HP EliteBook 850 G7 is a powerful, secure, and durable business laptop powered by 10th Gen intel Comet Lake-U quad-core processor and an optional GeForce MX250. The 15-inch laptop can also pack up to 64GB of RAM and a 1TB PCIe m.2 SSD to offer exceptional combination of responsive performance.
The EliteBook 850 G7 has both IR face recognition, fingerprint scanner, and all of the HP security feature you can think of with a massive battery capacity and fast wireless technology.
HP EliteBook 850 G7 Key Features and Specs
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- 10th generation Intel Core processors (Intel Core i5-10210U – Intel Core i7-10810U)
- Nvidia GeForce MX250
- Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro
- 15.6-inch 1920 x 1080 FHD LED IPS Display
- Up to 64GB RAM
- Up to 1TB SDD
- Spill-resistant Backlit Keyboard
- Intel® AX201 Wi-Fi 6 (2×2) and Bluetooth® 5
- Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
- IR face recognition
- Dual stereo speakers, 3 multi-array microphones.
- HP Long Life 3-cell, 53 Wh Li-ion Battery
HP has redesigned its top business lineup. The EliteBook 850 G7 is lighter and thinner than before, at 0.8 inches and 3.7 pounds. It sports a sleek silver aluminum chassis with a matte finishing, which results in very little fingerprints being attracted to the surface.
This laptop measures an overall dimension of 14.16 x 9.20 x 0.79 in and weighs 1.76 kg for the touch screen model and 14.16 x 9.20 x 0.76 in, 1.71 kg for the non touch.
HP EliteBook 850 G7 lid is smooth and easy to open. When opened there is a 15.6-inches screen with slimmer bezels on the top, sides and bottom. It has an an 86-percent screen-to-body ratio. The top bezel house a 720p HD camera for IR face recognition system and the bottom host the company logo.
On the base chassis, there sits a large Spill-resistant backlit keyboard with NumberPad on the right hand side. This keyboard also has a Nipple, which comes with its own set of buttons above the touchpad.
Furthermore, the 2 level backlight keyboard has has a long key travel all thanks to the small key which allows for enough room to space the keys, so as to give a very good typing experience.
The HP EliteBook 850 G7 also comes with a smooth glass touchpad, with fingerprint reader on the right side of the base.
Above all for interface connection, on the left side of the device, you will see a USB Type-A 3.2 (Gen. 1) port, an audio jack, and a Smart Card reader. Then, on the right, you will find the power plug, a USB Type-A 3.2 (Gen. 1) port, an HDMI 1.4 connector, and two Thunderbolt 3 connectors.
The HP EliteBook 850 G7 comes with a 15.6-inches display built on an IPS panel that offers a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080, with relatively high maximum brightness up to 1000 nits for the non touch screen and maximum of 400 nits for the touch screen panel.
The display also has a up to 75% of the sRGB color gamut. for the touch screen and 45% sRGB for non-touch screen and comfortable viewing angles.
Moreover, the HP EliteBook 850 G7 display is equipped with LED-backlighting, a 16:9 aspect ratio, with a refresh rate of 60 Hz, a good contrast ratio to offer excellent display for users.
HP EliteBook 850 G7 is powered by 10th generation quad core Intel Comet Lake-U lineup which includes the Core i5-10210U, Core i7-10510U, as well as the vPro models Core i5-10310U, Core i7-10610U, and Core i7-10810U. It shares same processors with models like the HP EliteBook 840 G7 and HP EliteBook 830 G7.
The base model, Intel Core i5-10210U processor clocks at 1.6 GHz – 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost and has 6 MB cache with 4 core. While the Core i7-10510U has 1.8 GHz up to 4.9 GHz Turbo Boost clock speed with 8 MB cache and 4 cores.
For the vPro CPU, the base Core i5-10310U clocks at 1.7 GHz base and 4.4 GHz turbo boost with 4 core. Similarly, the Core i7-10610U sports similar core and frequency as the Core i7-10510U Processor with support for Intel vPro technology been the major advantage.
Finally, the premium model Intel Core i7-10810U with vPro has six cores, 12 threads, and base and turbo clock speeds of 1.1GHz and 4.9GHz respectively.
In addition, all CPU option is backed up by the Nvidia GeForce MX250 Graphics card which can easily handle web browsing and other common business tasks.
This laptop also has different RAM and SSD storage. It offers between 4GB to 64GB of RAM and between 128GB and 1TB of solid-state storage.
The HP EliteBook 850 G7 run on Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) or the Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-bit operating system out-of-the-box.
HP EliteBook 850 G7 Laptop includes a 65W AC adapter that supplies between five to 9 hours of usage time depending on usage. It has an HP Long Life 3-cell / 53Wh lithium-ion polymer battery that supports fast charging of up to 50% in 30 minutes and lasts for up to 23 hours before recharging is required.
The HP EliteBook 850 G7 features two Thunderbolt 3 ports and two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, one of which doubles as a charging port. It also comes with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) which is also built-in for wireless networking and Bluetooth 5.0 technology will allow you to connect additional compatible peripherals.
There is also an optional NFC sensor for transferring data to and from Android devices.
This laptop also comes with dual Bang & Olufsen branded speakers, with 3 multi-array microphones. Its cooling solution includes two heat pipes, cooling both the CPU and the GPU. Then, the heat is dissipated by a heat spreader and a reasonably large fan.
Above all, HP also offers plenty of security options for the laptops, including HP BIOSphere, HP Sure Start, BIOS and more.
HP EliteBook 850 G7 Price and Availability
HP EliteBook 850 G7 has a starting price of $1,729.00, depending on configuration of the laptop.
It is available on HP official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
HP EliteBook 850 G7 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP EliteBook 850 G7 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit, FreeDOS
- Processor: 10th generation Intel Core processors (Intel Core i5-10210U – Intel Core i7-10810U)
- GPU: Nvidia GeForce MX250
- Memory: 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB RAM
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 12.74 x 8.45 x 0.7 in (non-touch); 12.74 x 8.45 x 0.75 in (touch)
- Weight: Starting at 2.95 lb (non-touch); Starting at 3.21 lb (touch)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: Up to 15.6″ diagonal FHD IPS Anti-Glare WLED-backlit touchscreen (1920×1080), with 1000 nits, 400 nits, and 250 nits option
- Keyboard: Spill-resistant backlit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Glass clickpad with multi-touch gestures enabled
- Built-in Storage: Up to 1 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Integrated HD 720p Infrared (IR) Webcam
- USB Ports: 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1; 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1 (Power delivery, with Thunderbolt)
- HDMI: Yes
- Thunderbolt Ports: Yes
- DisplayPort: –
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Intel® AX201 Wi-Fi 6 (2×2)
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5 Combo, (vPro) optional
- NFC: Yes
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Fingerprint reader (select models)
- HP USB-C to RJ45 Adapter
- HP Image Assistant
- ENERGY STAR Qualified Configuration
- HP Hotkey Support
- HP Noise Cancellation Software
- Master Boot Record Security
- HP Support Assistant
- HP Sure Sense
- Hall sensor
- Bang & Olufsen, dual stereo speakers
- Battery: HP Long Life 3-cell, 53 Wh Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: Up to 12 hours