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HP EliteBook 840 G4

HP EliteBook 840 G4
alaScore 94

10 reviews

Nov, 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. Reviewers are impressed by the connectivity and keyboard. Many are negative about the screen.

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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 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Andreas Osthoff (notebookcheck.net)

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 (notebookcheck.net)

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

Audio

Built-in Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Bang & Olufsen

Battery

Battery Capacity:49 / 51
Battery capacity (Watt hours):49 / 51
Battery life (max):15.15 / 15.25 / 15.3
Battery Technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Color sensor:N
Front Camera:Y
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes

Design

Color of product:Black, Silver / Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080 / 2560 x 1440
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / QHD+ / Quad HD / Wide Quad HD
LED backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS / SVA / TN
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter power:45 / 65

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Maximum Resolution:4096 x 2160
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard language:Swiss
Keyboard Layout:QWERTZ
Keyboard type:QWERTZ
Number of pointing stick buttons:2
Number of touchpad buttons:2
Numeric keypad:N / No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Pointing Stick
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:No / Y / Yes
4G:N / Y
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac
WWAN:No / O

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N / No

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Stylus pen: No
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: No
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Electronic compass: No
GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N
Gyroscope: No
Proximity sensor: No

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot: Yes
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
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:Opi
Chipset:Intel SoC
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x2,1x4,2x2,2x1,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor:i5-7200U / i7-7500U / i7-7600U
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.10 / 3.5 / 3.50 / 3.9
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-7xxx / Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor frequency:2.5 / 2.50 / 2.7 / 2.70 / 2.8
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:i5-7200U / i7-7500U / i7-7600U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i7-7600 Mobile Series
Processor socket:BGA1356
Processor threads:4
Stepping:H0
System bus data transfer rate:4
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:95443 / 95451 / 97466
Processor code:SR2ZU / SR2ZV / SR33Z
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: Yes
Password protection:Power on
Password protection type:Power on
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 10 Home / Windows 10 Pro
Pre-installed software:Create Recovery Media with Windows tool

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC / SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:NVMe 3.0 / PCI Express / Serial ATA
Solid-state drive interfaces:NVMe 3.0 / PCI Express / SATA
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:256 / 500 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.62 / 9.33 / 9.37
Height:0.744
Height (front):0.709
Height (rear):0.787
Power adapter weight:9.88
Weight:2.78 / 3.26 / 3.31
Width:12.2 / 13.3