• CPU: Intel Core i7-8650U
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
  • Storage: 512.00GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 1.78 kg (3.9 lbs)

HP EliteBook 850 G5 - Specs

CPU Performance #15
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 1.1%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 1.3%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 0.3%
Display
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10
Battery
50Wh, 3-cell
Dimensions
370 x 252 x 18.3 mm (14.57" x 9.92" x 0.72")
Weight
1.78 kg (3.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
  • Smart card reader
Features
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Microphone 3 multi array microphone
  • Speakers Bang & Olufsen stereo speakers
  • Security Lock slot
  • Spill-resistant keyboard with drain
  • Ambient light sensor

DISPLAY: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS

Name 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 282.42 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Becomes "Retina" from 12 inches (31 cm)

 

 

HP EliteBook 850 G5 in-depth review

HP is one of the persistent brands found in the business segment. Today we are looking at a device that is more on the premium side, both with its price and with its claims. Actually, we reviewed its predecessor last year and were left with mixed feelings. At first glance, this unit lives up to the promise of great build quality and sleek design, aiming directly at Apple's MacBooks. In addition to that, this year HP added a touch sensitive IPS panel as an option. Moreover, HP is bragging ab[...]

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Pros

  • Very good input devices
  • High contrast screen with comfortable viewing angles
  • Easy to get inside and upgrade
  • PWM-free across all brightness levels
  • Supports super fast NVMe storage
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Swift and seamless to work with
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Core i7-8550U underperforms in raw benchmarks
  • A bit pricey
  • GPU throttles heavily
  • Gets warm on the surface under heavy load
  • Mediocre color range

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8650U

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Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5)

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