Armed with Intel Core processors, HP ProBook 650 G2 is a laptop for professionals who desire enjoyable performance. It comes with a Full HD display while offering great battery life and some security features.
HP ProBook 650 G2 Key Features and Specs
- 6th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 Processor
- Intel HD Graphics 520, Discrete AMD Radeon R7 M365X (2GB dedicated memory)
- Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro
- 15.6-inch LED Display
- 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB RAM (up to 32GB RAM in two slots)
- Optional DVD Drive
- 500GB HDD (7200 rpm), 1TB HDD (5400 rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optional Built-in Broadband (4G LTE or 3G HSPA+)
Design and Display
The HP ProBook 650 G2 shows off a clean, modest design with a body featuring mostly plastic. This isn’t exactly a notebook you want to use to score many points before your friends in terms of look. But you have a candidate here if you need one that can withstand the odd knocks from usage.
HP says the laptop has passed MIL-STD 801G testing. It features a spill-resistant keyboard with optional backlight. The HP ProBook 650 G2 sports a sizeable 15.6-inch LED-backlit display with Full HD resolution. It appears you can also get it in HD resolution and touch options.
Power and Performance
Sixth-generation Intel Core processors (up to Core i7) take care of business on the HP ProBook 650 G2. So you may be right to expect solid performance, especially when you consider the DDR4 technology of the system memory. The laptop supports up to 32Gb RAM
Integrated Intel HD Graphics 520 deals with graphics and HP says you have option of adding AMD Radeon discrete graphics. Third-party testing shows that you may expect the battery to last a full workday.
Other Specs and Features
Units of the HP ProBook 650 G2 use either a SATA hard drive or solid state drive for storage. You can boost performance by going for the latter option, although you may have to part with more money.
Virtually all standard ports are onboard, including two USB 3.0 ports, a USB Type-C port and a DisplayPort. You also have a multi-format media card reader. Dual band Wi-Fi 802.11ac with Bluetooth 4.2 is available for wireless connectivity.
The HP ProBook 650 G2 offers some security features its target users would ordinarily expect to have. These include TPM 1.2, HP Client Security, integrated smart card reader, HP BIOSphere and HP Fingerprint reader (optional). Models with vPro technology support remote management by your IT team.
HP Probook 650 G2 Price and Availability
HP Probook 650 G2 Price starts at around $339 for refurbished models. The HP ProBook 650 G2 price in Nigeria starts at around 335,000 Naira, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop. The ProBook laptops are available Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana.
Price in Ghana is expected to start at around GH₵ 4589, while price in Kenya starts at 110,500 KSh.
HP ProBook 650 G2 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP ProBook 650 G2 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Home
- Processor: 6th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 520, Discrete AMD Radeon R7 M365X (2GB dedicated memory)
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 8GB RAM, 16GB RAM, 32GB RAM (up to 32GB)
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 37.8 x 25.7 x 2.74 cm
- Weight: starting at 2.31 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch back-lit LED Display, 1366 x 768 pixels (Non-Touch) or 1920 x 1080 pixel (Non-Touch or Touch), anti-glare
- Keyboard: Full-sized Spill Resistant Keyboard with Numeric Keyboard (Optional Back light)
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB HDD (7200 rpm), 1TB HDD (5400 rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optical Storage: Yes (optional)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Webcam (optional)
- USB Ports: Yes, 2 USB 3.0 ports (1 charging) 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
- NFC: Yes
- Serial Port: Yes (optional)
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Miracast
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 or Bluetooth 4.2
- Broadband: Yes, HSPA+ / 4G LTE (optional)
- Docking Connector: Yes, 1 port
- HP Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
- Two Integrated Speakers
- Dual Array Microphones
- HD Audio with DTS Studio Sound
- HP Client Security
- Integrated Smart Card Reader
- Battery: HP 3-cell Long Life Prismatic (48 WHr)
- Use Time: 10 hours, 15 minutes