HP Compaq 2510p


HP Compaq 2510pNotebook: HP Compaq 2510p
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo U7600
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 128 MB
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 1.3kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 76.56% - good
Average of 9 scores (from 13 reviews)
price: 63%, performance: 52%, features: 75%, display: 54% mobility: 74%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 60%

Reviews for the HP Compaq 2510p

HP 2510p 12" Ultraportable GM651AW Review
Source: Techmati English
The USB socket on this side of the 2510p notebook is noted to be powered but that is odd because it does not look anything like the powered usb spec.. Initially this caused concern to me because I would like to run a mouse on the other port and I understood that one might not be powered. This is not the case however, a mouse runs find off the other port.
Mobilität gut, Display sehr schlecht
User Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/01/2009
Rating: display: 30% mobility: 80%
70% HP Compaq 2510p notebook review
Source: Pocket Lint English
The HP Compaq 2510p is a fairly average machine for the asking price. Sure, its light weight and the build quality are highly impressive but we were let down by the rather average battery life.
7 von 10, Mobilität mäßig, Leistung schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/07/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 40% mobility: 60%
70% HP Compaq 2510p ultraportable laptop PC
Source: PC Advisor English
The HP Compaq 2510p is a laptop built to serve two purposes - easy portability and ability to perform general computing tasks.The HP Compaq 2510p executes these functions pretty well, but don't expect it to run resource hungry tasks of any sort.At around £1,500, this might seem expensive, but that's the premium you need to pay for the hard-to-achieve combination of compactness and high battery life. With time, as prices of solid state drives fall, we hope HP introduces this option here as well (currently available in the US). For now, if you want portability and long battery life, the Compaq 2510p will serve you well.
(von 5): 3.5, Verarbeitung 4.5, Ausstattung 3, Preis/Leistung 3.5
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/24/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% features: 60% workmanship: 90%
75% HP Compaq 2510p
Source: Digital Trends English
That booming noise you just heard is Compaq/HP firing a shot across the bow of the USS ThinkPad. With its new 2510p, the company is showing it can compete—and beat—Lenovo and others at the ultra-portable business notebook game. This is a notebook brimming with all the latest and greatest portable technology, and is one of the best ultra-portables available. The 2510p is a highly-anticipated ultra-portable notebook from HP Compaq (seriously, can’t they just pick one name and stick with it?) that is aimed squarely at business users who demand portability over all-out performance. It’s been completely redesigned and packs all the latest in portable technology. An ultra-portable notebook lives, and dies, by two metrics alone: battery life and weight. On the battery side of things, HP has packed an Ultra Low Voltage Core 2 Duo Processor, which should do its part to boost battery life since it merely sips CPU juice rather than guzzle it like its standard-voltage counterparts.
7.5 von 10, Mobilität gut, Display gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/22/2007
Rating: Total score: 75% display: 80% mobility: 80%
80% HP Compaq 2510p Review
Source: Hardware Central English
As mentioned above, the 2510p has a 12.1-inch display with 1,280 by 800 resolution. We think the latter is a good compromise between a too-small Windows desktop and the too-tiny icons and menus of notebooks that cram ultra-high resolution into a screen size. Letting the laptop's ambient light sensor control screen brightness made things too dim for our eyesight, but our usual sticking with the top two or three brightness settings made backgrounds sufficiently white to enjoy vivid foreground colors and to read text without eyestrain. There were no bad pixels to be seen on our test unit's LCD. Along with Windows Vista Business and scads of IT management and security utilities, the HP came preloaded with Symantec's Norton Internet Security, InterVideo's WinDVD player, and Roxio's CD/DVD creation suite.
12 von 15, (von 5): Ausstattung 5, Leistung 3, Preis/Leistung 4
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2007
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 60% features: 100%
HP Compaq 2510p Review
Source: English
The HP Compaq 2510p is a 12.1" screen ultraportable notebook designed for business people that are frequently on the go. The Compaq 2510p replaces the older nc2400 ultraportable offering from HP. The 2510p improves upon the nc2400 by offering a touchpad, LED backlit display, the Intel Santa Rosa platform and a fresh new design look.
The HP Compaq 2510p is definitely a strong option in the ultraportable category. It improves on the previous Compaq nc2400 by offering a built-in optical drive while still keeping the weight about the same. The 2510p has a solid build and professional look. While it may not be as flashy as the competing Toshiba R500 or Sony VAIO TZ in terms of design, I think business people might prefer what I consider better usability, more durable build and more mature security and software suite the HP 2510p provides. The notebook isn't perfect, the pointing stick issue and average display brightness that doesn't live up to the "illumi-lite" billing that would lead you to expect a blazing bright display is dissapointing.
Leistung mangelhaft, Verarbeitung gut, Mobilität sehr gut, Emissionen schlecht
User Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2007
Rating: performance: 50% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80% emissions: 40%
73% HP Compaq 2510p
Source: CNet English
Fans of ultraportable laptops have had a lot of products to be excited about in recent months, with two excellent models in particular standing out--the Toshiba Portege R500 and the Sony VAIO TZ150. Those are flashy consumer systems, designed to be thin, light, and eye-catching, but with high-end prices to match ($2,000 and up). HP offers a more business-oriented answer to these systems in the HP Compaq 2510p, which boasts similar stats but a more button-down design along with some corporate extras.
Basic models start around $1,500, but our review unit cost $2,478, or about as much as the Portege R500 or the VAIO TZ150. Business features on the HP Compaq 2510p not found on the Toshiba or Sony units include hard-drive encryption and Intel's Active Management Technology (or AMT), which allows for remote IT management even when the laptop is powered off.
7.3 von 10 (sehr gut), Leistung 7, Mobilität 7, Ausstattung 7, Preis/Leistung schlecht, Verarbeitung gut
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/07/2007
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 40% performance: 70% features: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Prüfstand Business-Notebooks mit 12 Zoll
Source: Tom's Hardware German DE→EN
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/11/2008
Rating: price: 60% performance: 40%
Das Mitnehm-Notebook
Source: Notebook / Organizer / Handy - 5-6/08 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 04/18/2008
Rating: mobility: 90%
90% HP 2510p
Source: German DE→EN
User Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/30/2008
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 50% features: 90% mobility: 80%
72% Test: HP Compaq 2510p (Notebook)
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/08/2008
Rating: Total score: 72% performance: 52% features: 78% display: 72% mobility: 68% ergonomy: 90%
70% HP Compaq 2510p
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/16/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 50% features: 50% display: 10% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 80%
89% Equipos ultraportátiles: HP 2510p
Source: PC Actual Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/22/2008
Rating: Total score: 89% price: 79% display: 80% workmanship: 95%


Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on a Mobile Intel 965GM chipset. It is the successor of GMA 950 and features a fully programmable pipeline (supports Aero Glass fully and DirectX 10 with newest drivers). The peformance of the X3100 is clearly better than the GMA 950, still demanding modern games won't run fluently.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.

U7600: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

12.1": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Most netbooks have a tinier display. The advantage is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.3 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist only few sub-notebooks, which weight less. 10 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

HP reviews

76.56%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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» Averatec 2700
Core 2 Duo T5800, 1.9 kg
» Medion S2210
Pentium Dual Core T3200, 2.1 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook P8020
Core 2 Duo SU9400, 1.3 kg
» Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300
Pentium Dual Core T2390, 1.6 kg
» MSI Megabook VR201
Pentium Dual Core T2330, 1.9 kg
» Medion MD96652
Core 2 Duo T5450, 2 kg
» Maxdata Belinea 4
Core 2 Duo T7100, 2 kg
» Acer Aspire 2920
Core 2 Duo T5450, 2 kg
» Panasonic Toughbook CF-T7
Core 2 Duo U7500, 1.4 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook P8010
Core 2 Duo L7100, 1.3 kg
» Toshiba Portégé M700
Core 2 Duo T7500, 2 kg
» Panasonic Toughbook CF-W7
Core 2 Duo U7500, 1.3 kg
» Acer Aspire 2920Z
Pentium Dual Core T2310, 2.1 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo Mobile U9200
Core 2 Duo T7700, 2 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens LifeBook T2010
Core 2 Duo U7600, 1.7 kg
» MSI Megabook PR200
Core 2 Duo T7100, 1.8 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad X61
Core 2 Duo L7500, 1.9 kg
» Samsung Q45 Aura
Core 2 Duo T7100, 1.9 kg
» Lenovo Thinkpad X61t
Core 2 Duo L7500, 1.8 kg
» Samsung Q45 Aura T7100 Duke
Core 2 Duo T7100, 1.9 kg
» Toshiba Portégé R500
Core 2 Duo U7600, 1.1 kg
» Lenovo Thinkpad X61s
Core 2 Duo L7500, 1.7 kg
» Lenovo 3000 V200
Core 2 Duo T7300, 1.8 kg
» HP Compaq 2710p
Core 2 Duo U7500, 1.7 kg
» Acer TravelMate 6292
Core 2 Duo T7100, 1.8 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook T4220
Core 2 Duo T7500, 2 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Getac B300
Core 2 Duo L7500, 13.3", 3.5 kg
» Systemax Pursuit 4164
Core 2 Duo T5450, 14.0", 2.4 kg


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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2012-05-26)