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HP EliteBook 850 G1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the build quality and battery are overall positive. The usability and design also get good feedback, whereas some have doubts about the value for money.

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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 98/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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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 Review

 

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

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

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:DVD-Writer / No
Embedded 3G/4G:3G / 4G / No
Fingerprint Reader:No / Yes
Hard Drive Type:Flash Hard Drive / Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam:No / Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Yes
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader / No / Single Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:No / Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / Unknown
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:Full HD / WXGA

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:DOS / NO OS / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro / Windows 8 Pro Downgradable
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD / Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GRAPH. 4400 / HD Graphics 4400 / Radeon HD 8750M / RADEON HD8750M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ® / Intel®
Processor Number:I5-4200U / I5-4300U / I7-4600U
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