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HP EliteBook 830 G5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of HP EliteBook 830 G5. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and touchpad. The screen and performance also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the size and battery. Opinions are divided on the image quality.

keyboard, performance, screen, touchpad, durability

portability, usability, battery, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP EliteBook 830 G5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Laptop Mag (laptopmag.com)

HP EliteBook 830 G5

 

Speedy performance; Solid typing experience; Fast SSD ; Dim, dull screen; Relatively heavy ; The HP EliteBook 830 G5 is a speedy, comfortable and secure business laptop, but its screen disappoints.

Dim, dull screen; Relatively heavy ; The HP EliteBook 830 G5 is a speedy, comfortable and secure business laptop, but its screen disappoints.

The HP EliteBook 830 G5 is a speedy, comfortable and secure business laptop, but its screen disappoints.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Benjamin Herzig (notebookcheck.net)

HP EliteBook 830 G5 (i7, FHD, SureView) Laptop Review

 

The largest subnotebook. HP's latest EliteBook 830 G5 is much more than a simple redesign. Not only does it feature a larger display, but it is also a quantum leap for HP's business line-up. Find out whether or not HP is leaping in the right direction...

robust aluminum case ; easily maintainable, replaceable keyboard ; decent connectivity ; supports up to 32 GB of RAM ; pleasant feeling when typing ; excellent touchpad ; only IPS panels with up to 400 nits ; low temperatures and noise emissions ;...

comparatively large and heavy ; below average battery life ; no SD card reader ; poor HP PointStick ; unusual keyboard layout with dedicated communication function keys

The EliteBook 830 G5 is more than a simple evolutionary step in the EliteBook subnotebook’s history. Instead, considering the device’s business ambitions it is a small revolution because the traditional 12.5-inch form factor seems to be dying...

May, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:B&O PLAY / Bang & Olufsen
Built-In Microphone:N / Y
Built-in subwoofer:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2 / 3
Number of microphones:3
Speakers manufacturer:Bang & Olufsen

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):50
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Brand-specific features

HP 3D DriveGuard:Y
HP ePrint:Y
HP front camera:HP Webcam / HP Webcam HD IR
HP JumpStart:Y
HP Recovery Manager:Y
HP Security tools:HP BIOSphere Gen4; HP DriveLock and Automatic DriveLock; HP Secure Erase; HP Fingerprint Sensor; HP Password Manager; Microsoft Security Defender; HP Device Access Manager; HP Security Manager; HP Sure Click / HP DriveLock and Automatic DriveLock; HP Password Manager; HP Device Access Manager; HP Security Manager; HP Sure Click / HP DriveLock und Automatic DriveLock; HP Password Manager; HP Device Access Manager; HP Security Manager
HP segment:Business / Home
HP Smart AC Adapter:Y
HP Software provided:HP BIOSphere Gen4; HP DriveLock and Automatic DriveLock,HP Secure Erase,HP Fingerprint Sensor,HP Password Manager; Microsoft Security Defender; HP Device Access Manager; HP Security Manager,HP Sure Click / HP BIOSphere Gen4; HP DriveLock and Automatic DriveLock,HP Secure Erase; Absolute persistence module; HP Fingerprint Sensor,HP Password Manager; Microsoft Security Defender; HP Device Access Manager; HP Security Manager,HP Sure Click / HP LAN Protection; HP Connection Optimizer; HP Velocity; HP 3D DriveGuard; HP ePrint Driver + JetAdvantage; HP Hotkey Support; HP Recovery Manager; HP JumpStart; HP Support Assistant; HP Noise Cancellation Software; HP PhoneWise; HP Client Security Gen4
HP speaker type:HP Dual Speakers
HP Support Assistant:Y
HP Sure View:Y

Camera

Front Camera:N / Y
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera signal format:720p
Infrared (IR) camera:Y

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Colour of product:Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Market positioning:Business
Product colour:Silver
Product Type:Notebook
Refurbished:Y

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220 / 300
Display diagonal:33.8
Display glass type:Gorilla Glass
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS
Screen shape:Flat
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:N / Y

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® UHD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916 / 0x5917
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel UHD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 620 / Intel® UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:ClickPad / Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:32
Memory clock speed:2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 1 + 1 x 2 / 1 x 16 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / Y
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Antenna type:1x1 / 2X2
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
SIM card support:Y
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards: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 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac
WLAN controller model:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Keyboard Included:Y

Performance

Ambient light sensor:N / Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:Y
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4b
Headphone outputs:1
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:1
Thunderbolt ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:45 / 65 / 658

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.10 / 3.40 / 3.50 / 3.6 / 3.60 / 4 / 4.00 / 4.20
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Kaby Lake R
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:1.60 / 1.7 / 1.70 / 1.8 / 1.80 / 1.9 / 1.90 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 2.70
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-7200U / i5-8250U / i5-8350U / i7-7500U / i7-8550U / i7-8650U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:BGA 1356
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:H0 / Y0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:122589 / 124967 / 124968 / 124969 / 95443 / 95451
Processor code:SR2ZU / SR2ZV / SR3L8 / SR3L9 / SR3LA
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

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

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / Y
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:1000 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:NVMe 3.0,PCI Express / PCI Express / Serial ATA
SSD capacity:1000 / 256 / 512
SSD form factor:M.2
SSD interface:NVMe 3.0,PCI Express / NVMe,PCI Express / PCI Express / Serial ATA
Storage Media:SSD
Total SSDs capacity:1000 / 256 / 512
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:229.3
Height :17.3 / 17.7
Weight:1.33 / 1.51
Width:310