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HP EliteBook 2530p Notebook PC Specifications

Product description

The HP EliteBook 2530p Notebook PC meets the military standard MIL-STD 810F for tests including dust and high temperature. Also gives flexible solutions that work best : 1.8-inch or 2.5-inch hard drive and Intel Core 2 Duo Ultra Low Voltage 3 (ULV) or Low Voltage (LV) processor.

Product features

Mobile Intel GS45 Express Chipset ICH9M-Enhanced
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor :
  • Intel Core 2 Duo LV Processor SL9400 (1.86 GHz, 6MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo LV Processor SL9300 (1.60 GHz, 6MB L2 cache, 1066 MHz FSB)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo ULV Processor SU9300 (1.20 GHz, 3MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)
  • Intel Core 2 Duo ULV Processor SU9300 (1.20 GHz, 3MB L2 cache, 800 MHz FSB)
Standard: 800 MHz DDR2 SDRAM; two slots supporting dual channel memory 1024MB, 2048MB, 4096MB, or 8192MB.
Maximum: Upgradeable to 8192MB with 4096MB 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 384MB of shared system memory.
  • Microsoft DirectX 10 (Shader 4.0) and OpenGL 2.0 capable.
  • 12.1-inch diagonal Illumi-Lite WXGA anti-glare (1280 × 800 resolution)
  • Ambient light sensor
  • HP Privacy Filter support
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.
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:
  • 80/160GB Solid State Drive
  • 250/320/500GB 7200 rpm 2.5-inch SMART SATA II Hard Drive
  • 160/250/320GB 5400 rpm 1.8-inch SMART SATA II Hard Drive
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 drives4 (9.5 mm SATA):
  • DVD-ROM Drive
  • DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL Drive
Power Supply
External 65 W Smart AC adapter, 1.8 m (6 ft) power cord included.
1: 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.
2: Resolutions are dependent upon monitor capability, and resolution and color depth settings.
3: Hard drives are customer removable and will withstand multiple insertion/removal cycles. Up to 10GB is reserved for the system recovery software.
4: Optical drive available only with 1.8-inch hard drive.


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
  • Supports enhanced Intel SpeedStep technology with Intel Core 2 Duo ULV processors (allows Battery Optimized Mode, Maximum Performance Mode, or Automatic mode).
  • Intel Display Power Saving technology.
  • Hibernation
  • Standby
  • ACPI compliance
Stand-Alone Power Requirements (AC Power)
  • Nominal Operating Voltage: 18.5 V
  • Average Operating Power: TBD W
  • Max Operating power: < 65 W

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 5100
Integrated support for 802.11 a, b g, and n draft 2.0* Up to 300 mbps data rate.
Broadcom 4322AGN 802.11a/b/g/draft-n Wi-Fi Adapter
Integrated support for 802.11a, b, g, and n draft 2.0* Up to 300 mbps data rate
Broadcom 4312G 802.11b/g WiFi Adapter
Integrated support for 802.11 b and g Up to 54 mbps data rate
HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth Wireless Technology
Bluetooth Specification v2.0 compliant Works with a wide range of Bluetooth devices.
* 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).

Physical specifications

Dimensions (H x W x D)
  • 0.99 inches (at front) x 11.11 inches x 8.44 inches.
  • 25.2 mm (at front) x 282.3 mm x 214.3 mm.
Starting from 3.19 lb (1.45 kg)
Height varies depending upon where on the notebook the measurement is made. Starting weight includes 3-cell battery, hard drive, 1 GB memory, 802.11 wireless communications module. Weight varies by configuration and components.


Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Windows Vista

Environmental specifications

  • 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).

Warranty information

Terms of warranty apply to the individual model purchased. To see if your HP product is still in warranty, go to the HP Product Warranty Check page.






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