HP 2230S

HP 2230S

KSh16,800.00 KSh13,800.00


OS: Windows 10 pro
Processor: Intel® Dual Core T3400 
Display: 12.1 “WXGA BrightView 
Memory: 3072 MB 
Hard Drive: 320 GB (5400 rpm) 
Optical Drive: DVD +/- RW 
Touchpad, Modem 56k, LAN 10/100, WiFi 802.11a / b / g / n, Bluetooth, Webcam, backpack basic packed



The HP 2230S is an ultra-portable consumer notebook that is targeted towards small businesses similar to the Dell Vostro or Lenovo SL series line of machines. This notebook gives consumers a less expensive option than the HP EliteBook series, with a starting price of $999 instead of $1,679. How well does the 2230s hold up against business-grade notebooks? Should you purchase one of these or consider a similarly-priced consumer notebook? Let’s take a closer look and find out.

Our review unit of the HP 2230S came with the following options:

  • Windows XP Professional
  • Intel Core 2 Duo Processor P8400 (2.26GHz)
  • 2GB 800MHz DDR2 SDRAM (maximum capacity 8GB)
  • 160GB Toshiba HDD (5400rpm)
  • 12.1″ diagonal widescreen glossy TFT LCD display at 1280x 800 (WXGA, glossy)
  • Intel 4500MHD Integrated Graphics
  • 8x DVD (+/-R double layer) drive
  • Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100AGN (802.11a/g/n)
  • Bluetooth 2.0
  • Dimensions: 13.3 x 9.7 x 1.21”
  • Weight: 3lbs 14.6oz, 4lbs 11.4oz with AC adapter
  • 65W 100-240V AC adapter
  • 4-cell (37Wh) Lithium Ion battery