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HP ZBook Firefly 14 G9, i7-1265U

Specifications

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G9, i7-1265U
HP ZBook Firefly 14 G9, i7-1265U
Processor
Intel Core i7-1265U 10 x 1.3 - 4.8 GHz, Alder Lake-U
Memory
32 GB 
, DDR5-4800
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, IPS, glossy: no, 60 Hz
Storage
1TB SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.9 x 315.6 x 224.3 ( = 0.78 x 12.43 x 8.83 in)
Battery
51 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
Camera
Webcam: IR
Primary Camera: 5 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.47 kg ( = 51.85 oz / 3.24 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
2200 Euro

 

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Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the HP ZBook Firefly 14 G9, i7-1265U

60% HP Zbook Firefly G9 14 review: Feature-packed and long-lasting
Source: It Pro English
HP's latest laptop does lots of things right. It's got more physical connectivity than any rival, its battery lasts all day, and it has an exceptional keyboard inside a sturdy, good-looking chassis. It doesn't deliver workstation performance, though, and it's thicker and lighter than rivals. The screen is poor. The price isn't convincing: the Dell might not have the connectivity and battery life of the HP, but it costs £1,008 exc VAT if you spec it up with a Core i5-1240P and 16GB of memory. The MSI Prestige 14 falls behind in connectivity and longevity, but it costs just £707 exc VAT. There's no doubt that the ZBook justifies its price if you want great battery life, superb build quality, a fantastic keyboard and loads of ports. But it's not the fastest, slimmest or lightest, and you should look elsewhere if you want a good screen.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/28/2022
Rating: Total score: 60%
HP ZBook FireFly 14 G9 Review
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
The 2022 edition of HP’s ZBook FireFly 14 G9 sports a slim metal chassis and a 16:10 aspect ratio display with our optional wide gamut, 500 nit DreamColor display. It’s also available as a 16” model, if you find this 14” too confining. This is the Ultrabook sub-line in the ZBook franchise, with the ZBook Power and ZBook Fury being the more powerful mobile workstation alternatives. Unlike most Ultrabooks, the FireFly G9 is available with NVIDIA T550 and RTX A500 dedicated graphics, and it has two RAM slots for upgrades. This is an Intel 12th gen laptop with Thunderbolt 4, USB-A and HDMI ports and a host of corporate-friendly features like self-healing BIOS, tamper detection, a spill proof keyboard and a 5MP Windows Hello webcam.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/13/2022
HP ZBook Firefly G9 (14 inch) review: Lots of power, in a small package
Source: XDA Developers English
Unless you’re a content creator a mobile worker who is into product designing, or STEM or are a technical and creative manager, then no. There are other laptops with better CPU and GPU options that are better and can double down for gaming, too. In using the HP ZBook Firefly G9, I’ll say it’s a great laptop for the right person and market. I really enjoyed general day-to-day usage, but I hated the battery life and the poor cooling and thermals. The HP Zbook Firefly Z9 is a great laptop for 2D content creators thanks to the Nvidia T550 GPU, as well as the beautiful DreamColor display
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/18/2022

Foreign Reviews

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G9 è il notebook compatto per il professionista della grafica
Source: Quotidiano Hardware Upgrade Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; decent hardware; good performance; long battery life; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/26/2022

Comment

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

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.


i7-1265U: Alder Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 12 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 1.3 to 4.8 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.00":

There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

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


HP: Founded in 1939, the US company is a major server and printer manufacturer and one of the leading IT companies in the world. Until 2015, the company was called Hewlett-Packard Company. After a split, the computer division was renamed HP Inc.

In 2023, HP had an approximate market share of 22% of global PC sales, making it number 2 after Lenovo.


60%: Such a poor rating is rare. There are only a few notebooks that were rated even worse. The rating websites do not give a purchase recommendation here.


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

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2022-09-26 (Update: 2022-09-26)