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HP ProBook 5310m

alaTest has collected and analyzed 68 reviews of HP ProBook 5310m. 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 are impressed by the durability and design. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the battery, and many are negative about the sound and touchpad.

portability, performance, usability, design, durability

touchpad, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP ProBook 5310m is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of HP ProBook 5310m from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on

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

This summary is based on the products: HP COMPAQ PROBOOK 5310M 13.3" LAPTOP SCREENHP COMPAQ PROBOOK 5310M 13.3" LAPTOP SCREEN

Apr, 2018

Consumer review ( review summary for HP ProBook 5310m


alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of HP ProBook 5310m from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers really like the design and image quality. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the battery and touchpad. The size and keyboard get mixed opinions.

portability, usability, performance, image quality, design

touchpad, battery

60% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP ProBook 5310m - Core 2 Duo SP9300 / 2.26 GHz - RAM 2 GB - HDD 320 GB - GMA 4500MHDHP ProBook 5310m - Core 2 Duo SP9300 / 2.26 GHz - RAM 2 GB - HDD 320 GB - GMA 4500MHD

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Todd Haselton (

HP ProBook 5310m


HP touts the $900 ProBook 5310m as being the world's thinnest full-performance notebook, but its slim form factor doesn't mean limited functionality. The 5310m ultra-portable is burly enough to satisfy demanding business users, and it boasts a price...

Attractive design; strong security and reliability features; reasonable price tag

Only 3.5 hours of battery life on the four-cell model

HP's ProBook 5310m delivers solid performance, a gamut of security features, shock-resistant reliability, attractive industrial design, and a price tag that won’t upset the accountants. We like it a lot!

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Bernd Müller (

Review HP ProBook 5310m Notebook


A Really Flat Business Book. HP's ProBook of 13.3 inches addresse

High-end material look; Very good keyboard; Very good application performance; High battery life; Robust lid & hinge unit; Fast hard disk

Smeary surfaces on the touchpad and beside the keys; Loud hard disk; Single gaps; Yielding case; Loose sitting battery

More runtime with sufficient performance is found in Asus' UL30A-QX050V. But also the 13 and 14 inchers of Acer's Timeline range are cheaper and also don't have to hide in regards to workmanship: 4810T, 3810T. If you like the ProBook's aluminum look,...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : ZDNet (

HP ProBook 5310m


If you are after a tiny laptop and are certain you won't ever be playing any graphically intensive games on it, you'd be hard pressed to find a better machine than HP's 5310m.

Excellent design and mobile performance for less than AU$1500

DisplayPort can limit your options without adapters, Lacks eSATA port

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Jerry Jackson (

HP ProBook 5310m Review


HP promises that the new ProBook 5310m is a "stylish" business notebook that packs performance, battery life, and value inside a thin-and-light 13-inch notebook. Is the ProBook 5310m truly a lust-worthy business laptop, or is it just another black box?...

Excellent build quality and design ; A good price (when pre-configured) ; Nice keyboard and touchpad

No optical drive ; Custom configurations are overpriced ; Limited configuration options

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (

HP ProBook 5310m (Core 2 Duo SP9300 2.26GHz review: HP ProBook 5310m (Core 2 Duo SP9300 2.26GHz


Excellent design and mobile performance for less than $1,000.

Getting the best performance and portability requires a few upgrades.

A well-priced ultraportable with some pop, the HP ProBook 5310m is a fine business-travel companion.

Dec, 2009

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (

HP ProBook 5310m


The trendy-looking HP ProBook 5310m SMB laptop comes with benefits that will make you forget about legacy features such as the optical drive and VGA port.

Luxuriously thin and light. Amazing typing and navigating experience. Great battery life on a 41Wh battery. Inexpensive. HP Quick tools are nice add-ons. Environmentally friendly.

8-cell battery isn't available yet.

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Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Darren Gladstone (

HP ProBook 5310m


HP has a thing of business-savvy beauty on its hands with the ProBook 5310m. Why do I say that? Even the guys in the PC World Labs--who see everything under the sun--were impressed by its industrial design. The sleek black aluminum case, the supple...

