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HP EliteBook 840 G4

HP EliteBook 840 G4
alaScore 95

10 reviews

Sep, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of HP EliteBook 840 G4. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the connectivity and keyboard are generally positive. Many are negative about the screen.

usability, keyboard, connectivity


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP EliteBook 840 G4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Andreas Osthoff (

HP EliteBook 840 G4 – What is the best display option?


Better with IPS! We already reviewed the new HP EliteBook 840 G4. One of the biggest issues of the 14-inch business laptop is the TN panel with its limited viewing angles. We now had the chance to check two optional IPS screens.

One thing is certain after we tested three different panels: You should definitely select an IPS screen if you are interested in the HP EliteBook 840 G4. The TN panel is a bit brighter, but the IPS models are superior in terms of black value and...

May, 2017

Expert review by: Andreas Osthoff (

HP EliteBook 840 G4 (7200U, Full HD) Laptop Review


Hardly any changes. HP now ships its business notebooks with Kaby Lake processors as well, but the rest is pretty much unchanged. This is also the case for the display, which is quite bright, but it disappoints in all other areas.

sturdy chassis ; low emissions ; comprehensive security features ; LTE modem ; good performance ; 3-year warranty ; good input devices

TN display with strong blue cast and very limited viewing angles ; no Thunderbolt 3 or USB-C Gen.2 ; slight creaking sounds from the hinges

The new HP EliteBook 840 G4 is basically just a Kaby Lake update of the previous G3 model. Both the size and the quality of the case still hold up well against the competition, only some issues like the creaking hinges or the clattery dedicated...

Mar, 2017

Product Specifications


Colour sensor: No
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera signal format:720p


Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / QHD+ / Quad HD / Wide Quad HD
Panel Type:IPS / SVA


Discrete graphics adapter: No
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Number of pointing stick buttons:2
Number of touchpad buttons:2


4G:No / Yes

Other features

LAN controller model:Intel I219-V
Number of WLAN antennas:2
WLAN controller model:Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265

Ports & interfaces

Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1


Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX): Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): Yes
Processor ARK ID:95443 / 95451
Processor package size:42 x 24


Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes


SSD form factor:M.2

Weight & Dimensions

Power adapter weight:9.88