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HP EliteBook 850 G4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of HP EliteBook 850 G4. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the battery and usability are generally positive. The reliability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but there are mixed comments on the screen and price.

portability, performance, reliability, usability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP EliteBook 850 G4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Benjamin Herzig (

HP EliteBook 850 G4 (Core i5, Full HD) Laptop Review


A tradition of poor angles. HP sent out its updated EliteBooks to fight for the affection of business users and the hearts and minds of big business purchasing managers alike. Our extensive review is going to reveal whether they will be won over by the...

high-quality sturdy case ; mostly well-working input devices ; very cool and quiet ; energy efficient and long battery life ; three-year warranty ; decent performance

unacceptable TN panel with PWM-flickering ; no Thunderbolt 3 ; arduous maintenance ; comparatively expensive

Summing up the EliteBook 850 G4 is rather frustrating. While HP does tick all the right boxes with this device, it still manages to disappoint in the end. The case is very well built and sturdy, the input devices are decent (although not perfect),...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: satisfied42 (

great system


I was looking for a very specific system, which this met. Not sure if I'm reviewing the general system, or the specific prebuilt model I got. I got 16G, Intel 7i, 500 SSD, etc. Very fast, dependable so far. Thin & lightweight. Backlit keyboard glows...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review by: DaMoHouston (

I really love this computer; it is very fast!


I purposely moved down from an ultra-large laptop to this one, which is a couple of inches smaller along the diagonal. Although I can see that it is smaller, it doesn't feel like it. This one is about five times as fast and is uber generous in its...

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: NewPCneedsRepairs (

Had to return for repairs........


I can't really give a full review as the monitor died after about a week of usage. In the process of returning and getting repair. Frustrated that my new laptop (not cheap!!) having to be repaired and having a repaired laptop as well. We'll...

Apr, 2017

Product Specifications


Colour sensor: No
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera signal format:720p


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD / HD
Panel Type:IPS


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Number of pointing stick buttons:2
Number of touchpad buttons:2


4G: No

Other features

LAN controller model:Intel I219-V
Number of WLAN antennas:2
WLAN controller model:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265

Ports & interfaces

Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1


Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX): Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
Intel TSX-NI: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): Yes
Processor ARK ID:95443 / 95451
Processor package size:42 x 24


Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes


SSD form factor:M.2

Weight & Dimensions

Power adapter weight:9.88