Editors Liked

  • Attractive housing, Metal construction, Intel vPro for business, Robust software suite
  • Excellent build quality, Solid performance in its class, Good backlit keyboard
  • Versatile matte display, Durable chassis, Robust suite of security software, Great performance
  • Attractive chassis, keyboard, Robust security options
  • Sturdy, attractive design, Welldesigned keyboard, Wireless connectivity options
  • Has a very good, mattefinish LCD panel, Excellent keyboard
  • Compact and solidly-built, the HP ProBook 5330m is a cleanly made 13-inch business laptop with up-to-date processor specs and a glare-free matte screen
  • Plenty of security features; backlit keyboard
  • Solid build quality, Good performance / security specs for the price, Includes a 3G radio
  • Solid, striking metal chassis; moderate price; fine productivity-apps speed; better-than-average sound

Editors Didn't Like

  • Mediocre battery life, Heavy, Lackluster display
  • Limited configuration options, Gets warmer than expected, Good, but not great battery life
  • Heavy, Poor battery life, Can run warm
  • Runs hot, Includes no optical drive, Graphics capability is limited
  • No USB 3.0, No optical disc drive
  • No USB 3.0 support, Lacks builtin optical drive
  • A spare design and underperforming battery may disappoint road warriors, and it lacks USB 3.0. The Beats Audio improves headphone listening, but speakers still sound middling
  • Slightly bulky; below average battery life; no USB 3.0 port
  • Short battery life; no USB 3.0 port; no optical drive