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HP EliteBook 725 G3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of HP EliteBook 725 G3. 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 reliability and connectivity. The keyboard and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the usability and battery.

durability, price, keyboard, connectivity, reliability

screen, battery, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP EliteBook 725 G3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

HP EliteBook 725 G3 Subnotebook Review

 

More Middle-Class, Less Elite. HP shows their loyalty to AMD by using an AMD APU in their new subnotebook, the EliteBook 725 G3. Sadly, the price tag of roughly 1,000 Euros (~$1133) does not match the performance of this device. Our test model offered...

matte panel ; sturdy case with good workmanship ; good input devices ; lots of upgrade options ; 3 years warranty ; LTE-ready

dark TN panel with low contrast and poor viewing angles ; noisy fan ; short battery life

The Hewlett Packard EliteBook 725 G3 is a 12.5-inch subnotebook. The AMD APU of this model offers sufficient performance for everyday tasks. The laptop has a good case and offers well-rounded connectivity. The keyboard is also quite good. The notebook...

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Bang & Olufsen
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Bang & Olufsen

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):44
Battery life (max):7.15 / 7.3 / 8.5
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Brand-specific features

HP front camera:HP Webcam
HP segment:Business

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720 / 1360 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver

Design

Colour of product:Black, grey / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Black,Grey / Silver
Product Type:Notebook

Display

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

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No / Not available
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:720 / 800
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon R6 / AMD Radeon R7
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R6 / AMD Radeon R7

Keyboard

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

Memory

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

Networking

3G:N / No / Y / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
Antenna type:2X2
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
SIM card support: Yes
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a,802.11ac,802.11b,802.11g,802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac
WWAN:Y

Optical Drive

LightScribe:N / No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

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:No / Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:N / No
Microphone in:N / No
S/PDIF out port:N / No
SmartCard slot:N / No / Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
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 power:45

Processor

Configurable TDP-down:12
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3 / 3.2 / 3.4
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2
Processor Cores:4 / 6
Processor family:AMD A
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.8 / 2.1
Processor lithography:28
Processor Model:A10 PRO-8700B / A10-8700B / A10-8700P / A12 PRO-8800B / A8 PRO-8600B / A8-8600P
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:Socket FP4
Processor threads:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 35

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Fingerprint Reader:Y / Yes
Password protection: Yes
Password protection type:Power on
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes

Software

Bundled software:Buy Office\nBIOSphere with HP Sure Start\nClient Security\nePrint Driver\nSupport Assistant\nSoftPaq Download Manager\n3D Driveguard\nConnection Manager\nRecovery Manager\nMobile Connect
Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Optional operating system supplied:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:7200
HDD Capacity:500
HDD interface:SATA
HDD Speed:7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:M.2, Serial ATA III / SATA / Serial ATA
SSD capacity:256
SSD form factor:2.5" / M.2
SSD interface:M.2,Serial ATA III / Serial ATA
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total HDDs capacity:500
Total SSDs capacity:256
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 256 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:21.9 / 218.9
Height :1.89 / 18.9 / 20.2
Height (front):1.89
Weight:1.26 / 1.36 / 1.38
Width:31.1 / 311