Rocking an elegant, slim body, HP EliteBook 725 G3 is an AMD-powered, portable notebook for mobile professionals. The mid-range enterprise laptop comes with a 12.5-inch display and a high-performance PRO A12 APU with inbuilt Radeon R7 graphics. The HP EliteBook 725 G3 now has an update in the HP ProBook 725 G4
Where to Buy HP EliteBook 725 G3
HP EliteBook 725 G3 Key Features and Specs
- AMD A12 Pro or AMD Pro A10 Processor
- AMD Radeon R7 Graphics & AMD Radeon R6 Graphics
- Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro
- 12.5-inch LED Display (Touch or Non-Touch)
- 4GB, 8GB, 16GB RAM (up to 16GB RAM in two slots)
- 500GB HDD (7200 rpm), 1TB HDD (5400 rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optional Built-in Broadband (4G LTE or 3G HSPA+)
- Up to 8 hours 30 minutes Battery Life
Build and Screen
If you have seen the HP EliteBook 820 G3, then you have an idea of this laptop’s design. The HP EliteBook 725 G3 sports a slim profile, starting at just 18.9 mm in thickness. It is also lightweight at starting weight of only 1.26 kg.
In spite of this slim and light build, the construction has rugged handling in mind. HP says it built the portable notebook to pass MIL-STD 810G testing.
The LED-backlit display offers a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels on the base model – the minimum you can find on modern laptops. You can also get a Full HD screen, including one with touch support, on your unit if you can pay extra.
Power and Performance
Looking under the hood of the HP Elitebook 725 G3, you will find an AMD PRO A-Series APU. Honestly, this is not awesome for a business laptop. But you can still enjoy good performance, especially with the PRO A12 APU which receives support from Radeon R7 graphics.
Maximum system memory (DDR4) is 16 GB. You have opportunity of boosting performance with solid state drive options, including PCIe SSD. Battery life extends up to eight and half hours, according to HP.
Other Specs and Features
This Windows 10 portable notebook offers dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 or 4.2, NFC and LTE modem for wireless connectivity. Physical connectivity options available on the HP Elitebook 725 G3 include three USB ports (one USB Type-C), a DisplayPort and a VGA port. It also features external SIM slot and a media card reader.
Since this is a laptop for business, the HP EliteBook 725 G3 comes with a variety of security and manageability features. These include HP Sure Start which protects against BIOS attacks. It also comes with TPM 1.2/2.0, integrated smart card reader, HP Client Security, security lock slot, and optional HP Fingerprint reader.
Pricing and availability
HP EliteBook 725 G3 laptops are not yet available Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. The HP EliteBook 725 G3 price in Nigeria is expected to start at around 320,000 Naira, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Price in Ghana is expected to start at around GH₵ 6200. HP EliteBook 725 G3 price in Kenya starts at 104,999 KSh.
HP EliteBook 725 G3 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP EliteBook 725 G3 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10, Windows 10 Pro
- Processor: AMD Pro A8, AMD Pro A10 or AMD Pro A12 Processor
- GPU: AMD Radeon R7 Graphics, AMD Radeon R6 Graphics
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 8GB RAM, 16GB RAM (up to 16GB)
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 31.1 x 21.89 x 1.89 cm (non-touch), 31.1 x 21.89 x 2.02 cm (touch)
- Weight: Starting at 1.26 kg (non-touch); Starting at 1.38 kg (touch)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 12.5-inch back-lit LED Display, 1366 x 768 pixels (Non-Touch) or 1920 x 1080 pixels (Touch and Non-Touch options), optional anti-glare
- Keyboard: Full-sized Spill Resistant Keyboard (Optional Back-light)
- Pointing Device: TouchPad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB HDD (7200 rpm), 1TB HDD (5400 rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optical Storage: No
- 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
- VGA: Yes, 1 port
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes, 1 port
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes (Dual Microphone Array)
- NFC: Yes (Optional)
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Miracast
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2
- Broadband: Yes, 3G HSPA+ / 4G LTE (optional)
- Audio by Bang & Olufsen
- Dual Stereo Speakers
- Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
- HP Secure Erase
- HP Device Access Manager
- Battery: HP Long Life 3-cell, 44 WH Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: up to 8 hours, 30 minutes (depends on configuration)