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HP ZBook Firefly 14 Series

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10Processor: AMD Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040) R5 PRO 7640HS, AMD Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040) R9 PRO 7940HS, Intel Alder Lake-M i7-1265U
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon 760M, AMD Radeon 780M, Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs
Display: 14.00 inch
Weight: 1.45kg, 1.47kg, 1.5kg
Price: 1200, 1600, 2200 euro
Average Score: 75.91% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 75%, features: 66%, display: 90%, mobility: 88%, workmanship: 69%, ergonomy: 89%, emissions: 83%

 

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G9, i7-1265U

Specifications

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G9, i7-1265UNotebook: HP ZBook Firefly 14 G9, i7-1265U
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-M i7-1265U
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.47kg
Price: 2200 euro
Links: HP homepage

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Average Score: 60% - poor

Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Reviews

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

 

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 A

Specifications

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 ANotebook: HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 A
Processor: AMD Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040) R5 PRO 7640HS
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon 760M 512 MB
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 1200 euro
Links: HP homepage

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Average Score: 75% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 8 reviews)

 

Reviews

87.4% HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 A in review: Strong office notebook that relies on Zen 4 | Notebookcheck
While some notebooks from HP feel more like plastic bombers, the ZBook Firefly looks pretty high-end. We tested the current 14-inch AMD-based G10 A variant and reveal its strengths and weaknesses.
HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 review – small and light laptop with color-accurate display
Source: Laptop Media English
The HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 is a small but capable device thanks to its cooling. The CPU can maintain high P and E core clocks under prolonged periods of heavy stress. In addition to that, the fan isn’t noisy and the base doesn’t become too hot for normal usage. Yes, the comfort under load is good. The other thing that we like is the keyboard that has big keycaps with long travel and clicky feedback. Don’t forget that the backlight is optional. The large glass touchpad is a pure joy for usage – it’s smooth and accurate. The 1200p 16:10 IPS display (AUO AUO2BAB) impresses with high maximum brightness (453 nits) and a very good contrast ratio of 1630:1. It boasts a 98% sRGB and 83% DCI-P3 coverage. The panel color accuracy can be additionally enhanced with the aid of our “Design and Gaming” profile.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/04/2024
HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 review – small and light laptop with color-accurate display
Source: Laptop Media English
The HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 is a small but capable device thanks to its cooling. The CPU can maintain high P and E core clocks under prolonged periods of heavy stress. In addition to that, the fan isn’t noisy and the base doesn’t become too hot for normal usage. Yes, the comfort under load is good. The other thing that we like is the keyboard that has big keycaps with long travel and clicky feedback. Don’t forget that the backlight is optional. The large glass touchpad is a pure joy for usage – it’s smooth and accurate. The 1200p 16:10 IPS display (AUO AUO2BAB) impresses with high maximum brightness (453 nits) and a very good contrast ratio of 1630:1. It boasts a 98% sRGB and 83% DCI-P3 coverage. The panel color accuracy can be additionally enhanced with the aid of our “Design and Gaming” profile.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/04/2024
70% HP Zbook Firefly G10 /G10 A review: a customizable business beacon
Source: Techradar English
The HP ZBook Firefly G10 /G10 A is a competent professional device that comes at a premium, but makes rollout and management simple for businesses. The included enterprise functionality and consistency across the ZBook range mean you can give employees the power they need without having to complicate device management.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 60%
70% HP Zbook Firefly G10 /G10 A review: a customizable business beacon
Source: Techradar English
The HP ZBook Firefly G10 /G10 A is a competent professional device that comes at a premium, but makes rollout and management simple for businesses. The included enterprise functionality and consistency across the ZBook range mean you can give employees the power they need without having to complicate device management.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/21/2023
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 60%

Foreign Reviews

80% Test HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 A. Ultramobilny laptop z APU Ryzen 7 7840HS na pokładzie
Source: ITHardware.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/25/2024
Rating: Total score: 80% mobility: 100%
80% Test HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 A. Ultramobilny laptop z APU Ryzen 7 7840HS na pokładzie
Source: ITHardware.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/25/2024
Rating: Total score: 80% mobility: 100%
Recenzja HP Zbook Firefly 14 G10 A. Oto ultrabook z procesorem Ryzen 7 7840HS
Source: Gry.wm.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Good connectivity; powerful hardware; high performance. Negative: Overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/16/2024
Recenzja HP Zbook Firefly 14 G10 A. Oto ultrabook z procesorem Ryzen 7 7840HS
Source: Gry.wm.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Good connectivity; powerful hardware; high performance. Negative: Overheats while using.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/16/2024

 

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10

Specifications

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10Notebook: HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10
Processor: AMD Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040) R9 PRO 7940HS
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon 780M
Display: 14.00 inch, 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixels
Weight: 1.45kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: HP homepage

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Average Score: 84% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Reviews

How to open HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10 - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Short, Date: 01/04/2024

Foreign Reviews

84% HP ZBook Firefly 14
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/26/2023
Rating: Total score: 84%

 

Comment

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.


