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HP ProBook 5320m

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of HP ProBook 5320m. 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. Reviews about the keyboard and touchpad are generally positive. The usability and performance also get good views. The price and image quality get critical opinions, while comments are divided on the portability.

design, performance, usability, touchpad, keyboard

battery, image quality, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP ProBook 5320m is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

HP ProBook 5320m

 

With its brushed aluminium mocha finish and Core i5 CPU, this 13.3in laptop looks, feels and performs like a premium product.

Spill-resistant keyboard, Well-situated touchpad, Classy design

Tinny speakers, Average viewing angles, Mediocre image quality

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Andrew Harrison (techadvisor.co.uk)

HP ProBook 5320m review

 

If you were to pigeonhole an ultraportable model as ‘laptop weighing under 1.8kg', the HP ProBook 5320m would have to miss out. Which is a shame, as it's barely a few grammes above this notional cutoff. In every other respect, it will be quite...

This is not a cheap 13in notebook, but it is one whose standards of build quality and internal components are a step above most consumer laptops. An admirable condensation of high performance, long battery life and upmarket construction lets the HP...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: (v3.co.uk)

HP ProBook 5320m laptop review

 

HP ProBook 5320m laptop review,A powerful Core i5 laptop with a great design, but battery life is poor, technology news from Dan Worth at v3.co.uk

Highly portable and attractive design; fast hard drive; decent processor

Poor battery life

The ProBook 5320m benefits from a solid and good-looking chassis, with a highly-usable keyboard and trackpad. It also comes with decent core specifications, allowing it to be used for a multitude of business-related tasks. However, its portable nature...

Oct, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio:High definition audio support; Stereo speakers; Integrated dual-microphone array; Combo stereo headphone/mic jack
Audio included:High definition audio support; Stereo speakers; Integrated dual-microphone array; Combo stereo headphone/mic jack
Audio system:HD / HD Audio
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:41
Battery capacity (Watt hours):41
Battery life (max):10 / 6.5
Battery recharge time:4
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4 / 6

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):2

Certificates

Energy Star certified: / Yes
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

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

Disk Drive

Hard disk drive type:320 GB 7200 rpm SATA II

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:13 / 13.3
Display number of colors:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display surface:Matt
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD / Intel HD Graphics / No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:500
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):667 / 766
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Hard Drive

Hard disk drive type:320 GB 7200 rpm SATA II

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:No / Yes
Keyboard type:Full-sized spill-resistant keyboard with HP DuraKeys
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes

Memory

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

Networking

3G:No / Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Integrated Realtek Ethernet (10/100/1000 NIC)
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
WWAN: Yes

Operational Conditions

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):-15 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other Features

Audio system:HD / HD Audio
Battery Type:4-cell (41 WHr) high capacity Li-Ion
Compatible operating systems:Windows 7
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):12.9 x 8.7 x 0.925
Display:LCD
Expansion Slots:1 secure digital
Graphics adapter family:Intel
Hard drive controller type:SATA II (7200 rpm)
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem: No
Manageability features:HP 3D DriveGuard
Maximum hard drive capacity:500
Minimum hard disk space:250
Power Requirements:65W Smart AC adapter; HP Fast Charge
Power supply type:AC/DC
TV in port: No
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:Broadcom 802.11b/g/n; HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Wireless Technology / Wi-Fi

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
CardBus PCMCIA slots quantity:2
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:3 USB 2.0; 1 external VGA monitor; 1 DisplayPort; 1 combo stereo headphone/mic jack; 1 AC power; 1 RJ-45
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:65
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM57 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):17 / 18 / 19
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM57 Express
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
PCI Express configurations:1x16
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:I3-350M / I3-380M / i5-450M / i5-540M
Processor boost frequency:2.66 / 3.07
Processor cache:0.512, 3 / 3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Arrandale
Processor cores:2
Processor family:3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i3-xxx / Intel Core i5-xxx
Processor frequency:2.26 / 2.4 / 2.53
Processor lithography:32
Processor model:I3-350M / I3-380M / i5-450M / i5-540M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-400 series / Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1288 / BGA956 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C2 / K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 4.8
System bus rate:2.5 / 4.8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:105 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
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 Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:No / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:43529 / 43544 / 49022 / 50178
Processor code:SLBPL / SLBTZ
Processor package size:34 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:Y
Security management:HP ProtectTools Security Manager; Face Recognition for HP ProtectTools; One-Step Logon; Enhanced Pre-Boot Security; HP SpareKey; HP Disk Sanitizer; Setup Password; Lock Slot; Support for Computrace LoJack Pro for HP ProtectTools; HP Fingerprint Sensor; HP Privacy Filter (must be purchased separately)
Security management description:HP ProtectTools Security Manager; Face Recognition for HP ProtectTools; One-Step Logon; Enhanced Pre-Boot Security; HP SpareKey; HP Disk Sanitizer; Setup Password; Lock Slot; Support for Computrace LoJack Pro for HP ProtectTools; HP Fingerprint Sensor; HP Privacy Filter (must be purchased separately)

Software

Bundled software:HP Recovery Manager\nHP ProtectTools / HP Recovery Manager\nHP Support Assistant\nHP ProtectTools Security Manager\nHP ProtectTools f/ Central Management\nFace Recognition f/ HP ProtectTools\nHP QuickLaunch Buttons Software\nHP QuickLook 3\nHP QuickWeb\nHP QuickSync\nHP Power Assistant\nHP Connection Manager 3.1\nHP Wireless Assistant\nHP DayStarter\nHP Webcam Software\nRoxio Creator 10\nSkype\nHP SoftPaq Download Manager
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:320 / 500

Technical Details

Minimum hard disk space:250

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.7 / 9
Height:0.925
Height (front):0.925 / 1
Weight:3.79 / 4
Width:12.9 / 13