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HP ProBook 430 G4

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of HP ProBook 430 G4. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the battery and price. The reliability and screen also get good opinions, whereas there are some negative views about the portability.

keyboard, screen, reliability, price, battery

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP ProBook 430 G4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Andreas Osthoff (notebookcheck.net)

HP ProBook 430 G4 (Core i7, Full HD) Notebook Review

 

Good employee. HP's new ProBook 430 G4 is the entry-level business model. The Kaby Lake update leaves a good initial impression, but some details reveal that you are not on the executive floor yet.

good IPS display ; decent chassis ; good system performance ; long battery runtimes ; comfortable keyboard

limited maintainability ; no docking port ; bad speakers ; bad webcam ; no TrackPoint

The fourth generation of the ProBook 430 is a solid, but also rather conservative update of HP's 13.3-inch business notebook. The manufacturer does not make any compromises in terms of chassis, performance, battery runtimes and the (optional) IPS...

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Digit Laptops (digit.in)

HP Probook 430

 

The HP Probook 430 is a business notebook powered by Intel Core i7/i5/i3 (4th generation) dual core processor and runs on Windows 8 (64 bit) OS. It has Intel HD Graphics 4400/5000, 13.3 inch HD LED Backlit anti glare and 1366 x 768 pixels display...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Naaptol (naaptol.com)

Expert Review

 

Overall, HP 430 COR15PA is simple looking and great performing business laptop, which makes your computing experience more economical.

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:DTS Sound+
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):44 / 48
Battery life (max):16 / 9.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 4

Camera

Front Camera:N / Y / Yes
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black, Silver / Black, Silver, Grey / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Professional / Home Office, Small Business
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:220
Display diagonal:33.8
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:SVA / WLED
Touchscreen:N / No / Y

Docking station

Docking station connecting interface:USB 3.0
Docking station DisplayPort:Y
Docking station Ethernet LAN:Y
Docking station HDMI port:Y
Docking station included:Y
Docking station USB 3.0 ports quantity:2 / 5
Docking station VGA (D-Sub) port:Y

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74 / 2 / 32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200 / 300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916 / 0xA16 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard layout:QWERTY
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:ClickPad / Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:1600 / 2133
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G:N / No / Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:-15 - 12192
Non-operating shock:200
Non-operating vibration:1.5
Operating altitude:-15 - 3048
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating shock:125
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35
Operating vibration:0.75
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

Audio system:DTS Sound+

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Bag included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual:Y / Yes
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in:N / No
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:N / No / Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:4
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:DMI2 / OPI / QPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x4, 2x4 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1 / 2X4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.6 / 2.8 / 3.1 / 3.10 / 3.5 / 3.50
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell / Kaby Lake / Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 4th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-7xxx / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i5-7xxx / Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.7 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.40 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 2.7 / 2.70
Processor lithography:14 / 22
Processor Model:I3-4010U / i3-7100U / I5-4200U / I5-6200U / i5-7200U / i7-7500U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-4000 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-6200 series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / BGA1168 / BGA1356 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0 / D1 / H0
System bus rate:4 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):No / Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:75107 / 75459 / 88193 / 95442 / 95443 / 95451
Processor code:SR16Q / SR170 / SR2EY / SR2ZU / SR2ZV / SR2ZW
Processor package size:40 / 42 / 42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0 / AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Fingerprint Reader:Y / Yes
Password protection:Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes

Software

Bundled software:Buy Office; Skype\nHP ePrint Driver\nAbsolute Persistence\nHP SoftPaq Download Manager\nHP 3D Driveguard\nHP Recovery Manager\nHP Support Assistant\nHP Sure Connect\nHP Touchpoint Manager\nCyberLink Power2Go\nCyberLink Power Media Player / HP Wireless Hotspot\nHP ePrint\nSMS Roaming Alert\nHP Mobile Connect\nHP Hotkey support\nHP 3D Driveguard\nPDF Complete Corporate Edition\nHP Recovery Manager\nEvernote\nHP Support Assistant\nBuy Office
Drivers included:Y / Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8 Pro
Recovery operating system:Windows 8 Pro

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 128 / 256 / 500 / 628

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.4 / 233.5 / 233.8
Height :1.98 / 19.8 / 2.1 / 21.3
Weight:1.49 / 1.5
Width:32.5 / 32.6 / 33 / 330 / 330.2