HP ProBook 4230s


HP ProBook 4230sNotebook: HP ProBook 4230s (ProBook 4230s Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 2410M
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 800 euro
Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the HP ProBook 4230s

70% One for the road
Source: Techcentral.my English
For those who don't have the luxury of an IT department to source out the best options, this HP Probook 4230s could well be a ­serious contender, especially with its price tag of RM2,799.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/26/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

12寸全能小战士 惠普 ProBook 4230s评测
Source: PC Online.com.cn zh-CN→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/09/2011
92% 가격대비 만족도가 높은 비즈니스 휴대 노트북 - HP 프로북 4230s QG672PA (통합편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/20/2011
Rating: Total score: 92%
정통 비즈니스 휴대 노트북 PC의 부활 - HP 프로북 4230s A3M85PA (성능편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2011
정통 비즈니스 휴대 노트북 PC의 부활 - HP 프로북 4230s A3M85PA (외형편)
Source: Notegear KO→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/28/2011


Intel HD Graphics 3000: Integrated graphics card in the Intel Sandy Bridge processors (Core ix-2xxx). The HD 3000 is the faster (internally GT2 called) version with 12 Execution Units (EUs).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

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


Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).

» 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.

1.6 kg: This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 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

81%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-07- 5 (Update: 2012-05-26)