HP EliteBook 850 G4 is a 15.6-inch offering in HP’s EliteBook range of business-focused laptops. It has been refreshed for improved performance and greater security for 2017, with Intel Kaby Lake processors and HP Sure Start Gen3.
Where to Buy HP EliteBook 850 G4
HP EliteBook 850 G4 Key Features and Specs
- 7th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 Processor
- Intel HD Graphics 620, AMD Radeon R7 M465 with 2GB dedicated GDDR5
- Windows 10 Pro
- 15.6-inch LED Display (Touch or Non-Touch)
- 4GB, 8GB, 16GB RAM (up to 32GB RAM in two slots)
- 500GB HDD (7200 rpm), 1TB HDD (5200rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optional Built-in Broadband (4G LTE or 3G HSPA+)
- Up to 14 hours 15 minutes Battery Life
Design and Display
Featuring solid construction, the HP EliteBook 850 G4 may qualify for what we may call a slim laptop. But it is nowhere near the slimmest we have seen at a thickness of 19.4 mm.
The weight starts at 1.84 kg. Its 15.6 anti-glare LED display has a standard resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and comes with optional camera. The screen, also available in touch options, offers up to a Quad HD resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 pixels.
A model of the HP EliteBook 850 G4 notebook boasts Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection.
The main improvement in the new HP EliteBook 850 G4 has to do with provision of latest-gen Intel Kaby Lake processors. You can choose a Core i3, i5 or i7 unit, as your bank balance permits.
The improved CPUs deliver speeds of up to 3.9 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost technology. You can get the HP EliteBook 850 G4 with up to 32 GB of DDR4 RAM for truly exciting level of responsiveness.
Integrated Intel HD Graphics 620 sees to respectable graphics performance. You can also have an AMD Radeon R7 discrete graphics card in the mix to bolster performance.
The HP EliteBook 850 G4 offers a variety of options for storage. It supports dual drive enabling the use of a zippy SSD to run the system and a colossal hard drive for storage.
HP EliteBook 850 G4 runs on Windows 10 operating system out of the box. Ports and interfaces include two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, one USB Type-C port, one DisplayPort 1.2, and one VGA port.
This enterprise-ready notebook offers seamless online collaboration. It features dual speakers alongside Audio by Bang & Olufsen, HP Audio Boost, and integrated dual-array microphone.
There is optional HD (720p) webcam as well. Among the enterprise-focused features on offer is the updated HP Sure Start Gen3, designed to self-heal the BIOS if it is tampered with.
Pricing and availability
HP EliteBook 850 G4 laptops are not yet available Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. The HP EliteBook 850 G4 price in Nigeria is expected to start at around 390,000 Naira, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Price in Ghana is expected to start at around GH₵ 6200. HP EliteBook 850 G4 price in Kenya starts at 165,999 KSh.
HP EliteBook 850 G4 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP EliteBook 850 G4 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10, Windows 10 Pro
- Processor: 7th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, or Core i7 Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620, AMD Radeon R7 M465 with 2GB dedicated GDDR5
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 8GB RAM, 16GB RAM (up to 32GB)
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 38.36 x 25.77 x 1.94 cm
- Weight: starting at 1.84 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch back-lit LED Non-Touch Display (1366 x 768 pixels or 2560 x 1440 pixels) or 1920 x 1080 pixels, anti-glare (Touch and Non-Touch options)
- Keyboard: Full-sized Spill Resistant keyboard
- Pointing Device: Glass TouchPad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB (7200 rpm), up to 1TB HDD, up to 512GB SDD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Webcam (optional)
- USB Ports: Yes, 2 USB 3.1 ports and one USB Type C Port
- DisplayPort: Yes, 1 port (v1.2)
- VGA: Yes, 1 port
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes, 1 port
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- NFC: Yes (Optional)
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Miracast
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2
- Broadband: Yes, 4G LTE (optional)
- Audio by Bang & Olufsen
- 2 Premium Stereo Speakers
- HP Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
- Integrated Stereo speakers
- HP Security Manager
- Windows Recovery Manager
- Battery: HP Long Life 3-cell, 51 WHr Li-ion polymer (Supports HP Fast Charging with 65W AC Adapter)
- Use Time: up to 14 hours, 15 minutes (depends on configuration)