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HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and keyboard. The screen and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the durability. Reviews about the battery and image quality are mixed.

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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 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of HP EliteBook 8440p/WH257UT/WH258UT from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the price. The usability is also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical reviews about the durability and design.

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62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Apr, 2018

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Expert review by : Mark Coppock (

HP Elitebook X360 G2 review


The HP EliteBook x360 G2 is a killer business laptop with an outstanding keyboard and speedy performance.

May, 2017


Expert review by (toptenreviews.com_old)

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.

Recommended by TR

Expert review by : Michael Passingham (

HP EliteBook x360 G2


HP's EliteBook line has been a mainstay of business laptops for years, and the EliteBook x360 G2 is perhaps the company's most attractive yet. With a fully flexible hinge, metal chassis, support for an optional stylus and glut of security features,...

May, 2017

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Love this computer


If you are looking for a workhorse, this is it. Fast and reliable! I added 4G memory, and this thing just whips through tasks. It is way better than my work computer and I work for a high tech company. You won't find a better deal, in my opinion. The...

May, 2012

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 system:HD / Premier Sound
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Bang & Olufsen

Audio Input

Type:Microphone / Stereo microphone/Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Battery Capacity:46 / 51
Battery capacity (Watt hours):46 / 51
Battery life (max):6 / 6.3
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3 / 6
Run Time (Up To):6.5hour(s)
Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB


Front Camera:N / Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):2


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y / Yes
WiFi certified: Yes


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

Dimensions & Weight



Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: No
HD type:Full HD / Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No

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

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:110 - 220
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Battery performance:55

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / No
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 500
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 766
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:1916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Country Kits:United States
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HP EliteBook

Input Device

Type:Pointing stick / Touchpad / Keyboard


Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard number of keys:102
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad / Touchpad + Pointing Stick / Touchpad + Scroll zone
Spill resistant keyboard: Yes


Internal memory:2 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 2133
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 / 2 x 2
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


Manufacturer Selling Program:HP Smart Buy


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


2G standards:EDGE,GSM
3G:No / Yes
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR / 4.2
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
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
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit LAN / Gigabit LAN, WLAN
Type:Network adapter
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac
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

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-600 - 480000 / 600 - 480000
Operating altitude:-600 - 120000 / 600 - 120000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 35 / 5 - 35
Storage relative humidity (H-H):5 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:5 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: Yes
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / No

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)
Write Speed:24x (CD) / 8x (DVD

OS Provided

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

Other Features

Audio system:HD / Premier Sound
Display:LCD / TFT
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:Intel / NVIDIA
Infrared data port: No
Internal modem:No / Yes
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power Requirements:100/240V
Wireless Technology:Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 / Wi-Fi / Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual: Yes


Ambient light sensor: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:No / Yes
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Modem (RJ-11) ports:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot:No / Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
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


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:110 - 220
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Battery performance:55


64-bit Computing: Yes
Bus type:DMI / Opi
Chipset:Intel QM57 Express
Clock Speed:2.4GHz
Compatible processor series:Core i5, Core i7
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:N / No / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18 / 19 / 20 / 21
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel QM57 Express
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Number of Processing Die Transistors:382
PCI Express configurations:1x16 / 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processing die size:81
Processor:I5-520M / i5-540M / i5-560M / I7-620M / i7-640M / i7-6500U
Processor boost frequency:2.93 / 2.933 / 3.07 / 3.1 / 3.20 / 3.33 / 3.46
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Arrandale / Skylake
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx / Intel Core i7-xxx
Processor frequency:2.4 / 2.5 / 2.53 / 2.66 / 2.8
Processor lithography:14 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-520M / i5-540M / i5-560M / I7-620M / i7-640M / i7-6500U
Processor Number:I5-520M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-600 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1288 / BGA956 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C2 / D1 / K0
System bus data transfer rate:2.5 / 4
System bus rate:2.5 / 4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 35
Tjunction:100 / 105
Type:Core i5

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14 / 45
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel HD Graphics:Y
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / No / Y
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:43544 / 43560 / 47341 / 49653 / 49666 / 88194
Processor code:SLBPE / SLBTN / SLBTT / SR2EZ
Processor package size:42 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28
Supported instruction sets:SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1/4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes


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


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): Yes

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


Drivers included: Yes
Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.
Operating system architecture:32-bit / 64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows Vista Business


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:7200
Hard Drive Capacity:160 / 250 / 320
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA / Serial ATA II
Hard drive speed:7200
Host interface:SATA / Serial ATA II
Number of hard drives installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:512
Storage media:HDD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:160 / 250 / 320 / 512

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive


Storage Removable

Type: None


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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.29 / 9.33 / 9.45
Depth (imperial):9.3
Height:0.744 / 1.22 / 1.23
Height (front):1.18
Height (imperial):1.23
Weight:3.4 / 4.67 / 4.7 / 4.83
Width:13.2 / 13.3 / 13.4
Width (imperial):13.2