Great industrial design ; Incredibly handy proprietary software

Mouse buttons could be a little bigger ; No eSATA or pass-through USB charging port

The ProBook 5310m's slim, stylish case impresses--and so do its quick-booting, business-friendly apps. Stay tuned for the results of its lab tests.

Oct, 2009

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Avram Piltch (

HP ProBook 5310m


A business-friendly ultraportable with a sleek design, strong performance, and good battery life.

Attractive, durable design ; Strong performance and battery life ; Comfortable keyboard ; Speedy QuickWeb instant-on feature ; Good security software bundle

Mediocre viewing angles ; Poor sound ; No VGA out

Up until now, small businesses with modest IT budgets have faced a difficult choice: purchase an affordable but bulky system targeted at them, or a low-cost consumer ultraportable without the build quality or business-friendly features they require....

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Mark Keating (

Review: HP 5310m ProBook Ultraportable Notebook


HP calls it the most affordable ultraportable notebook on the market.

Core 2 Duo S fast but nets good battery life ; Bright 13-inch display ; Light, toughened aluminum body ; Full-size, spillproof keyboard ; Instant-boot access to e-mail, web ; Decent expansion ; Good software security ; Very competitive pricing

No real hardware security features ; External optical drive not included ; Multi-touch trackpad a bit quirky ; No option for dedicated graphics

design, display and visual performanceThe ProBook line's defining feature is its construction; even today, it's one of the few lineups outside of Apple's that consistently uses aluminum for its body. That contributes both to a fairly light body

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : (

Review: HP ProBook 5310m laptop


HP first introduced the ProBook 5310m as the “world's thinnest full-performance notebook PC” which is a notable claim for the ProBook line , whose defining characteristic tends to be its price-consciousness. While almost every laptop is “the world's...

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications

Prepare to be impressed with this incredibly thin and sleek 13.3-inch diagonal HP ProBook 5310m notebook PC at an amazing price. This incredibly sleek notebook has a sophisticated aesthetic with a durable anodized aluminum display enclosure and palm rest. With a 16:9 BrightView HD display, you get improved brightness, contrast and clarity. This notebook PC is packed with a powerful, standard voltage or affordable ultra-low voltage Intel processor, 2 MP webcam with dual-microphone array for clear web conferencing, strong security features to help protect your data, and a stylish, lightweight metal design that redefines notebook style. Integrated HP Mobile Broadband powered by Gobi allows you to conveniently access the Internet, company Intranet, e-mail, and mission critical information in more places than ever before.


Audio system:HD / HD Audio / HDA / High Definition Audio
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Audio Input

Type:Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery Capacity:37
Battery capacity (Watt hours):37
Battery life (max):7
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4
Run Time (Up To):6.5hour(s)/7hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:1MB/6MB


Front camera resolution (numeric):2


Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Product type:Notebook

Dimensions & Weight


Disk Drive

Hard disk drive type:160 GB 7200 rpm SATA / 250 GB 7200 rpm SATA / 320 GB 7200 rpm SATA


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:13.3
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No

Display (Projector)

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

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65


Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model: / Intel GMA 4500MHD / No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel GMA
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel GMA 4500MHD

Hard Drive

Hard disk drive type:160 GB 7200 rpm SATA / 250 GB 7200 rpm SATA / 320 GB 7200 rpm SATA


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

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Touchpad/Touchpad / Keyboard


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:Full-sized / QWERTY
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device: / Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Windows keys: Yes


Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/800MHz


Internal memory:1 / 2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 1 / 1 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 / 1 x 2
Memory slots: / 1x SO-DIMM
Memory upgrade:4


Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy


Cellular Enhancement Protocol:GSM / GPRS / UMTS / EDGE / CDMA 2000 1X EV-DO Rev. A / WCDMA / HSPA / CDMA 2000 1X EV-DO Rev. 0
Cellular Network Supported: Yes
Type:None/Wireless cellular modem


