HP ProBook 430-G1


HP ProBook 430-G1
HP ProBook 430-G1 (ProBook 430 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 4400, Core: 1000 MHz
4096 MB 
, 1x 4 GB PC3-12800 DDR3
13.3 inch 16:9, 1366x768 pixel, LGD0354, TN LED, glossy: no
Intel Lynx Point-LP
Hitachi Travelstar Z5K500 HTS545050A7E380, 500 GB 
, 5400 rpm, 400 GB free
Intel Lynx Point-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: Headphones, Microphone, Card Reader: SD, MS-Pro, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000MBit), Mediatek 802.11b/g/n (1x1) (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, HP hs3110 HSPA+
height x width x depth (in mm): 23 x 326 x 233 ( = 0.91 x 12.83 x 9.17 in)
44 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8 Pro 64 Bit
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: no
1.6 kg ( = 56.44 oz / 3.53 pounds), Power Supply: 370 g ( = 13.05 oz / 0.82 pounds)
640 Euro


Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 79%, features: 66%, display: 64% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 72%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the HP ProBook 430-G1

82% Review HP ProBook 430-G1 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Unrivaled. A cheap business entry level laptop in a 13-inch format and the latest ULV processor, the Intel Core i5-4200U, from HP. This slim model weighs a mere 1.6 kg and wants to be recognized as a serious mobile companion.
90% HP ProBook 430 G1
Source: Computer Magazin - Heft 11/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 10/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 90%
Recenze: HP ProBook 430 - levný business po zeštíhlení
Source: CZ→EN
Positive: Slim and light; comfortable keyboard. Negative: Whistling noise fan; weak Wi-Fi.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/15/2013
商务亦可很时尚!HP ProBook 430新本评测
Source: PC zh-CN→EN
Positive: Good performance; good design; fingerprint security; thin and light.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/23/2013


Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

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.


Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

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


Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

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

1.6 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

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. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.


In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).

86%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.

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

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Stefan Hinum, 2013-10- 7 (Update: 2013-10- 7)