HP EliteBook 2530p

HP EliteBook 2530p

Product Name: HP EliteBook 2530p

– 12.1″, Intel Centrino 2 Low Voltage/Ultra Low Voltage, Rugged
– Search SL’s archives for HP 2530p news
Markets: Business/Professional
Regions: Worldwide
– This Page Updated: October 31, 2008

– Both Low Voltage and Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) CPUs
– “Rugged” – “DuraCase” durable casing
– MIL-STD 810F tested (US military standards for temperature and dust)
– HP QuickLook – quick startup from standby mode – 2-10 seconds and you’re into your calendar, email, etc
– DirectX 10 Support

Related Stories:
October 31, 2008 : HP EliteBook 2530p Review (NotebookReview)
August 18, 2008: Press Release: HP 2730p, 2530p, 2230s
August 18, 2008: HP EliteBook 2530p – Announced

Status: In production
Announced: August 18, 2008
Available: September, 2008
— September, 2008 – Starting at $1,499 USD
— October, 2008 – Starting at $1,549 USD

Related Laptops:
HP EliteBook 2730p is Tablet PC version
– Replaces the HP 2510p

Updates over previous models:
– Upgraded chipset
– More rugged/durable
– SSD Options
– Takes both 1.8? and 2.5? Hard Drives
– Anti-glare coating
– Upgraded graphics
– Optional 2MP Web Camera

– GS550AV
KS123UT: $2,499, Vista Business, Intel C2D LV SL9400 (1.86GHz, 6MB L2), 3GB RAM, 1.8″ 80GB HDD, 2MP Webcam,
KS091UT: $2,099, Vista Business, Intel C2D LV SL9400 (1.86GHz, 6MB L2), 3GB RAM, 1.8″ 120GB HDD, 2MP Webcam, Bluetooth
KS092UT: $1,999, Vista Business, Intel C2D LV SL9300 (1.6GHz, 6MB L2), 2GB RAM, 1.8″ 80GB HDD, 2MP Webcam, Bluetooth, HP Mobile Broadband
KS035UT: Build-To-Order, Vista Business, Intel C2D LV SL9300 (1.6GHz, 6MB L2), 2GB RAM, 2.5″ 160GB 7200rpm HDD, Bluetooth
KS033UT: $1,549, Vista Business, Intel C2D ULV SU9300 (1.2GHz, 3MB L2), 1 GB RAM, 2.5″ 120GB HDD

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo Low Voltage (LV) SL9400 (1.86GHz, 6MB L2), (LV) SL9300 (1.6GHz, 6MB L2), Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) SU9300 (1.2GHz, 3MB L2)
Chipset: Mobile Intel ® GS45 Express Chipset ICH9M-Enhanced (vPro) Centrino 2
Front-side Bus: 1066MHz (SL9400) or 800MHz (SU9300)
Memory: DDR2 800MHz
Memory Capacity: 1GB – 8GB (2 slots)

Display: 12.1? Illumi-Lite w/anti-glare coating
Resolution: 1280×800 WXGA
Widescreen: Yes
Touchscreen: No
Graphics Chipset: Mobile Intel GMA 4500MHD
Graphics Memory: Up to 348MB (Shared)
Video Out: 1x VGA
Other: DirectX 10 Support

Hard Drive Type: 1.8″, 2.5″, Serial ATA (SATA) HDD or Solid State Drive (SSD)
Hard Drive Capacity (1.8″): 5400rpm HDD: 80GB, 120GB, 160GB; SSD: 80GB
Hard Drive Capacity (2.5″): 5400rpm: 120GB; 7200rpm: 160GB,
Optical: SATA DVD+/-RW SuperMulti Dual-Layer (might only be available with 1.8″ HDD)
eSATA Port:
Other: 3D DriveGuard, External MultiBay II options

Wireless: Intel 802.11a/b/g/draft-n, Broadcom 802.11a/b/g/draft-n, a/b/g, or b/g
Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.0 (Maybe optional)
Mobile Broadband: HP un2400 HSPA mobile broadband wireless module options
Modem: 56K V.92 Modem
Ethernet: Intel 10/100/1000 Gigabit

Audio Chipset: High Definition Audio support w/24-bit DAC
Internal Speakers/Microphone: 1x mono speaker
Audio I/O: 1x Line-Out/Headphones, 1x Line-In/Headphones
USB: 2x USB 2.0 (2.5? USB port on HDD 3)
Firewire: 1x IEE 1394A
PC Card/ExpressCard: 1x ExpressCard/54 (can be replaced by smart card reader)
Flash/Memory Card Reader: Secure Digital (SD)
Keyboard/Mouse: Full-size keyboard, touchpad and stick, scrolling touchpad
Other: HP 2400 / Series 2500 Ultra Light Docking Station for docking connector, optional 2MPB Web Camera

Biometric/Fingerprint: HP Fingerprint Sensor
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): TPM 1.2
Other: Enhanced Pre-Boot security, HP SpareKey, HP Disk Sanitizer, HP ProtectTools

Software & Warranty:
Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32, Windows Vista Home Basic, Vista Enterprise, SuSe Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 (SLED 10), Windows XP Downgrade
Other Software: Business Card Reader software
Drivers: HP.com
Warranty: Depends on country, US – Up to 3 years parts and labor

Type: Lithium-Ion
Options: 3-cell (31 WHr), 6-cell (55WHr), or 9-cell (83WHr)
Battery Life:

Width: 11.11 inches / 282.3 mm
Depth: 8.4 inches / 214.3 mm
Height: 0.99 inches / 25.2 mm
Weight: Starts at 3 pounds / 1.36 kg

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