HP Elite Dragonfly-8MK81EA


HP Elite Dragonfly-8MK81EA
HP Elite Dragonfly-8MK81EA (Elite Dragonfly Series)
Graphics adapter
16384 MB 
, DDR3-2133
13.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 166 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, Sight protection, Corning Gorilla glass 5, glossy: yes
512GB SSD M.2
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Sensors: Acceleration sensor, light sensor, temperature sensor, hall sensor, compass
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.0
height x width x depth (in mm): 16.1 x 304 x 197 ( = 0.63 x 11.97 x 7.76 in)
38 Wh Lithium-Ion, 2-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 36 Months Warranty
990 g ( = 34.92 oz / 2.18 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
2500 Euro



Average Score: 83.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 7 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Elite Dragonfly-8MK81EA

HP Elite Dragonfly review: An amazing convertible, not just for businesses
Source: Neowin English
But this is a 13-inch convertible that weighs in at 2.5 pounds (starts at 2.18 pounds), which is incredible. It makes it so much easier to carry around. It's one of those PCs that you can put in a backpack and it feels like nothing is there at all. And at that weight, it's not making compromises, still including a phenomenal keyboard, great speakers, and so on.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/22/2019
80% The HP Elite Dragonfly is too stylish for the boardroom
Source: The Verge English
The Dragonfly proves that corporate business machines don’t have to be boring and soulless. In fact, they can be more desirable than their consumer-focused counterparts. It even has a cool name, unlike the jumble of letters and numbers most laptops are bestowed with. The biggest issue with the Dragonfly might be its price. At this cost, it’s not likely to become a standard-issue computer at most companies, and it will likely be reserved for the C-suite. But if you do have the budget for it, the Dragonfly is an excellent productivity laptop with few issues marring its experience.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HP Elite Dragonfly
Source: PC Mag English
The HP Elite Dragonfly is a no-compromises, no-nonsense business laptop that manages to stay under 2.5 pounds while including a 360-degree convertible hinge.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% HP Elite Dragonfly Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
I can’t believe this is a business laptop. Probably because I really, really want the HP Elite Dragonfly to be my new laptop around town. The only thing stopping it for me is the addition of Intel vPro technology which relegates the Dragonfly to an 8th Gen processor. Outside of that, the laptop is almost perfect. It’s gorgeous and durable with a bright display and comfortable keyboard and it gets nearly 13 hours of battery life. Sure, the audio needs work, but like I said: almost perfect.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
HP Elite Dragonfly hands-on review: A potential XPS killer
Source: It Pro English
For a number of years, the XPS 13 has been considered the most powerful and business-friendly Windows machine on the market. While our hands-on assessment of the Dragonfly is hardly conclusive, HP’s stunning 2-in-1 has a real chance to steal Dell’s crown.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/09/2019
Here's how HP's Elite Dragonfly business ultrabook is designed for the next-gen mobile workforce
Source: Hardware Zone English
In terms of actual configuration options, that will vary market to market, but what we know is that it will have SSD storage configurations of up to 2TB in capacity, have 8GB and 16GB RAM configurations. The 16GB RAM config is soldered down with no expansion options and is laid out to support dual-channel operation.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/28/2019

Foreign Reviews

HP ra mắt laptop gaming đầu tiên tại VN, giá từ 55 triệu đồng
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Premium design; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display. Negative: Expensive.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 12/20/2019


Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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

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.  

8565U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4.6 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.» 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.

0.99 kg:

Mainly, bigger-sized tablets and convertibles weigh as much.

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).

83.33%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2019-11- 9 (Update: 2019-11- 9)