Though the HP Elitebook 8470P (COR89PA) has features which justify the Elite tag, they are a bit outdated. You can easily find a laptop with far upgraded features and that too in a lower price. Its configuration makes it slightly biased towards official purposes. High quality speakers make it a good entertainment box too.
Display and Design
The HP Elitebook 8470P (COR89PA) carries a 14-inch HD LED backlit Anti Glare display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It has been designed to protect userÂs eyes from getting affected by the harmful rays reflected from the screen.
It is packed in a chunky 34mm thick body which carries a silver finish. Despite being too thick, it doesnÂt seem to have much weight, just 2kg to be precise. The spill resistant keyboard however has properly spaced black keys letting you type comfortably. It also has a touchpad which support multi touch gestures.
Processor and OS
At the centre of the gadget, there is a 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processor sprinting at a clock speed of 2.6GHz and loaded on the QM77 Express chipset. It is supported by the usually seen 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB. The presence of Intel HD 4000 graphics unit takes care of high resolution videos and games. It runs on 64 bit Windows 7 Professional OS which has been built to make official tasks much easier.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Elitebook 8470P (COR89PA) comes with a VGA webcam and an inbuilt microphone to cater to the video calling needs of the user. A 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 7200rpm not only meets your storage needs but also gives better response. The notebook also houses a DVD+/-RW SuperMulti Drive supporting dual layers. The stereo speakers powered by SRS Premium Sound PRO are bound to make people groove with its richness.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP Elitebook 8470P (COR89PA) has a 6 cell Li-ion battery and can be connected using options like Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v3.0, 1 USB 2.0 port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, HDMI out, digital media reader and VGA port.