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HP Elitebook 8560p Series

HP EliteBook 8560p-LG735EAProcessor: Intel Core i5 2540M, Intel Core i7 2620M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6470M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.7kg, 2.8kg
Price: 1199, 1300 euro
Average Score: 74.86% - average
Average of 7 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 83%, features: 84%, display: 74%
mobility: 77%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 90%

 

HP Elitebook 8560p-LQ589AW

Specifications

HP Elitebook 8560p-LQ589AWNotebook: HP Elitebook 8560p-LQ589AW
Processor: Intel Core i5 2540M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6470M 1024 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 1199 euro
Links: HP homepage

Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

88% Review HP EliteBook 8560p Notebook | Notebookcheck
Elegant powerhouse. The HP Elitebook 8560p-LQ589AW really stands out with its new and high-end platinum-style aluminium case. And then there’s the hardware: a second generation Core i5 processor, HD graphics from AMD and a large 15.6-inch matt display. The HP notebook costs around €1200 in this configuration. A real steal, given the current price of precious metal?
Hewlett Packard EliteBook 8560p Notebook Review
Source: Hot Hardware English
HP put a lot of thought in designing the EliteBook 8560p, not just on the hardware, but the software side too. It isn't cluttered with junkware, but it's equipped with useful utilities, like HP ProtectTools, a series of technologies that help ensure your secret data stays that way. HP also made it easy to wrangle all these tools, as well as the power options and connectivity sources, through straightforward menus.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/31/2011
86% Test HP EliteBook 8560p Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/30/2011
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 80% display: 86% mobility: 84% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 88% emissions: 90%

 

HP EliteBook 8560p-LG735EA

Specifications

HP EliteBook 8560p-LG735EANotebook: HP EliteBook 8560p-LG735EA
Processor: Intel Core i7 2620M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 6470M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1600x900 pixels
Weight: 2.8kg
Price: 1300 euro
Links: HP homepage

Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

80% HP EliteBook 8560p: The Cadillac of Laptops
Source: Bright Hub English
The EliteBook 8560p is an exceptionally well constructed laptop. There are many aspects of its design that are worthy of praise, from the rigid chassis to the large touchpad. Few laptops on the market today offer the combination of features here, and most consumers would find this to be a great desktop replacement laptop.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/21/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Burn baby burn: HP Elitebook 8560p review
Source: APC Mag English
There's no denying the blazingly fast productivity performance or rugged construction of this notebook, but for this price tag we really expected more out of the visual experience. With a lacklustre display (upgradable to 1080p for a cost) and low-end GPU (not upgradable at all), the 8560p faces stiff competition in this price range for those who value a pretty picture along with superb performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/28/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%
40% HP Elitebook 8560p
Source: Techreview Source English
Staying on top of business demands means more than putting in the newest and fastest parts; in addition to its cutting edge components, the HP EliteBook 8560p is a complete redesign, from the all-aluminum chassis to the glass touchpad. It's a trendy-looking, powerful business laptop that could stand to improve its battery life. That's why there's a 14-inch version and business laptops, like the Dell Latitude E6420.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/25/2011
Rating: Total score: 40%
80% HP Elitebook 8560p
Source: PC Mag English
Staying on top of business demands means more than putting in the newest and fastest parts; in addition to its cutting edge components, the HP EliteBook 8560p is a complete redesign, from the all-aluminum chassis to the glass touchpad. It's a trendy-looking, powerful business laptop that could stand to improve its battery life. That's why there's a 14-inch version and business laptops, like the Dell Latitude E6420.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HP EliteBook 8560p Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
My biggest complaints may or may not be a concern for most potential EliteBook buyers. The optional AMD Radeon 6470M graphics is good, but not particularly remarkable when you consider the $1,499 price tag. Given that this is an EliteBook it's reasonable for customers to assume this notebook offers extremely high-end graphics/video performance and we're just not seeing it here. Likewise, the lack of a 1080p screen option is a bit disappointing when competitors are offing full HD screens on their 15-inch notebooks. I was also sad that HP didn't give the 8560p a backlit keyboard or a three-button touchpad. Again, if none of those quibbles stand out as major problems to you then the new EliteBook 8560p might be the best business notebook for your needs.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/17/2011
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 80% features: 80% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 90%
HP EliteBook 8560p (LG733EA)
Source: Notebookjournal German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/03/2011
Rating: performance: 90% features: 90% display: 50% mobility: 50% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 70%