3G:No / Yes
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data Link Protocol: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 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Marvell Ethernet (10/100/1000 NIC)
Networking standards:IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u
Networking Type:Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft 2.0) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/802.11b/g / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Operational Conditions

Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):5 - 95
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: / No

Optical Storage

Type: None

OS Provided

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

Other Features

Audio system:HD / High Definition Audio
Battery Type:4-cell (37 WHr) Lithium-Ion Battery
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):12.9 x 8.7 x 0.925
Display: / LCD
Docking solution:HP USB 2.0 Docking Station, HP Essential USB 2.0 Port Replicator, HP Basic Adjustable Stand (all sold separately)
Expansion Slots:Slots available for additional devices: 2 in 1 card reader SD/MMC
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
Hard drive controller type:SATA (7200 rpm)
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Maximum hard drive capacity:320
Minimum hard disk space:160
Modem Type:No modem included
Power Requirements:External 65W HP Smart AC Adapter, HP Fast Charge\n4-cell (37 WHr) Lithium-Ion battery / External 65W HP Smart AC Adapter, HP Fast Charge\n4-cell (37 WHr) or 6-cell (62 WHr) Lithium-Ion Battery
Power supply type:AC
Protection tools:HP ProtectTools (Device Access Manager, Enhanced Pre-Boot Security, HP Spare Key, HP Disk Sanitizer, Drive Encryption, Credential Manager, File Sanitizer)
TV in port: No
Wireless option type:Y
Wireless Technology:802.11 a/b/g/n / Broadcom 802.11b/g, Bluetooth 2.1 / Broadcom 802.11b/g, no Bluetooth / IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n / Intel 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 / Intel 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, HP un2450 EV-DO/HSPA Mobile Broadband Module (requires mobile network operator service)

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC


TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1 / Yes
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:1 x DisplayPort / 3 USB 2.0 ports, combo stereo headphone/line out, power connector, RJ-45, DisplayPort
Microphone in:No / Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:FSB
Chipset: / Intel GS45 Express
Clock Speed:1.2GHz/2.26GHz
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):8.5 / 9
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity:No / Yes
Motherboard chipset:Intel GS45 Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:410
Processing die size:107
Processor: / SP9300 / SP9400 / SU2300
Processor cache:1 / 6
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Penryn
Processor cores:2
Processor family: / Intel Core 2 Duo / Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Core™2 Duo
Processor frequency:1.2 / 2.26 / 2.4
Processor front side bus:1066 / 800
Processor lithography:45
Processor model:SP9300 / SP9400 / SU2300
Processor Number:SP9300/SU2300
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor SU2000 series for Mobile / Intel Core 2 Duo SP9000 series
Processor socket:BGA956
Processor technology:Intel Centrino 2
Processor threads:2
Thermal Design Power (TDP):10 / 25
Tjunction:100 / 105
Type:Celeron/Core 2 Duo

Processor special features

Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit:No / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: No
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:36691 / 36693 / 42779
Processor code:SLGSB
Processor package size:22
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:No / Yes


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


Cable lock slot:Kensington / No
Password protection:BIOS
Password protection type:BIOS
Security management:McAfee Security Solution, Kensington Lock slot
Security management description:McAfee Security Solution, Kensington Lock slot

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Bundled software:HP QuickLaunch Buttons Software, PDF Complete SE, Synaptics Touchpad Driver, HP Assistant, HP QuickWeb, HP Connection Manager, Webcam Software\nHP QuickLook 3, Microsoft Windows Live Messenger / HP QuickLaunch, \nPDF Complete SE, \nSynaptics Touchpad-driver, \nHP Assistant, \nHP QuickWeb, \nHP Connection Manager, \nWebcam-software / HP QuickLook 3, Microsoft Windows Live Messenger
Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system architecture:32-bit
Operating system installed: / FreeDOS / Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows XP Professional


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / SD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB/320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business/Small business / Corporate business

Technical Details

Display Type:TFT


Video card features:Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD

Weight & Dimensions

Height:0.925 / 1.29
Height (front):0.925 / 1.29
Width:12.9 / 9.25