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HP EliteBook 8530p Notebook PC - Specifications

Hardware Specifications

Dimensions (HxWxD)
  • 1.1 inches (at front) x 14.0 inches x 10.4 inches.

  • 28.2 mm (at front) x 355 mm x 263.5 mm.

Starting from 6.3 lb (2.86 kg)
NOTE: Height varies depending upon where on the notebook the measurement is made. Starting weight includes 6-cell battery, hard drive, 1 GB memory, 802.11 wireless communications module. Weight varies by configuration and components.
Stand-Alone Power Requirements (AC Power)
  • Nominal Operating Voltage: 18.5 V

  • Average Operating Power: TBD W

  • Max Operating power: < 120 W

Operating :
  • 32 degree to 95 degree F (0 degree to 35 degree C) (not writing optical).

  • 43 degree to 95 degree F (5 degree to 35 degree C) (writing optical).

Non-operating : –4 degree to 140 degree F (–20 degree to 60 degree C).
Relative Humidity
Operating : 10% to 90%, non-condensing.
Non-operating : 5% to 95%, 101.6 degree F (38.7 degree C) maximum wet bulb temperature.
Operating : 125 G, 2 ms, half-sine.
Non-operating : 200 G, 2 ms, half-sine.
Random Vibration
Operating : 0.75 grms.
Non-operating : 1.50 grms.
Altitude (unpressurized)
Operating : –50 to 10,000 ft (–15.24 to 3,048 m).
Non-operating : –50 to 40,000 ft (–15.24 to 12,192 m).



HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth Wireless Technology
  • Bluetooth Specification : 2.0 Compliant

  • Dimensions : 1.02 x 0.55 x 0.22 inches (26 x 14 x 5.7 mm)

  • Bluetooth Software Supported :
    • Broadcom Bluetooth for Windows.

    • Microsoft Windows XP Bluetooth Software.

V.92 56K Data/Fax Modem
Form Factor MDC : 1.5 Daughtercard.
Power Management Support : APM Revision 1.2, ACPI.



  • High Definition Audio support with 24 bit DAC.

  • Integrated mono speakers.

  • Integrated dual-microphone array.

  • Touch-sensitive controls for volume up, volume down, and mute.

  • Stereo headphone/line out.

  • Stereo microphone in.

Optional 2 MP Webcam with Business Card Reader Software.
  • Supports videoconferencing and still image capture.

  • Large image sensor for excellent color matching and good low light sensitivity.

  • Video capture at VGA, 1.3 Mpixel, and 2 Mpixel resolutions.

  • 16 bit true color (camera sensors output YCrCb format among others).



Power Conservation
  • ATI PowerPlay technology

  • Hibernation

  • Standby

  • ACPI compliance


Wireless Devices

Support for a broad range of secure, integrated wireless LAN and wireless WAN options featuring support for the latest industry standards. Wireless LAN is factory configurable or available as an option to be added later. Broadband Wireless (WWAN) requires Windows Vista Business or Windows XP Professional and is available in select countries as a standard, factory configurable feature only. Integrated Bluetooth is also available (factory configurable only) and can be combined with any of the supported wireless LAN and wireless WAN options.

All 802.11 integrated wireless LAN options
  • Wi-Fi certified

  • Cisco Compatible Extensions support.

  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) support up to 128 bit keys.

  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and WPA2 support.

  • 802.1x authentication support, including EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, PEAP-GTC, PEAP-MSCHAPv2, and LEAP.

  • Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) support.

  • Two antennas integrated in the display enclosure.

Intel WiFi Link 5300
Integrated support for 802.11a, b, g, and n draft 2.0* Up to 450 mbps data rate.
Intel WiFi Link 5100
Integrated support for 802.11 a, b g, and n draft 2.0* Up to 300 mbps data rate.
HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth Wireless Technology
Bluetooth Specification v2.0 compliant Works with a wide range of Bluetooth devices.
NOTE: * The specifications for 802.11n draft 2.0 are draft specifications and are not final. If the final specifications differ from the draft specifications, it may affect the ability of the notebook to communicate with other 802.11n WLAN devices. In countries where n draft 2.0 is not allowed, this capability is not enabled (Intel 802.11a/b/g only).


Expansion card slots

ExpressCard/54 slot
  • Supports ExpressCard/54

  • ExpressCard/34

Optional Integrated Smart Card Reader
  • Compatible with ISO 7816 compliant Smart Cards.

Secure Digital slot
Supports SD (Secure Digital), MMC (MultiMedia Card).


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