HP ProBook 4535s A6E35EA Review posted on
15.6 inch Business Notebook
The HP ProBook 4530s hits the sweet spot. At $729, it offers a durable and sleek brushed-aluminum design, solid security, and Core i5 power for a price that's right. We're not fans of the small arrow keys, and those who want discrete graphics will have to pay more. Overall, though, business users looking for a stylish but seriously powerful laptop need look no further.
Rating: 3.5

Specifications

System

Category: Business
Released: January 2012
RRP: £489
Display: 15.6 inch Anti-glare LCD (LED-lit) (1366x768 px)
Processor: 1.50 GHz AMD A6 Series A6-3420M (4 cores)
Memory: 4 GB DDR3
OS: 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium
Warranty: 1 Year Collect-and-Return

Storage

Type: HDD 5400 rpm
Capacity: 640 GB
Optical Drive: DVD RW

Graphics

GPU: AMD Radeon HD 6540G2
Memory: 1 GB
Type: Dual
3DMark06: 4375

Connectivity

Express Card Slot: 34 mm
Memory Card Reader:
USB 3.0: 1
USB 2.0: 3
IEEE 1394 (FireWire):
eSATA: 0
VGA:
DVI:
HDMI:
DisplayPort:
Thunderbolt:

Dimensions & Weight

Thickness (Average): 29 mm
Width: 375 mm
Depth: 256 mm
Weight: 2.3 kg

Input Devices

Numeric Keypad:
Fingerprint Reader:

Multimedia

Webcam:
Microphone:

Communications

Ethernet (LAN): 10/100/1000
Wi-Fi (WLAN): B/G/N
Mobile Broadband (WWAN):
Bluetooth: 3.0

Power

A.C. Power Adapter: 90 W
Battery Capacity: 47 WHr
Battery Size: 6-Cell
Battery Life: 4.5 hours

Reviews

Laptop Mag  
The HP ProBook 4530s hits the sweet spot. At $729, it offers a durable and sleek brushed-aluminum design, solid security, and Core i5 power for a price that's right. We're not fans of the small arrow keys, and those who want discrete graphics will have to pay more. Overall, though, business users looking for a stylish but seriously powerful laptop need look no further.
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TechRadar  
In short, the HP ProBook 4535s is a basic laptop which suffers from a low quality build, without really offering a pay-off for home or business users. There are much better machines around for the price, and we can only hope that the Ultrabooks of this world can put an end to this kind of bland, unloved laptop to bed forever.
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NotebookCheck  
It may look like HP is allegorically selling silverware at a bargain price, in view of a business notebook in an aluminum case for less than EUR 500. Though nothing's been saved on the case, cutbacks have been made inside the computer: The screen is at most satisfactory, but the fairly weak AMD processor doesn't really consume less power than the Intel contenders; the manufacturer only grants a 12 month warranty and extra accessories can't be expected for this price either.
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