HP Breaks the 24-hour Battery Life Barrier
Customizable HP EliteBook delivers all-day power
HP announced an unprecedented milestone in mobile computing: up to 24 hours of continuous notebook
operation on a single battery charge.
As measured by an industry-standard benchmark, the new HP EliteBook 6930p configured with an optional
ultra-capacity battery delivered up to 24 hours of battery runtime.(1)
“All-day computing has been the holy grail of notebook computing,” said Chin Hon Cheng, vice president,
Notebook Business Unit, Personal Systems Group, HP Asia Pacific and Japan. “With the HP EliteBook 6930p,
customers no longer have to worry about their notebook battery running out before their work day is over.”
Designed and tested to last, HP batteries benefit from a combination of HP engineering and energy-efficient
notebook components such as Intel® solid-state hard drives (SSD) and mercury-free LED displays. For example,
the highly efficient HP Illumi-Lite LED display boosts battery run time by up to 4 hours compared to traditional
LCD displays, while the Intel SSD provides up to a 7 percent increase in battery life compared to traditional hard
With up to 24 hours of battery life, business travelers can easily:
·Use an HP EliteBook 6930p continuously on the world’s longest scheduled commercial airline flight – linking
Singapore’s Changi Airport and Newark’s Liberty International Airport – approximately 18 hours, 40 minutes.
·Take more than 10 trips on the EuroStar train between London and Paris – approximately 2 hours, 15 minutes
each direction – before recharging the battery.
Solid state for mobile professionals
Inspired by aircraft construction and designed for style-conscious mobile professionals, HP EliteBook notebooks
feature the latest mobile technologies.
From November 2008, customers will be able to purchase an HP EliteBook with the new Intel high-performance
SSDs – HP is a launch customer for the new Intel X25-M and X18-M Mainstream SATA SSDs.
In addition to helping achieve outstanding battery life, these new Intel SSDs provide greater durability and
reliability as well as faster system responsiveness. Internal HP benchmarks show overall performance boosts of
up to 57 percent on industry benchmarks, and data transfer rates almost six times faster than traditional hard
“Intel architected its new line of high-performance solid-state drives specifically to bring a new level of
performance and reliability to the computing platform and make significant impact to the way people use their
PCs,” said Randy Wilhelm, vice president and general manager, NAND Products Group, Intel. “The HP
milestone is an example of the impact of this new level of performance that specifically delivers on lower power
consumption for longer battery life.”
EliteBook 6930 for mobile professionals
The initial ENERGY STAR®-qualified HP EliteBook 6930p configuration starts at only 2.1 kilograms. It features a
14.1-inch diagonal widescreen display and is available with an optional, mercury-free Illumi-Lite LED display.
The HP EliteBook 6930p is built for the corporate road warrior as it features a shock-resistant hard drive,
enhanced display panel and spill-resistant keyboard to help defend data against bumps, drops and spills. It was
designed to meet the tough MIL-STD 810F military-standard tests(2) that measure levels of environmental reliability
and operation at extreme temperatures, while withstanding vibration and high humidity.
The inner magnesium shell of the notebook’s HP DuraCase is equipped with a honeycomb pattern that is
thermally bonded to anodized aluminum for a solid construction.
All HP notebooks are designed with the environment in mind, with energy-efficient features and select materials
for easier recycling. For example, HP has set a goal to remove all mercury – a material commonly found in
notebook screens – from its entire notebook line by the end of 2010.
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(1) Requires separately purchased Ultra Capacity Battery and customer download of the latest Intel graphics driver and HP
BIOS. Notebook must be configured with optional Intel 80 GB SSD drive and HP Illumi-Lite LED Display (planned to be available
October 2008) and requires Microsoft Windows® XP operating system. Battery life will vary depending on the product model,
configuration, loaded applications, features, and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will decrease with
time and usage.
(2) Testing was not intended to demonstrate fitness for U.S. Department of Defense contracts requirements or for military use. Test results
are not a guarantee of future performance under these test conditions.
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