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HP ProBook 470 G5

HP ProBook 470 G5
alaScore 93

15 reviews

2018-09

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of HP ProBook 470 G5. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the performance and battery. The keyboard and screen are also mentioned favorably.

screen, keyboard, battery, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP ProBook 470 G5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

HP ProBook 470 G5 (i5-8250U, 930MX, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

 

Long-lasting laborer. HP's ProBook 470 G5 is equipped with a powerful quad-core CPU, a fast NVMe SSD, and a bright IPS display with great viewing angles. It also features a great backlit keyboard and incredible battery life but lacks an optical drive.

matte IPS display ; FHD display ; NVMe SSD ; remains fairly cool ; amazing keyboard ; keyboard backlight ; remarkable battery life ; fast card reader

low-contrast display ; only 1 year warranty ; no Thunderbolt 3

The ProBook 470 G5 is the 6th generation of HP’s 17.3-inch business notebook (the patriarch was known as the ProBook 470 G0). As expected, some of the modifications Hewlett Packard performed - such as the eliminated optical drive or the removed...

2018-01

Consumer review (hp.com)

A good solid lappy.

 

A good solid lappy. Once upgraded to a 1 GB SSD, 16 GB RAM, a 2 TB hard drive, and an external Blu-Ray drive, it was ready for hard work and relaxing play. I would have preferred to have found the lap top with all the upgrades factory installed, but...

2018-01

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Number of microphones:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):14 / 14.25
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Brand-specific features

HP 3D DriveGuard:Y
HP Connection Optimizer:Y
HP ePrint:Y
HP JumpStart:Y
HP Management tools:HP Driver Packs, HP System Software Manager (SSM), HP BIOS Config Utility (BCU), HP Client Catalog, HP Management Integration Kit for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager / HP Driver Packs; HP System Software Manager (SSM); HP BIOS Config Utility (BCU); HP Client Catalog; HP Management Integration Kit for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager / HP Velocity, HP System Software Manager,HP BIOS Config Utility, HP Client Catalog
HP Recovery Manager:Y
HP Security tools:HP BIOSphere Gen4, HP DriveLock, HP Client Security Gen3 / HP BIOSphere Gen4; HP Client Security Gen3; HP DriveLock / HP BIOSphere Gen4; HP DriveLock and Automatic DriveLock; 3rd Generation HP Client Security / HP BIOSphere Gen4; HP DriveLock and Automatic DriveLock; HP Client Security Gen3
HP segment:Business
HP Smart AC Adapter:Y
HP Software provided:HP 3D DriveGuard 6; HP Connection Optimizer; HP Hotkey Support; HP LAN Protection; HP Noise Cancellation Software; HP Velocity / HP Hotkey Support; HP JumpStart; HP LAN Protection; HP Noise Cancellation Software; HP Velocity / HP LAN Protection; HP Velocity; HP Hotkey Support; HP Noise Cancellation Software; HP Connection Optimizer / HP Velocity; HP Noise Cancellation software; HP LAN protection; HP HotKey support; HP ePrint Driver + JetAdvantage; HP Connection Optimizer; HP 3D DriveGuard 6
HP Support Assistant:Y

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Colour of product:Silver / Silver, Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display diagonal:43.9
Display Resolution:1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD+
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS / SVA / UWVA
Screen shape:Flat
Touchscreen:N

Docking station

Docking station included:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available / NVIDIA GeForce 930MX
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
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 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel UHD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916 / 0x5917
On-board graphics adapter model: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 / Y
Pointing device:ClickPad / Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:2400
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 16 / 1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:-15.2 - 12192
Non-operating shock:20
Non-operating vibration:1.5
Operating altitude:-15.2 - 3048
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating shock:40
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating vibration:0.75
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

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

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4b
Microphone in:N
USB 2.0 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
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:45 / 65

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:3.4 / 3.40 / 4 / 4.00
Processor cache:3 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Kaby Lake R
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-8xxx / Intel Core i7-8xxx
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.60 / 1.8 / 1.80 / 2.40
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i3-7100U / i5-8250U / i7-8550U
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 / Y
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
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 / N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:122589 / 124967 / 95442
Processor code:SR2ZW / SR3LA
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

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

Software

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

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 128 / 1512 / 256 / 500 / 512 / 756

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:276
Height :22.5
Weight:2.5
Width:413.8