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HP EliteBook 820 G1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of HP EliteBook 820 G1. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the reliability and performance. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the screen and battery, and views are divided on the usability.

durability, price, portability, performance, reliability

battery, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP EliteBook 820 G1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP EliteBook 820 G1

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP EliteBook 820 G1 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: HP Elitebook 820 G1 H5G05ET Intel ® 1600 MHz 500 GB 4096 MB HD GRAPH. 4400HP Elitebook 820 G1 H5G05ET Intel ® 1600 MHz 500 GB 4096 MB HD GRAPH. 4400

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Matt Smith (digitaltrends.com)

HP EliteBook 820 G1 review

 

The Elitebook 820 suffers from poor display quality and unimpressive battery life.

The HP Elitebook 820 is a needed departure from the company’s tradition. Though fans of older systems may balk at the new notebook’s less luxurious chassis, the new design is lighter, thinner and less expensive, all of which are positive traits. And,...

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Mary Branscombe (techradar.com)

HP EliteBook 820 G1 review

 

Sturdy, streamlined, secure: HP packs business features into a lighter-weight, 12.6-inch laptop

Haswell ; Sturdy and tested to military specs ; Excellent keyboard ; Double trackpad buttons for flexibility ; Chassis opens easily for servicing

Needs larger battery for 12 hour life ; Smartcard or DisplayPort but not both ; Security options can be annoying ; No touchscreen option ; Lots of options so check the spec you order

It's not the cheapest business-grade notebook but it is good value if you need a sturdy, secure but still somewhat stylish option.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by: Khidr Suleman (itpro.co.uk)

HP Elitebook 820 G1 review

 

A pintsized 12.5in laptop with more ports than you can shake a stick at.

Portable; Extensive upgradeability; Great input; Reasonable performance; Wealth of connectivity

Poor battery life; Disappointing display

A solid laptop, which delivers solid performance. The upgradeability will help to extend the life of the product, and the only letdown is the battery life.

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Logicman (newegg.com)

Nice notebook

 

Nice lightweight machine. Performs well. A bit pricey

SSD Hard drive only formats out to 165 GB. Specs are deceiving in that regards to boasting a 180 GB SSD capacity

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Mo (newegg.com)

Illinois

 

Didn't take much to get everything downloaded and get started

Mouse didn't work properly out of the box. Still doesn't work. Going to have to send in for repair or replacement

Apr, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:DTS Studio Sound
Audio system:DTS Studio Sound / DTS Studio Sound HD / HD
Built-in audio decoders:DTS Studio Sound
Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:26 / 46
Battery capacity (Watt hours):26 / 46
Battery life (max):11.25 / 13.25
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) / Polymer
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera:No / Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720

Certificates

Energy Star certified: / No / Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Backlight: No
Color of product:Black / Black, Grey / Black, Silver / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Internal: Yes
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:12 / 12.5
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD:N / No
HD type:HD / Not supported
LED backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:SVA
Touch screen:N / No / Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:N / No / Y / Yes
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Docking station

Docking station included:Y

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model: / N / No
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 16 / 2
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 900
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616 / 0xA16
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1700
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel HD Graphics 5500 / Intel® HD Graphics 4400
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3

Keyboard

Device interface:Docking connector
Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Keyboard form factor:Standard
Keyboard integrated devices:Pointing Stick
Keyboard language:Czech / Finnish, Swedish
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard style:Straight
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device: / DualPoint / Pointing Stick / Touchpad / Touchpad + Pointing Stick
Purpose:Notebook
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes
Windows keys: Yes
Wrist rest: No

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4
Memory slots: / 2x SO-DIMM

Mouse

Mouse included: No

Networking

3G:N / No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA / HSPA+
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:No / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection:N / Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac
WWAN:No / Yes

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-598.4 - 480000 / 0 - 179921 / 0 - 179921.3
Non-operating shock:200 / 240
Non-operating vibration:1.5 / 3.5
Operating altitude:-598.4 - 120000 / 0 - 120078.7 / 0 - 120079
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80 / 10 - 90 / 20 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80 / 10 - 90 / 20 - 85
Operating shock:40
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating vibration:0.75 / 1.043
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60

Optical Drive

Disc types supported: No
LightScribe:N / No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:DTS Studio Sound / DTS Studio Sound HD / HD
Compatibility:EliteBook 820 G1
Display:
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video / Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d,VT-x / VT-x / VT-x,VT-d
Keyboard integrated devices:Pointing Stick

Other features

Thunderbolt technology:N

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled:Y / Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y / Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:N / No
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:No / Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:N / No
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / No / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:4
S/PDIF out port:N / No
SmartCard slot:N / No / Yes
Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2 / 3 / 4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2 / 3 / 4
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y / Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Chipset: / Intel HM87 / Intel SoC / SiS M672
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM87 / Intel SoC / SiS M672
PCI Express configurations:1x4, 2x4 / 2x4 / 2x4, 4x1 / 4x1, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor: / i3-4010U / i5-4200U / i5-4210U / i5-4300U / i5-4310U / i5-5200U / i7-4500U / i7-4510U / i7-4600U
Processor boost frequency:2.6 / 2.7 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.1 / 3.3
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Broadwell / Haswell
Processor cores:2
Processor family: / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-4xxx / Intel Core i5-4xxx / Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.7 / 1.8 / 1.9 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.2
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor model:i3-4010U / i5-4200U / i5-4210U / i5-4300U / i5-4310U / i5-5200U / i7-4500U / i7-4510U / i7-4600U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4600 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0 / D0 / F0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology:No / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology version:9.5
Intel AES New Instructions:Y / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:N / No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:N / No / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:Y / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):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 Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No / Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: 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 / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® RealSense Technology:N
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75107 / 75459 / 75460 / 76308 / 76616 / 80343 / 81015 / 81016 / 85212
Processor code:SR16Q / SR16Z / SR170 / SR1EA / SR1EB / SR1ED / SR1EE / SR1EF / SR23Y
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader:Y / Yes
Password protection:Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes

Software

Bundled software:HP 3D DriveGuard\nHP Connection Manager\nHP Wireless HotSpot\nHP Mobile Connect\nHP PageLift\nHP Recovery Manager\nHP Support Assistant\nHP ePrint
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed: / FreeDOS / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Flash memory:32
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:32
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 180 / 240 / 256 / 32 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:mSATA / SATA / Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:mSATA / SATA
Storage media:HDD / HDD+Flash / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 180 / 240 / 256 / 320 / 500 / 512

Technical Details

64-bit computing: Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video / Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.46 / 8.48 / 9
Height:0.827 / 1
Height (front):0.827
Weight:2 / 2.93
Width:12 / 12.2