 

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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 %

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Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

AMD Radeon HD 6470M: Entry to middle class graphics card based on the Seymore XT codename featuring the UVD3 video processor.

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


Intel Core i5:

2540M: Fast Dual-core processor clocked from 2.6 to 3.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.0) based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. 

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

2620M: Very fast Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. 


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.7 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.8 kg:

This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


74.86%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

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

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

HP ProBook 6560b-LG658EA
Radeon HD 6470M, Core i5 2520M
HP Pavilion g6-1058er
Radeon HD 6470M, Core i5 2410M
Acer Aspire 5253G-E354G50Mnrr
Radeon HD 6470M, E-Series E-350

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Samsung RV515-S01
Radeon HD 6470M, E-Series E-350, 2.4 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Lenovo ThinkPad L421-7826K13
Radeon HD 6470M, Core i5 2540M, 14.0", 2.3 kg
HP EliteBook 8460p
Radeon HD 6470M, Core i7 2620M, 14.0", 2.442 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

HP Pavilion 15-p215ng
HD Graphics 5500, Core i7 5500U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
HP EliteBook 850 G2-H9W21EA
HD Graphics 5500, Core i5 5300U, 15.6", 2 kg
HP Envy 15-k301tu
Iris Pro Graphics 5200, Core i7 4750HQ, 15.6", 2.4 kg
HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2
HD Graphics 5500, Core i7 5600U, 14.0", 1.51 kg
HP Pavilion 15-p207ng
HD Graphics 5500, Core i3 5010U, 15.6", 2.3 kg
HP ProBook 450 G2-L3Q26EA
HD Graphics 5500, Core i7 5500U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
HP EliteBook 850 G2 J8R68EA
Radeon R7 M260X, Core i7 5500U, 15.6", 2.015 kg
HP 15-g237nr
Radeon HD 8400, A-Series A6-5200, 15.6", 2.4 kg
HP EliteBook 840 G2
HD Graphics 5500, Core i5 5200U, 14.0", 1.762 kg
HP Chromebook 14-x001nd
GeForce ULP K1 (Tegra K1 Kepler GPU), Tegra K1, 14.0", 1.7 kg
HP Stream 14-Z005NF
Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema), A-Series A4 Micro-6400T, 14.0", 1.6 kg
HP Stream 14-Z002NA
Radeon R3 (Mullins/Beema), A-Series A4 Micro-6400T, 14.0", 1.6 kg
HP ProBook 455 G2
Radeon R5 (Kaveri), Kaveri A8-7100, 15.6", 2.25 kg
HP Pavilion 15-P054ND
Radeon R5 (Beema), A-Series A8-6410, 15.6", 2.3 kg
HP 255 G3
Radeon HD 8330, A-Series A4-5000, 15.6", 2.3 kg
HP Chromebook 14-x001nf
GeForce ULP K1 (Tegra K1 Kepler GPU), Tegra K1, 14.0", 1.6 kg
HP Probook 430 G2
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
HP 15-g094sa
Radeon R5 (Kaveri), A-Series A8-6410, 15.6", 2.2 kg
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HP Chromebook 14-q014sa
HD Graphics (Haswell), Celeron 2955U, 14.0", 1.8 kg
HP Compaq 15-h015ng
Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema), E-Series E1-6010, 15.6", 2.2 kg
HP 250 G3
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2830, 15.6", 2.14 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-06- 8 (Update: 2012-05-26)