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HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the durability and size are overall positive. The screen and battery are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the reliability and image quality. The price and performance get mixed reviews.

portability, battery, screen, size, durability

energy, image quality, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Allen Ngo (notebookcheck.net)

HP EliteBook x360 1030 G3 (i5-8250U. FHD) Convertible Review

 

Spectre in disguse. The latest model in the super-sleek EliteBook x360 series manages to be even smaller than last year's model. A few features had to be cut, but we think it's well worth the sacrifice for on-the-go business users.

great sound quality for the size; loud speakers ; small footprint; portable and lightweight ; proprietary multi-layer security features ; keyboard keys have great feedback ; optional 4G LTE and NFC ; Thunderbolt 3 support ; excellent build quality ;...

warmer surfaces than on the EliteBook x360 1030 G2 ; pulse-width modulation on lower brightness levels ; not as rigid as the thicker EliteBook 830 series ; unable to sustain maximum CPU Turbo Boost ; lower performance when on battery power ;...

The EliteBook x360 1030 G3 directly addresses our biggest complaint about the 1030 G2: the dim display. Our 1030 G3 unit is about 75 percent brighter than the 1030 G2 and that doesn't even include the 700-nit option. Combine this with the smaller...

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Bang & Olufsen
Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:4

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):56.2
Battery life (max):18
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y

Design

Colour of product:Silver
Form factor:Convertible (Folder)
Housing material:Aluminium
Product Type:Chromebook / Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:33.8
Display glass type:Gorilla Glass
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5917
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:ClickPad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:2133

Networking

3G:N / Y
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:N
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Performance

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4
Thunderbolt ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:65

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.40 / 3.60 / 4.20
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake R
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:1.60 / 1.70 / 1.90
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-8250U / i5-8350U / i7-8650U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:BGA 1356
Processor threads:8
Stepping:Y0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Processor ARK ID:124967 / 124968 / 124969
Processor code:SR3L8 / SR3L9 / SR3LA
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:Power on
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 PRO

Storage

Card reader integrated:N
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:NVMe 3.0,PCI Express
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:205
Height :15.8
Weight:1.25
Width:305.8