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HP EliteBook 2730p Notebook PC - Overview

Product description

The HP EliteBook 2730p Notebook PC starting at only 3.7 lb /1.7 kg and 1.11 in/28.2 mm thin, the HP EliteBook 2730p Notebook PC offers the functionality of a notebook plus the flexibility of a tablet.


Product features

Mobile Intel GS45 Express Chipset ICH9M-Enhanced
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor :
  • Intel Core 2 Duo LV Processor SL9400 (1.86 GHz, 6 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)*

  • Intel Core 2 Duo LV Processor SL9300 (1.60 GHz, 6 MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)*

  • Intel Core 2 Duo ULV Processor SU9300 (1.20 GHz, 3 MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)*

NOTE: * Intel's numbering is not a measurement of higher performance.

Processor speed denotes maximum performance mode; processors will run at lower speeds n battery optimization mode.

Standard : 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM; two slots supporting dual channel memory 1024 MB, 2048 MB, 4096 MB, or 8192 MB.
Maximum : Upgradeable to 8192 MB with 4096 MB SODIMMs in slots 1 and 2.
Dual-channel : Maximized dual-channel performance requires SODIMMs of the same size and speed in both memory slots.
  • Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD, up to 384 MB of shared system memory.

  • Microsoft DirectX 10 (Shader 4.0) and OpenGL 2.0 capable.

Internal :
  • 12.1 inches diagonal Illumi-Lite WXGA anti-glare (1280 × 800 resolution)

  • Ambient light sensor

External : Up to 32 bit per pixel color depth
  • VGA port supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1536 at 75 Hz, and lower resolutions at up to 100 Hz.

NOTE: Resolutions are dependent upon monitor capability, and resolution and color depth settings.
The 101/102-key compatible keyboard features an industry standard, full-pitch key layout with desktop keyboard features, such as the isolated inverted-T cursor control keys, editing keys, both left and right control and alt keys, and 12 function keys. U.S. and International key layouts are available. Other features include an integrated numeric keypad, hotkeys for instant access to power conservation, brightness, and other features, 19 x 19 mm key pitch (center-to-center spacing), 2.5 mm stroke, and comfort-dished keycaps.
HP DuraKeys is a clear coating applied over the notebook keyboard that helps protect the finish and the printed characters on the keys. HP DuraFinish helps protect the finish on the keyboard deck, graphics, and icons from normal wear and tear.
HP Night Light shines directly on the keyboard for low-light conditions.
Touch-sensitive controls
Touch-sensitive controls provide easy access to the following features : HP Info Center, HP QuickLook, wireless on/off, HP Presentation button, touchpad on/off, volume up, volume down, and mute
Pointing device
Enhanced dual pointing devices :
  • Touchpad with scroll zone, two pick buttons

  • Pointstick, two pick buttons

Expansion card slots
ExpressCard/54 : Supports ExpressCard/54 and ExpressCard/34.
Integrated Smart Card Reader : Compatible with ISO 7816 compliant Smart Cards PC/SC interface support.
Secure Digital slot : Supports SD (Secure Digital), MMC (MultiMedia Card).
Internal Storage Device :
  • 80/120 GB 5400 rpm 1.8 inches SMART SATA II Hard Drive

NOTE: Hard drives are customer removable and will withstand multiple insertion/removal cycles. Up to 10 GB is reserved for the system recovery software.
HP 3D DriveGuard : The hard drive is mounted directly to the notebook frame, reducing the transmission of shock away from the hard drive. Uses three-axis digital motion detection with intelligent sensitivity to help protect the hard drive during normal use from shock and vibration. The digital accelerometer temporarily halts all data transfer and parks the hard drive when abrupt motion is detected.
Optical drives :
  • Via optional HP 2700 Ultra-Slim Expansion Base: 7mm DVD+/-RW SuperMulti Drive

  • Via optional HP External MultiBay II (9.5-mm) :
    • MultiBay II DVD-ROM Drive

    • MultiBay II DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL Drive

Second Hard Drive :
  • Via optional HP External MultiBay II (9.5-mm):
    • MultiBay II 80-GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive

Power Supply
External 65 W Smart AC adapter, 6-foot (1.8 meter) power cord included.


Software overview

Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows XP

  • Windows Vista


Warranty information

HP Services includes a one-year standard parts and labor warranty, pick-up or carry-in, and toll-free 7 x 24 hardware technical phone support. On-site service and warranty upgrades are also available.


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