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HP ProBook 6550b WD703EA

Specifications

HP ProBook 6550b WD703EA
HP ProBook 6550b WD703EA (ProBook 6550 Series)
Graphics adapter
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v - 512 MB, Core: 550 MHz, Memory: 800 MHz, GDDR3, 8.670.8.0
Memory
2048 MB 
, DDR3-10600, 1333 MHz, max. 8 GB, 2 bars
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixel, LED background lighting, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM57
Storage
Hitachi Travelstar 7K500 HTS725032A9A, 320 GB 
, 7200 rpm
Soundcard
HD Audio
Connections
1 Express Card 54mm, 4 USB 2.0, 1 Firewire, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort, RJ11 Modem, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 Serial Port, 1 eSata, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: Line-Out/Kopfhörerausgang, Mikrofoneingang, Card Reader: , Kartenlesegerät (MMC/SD/Memory Stick), 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel 82577LC Gigabit (10/100/1000MBit), Broadcom BCM 4313 (b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.1
Optical drive
HP CDDVDW TS-L633N
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 35 x 372 x 248 ( = 1.38 x 14.65 x 9.76 in)
Battery
55 Wh Lithium-Ion, 6-cell battery, 10,8 volt
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 2,0 Megapixel
Additional features
Documentation, driver DVD, Windows 7 Professional DVD, Downgrade Windows XP Professional DVD, HP Recovery Manager, HP Support Assistant, HP ProtectTools Security Manager, HP ProtectTools for Central Management, HP Quick Launch Buttons Software, HP QuickLook 3,HP QuickWeb, HP Power Asisstant, HP Connection Manager 3.1, HP Wireless Asisstant, HP Day, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.704 kg ( = 95.38 oz / 5.96 pounds), Power Supply: 353 g ( = 12.45 oz / 0.78 pounds)
Price
829,00 Euro

 

Average Score: 87% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 75%, features: 82%, display: 88% mobility: 75%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 92%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the HP ProBook 6550b WD703EA

87% Review HP ProBook 6550b Notebook | Notebookcheck
Professional companion. The HP ProBook 6550b is geared toward small to mid-sized businesses and therefore comes with a comprehensive package of security features. But its not only there that the notebook scores highly, but rather also impresses in terms of its build quality.
87% Test HP ProBook 6550b Notebook
Source: Notebookcheck German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/06/2010
Rating: Total score: 87% performance: 75% display: 88% mobility: 75% workmanship: 88% ergonomy: 92% emissions: 89%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 540v: Renamed HD 4550 GPU with a slightly higher clocked memory speed and therefore an entry level graphics card with DirectX 10.1 support. 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.
450M: Should be similar to the Core i5-520M but without AES functions.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 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).


87%: 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, 2010-12-28 (Update: 2012-05-26)