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HP EliteBook 850 G1

HP EliteBook 850 G1
alaScore 88

11 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of HP EliteBook 850 G1. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP EliteBook 850 G1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

HP EliteBook 850 G1

 

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 fulfills the need for a large-screen business ultrabook. It's particularly IT-friendly, and that might tip the balance for companies that upgrade or service their laptops on a regular basis.

Removable bottom panel. Dual pointing devices. Windows 7 Professional. Space available for system memory and M.2 solid-state drive (SSD) upgrades. Conforms to MIL-STD-810 specs for durability. Numerous connectivity options

No touch screen. Oddly placed rubber bumpers. Battery life lags

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 ($1,614, as tested) is a well-designed, future-proofed business ultrabook. Its easy upgradability makes it an attractive choice for IT professionals looking to buy laptops for their company, particularly if they have an IT staff...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by: Lisa Eadicicco (laptopmag.com)

HP EliteBook 850 G1 Review

 

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 is an excellent 15-inch business laptop with a durable design, strong security features and long battery life.

Durable design that's very light for 15-incher; Strong security features; Bright 1080p matte screen; Easy-to-remove bottom; Long battery life

Mixed performance results; Viewing angles could be wider

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 is an excellent 15-inch business laptop with a durable design, strong security features and long battery life.

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Dick (newegg.com)

great machine

 

I upped the memory to 16 Gig and replaced the Hard Drive with a Samsung 750 Gig SSD. Made a fast machine just a little bit faster. No problems with the original drive I just had $400 burning a hole in my pocket. I use it a lot for AutoCAD. finds and...

very fast great screen, haven't found anything it can't do. Barely gets warm in use

Wi-Fi adapter locks up and has to be reset frequently while surfing the web. I keep hoping Intel will come up with a new driver, but it hasn't happened yet

May, 2014

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720

Display

Display Surface:Matt

Graphics

Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter ID:0xA16
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

3G standards:HSPA+
4G:No / Yes
4G standards:LTE

Ports & interfaces

Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3 / 4
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4600 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:1.00
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Processor package size:40
UART: Yes

Security

Password protection: Yes

Software

Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8.1 Pro