The EliteBook 850 G8 is a premium business device that has a ton of security options, a sleek look, and quite the options for future upgrades.
1. Remove the bottom plate
Getting inside of this notebook is pretty easy. Just undo all 5 Phillips-head screws and pry the bottom panel away from the chassis.
Before you continue, unplug the 56Wh battery pack from the motherboard.
3. Мemory and storage
Here, the memory can be upgraded via two SODIMM slots for a total of 64GB in dual-channel mode. To access them, you need to remove the metal bracket. Storage-wise, you get only one M.2 PCIe x4 slot.
4. Cooling system
In terms of cooling, you get two heat pipes, as well as a reasonably sized fan.
HP EliteBook 850 G8 in-depth review
HP is really fond of their EliteBook brand. After all, premium business clients can draw a ton of return, as they not only need the hardware, but also all of the security features, and even cloud services. This is why there should be no compromises with the EliteBook 850 G8. In terms of hardware, you get the best Intel has to offer in the ULV space. Yes, we are talking about the Tiger Lake U processors, and the device can be maxed out with the Core i7-1185G7, which also supports vPro. Thi[...]Read the full review
- Doesn't use PWM for brightness adjustment (AUO AUO9890)
- Good battery life
- Premium build quality
- Great input devices
- IR face recognition camera + 2x Thunderbolt 4 connectors
- 93% sRGB coverage and accurate colors with our Gaming and Web design profile (AUO AUO9890)
- No SD card slot
- Nonuniform luminance (AUO AUO9890)
- Not the best performance