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HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT

alaTest has collected and analyzed 576 reviews of HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and battery. The usability and price also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the connectivity and energy efficiency. There are mixed views on the touchpad and screen.

performance, price, usability, battery, portability

energy, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the battery and reliability. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed views about the durability. There are some critical views about the design and portability.

performance, price, usability, reliability, battery

screen, portability, design

73% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP EliteBook 8440p, 14" Widescreen TFT Core i5 520M / 2.4 GHz, 2GB RAM, 250GB HDD, DVD-RW, HD Graphics, Bluetooth 2.1, Microsoft Windows 7 ProfessionHP EliteBook 8440p, 14" Widescreen TFT Core i5 520M / 2.4 GHz, 2GB RAM, 250GB HDD, DVD-RW, HD Graphics, Bluetooth 2.1, Microsoft Windows 7 Profession

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 272 user reviews of HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Comments about the keyboard and portability are on the whole positive. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the energy efficiency.

price, performance, usability, portability, keyboard

energy

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Hp Elitebook 8440p Laptop Notebook Computer - Core I5 2.4ghz - 4gb Ddr3 - 250gb HDD - DvdrwHp Elitebook 8440p Laptop Notebook Computer - Core I5 2.4ghz - 4gb Ddr3 - 250gb HDD - Dvdrw

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (notebookcheck.net)

Review HP EliteBook 8440p-WJ681AW Notebook

 

Business Toolbox. Those who need a notebook as a constant compani

Solid and high-end workmanship; Matt, bright display; Ideal touchpad & trackpoint devices; Feedback strong keyboard; Security functions (TPM, fingerprint, etc.); High manageability (BIOS); Good battery life; Quiet in normal mode; Low waste air...

Poor viewing angles; Low contrast; HDD humming

15.6 inch Toshiba Tecra S11-11H: many business advantages aside from an HD+ display; HP ProBook 6540b WD690EA: significantly cheaper with 855 euro, and business suitable, too; Toshiba Tecra A11-125: comes with a good keyboard, but only in HD Ready for...

Apr, 2010

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Michael A. Prospero (laptopmag.com)

HP EliteBook 8440p

 

An aggressively priced business notebook that's fast and built to last.

For business users on a budget, the HP EliteBook 8440p represents a very good bargain. You get excellent Core i5 performance, decent battery life, and a stylish, sturdy chassis for less than $1,000. Considering an identically configured Lenovo ThinkPad...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Laptop Views (laptopviews.com)

Expert Review

 

HP's recently announced HP EliteBook 8440p laptop that is powered by Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor and has NVIDIA NVS graphics aimed at mobile professionals who need manageability, security, upgradeable wireless and enhanced system and graphics.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (consumersearch.com)

HP EliteBook 8440p Review

 

HP EliteBook 8440p reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the HP EliteBook 8440p and comparisons to other Laptops

Good performance for business tasks; Anti-glare display; Rugged and durable; Excellent keyboard

Small touchpad; Average battery life; Not suitable for serious gaming

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: lang2009 (blog.laptopz.com )

HP Elitebook 8440p Laptop Review

 

On this review, we will know the details of HP's new laptop: HP EliteBook 8440p, it is a new laptop with Intel Core i7 processors and top-level model NVIDIA Quadro NVS 3100M professional graphics card, HP EliteBook 8440p has a strong office performance...

Then we test HP EliteBook 8440p graphics performance by 3DMark 06 test at the resolution of 1024 × 768 pixels and 1600 × 900 pixels (8440p's maximum pixel).

Jul, 2010

TOP TEN REVIEWS - EXELLENCE

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

HP EliteBook

 

With a variety of features, security options, power and more, the HP EliteBook 8460p will help you accomplish all your work, whether you're on long business trips or just taking your workload home. We were impressed with its design and durability, and...

The HP EliteBook 8460p provides a long battery life and has a durable design

This business laptop does not offer an HDMI port

This HP laptop delivers quality performance with a sleek design and rugged durability.

