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HP ProBook 4310s

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of HP ProBook 4310s. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and portability. The performance and price are also appreciated. Reviews about the size and battery are different. There are some negative opinions about the touchpad and screen.

design, price, performance, portability, reliability

screen, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP ProBook 4310s is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of HP ProBook 4310s from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the size. The durability also gets good views, whereas many are negative about the performance and screen.

reliability, durability, size

portability, price, screen, performance

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP ProBook 4310s - Core 2 Duo T6570 / 2.1 GHz - RAM 2 GB - HDD 320 GB - DVD?RW (?R DL) / DVD-RAM - GMA 4500MHD - Gigabit Ethernet - WLAN : 802.11 a/bHP ProBook 4310s - Core 2 Duo T6570 / 2.1 GHz - RAM 2 GB - HDD 320 GB - DVD?RW (?R DL) / DVD-RAM - GMA 4500MHD - Gigabit Ethernet - WLAN : 802.11 a/b

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: J. Simon Leitner (

Review HP ProBook 4310s Notebook


Assiduous saver? HP serves business customers in the field of sma

Good stability of the base unit; Digital HDMI video output; Generous keyboard; Bright LED display; Good office performance

Case is susceptible to pollution; Ports are located in the front area of the lateral edges; Only 12 months warranty; Only glare panel available for now; Fan is always present

How nonpractical high-gloss surfaces can be - fingerprints, wear marks, unpleasantly sticky feel - one readily passes on it, especially on business notebooks.

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: ZDNet (

HP ProBook 4310s


If you find that the price is right and you are only planning on doing menial tasks, you could do a lot worse than the HP ProBook.

Decent battery life

No expandability through docks, odd for a business product, Not a great screen

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Jerry Jackson (

HP ProBook 4310s Review


The HP ProBook 4310s takes the same design we've seen from the ProBook 4510s and 4710s and made it more portable thanks to a 13-inch display. The 4310s was designed to provide road warriors with a low-cost machine that still delivers solid performance....

A good price for a 13.3" business notebook ; Nice keyboard ; Attractive design and relatively lightweight

Not-so-great build quality ; Custom configurations are overpriced ; Touchpad buttons are just plain horrible

Finally, we recorded the following external temperatures using an IR thermometer after running two consecutive PCMark05 benchmarks. This should serve as an indicator of how hot the notebook will get after about 30 minutes of serious use. All...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

HP ProBook 4310s (FM971UT) Review


As the smallest model in HP's new budget-friendly business line, the $799 ProBook 4310s is an attractive, durable machine with good productivity performance and a variety of security features. Its merlot finish makes it stand out from more staid...

Good performance, Classy design, Competitively priced, Loud speakers

Awkward touchpad buttons, Design a bit thick, Mediocre viewing angles

Jul, 2009

Expert review by: Michael A. Prospero (

HP ProBook 4310s (FM971UT) - A Review of the HP ProBook 4310s (FM971UT)


Good performance, Classy design, Competitively priced, Loud speakers

Awkward touchpad buttons, Design a bit thick, Mediocre viewing angles

The 2.0-megapixel webcam showed pleasant lighting in both still shots and VGA video. Stills, in particular, included an impressive amount of detail, such as the shine in our hair. Video captures looked smooth, but because it's fixed focus, the image...

Jul, 2009

Expert review by: (

HP ProBook 4310s


Over the years, small business owners have been faced with a new type of worker: One who fancies working in multiple locations and is never in one place for long—a telecommuter, per se. The HP ProBook 4310s ($880 direct) is a mix of traditional...

Fast hard drive. Matted screen minimizes glare. Has RJ11 and Finger print reader. Lightweight. Inexpensive

Boxy, thick design. 37WH battery alone is not enough for road warriors

The HP ProBook 4310s is inexpensive and comes with a nice mix of business and consumer features, but make sure you buy an additional battery before taking the plunge.

Expert review by: (

Review: HP ProBook 4310s


When HP launched the ProBook series back in April of this year it was clear that they were just starting off. The company had plans to attack the small business segment and would be doing so with a number of models. Our original review covered the...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Jamie Bsales (

HP ProBook 4310s Review and Ratings


Business users looking for a budget thin-and-light will find a lot to like in the HP ProBook 4310s.

Good-looking, smudge-proof chassis ; Above-average productivity performance ; LED-backlit display ; Roomy keyboard ; Available WWAN ; Software extras

Small touch pad ; Chunky ; Low 3D performance ; Mediocre battery life ; Tinny speakers

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: (

HP's ProBook 4310s is a nice all-rounder, but battery life could be better


The ProBook 4310s is a competent business laptop with plenty of positive qualities

It might not do quite enough to win an award, but we can't help liking the little ProBook 4310s. It's as comfortable hooked up to an HDTV as it is churning through an Excel spreadsheet, and as a sensible, compact, all-round laptop, it has plenty to offer.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by: Staff Writers (

HP's ProBook 4310s is a nice all-rounder, but battery life could be better


The ProBook 4310s is a competent business laptop with plenty of positive qualities

It's a good thing, too, as reflections are kept to a minimum, and despite the slight loss in vibrancy, the HP still made a good fist of our test photos, with accurate colours and only weak contrast counting against it

Apr, 2010

Product Specifications

The HP ProBook 4310s notebook PC reduces its impact on the environment by eliminating or reducing substances of concern and reducing energy consumption. It is designed for businesses needing a stylish, affordable, 13.3-inch notebook. It comes with DDR3 system memory which transfers at twice the data rate of DDR2, and is perfect for everyday office applications.

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):5.25hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:2MB/3MB

Dimensions & Weight



HD type:HD+

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:13.3in
Diagonal Size (metric):33.8cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes
EPEAT Compliant: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP ProBook

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard


Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/800MHz


Color:Black/Glossy black
Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy


Type: None


Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.1 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft 2.0)/Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11n (draft 2.0) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11n (draft 2.0) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft 2.0) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/802.11 a/b/g/n (draft 2.0) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Professional / XP Professional downgrade/Microsoft Windows Vista Business / XP Professional downgrade


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.1GHz/2.26GHz/2.2GHz
Conflict Free processor: No
ECC supported by processor: No
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor Number:P7570/T6570/T6670
Processor Series:Intel Core 2 Duo T6000 series / Intel Pentium T4000 series for Mobile
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Type:Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): No
Processor ARK ID:40738 / 40739 / 42109 / 42167 / 42841
Processor package size:35


Installed Size:2GB/4GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Corporate business / Small business/Small business / Corporate business
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330/Intel GMA 4500MHD