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HP Elite Dragonfly (13.3-inch, 2019)

HP Elite Dragonfly (13.3-inch, 2019)
alaScore 95

35 reviews

Jun, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of HP Elite Dragonfly (13.3-inch, 2019). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the performance and durability are generally positive. The design and portability also get good opinions, but there are some less positive comments about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP Elite Dragonfly (13.3-inch, 2019) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Luke Larsen (digitaltrends.com)

HP Elite Dragonfly review: Traveling first-class

 

The new HP Elite Dragonfly, crafted from CNC-machined magnesium and weighing in at just 2.2 pounds, is one of the lightest commercial 2-in-1s ever designed.

Perfect size for traveling ; Lots of security features ; Incredible battery life ; Great port selection

Older processors ; Keyboard feels cramped

May, 2020

Expert review by (engadget.com)

HP Elite Dragonfly review: Pretty powerful for a 2-pound laptop

 

The Elite Dragonfly is a business laptop in name only. With its light weight, small size and attractive design, the Dragonfly looks more like a stylish ultraportable than a clunky notebook your company's IT department handed to you. It offers powerful...

Lightweight ; Attractive design ; Comfortable and quiet keyboard ; Generous port offering for the size

Middling performance ; Battery life could be better

At the end of the day, the Elite Dragonfly is a solid convertible that, despite its business branding, might just hold an appeal to mainstream laptop shoppers.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Monica Chin (theverge.com)

HP Elite Dragonfly (2020) review: recycled in the right ways

 

A business laptop with broad appeal.

Sure View Reflect screen ; Tile tracker works ; Exceptional keyboard ; 11-hour battery life

Expensive ; Screen is quite glossy in privacy mode ; Last-generation processors

This new configuration is largely the same model, with a few differences. It’s now 5G-enabled (coming in mid-2020), has an integrated Tile tracker (coming in mid-May), a new privacy-oriented screen that includes HP’s latest Sure View Reflect...

May, 2020

Expert review by : Dan Seifert (theverge.com)

The HP Elite Dragonfly is too stylish for the boardroom

 

Business on the inside, party on the outside.

Light, durable chassis ; Lovely matte blue color that doesn’t collect fingerprints ; Quiet keyboard that’s very nice to type on ; Strong performance for productivity work ; Lots of configuration options

It really should have a 3:2 display ; Power button is in an awkward spot ; Sticker shock ; Some annoying system bugs ; Not available in all of the typical places you buy a laptop

The Dragonfly proves that corporate business machines don’t have to be boring and soulless. In fact, they can be more desirable than their consumer-focused counterparts. It even has a cool name, unlike the jumble of letters and numbers most laptops are...

Dec, 2019

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Expert review by : Tom Brant (pcmag.com)

HP Elite Dragonfly

 

The HP Elite Dragonfly is a no-compromises, no-nonsense business laptop that manages to stay under 2.5 pounds while including a 360-degree convertible hinge.

Extremely light weight. Exceptional build quality. Supports Intel vPro. USB Type-A and HDMI ports. Standard three-year warranty. LTE connectivity.

Frequent fan noise. Uses older-generation CPUs. Only available in dark blue.

Bottom Line: The HP Elite Dragonfly is a no-compromises, no-nonsense business laptop that manages to stay under 2.5 pounds while including a 360-degree convertible hinge.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Gordon Mah Ung (pcworld.com)

HP Elite Dragonfly review: The corporate laptop that's too good for your boss

 

The HP Elite Dragonfly is incredibly lightweight and stunningly beautiful, with a battery that won't quit. Whether your boss deserves a laptop this nice is another matter entirely.

Lightweight ; Long battery life ; Enhanced security features

CPU performance lags behind others ; Charging ports only on the right side of laptop, which can hinder mouse use ; Some key functions force use of separate function key

As a corporate laptop, the Elite Dragonfly is hardened against attacks, including those to the BIOS. HP says it can both detect scary UEFI-targeting root kits and recover from them. The Dragonfly also integrates in its Sure Click feature. It basically...

Expert review by : Andreas Osthoff (notebookcheck.net)

HP Elite Dragonfly Business-Convertible Review: Lighter than 1 kg only with the smaller battery

 

Notebookcheck reviews the HP Elite Dragonfly business convertible with the larger battery and the low-power display.

high-quality and lightweight case;Wi-Fi 6 & LTE;very good keyboard;comprehensive service and warranty options;comprehensive security features;USB-A, USB-C and HDMI;long battery runtime;good speakers;Active Pen included

low CPU performance;fan spins up quickly (but is quiet);bad webcam;glossy screen is a problem outdoors;SSD with Optane storage is not convincing;no (micro) SD reader;limited maintainability

Apr, 2020

Expert review by : Henry T. Casey (tomsguide.com)

HP Elite Dragonfly review

 

The HP Dragonfly isn't just a looker that will inspire jealousy from Apple users; it's also a long-lasting laptop that earns serious respect.

Beautiful, eye-catching design ; Epic battery life (with optional upgrade) ; Bright and colorful screen ; A strong set of of security options ; Comfortable keyboard

Expensive

The HP Dragonfly's crisp, beautiful display; lightweight design; and robust security features combine to give you a laptop that's as nice to look at as it is to use. If only it didn't cost so much that I winced when I saw our testing unit's price. You...

May, 2021

Expert review by (laptopmedia.com)

HP Elite Dragonfly G1 review – ultra-premium 2-in-1 weighing less than 1kg

 

Okay, you need a business notebook that has all the security goodies available, but you are not satisfied with a clamshell design and you want to have the option of using it in tablet mode? Ding, d…

Sub 1kg magnesium chassis;Outstanding battery life;PCIe x4 support;Two Thunderbolt 3 ports;An HP Pen inside the box;Input devices are on point;Great speakers;WiFi 6 and optional LTE support

RAM is soldered to the motherboard;Our unit had issues with Sure View;Premium price tag

Feb, 2020

Expert review by : Valentina Palladino (arstechnica.com)

HP Elite Dragonfly review: Luxurious, professional, expensive

 

This is a whole new look for the Elitebook line, and it starts at $1,549.

Attractive, unique design with MIL-spec durability.

16:9 display aspect ratio.

Regardless, the HP Elite Dragonfly is an impressively portable and powerful machine, but it's also pricey. Comparable

Dec, 2019
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