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HP EliteBook 850 G1

HP EliteBook 850 G1
alaScore 97

10 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the usability and performance are on the whole positive. The battery and design are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed views about the value for money.

screen, design, battery, performance, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Netbooks (Mini-laptops) the HP EliteBook 850 G1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 10 reviews)

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HP EliteBook 850 G1

 

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 fulfills the need for a large-screen business ultrabook. It's particularly IT-friendly, and that might tip the balance for companies that upgrade or service their laptops on a regular basis.

Removable bottom panel. Dual pointing devices. Windows 7 Professional. Space available for system memory and M.2 solid-state drive (SSD) upgrades. Conforms to MIL-STD-810 specs for durability. Numerous connectivity options

No touch screen. Oddly placed rubber bumpers. Battery life lags

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 ($1,614, as tested) is a well-designed, future-proofed business ultrabook. Its easy upgradability makes it an attractive choice for IT professionals looking to buy laptops for their company, particularly if they have an IT staff...

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HP EliteBook 850 G1

 

The HP EliteBook 850 G1 is an excellent 15-inch business laptop with a durable design, strong security features and long battery life.

Durable design that's very light for 15-incher; Strong security features; Bright 1080p matte screen; Easy-to-remove bottom; Long battery life

Mixed performance results; Viewing angles could be wider

The $1,614 HP EliteBook 850 is one of the best 15-inch business notebooks money can buy. It offers robust security, long battery life and a luminous display for the price.

Consumer review by:

great machine

 

I upped the memory to 16 Gig and replaced the Hard Drive with a Samsung 750 Gig SSD. Made a fast machine just a little bit faster. No problems with the original drive I just had $400 burning a hole in my pocket. I use it a lot for AutoCAD. finds and...

very fast great screen, haven't found anything it can't do. Barely gets warm in use

Wi-Fi adapter locks up and has to be reset frequently while surfing the web. I keep hoping Intel will come up with a new driver, but it hasn't happened yet

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Great laptop for business

 

HP finger print login, security difficulty, RPC error all the time, flimsy keyboard keys, hate HP factory softwares and the price is too much. Otherwise it's great with performance.This product is... Perfect for Business, Big screen size, easy to set...

Light, 15' display, performance

Way too expensive

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