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HP EliteBook 725 G2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of HP EliteBook 725 G2. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The performance is also appreciated. The durability and battery get negative views.

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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 EliteBook 725 G2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Till Schönborn (

HP EliteBook 725 G2 Notebook (J0H65AW) Review


Wasted potential. HP's new EliteBook 700 series, which is based on AMD quad-core APUs, promises a comparatively inexpensive entry into the world of high-quality business notebooks. What are the drawbacks of the 12.5-inch 725 G2 compared to its...

Excellent chassis, High-quality input devices, Ready for UMTS/HSPA+, Decent performance

Comparatively short battery life, Dark WXGA display with low viewing angle stability, Turbo not utilized to full potential, Weak speakers, No M.2 or mSATA-Slot

Potential buyers who might have hoped that the HP EliteBook 725 G2 is a somewhat comparable, but much more cost effective alternative to the likes of the 820 G1, Dell Latitude E7240, and Lenovo ThinkPad X240, will likely be disappointed. Our...

Sep, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio system:DTS Studio Sound
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery capacity (Watt hours):26 / 46
Battery life (max):50 / 9
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3


Front Camera:Y / Yes


Energy Star certified:Y / Yes


Colour of product:Black, Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Product colour:Black, Silver
Product Type:Notebook


3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:31.8 / 32
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD:No / Yes
HD type:Full HD / HD / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touchscreen:N / No / Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:553
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon R4 / AMD Radeon R5 / AMD Radeon R6
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R4 / AMD Radeon R5 / AMD Radeon R6


Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes
Windows keys:Y / Yes


Internal Memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


2G standards:EDGE, GPRS
3G:N / No / Y / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+ / HSPA+, WCDMA
4G:N / No / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000 / 10,1000,100
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

Audio system:DTS Studio Sound
Intel visual technologies: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Power cord included:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Power cord included:Y
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type:N / No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:N / No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N / No
S/PDIF out port:N / No
SmartCard slot:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 3 / 4
USB 3.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter power:45


Motherboard chipset:AMD A76M FCH
Processor boost frequency:3 / 3.2 / 3.3
Processor cache:1 / 4
Processor cache level:L2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:AMD A / AMD Dual-Core
Processor frequency:1.9 / 2 / 2.1 / 2.2
Processor lithography:28
Processor Model:A10-7350B / A6 Pro-7050B / A6-7050B / A8 Pro-7150B / A8-7150B
Processor Socket:Socket FP3
Processor threads:2 / 4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):19

Processor special features

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:N / No
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics:N
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N / No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology:N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / No
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / No
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics:N
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N / No / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology:N / No
Intel® RealSense Technology:N
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No
Intel® Wireless-AC Technology:N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology:N


Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Face recognition:Y
Fingerprint Reader: Yes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes


Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8.1 Pro
Optional operating system supplied:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Recovery operating system:Windows 8.1 Pro


Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA III
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
HDD Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500
HDD interface:SATA / Serial ATA
HDD Size:2.5
HDD Speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:180 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:SATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA
SSD capacity:180 / 256
SSD interface:Serial ATA
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total HDDs capacity:500
Total SSDs capacity:180 / 256
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 180 / 256 / 320 / 500

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:21.5 / 215.3 / 22 / 23.7
Height :2 / 2.1 / 2.48 / 24.8
Height (front):2.1
Weight:1 / 1.36 / 1.55 / 1.58 / 1.63 / 2
Width:136 / 31 / 31.1 / 310 / 311 / 33.9