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HP ProBook 650 G3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of HP ProBook 650 G3. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the battery and reliability are on the whole positive. The size and image quality also get good opinions. Comments are divided on the screen. The price and keyboard get critical reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP ProBook 650 G3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

HP ProBook 650 G3 Z2W44ET Notebook Review

 

Stingy in features. The ProBook delivers good input devices, long battery runtimes, and a low system noise. The display will not win any prizes: HP incorporated a low-contrast model with narrow viewing angles.

matte, bright screen ; Full HD resolution ; works quietly ; hardly gets warmer ; docking port ; good battery life ; good input devices ; Type C USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1)

low-contrast display with narrow viewing angles ; no SSD ; only 4 GB of RAM (1x 4 GB) ; only one-year warranty ; no keyboard light ; no LTE modem (slot and antennas are available)

HP's mid-range business notebook achieves a slightly better performance thanks to the new Kaby Lake processors. However, this will hardly be noticeable during everyday tasks. The new processors improve the battery runtimes. The laptop can exceed the...

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:DTS Studio Sound
Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black, Silver / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Product Type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:SVA
Touchscreen:N

Docking station

Docking station included:Y

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon R7 M465 / Not available
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
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):1000 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:N / Y
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y

Memory

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

Networking

3G:N / Y
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards: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 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-RW

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:Y
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Microphone in:N
Serial ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x2,1x4,2x2,2x1,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.10 / 3.5 / 3.9
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-7xxx / Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.5 / 2.50 / 2.6 / 2.8
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i3-7100U / i5-7200U / i5-7300U / i7-7600U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-7600 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / BGA1356
Processor threads:4
Stepping:H0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
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 Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI:N / 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® Insider™: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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Processor ARK ID:95442 / 95443 / 97466 / 97472
Processor code:SR2ZU / SR2ZW / SR33Z / SR340
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

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

Software

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

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 500 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:257
Height :27.4
Weight:2.31
Width:378