.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by (toptenreviews.com_old)

HP EliteBook 2560p

 

The HP EliteBook 2560p is one of the best options for a business laptop. This computing device provides an extensive number of features and tools to ensure that your work is completed and accomplished while you are out on the go. The compact and...

This HP laptop weighs only 3.68 pounds, making it ultra portable

This business laptop does not feature an HDMI port or Blu-ray capabilities

The HP EliteBook 2560p is an outstanding business laptop that provides the tools, size and customer service to make it an excellent travel companion.

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (techreviewsource.com)

HP Elitebook 2560p

 

The HP Elitebook 2560p is incredibly fast and full-featured for a pint-sized business laptop. It boasts a speedy Core i5 processor and multiple battery options that can yield up to 9 hours on the road. Add to that a modern look, thanks to a new...

Sleek silver design. DVD burner built-in. Dual pointing devices. Very good battery life. eSATA equipped. Extensive security and wireless feature set. Powerful Intel Core i5 processor

Pointing stick is stiff. Lacks USB 3.0 technology

The HP Elitebook 2560p is one of the most complete business ultraportables, as it's packed with essential features and plenty of horsepower.

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

HP EliteBook 2560p (QA086PA) business laptop

 

A 12.5in business laptop with good speed and features, but still a little underdone

Small ; Good performance and features ; Strong build quality

3G not standard ; SSD not standard ; Feels heavy

This small business laptop has a lot of features for its size, and it supplies good performance via its full-voltage Intel Core i5 CPU. It could use some more standard features though, such as SSD, integrated 3G and USB 3.0, but it's still a good...

Aug, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / SRS / SRS Premium / SRS Premium Sound / SRS PS
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing

Battery

Battery Capacity:31 / 55 / 62
Battery capacity (Watt hours):31 / 55 / 62
Battery life (max):8.30 / 8.5
Battery recharge time:2.5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Rear camera:N
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Aluminium / Black / Black, Grey / Black, Silver / Black, White / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Internal: Yes
Product type:Mobile workstation / Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):400:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:12 / 12.5
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000 / No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1200 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.25
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard language:Dutch / English / German
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY / QWERTZ
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Pointing Stick / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Purpose:Notebook
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1 / 2
Memory upgrade:16

Mouse

Mouse included: No

Networking

3G:No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:N
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):300
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
WWAN: No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-600 - 480000
Non-operating shock:200
Non-operating vibration:1.50
Operating altitude:-600 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 20 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90 / 20 - 85
Operating shock:125
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating vibration:0.75
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW / No

Other Features

Audio system:HD / SRS / SRS Premium / SRS Premium Sound / SRS PS
Compatibility:EliteBook 2560p
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):12 x 8 x 1 / 12 x 8.23 x 1.08
Display: / LCD / LED
Display Diagonal:12.5
Display Diagonal (metric):12.5
Energy efficiency compliance:
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hot keys:Y
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video / Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Internal modem:No / Yes
Manageability features:3D DriveGuard
Minimum hard disk space:250
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:V.92
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power Requirements:100 - 240V AC / 100-240 V
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
Weight:3.59
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi, Bluetooth / Wireless LAN, Bluetooth

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control:N
Manual:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Ambient light sensor: Yes
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:No / Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel QM67 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):23 / 25 / 26 / 27 / 28
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel QM67 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I5-2410M / I5-2450M / I5-2520M / I5-2540M / i7-2620M / I7-2640M
Processor boost frequency:2.9 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 3.3 / 3.4 / 3.5
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Core i7-2xxx
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.5 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8
Processor front side bus:1333
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-2410M / I5-2450M / I5-2520M / I5-2540M / i7-2620M / I7-2640M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor technology:Hyper-Threading
Processor threads:4
Stepping:J1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100 / 100 C

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2,0 / 2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:50072 / 52224 / 52229 / 52231 / 53452 / 53464
Processor code:SR03R / SR041 / SR046 / SR048 / SR04Z
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / No / Yes
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Software

Bundled software:HP ProtectTools\nMicrosoft Office 2010 / HP ProtectTools\nMicrosoft Office 2010 Starter / Microsoft Office 2010 / Microsoft Office 2010\nInternet Security 2011 / Microsoft Office Starter 2010 / Roxio My DVD 2010 SE, Microsoft Office 2010
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional
Trial software:Norton Internet Security / Norton Internet Security 2011

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:250 / 320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 160
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA / Serial ATA II
Storage media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 160 / 250 / 320 / 500

Technical Details

Hot keys:Y
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video / Intel Clear Video HD, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Power supply type:AC/DC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8 / 8.23
Depth (imperial):8.23
Height:1 / 1.06 / 1.08
Height (front):1 / 1.08
Height (front) (imperial):1.08
Height (imperial):1.08
Height (rear):1.29
Height (rear) (imperial):1.29
Weight:3.59 / 3.68 / 3.86 / 3.9 / 4 / 4.01
Width:12
Width (imperial):12