HP Elitebook 850 G4 is business class laptop which will offer nice-looking design, a good processor which will easily handle all of these tasks and long battery life. HP Elitebook 850 G4 has no DVI port so if you want to use external monitor the DVI connector you will need DisplayPort to DVI adapter.
One of the best features of this laptop is battery life. HP CMO free excel 3-cell battery offers in practice 5 to 7 hours for grid Wi-Fi on depending on how intensive device is used in this period of time.
The integrated web camera has a good 720p picture and integrated mic sound quality is more than enough for a conference or Skype calls. Its keyboard has adjustable background lights and the keys on the keyboard are probably the best laptop keys one has ever tried. Just the right amount of pressure is needed and the response from the keys is very good. The touchpad is sensitive and responds well even with a slight touch. Top and bottom input buttons are easy to reach and can be used as preferred by user.
Screen of the HP Elitebook 850 G4 is not a full HD actually, it is 1600 x 900 resolution and brightness and viewing angles are not very good. For the hardware specifications, it has Intel i5 5300 Q4 core processor and 8 gigabyte of RAM in single slot. It is integrated with Intel 5500 graphic card, a Samsung SSD drive at capacity of 256 gigabytes and a 4G modem which you can use to connect to internet via SIM card.
Overall performance of the system and it constant of this work is very good without any issues of staggering. Office applications will always be starting fast and 8 gigabyte of RAM is more than enough to support multi publications running the same time without any issues. When it comes to multimedia the HP Elitebook 850 G4 is borderline capable to play even 4k videos without staggering.
CPU-Z benchmark tests show that i5 5300q has a good single trade performances but multi-threading is not even close to be good as some desktop rivals. CPU is pretty good considering that the CPU is made for mobile devices with power saving in mind. Memory mark is excellent and it would be even better if second slot is installed and dual-channel is activated. SSD offers good performance and even though in this test it has average results in practice. It takes just about one minute to start Windows 7 and load first applications.
While Dd graphic results are surprisingly good it needs to be pointed at this laptop has integrated Intel 5500 graphic chip and it is not made with gaming. If you plan to use this laptop for gaming, the integrated Intel graphic card is not a good choice and you should select some of the models with better in media or AMD graphic cards.
Main Features for HP Elitebook 850 G4
15.6 Inch Display
Intel Core i7
2.8 GHz Processor
512 GB Hard Disk