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HP EliteBook 850 G2

HP EliteBook 850 G2
alaScore 87

9 reviews

Mar, 2019

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of HP EliteBook 850 G2. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance. The price is also appreciated.

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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 850 G2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Till Schönborn (notebookcheck.net)

HP EliteBook 850 G2 Notebook Review

 

Quality has its price. HP demands almost 2,000 Euros (~$2289) for its top model of the EliteBook 850 series - in return the customer receives a brilliantly manufactured business laptop with an impressive configuration. Ultimately it is the minor...

premium light metal case, integrated LTE module, very good input devices, bright Full HD display, good application and 3D performance, simple maintenance, available RAM and M.2 slots, long battery runtimes, 36-month warranty

no IPS panel, GPU throttling, high price

Apart from slightly faster and more efficient processors, the second generation of the EliteBook 850 has barely any noteworthy innovations to offer - at first glance a somewhat disappointing verdict you might think. Given the qualities of the...

May, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Great laptop

 

Great laptop for the value. Boots fast with ssd drive. No major issues

No dvd drive, but most dont come with them anymore

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

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

Battery

Battery Capacity:4504
Battery capacity (Watt hours):50
Battery life (max):8
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:11.1
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera signal format:720p
Video capturing speed:30

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes

Design

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

Display

3D: No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Contrast ratio (typical):300:1
Display brightness:200 / 300
Display diagonal:39.6 / 40
Display number of colours:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
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
Panel Type:SVA
Touch screen:No / Yes
Touchscreen:N / No / Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 1024
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R7 M260X / N / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3 / GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:16
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
NVIDIA G-SYNC: No
NVIDIA GameWorks VR: No
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600
On-board graphics adapter memory:1.7
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 5500 / Intel® HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

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

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600 / 2133
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G:N / No / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+ / UMTS, WCDMA
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11ac / 802.11a,802.11ac,802.11b,802.11g,802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11a, 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, 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 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac
WWAN:No / Yes

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:-15.2 - 12192 / 0 - 4570
Non-operating shock:240
Operating altitude:-15.2 - 3048 / 0 - 3050
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80 / 10 - 90
Operating shock:40
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90 / 5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-15 - 60 / -20 - 60

Optical Drive

Disc types supported: No
LightScribe:N / No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

Audio system:DTS Studio Sound
Display:
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d

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 / Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
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
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / No / Yes
S/PDIF out port:N / No
SmartCard slot:N / No / Yes
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:4
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:47/63 / 50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240 / 90 - 265
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 19.5
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:2x4, 4x1 / 4x1, 2x4 / 4x1,2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.7 / 2.9 / 3 / 3.2
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3
Processor codename:Broadwell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:5th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-5xxx / Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor frequency:2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I5-5200U / I5-5300U / I7-5500U / I7-5600U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-5300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5600 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i5-5300 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:4
Stepping:F0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):No / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:85212 / 85213 / 85214 / 85215 / I5-5200U
Processor code:SR23V / SR23W / SR23X / SR23Y
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

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

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Home Premium / Windows 8.1 Pro
Optional operating system supplied:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 8.1 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDIO / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Flash memory:32
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:7200
HDD Capacity:1000 / 320 / 500
HDD interface:SATA / Serial ATA
HDD Size:2.5
HDD Speed:7200
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:1000 / 32
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash / SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000 / 32 / 500
Hybrid-HDD cache memory:32
Hybrid-HDD cache type:Flash / SSD
Hybrid-HDD capacity:1000 / 500
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:180 / 240 / 256 / 320 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / SATA / Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:SATA
SSD capacity:180 / 240 / 256 / 320
SSD form factor:M.2
SSD interface:M.2 / Serial ATA
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+Flash / HDD+SSD / Hybrid-HDD / SSD
Total HDDs capacity:1000 / 320 / 500
Total SSDs capacity:180 / 240 / 256 / 320
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1256 / 180 / 240 / 256 / 320 / 500 / 512

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:25 / 25.3 / 25.4 / 253 / 253.6
Height :19.4 / 2 / 2.13 / 2.14 / 2.58 / 21.4
Height (front):2.1 / 2.14 / 2.2
Height (rear):2.4 / 2.5
Power adapter depth:4
Power adapter height:2.65
Power adapter width:9.5
Weight:1.83 / 1.88 / 2 / 2.06 / 2.2
Width:37.5 / 37.6 / 375 / 375.5 / 38