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HP Probook 6470B

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of HP Probook 6470B. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the durability and reliability are overall positive. The usability and portability also get good feedback. Views about the size and battery are mixed. Some have doubts about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Probook 6470B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review HP ProBook 6470b Notebook

 

Business on the go. Beside its 15-inch ProBook laptop, HP also offers a smaller version for business people who value mobility. The ProBook 6470B provides a full-blown Office device in a small size with Intel's dual-core processor and integrated Intel...

Solid workmanship, Many interfaces, Temperature management, Performance, Battery life, Matte screen, The well-crafted casing featuring elegant materials and a timeless (but staid) design

Poor black value and contrast, Tight viewing angles, System noise, The screen could be a bit brighter for a 1000 Euro machine

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

HP 6470b ProBook

 

The HP 6470b ProBook Laptop is meant for personal as well as professional users. It has a bead-blast aluminum display with wear-resistant tungsten-colored finish that protects your laptop against everyday bumps and scratches as well as gives it a...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: DYSON S. (newegg.com)

Good Laptop...

 

Can't tell which laptop config you're getting 'till it arrives. Mine was Intel UMA 4000 Graphics with WWAN (Cell HPSA), webcam, array mic and DVD-ROM.

I got what the description described as a C Grade Laptop; dents, scratches and work keyboard. Happy with it!

Inside should be cleaned a bit better.

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Michael R. (newegg.com)

Excellent choice for simple needs

 

I picked this for the solid state memory, it has a little less capacity than I would like, but I am very happy with the performance. It boots really fast , runs almost silent and doesn't put off as much heat as my last laptop. I was a little leary...

Fast, quiet, excellent condition for a refurbished product.... it looks practically new!

The battery life seems a little short... but it is a used computer. It lasts 3-5 hours depending on whether or not I'm streaming music.

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: David L. (newegg.com)

nice laptop

 

Fast as heck !!

no volume control on the machine itsef upon start up, it always asks for w7 or system restore mode. Shuts down randomly

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: Joseph W. (newegg.com)

Nice for the price!

 

It should come in handy on trips. I can continue working on my guitar tabs while I'm away from my beasty desktop pc, or play Shovel Knight...

I bought this for my wife because she wanted a laptop that can handle everyday tasks smoothly. This one is perfect for her. The SSD really speeds up things. Booting up into Windows takes like 8 seconds. The unmentioned video processor happens to be an...

Too soon to tell.

Mar, 2016

Consumer review by: Cerberus (newegg.com)

Good Work Laptop

 

If you do not like windows 8 and need a work laptop with Windows 7 this is the machine for you. Look no further.

Good work machine with options to use a docking station. Machine has plenty of power and good built quality. I buy these for a company and that seems to be the best application for these units

Comes with a lot of HP bloatware. You can always uninstall it or install a fresh copy of the OS

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Audio Dave (newegg.com)

Somewhat Disappointed

 

I admit that I jumped on this deal like a dog with a new bone! I didn't even really study the specs, so I shouldn't have expected so much. The screen display is very unimpressive and the sound quality is only fair. I made the mistake of setting this...

Great price, if you can believe the "original" price

Display and sound leave a lot to be desired. Lacks features that are common on most laptops

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Nick42 (cdw.com)

HP ProBook 6470b

 

Sturdy and versatile package. Users like them, and we've had very few physical problems aside from a cracked screen (while sitting open on a desk against a wall!) and a broken hinge.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: lhietpas (cdw.com)

HP ProBook 6470b

 

Good machine, for a home system. I have a feeling that these should be able to last awhile without any hardware problems.

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:HD / SRS / SRS Premium / SRS Premium Sound / SRS PRO / SRS PS
Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:55
Battery capacity (Watt hours):55
Battery life (max):8 / 8.15 / 8.25 / 8.3
Battery performance:5100
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:10.8
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.3
Rear camera:N
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Certification:UL, CSA, FCC, CCC, KC, BSMI, GOST, CIT, SABS
Energy Star certified: / No / Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y / Yes
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

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

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):400:1
Display brightness:200
Display Diagonal:14
Display number of colors:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1600 x 900
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:HD / HD+ / Not supported
LED backlight:No / Y / Yes
Panel Type:TN
Pixel Pitch:0 x 0 / 0.00894 x 0.00894
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touchscreen:N / No / Y

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:47/63 / 50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:18.5 / 19
AC adapter power:65 / 90
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter model: / AMD Radeon HD 7570M / No / Not available
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 1250 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x152 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.65
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 2500 / Intel HD Graphics 3000 / Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad:N / No / Yes
Pointing device: / Touchpad / Touchpad + Pointing Stick / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 4 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory slots: / 1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G:N / No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:N / No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:N / No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 EDR
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN / Gigabit LAN, WLAN / LAN, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u / IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3ab,IEEE 802.3u
Wi-Fi:No / Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
WWAN: No

