HP Probook 430 G2
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Reviews for the HP Probook 430 G2
A round bundle. The 13.3-inch size alongside a swift solid state drive and good battery life commends the ProBook 430 G2 as a portable companion. The laptop's screen proves to be its primary weakness.
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Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/26/2015
Rating: Total score: 88% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90% emissions: 90%
Model: The Probook 430 G2 by HP is the latest offering in the business laptop series targeted at small businesses and home use. It ships with the Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro with 64 bit architecture as operating system. The display of this laptop is a 13.3 inch HD display (1366 x 768 pixels) with an aspect ratio of 16:9. An Intel i5 processor clocked at 1.7 GHz and 4 GB of DDR3 RAM are used in this laptop for its computing needs. On top of that, the memory can be upgraded up to 16 GB as the device has two RAM slots. A 500 GB hard drive is sufficient for business users and there is a memory card reader as well.
The ports available on this business laptop are two USB 3.0 ports, a USB 2.0 port, HDMI, VGA and LAN. The device weighs in at about 1.6 kg and has a maximum thickness of 20 mm. The battery life on this device is about 5 and a half hours on regular use with Wi-Fi, which makes it fairly decent when compared to other laptop models in its range. Overall, this Probook 430 G2 is ideal for business centered users as it brings the bare essentials of a modern laptop and a decent battery life.
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.
4210U: Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.7 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.
This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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).
83.5%: 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.
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