• CPU: Intel Core i7-8850H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q (40W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.06 kg (4.5 lbs)


  • Good build quality
  • Bright screen with 91% sRGB coverage (AUO AUO24ED)
  • 2 NVMe M.2 slots
  • PWM-free across all brightness levels (AUO AUO24ED)
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Super fast face recognition
  • Great battery life


  • Gets noisy under a heavy workload
  • The keyboard design tries to copy MacBook Pro
  • Relatively high price

HP EliteBook 1050 G1 - Specs

CPU Performance #28
  • AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U 62.5%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 4600H 13.9%
  • Intel Core i7-8850H
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4700U 62.5%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U 62.5%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 6.9%
GPU Performance #75
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5) 1.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5) 1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q (40W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q (34W) 0.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX350 (25W) 3.1%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
Color accuracy 5.1 -> 2.5
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 NVMe M.2 slot See photo
Windows 10 Pro
64Wh, 4-cell
Body Material
360 x 254 x 18.9 mm (14.17" x 10.00" x 0.74")
2.06 kg (4.5 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Card Reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack
  • HP Module with NXP NFC Controller NPC300 I2C NCI
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Microphone dual array microphone
  • Speakers Bang & Olufsen
  • Security Lock slot
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Glass ClickPad with chemically etched surface


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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 396 cd/m2
sRGB 91%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1340:1
dE Color Checker 5.1 2.5
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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