Expert review by: Alex Bentley (techradar.com)

HP EliteBook 8440p review

 

Tough, powerful and usable, but built strictly for work with little time for play

Awesome performance ; Battery life ; Military build quality

Limited 3D power ; Storage

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: Rohan Pearce (pcworld.idg.com.au)

HP EliteBook 8440p (WL653PA) notebook

 

HP's EliteBook 8440p is an attractive and feature-packed business laptop

Excellent design, sturdily built, good specs for a business notebook

No USB 3.0

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Rohan Pearce (goodgearguide.com.au)

HP EliteBook 8440p (WL653PA) notebook

 

HP's EliteBook 8440p is an attractive and feature-packed business laptop

Excellent design, sturdily built, good specs for a business notebook

No USB 3.0

HP's EliteBook 8440p is a sturdily built business laptop with enough power to make office productivity tasks a breeze. It's got a functional and attractive design that's sure to turn heads.

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

HP EliteBook 8440p review

 

There's no mistaking HP's latest EliteBook ultra-portable for anything other than a business laptop. The sharp angular chassis has been built using a mixture of rugged black plastic and tough metals which, despite feeling incredibly durable, doesn't...

Excellent performance makes this the ultimate business ultra-portable, but the price is prohibitively expensive

Dec, 2010

Product Specifications

The HP EliteBook 8440p notebook PC is designed for mobile professionals who need manageability, security, and upgradeable wireless and enhanced system and graphics performance in a business-rugged notebook with a 14.0-inch diagonal display. The HP EliteBook 8440p notebook PC features a brushed-aluminum platinum finish and business-rugged construction to protect your notebook on the go. A magnesium/aluminum display enclosure and magnesium alloy chassis provides increased durability.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone / Stereo microphone/Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Run Time (Up To):6.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB

Camera

Front Camera: / No / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Front camera signal format:720p

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.3in
Height:1.2in
Weight:5.1lbs
Width:13.2in

Display

Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD+ / No / QHD+

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.6cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768/1600 x 900
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:0.512
Maximum graphics adapter memory:0.5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191E / 1916
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Header

Compatibility:PC
Country Kits:United States
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Hewlett-Packard
Model:8440p
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP EliteBook

Input Device

Type:Pointing stick / Touchpad / Keyboard

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes

Miscellaneous

Color:Platinum
Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Protocols & Specifications:ITU V.34 / ITU V.32bis / ITU V.29 / ITU V.22bis / Bell 212A / ITU V.21 / ITU V.17 / ITU V.23 / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.8bis / Bell 103J / ITU V.92 / ITU T.30 / ITU T.4 / ITU V.250 / ITU V.251 / ITU V.80/ITU V.80 / ITU V.251 / ITU V.250 / ITU T.4 / ITU T.30 / ITU V.92 / Bell 103J / ITU V.8bis / ITU V.27ter / ITU V.23 / ITU V.17
Type:None / Fax / modem

Networking

2G standards:EDGE, GSM
3G standards:CDMA, EVDO, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA
4G:No / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Data Link Protocol:IEEE 802.11n (draft) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11 a/b/g/n (draft) / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR/802.11 a/b/g/n / Bluetooth 2.1 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)
Rewrite Speed:16x (CD) / 4x (DVD / 16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)/16x (CD) / 6x (DVD-RW) / 8x (DVD+RW) / 5x (DVD-RAM)
Type:DVD
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Professional/Microsoft Windows 7 Professional / XP Professional downgrade

Ports & interfaces

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

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:No / Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Manufacturer:Intel
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32 / 8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 10 / 12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17.1 / 29.8 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1866,1600 / 1866,2133,1600 / 800,1066
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066 / DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L2 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L2
Processor codename:Arrandale / Skylake
Processor Number:I5-520M
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-600 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series / Intel Core m5-6Y series / Intel Core m7-6Y series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 35 / 4.5
Type:Core i5

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel TSX-NI: Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):No / Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):No / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:43544 / 43560 / 47341 / 49020 / 49653 / 49666 / 88199 / 88202 / I7-6500U
Processor package size:20 / 37.5 / 42 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28

RAM

Installed Size:2GB
Max Supported Size:8GB
Technology:DDR3 SDRAM

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection: Yes

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Software

Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage

SSD form factor:M.2

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel vPro Technology
Recommended Use:Corporate business / Small business
Security Devices:SmartCard reader / Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA NVS 3100M