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

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.

AMD Radeon 760M: Integrated graphics card in the Ryzen 7040 mobile series APUs based on the RDNA3 architecture with 8 of the 12 CUs (= 512 shaders) and a clock speed of up to 2.8 GHz.

AMD Radeon 780M: Integrated graphics card in the Ryzen 7040 mobile series APUs based on the RDNA3 architecture with 12 CUs (= 768 shaders) and a clock speed of up to 3 GHz.

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


Intel Alder Lake-M:

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.

AMD Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040):

R5 PRO 7640HS: High-End mobile 6-core processor based on the Zen 4 architecture. The CPU cores clock at up to 5 GHz and execute 12 threads simultaneously. Integrates an XDNA Ai-Engine. The TDP is configurable between 35 and 54 Watt. Compared to the consumer 7640HS, the PRO models offer additional security, manageability, and reliability features designed for professional users and workstation environments.

R9 PRO 7940HS: High-End mobile 8-core processor based on the Zen 4 architecture. The CPU cores clock at up to 5.2 GHz and execute 16 threads simultaneously. Integrates an XDNA Ai-Engine. The TDP is configurable between 35 and 54 Watt.

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


14.00:

14 inch display size represents a middle ground between the small subnotebook formats and the screens of the standard 15 inch laptops.

The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, provides good resolutions with usable detail sizes, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact. 

In the past, 14-inch devices were very rare, but now they are the standard for laptops after the 15-inchers. 

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


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75.91%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

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Radeon 780M, Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040) R7 PRO 7840HS

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Radeon 780M, Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040) R7 PRO 7840U, 16.00", 1.81 kg
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Radeon 780M, Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040) R7 7840HS, 16.00", 1.93 kg
HP EliteBook 865 G10
Radeon 780M, Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040) R9 PRO 7940HS, 16.00", 1.887 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

HP EliteBook 840 G10, i7-1360P
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-P i7-1360P, 14.00", 1.36 kg
HP 14-ep0865no
UHD Graphics 64EUs, Raptor Lake-U i3-1315U, 14.00", 2.2 kg
HP 470 G10
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 17.30", 2.08 kg
HP Chromebook Plus 15at
UHD Graphics 32EUs, Alder Lake-N i3-N305, 15.60", 1.7 kg
HP Pavilion 15-eg3000ng
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 15.60", 1.74 kg
HP EliteBook 640 G10
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 14.00", 1.41 kg
HP Pavilion SE 14-ep0000
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 14.00", 2.28 kg
HP 240 G10
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 14.00", 1.39 kg
HP EliteBook 650 G10
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 15.60", 1.78 kg
HP EliteBook 860 G10
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 16.00", 1.73 kg
HP 14-ee0035ng
UHD Graphics 64EUs, Raptor Lake-U i3-1315U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
HP 250 G10
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 15.60", 1.52 kg
HP Pavilion 15-eg3000
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 15.60", 1.74 kg
HP 240 G9
UHD Graphics 64EUs, Alder Lake-M i3-1215U, 14.00", 1.41 kg
HP 14-ee0000
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-U i5-1335U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
HP Pavilion 15t-eg3000
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 15.60", 1.74 kg
HP Elitebook 1040 G10, i7-1355U
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Raptor Lake-U i7-1355U, 14.00", 1.19 kg
HP Pavilion Plus 14-eh1000np
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Raptor Lake-P i5-1340P, 14.00", 1.4 kg
HP 15s-fq5000TU
UHD Graphics 64EUs, Alder Lake-M i3-1215U, 15.60", 1.69 kg

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HP Omen Transcend 16-u1000ng
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU, Raptor Lake-HX i7-14700HX, 16.00", 2.24 kg
HP Omen 16-wf1000
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU, Raptor Lake-HX i7-14700HX, 16.10", 2.39 kg
HP Victus 15-fb1000AX
GeForce RTX 2050 Mobile, Rembrandt (Zen 3+) R5 7535HS, 15.60", 2.29 kg
HP Omen 16-xf0079ng
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, Phoenix (Zen 4, Ryzen 7040) R7 7840HS, 16.10", 2.38 kg
HP ZBook Power 15 G10, i7-13700H RTX A1000
RTX A1000 Laptop GPU, Raptor Lake-H i7-13700H, 15.60", 2.001 kg
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HP ZBook Firefly 14 G10
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Stefan Hinum, 2024-03-24 (Update: 2024-03-24)