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HP OmniBook 4150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews of HP OmniBook 4150. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and usability. The design and screen are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the portability and energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP OmniBook 4150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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HP OmniBook 4150


The OmniBook has just about everything for the style-conscious frequent flyer who needs a flexible portable and is not afraid of a bleeding-edge price.

Aug, 1999

Product Specifications

You refuse to settle for anything less than desktop-caliber performance and expandability from a notebook PC. Yet neither are you willing to let a full-featured eight-pounder weigh you down when you travel. So where can you find a notebook PC that will meet all your job requirements-both in the office and on the road? Turn to Hewlett-Packard. Because we've developed the first notebook PCs with the advanced processor and display performance of a desktop PC in a thin, lightweight, and easily expandable package you can take with you: the HP OmniBook 4150 notebook PC. HP OmniBook 4150 notebook PC incorporates a broad range of proven, high-performance mobile PC technologies-all reduced in size, weight, or power consumption to fit in a package that weighs less than six pounds and measures 1.4 inches thin. The HP OmniBook 4150 notebook PC comes with the latest, ultimate-performance Intel Mobile Pentium II processors. For presentations that mean business, it features a 256-bit NeoMagic Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) graphics processor with 2.5 Mbytes of SDRAM video memory, along with the equivalent of a 15.3-inch desktop monitor-a huge, 14.1-inch XGA TFT display. HP recognises that to meet your needs and protect your company's investment your notebook PC must deliver desktop-equivalent expandability. That's why the HP OmniBook 4150 notebook PC comes with plenty of RAM and hard drive space. When you're back in the office, you'll appreciate the HP OmniBook 4150 notebook PCs' optional docking solutions. For ease of deployment and learning, these unique, cross-product-line solutions-ranging from a simple port replicator that provides basic cable management to a full docking system with monitor stand that offers the ultimate in network connectivity, security, and expandability-work interchangeably across the entire HP OmniBook line. That means you can plug in to your corporate network using the same docking solutions as your colleagues, whether your notebook PC is an HP OmniBook 2100, 3100, 4100, or 7100 Series, and wherever across your company you travel. Like all the latest HP OmniBooks, your HP OmniBook 4150 notebook PC comes with a host of features designed to make your computing trouble-free. Multiple security features help prevent theft and tampering. Every model comes preloaded with either Windows 95/98 or Windows NT 4.0 operating system, Desktop Management Interface (DMI) 2.0, and HP TopTools, the industry-leading management application that makes PC management easier than ever. And one Type III or two Type II PC Card slots-combined with HP's long list of Approved PC Card Solutions-assure you of a broad choice of connectivity and peripheral solutions. So don't settle for less performance than you need for your professional-quality presentations and demanding office applications. Now you can get desktop-caliber performance, expandability, and versatility in a convenient, lightweight PC that's exceptionally easy to take on your travels: the HP OmniBook 4150 notebook PC.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):2.5hour(s)/3.5hour(s)/3hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:256KB/512KB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:16-bit (64K colors)/24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:13.3in/14.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):33.8cm/35.8cm
Max Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: No


Country Kits:Europe/France/N/a/United Kingdom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP OmniBook

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad / Pointing stick/Keyboard / Pointing stick / Touchpad


Data Bus Speed:100MHz/66MHz




Type: None


Type: None

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/4x/6x

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 2000/Microsoft Windows 95/Microsoft Windows 95/98/Microsoft Windows NT 4.0/Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0


Clock Speed:300MHz/333MHz/366MHz/400MHz/450MHz/650MHz
Type:Pentium II/Pentium III


Installed Size:128MB/64MB
Max Supported Size:256MB/512MB

Service & Support

Full Contract Period:3years
Service Included:Parts and labor
Type:1 year warranty /3 years warranty /Extended service agreement

Storage Controller


Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5" 1.44 MB floppy/3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:12GB/18GB/4.8GB/6.4GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Small business / Corporate business

Video Memory

Installed Size:2.5MB/4MB/8MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI RAGE Mobility/NeoMagic MagicMedia 256AV (NM2200)