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-600 - 480000 / 0 - 179921 / 0 - 179921.3
Non-operating shock:200
Non-operating vibration:1.5
Operating altitude:-600 - 120000 / 0 - 120078.7 / 0 - 120079
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 85 / 10 - 90 / 20 - 85
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 85 / 10 - 90 / 20 - 85
Operating shock:40
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating vibration:0.75
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60 / -24 - 45
Storage temperature range (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60 / -24 - 45

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:10
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
Disc types supported:CD, DVD / CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW / CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6 / 8
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:6 / 8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:6 / 8
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type: / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM / DVD±RW

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:HD / SRS / SRS Premium / SRS Premium Sound / SRS PRO / SRS PS
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):13.3 x 9.09 x 1.34
Display: / LCD
Display Diagonal:14
Display Diagonal (metric):14
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:AMD, Intel / Intel
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Internal modem:No / Yes
LAN controller:Intel 82579V
Manageability features:3D DriveGuard
Maximum hard drive capacity:500
Minimum hard disk space:320
Modem Speed:56
Modem Type:V.92
Number of products included:1
Number of Speakers:2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Size:13 / 13.3
Speakers:Stereo
Type:PC
USB connector type:USB Type-A

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Bag included: No
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual:Y / Yes
Mouse included: No
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:No / Y
DC-in jack:No / Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
eSATA ports quantity:1
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Y / Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:47/63 / 50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:18.5 / 19
AC adapter power:65 / 90
Power auto-sensing:Y / Yes

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset: / Intel HM76 Express / Intel QM77 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / No / Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):24 / 25 / 26 / 27 / 29 / 30
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM76 Express / Intel QM77 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor: / I3-2370M / I3-3110M / I3-3120M / I5-3210M / I5-3230M / I5-3320M / i5-3340 / i5-3340M / I7-3520M / i7-3540M
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.2 / 3.3 / 3.4 / 3.6 / 3.7
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family: / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Core i5-3xxx / Intel Core i7-3xxx
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.5 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.1
Processor front side bus:1600
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I3-2370M / I3-3110M / I3-3120M / I5-3210M / I5-3230M / I5-3320M / i5-3340 / i5-3340M / I7-3520M / i7-3540M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3300 Desktop series / Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA 1023 / BGA1023 / PGA988 / rPGA988B / Socket 988 / Socket H2 (LGA 1155)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:E1 / J1 / L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Tcase:67.4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 77
Tjunction:105 / 85 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID:No / Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:53442 / 64893 / 64896 / 65700 / 65708 / 71255 / 71257 / 71465 / 72056 / 76342
Processor code:SR0DP / SR0MU / SR0MY / SR0N0 / SR0N2 / SR0WX / SR0X8 / SR0XB
Processor package size:31 / 37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX / AVX, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2011D

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Face recognition:Y / Yes
Fingerprint reader: Yes
HDD recovery: Yes
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:Y / Yes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes

Software

Bundled software:Adobe Flash Player\nWinZip Basic\nMicrosoft Security Essentials / Buy Office / Microsoft Defender\nMicrosoft Security Essentials\nCyberlink Media Suite for Win 8\nHP Connection Manager\nHP Hotkey Support\nHP Peak Power Manager\nHP Power Assistant\nHP ProtectTools for Central Management\nHP ProtectTools Security Manager\nHP Recovery Manager\nHP Support Assistant\nHP Webcam Software\nHP Wireless Hotspot\nAdobe Flash Player\nCorel WinDVD\nPDF Complete Corporate Edition\nRoxio MyDVD Business 2010\nRoxio Secure Burn\nUEFI 2.3 supported by BIOS\nWinZip Basic\nHP SoftPaq Download Manager / Microsoft Office 2010 / Microsoft Office Starter / Microsoft Office Starter\nHP Connection Manager\nHP Hotkey Support\nHP Power Assistant\nHP Recovery Manager\nHP Support Assistant\nAdobe Flash Player\nWinZip / Microsoft Office Starter\nWindows Defender\nMicrosoft Security Essentials\nCyberlink Media Suite\nHP Connection Manager\nHP Hotkey Support\nHP Peak Power Manager\nHP Power Assistant\nHP ProtectTools for Central Management\nHP ProtectTools Security Manager\nHP Recovery Manager\nHP Support Assistant\nSoftware para cámara web HP\nHP Wireless Hotspot\nAdobe Flash Player\nCorel WinDVD\nPDF Complete Corporate Edition\nRoxio MyDVD Business 2010\nRoxio Secure Burn\nUEFI 2.3\nHP SoftPaq Download Manager / Microsoft Security Essentials\nAdobe Flash Player\nWinZip Basic
Drivers included:Y / Yes
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed: / FreeDOS / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro
Optional operating system supplied:Windows 8 Pro
Pre-installed software:Y
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, MMC+, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, RS-MMC / MMC, SD / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400 / 7200
Hard Drive Capacity:320 / 500 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA
Storage media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 320 / 500 / 750

Technical Details

64-bit computing: Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.39 / 9 / 9.09
Depth (imperial):9.11
Height:0.134 / 0.945 / 1 / 1.34
Height (imperial):1.34
Weight:4 / 4.48 / 5.07
Width:13 / 13.3
Width (imperial):13.3