HP ProBook 5320m


HP ProBook 5320mNotebook: HP ProBook 5320m (ProBook 5320 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 350M
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: no
Weight: 1.8kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 90%, features: 70%, display: - % mobility: 85%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the HP ProBook 5320m

80% HP ProBook 5320m review
Source: PC Advisor English
This is not a cheap 13in notebook, but it is one whose standards of build quality and internal components are a step above most consumer laptops. An admirable condensation of high performance, long battery life and upmarket construction lets the HP ProBook 5320m stand apart from the pack.

Review Type Unknown, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/22/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% features: 80% workmanship: 90%
60% HP ProBook 5320m laptop review
Source: English
The ProBook 5320m benefits from a solid and good-looking chassis, with a highly-usable keyboard and trackpad. It also comes with decent core specifications, allowing it to be used for a multitude of business-related tasks. However, its portable nature is let down by its relatively poor battery life, which makes it unsuited to business users who are frequently on the road.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/07/2010
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% HP ProBook 5320m Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
As we've come to expect from HP's ProBook range, the 13.3in 5320m is an attractive and well-built machine offering decent value when you consider its high-end specifications. However, compared to some rivals it doesn't do enough to take pole position.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/05/2010
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90% features: 60% mobility: 80%
100% HP ProBook 5320m review
Source: It Pro English
HP's ProBook 5320m isn't perfect. We wish the screen was brighter and the touchpad buttons felt more responsive. We can forgive these faults though, since the 5320m has long battery life, a comfortable keyboard and fast applications performance all at a surprisingly reasonable price. It's a good value ultra-portable laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/17/2010
Rating: Total score: 100%

Foreign Reviews

Klein und leicht
Source: c't - 7/11 German
mobility and performance good, 3D-games bad, display satisfying, fan noise very bad
Comparison, , Long, Date: 04/01/2011
HP ProBook 5320m
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/29/2010
Rating: workmanship: 80%
HP ProBook 5320m
Source: CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/09/2010
Rating: mobility: 90% ergonomy: 80%


Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) HD Graphics: Onboard graphics card that is built in the new Arrandale CPUs (Core i3 / i5 / i7 Dual Cores). Depending on the model and Turbo Boost, the GMA HD is clocked between 166 and 766 MHz.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

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


The Core i3-350M is technically a Core i5-430M without the Turbo Boost overlocking feature. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.26 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.

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

13.3": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Netbooks, UMPC and some subnotebooks have tinier displays. Nevertheless, the majority of standard laptops has a higher format. The advantage of a small display 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.

1.8 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 12 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

80%: 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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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-08-11 (Update: 2012-05-26)