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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. Views about the usability and keyboard are generally positive. The screen and portability also get good reviews. There are some less positive views about the durability, and there are some mixed reviews about the battery and image quality.

performance, portability, screen, keyboard, usability


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 92/100 = 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 and usability, but many are less positive about the durability and design.

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screen, design, durability

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

This summary is based on the products: HP Compaq 6930P 14.1" Laptop Notebook - Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz Processor 2GB RAM 160GB HDD Windows 7 ProfessionalHP Compaq 6930P 14.1" Laptop Notebook - Core 2 Duo 2.4GHz Processor 2GB RAM 160GB HDD Windows 7 Professional

Oct, 2017

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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

Consumer review by: Computer User, (

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 Input

Type:Microphone / Stereo microphone/Stereo microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card


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

Cache Memory

Installed Size:3MB


Front Camera: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / 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

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Discrete graphics adapter: No
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 family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:1916
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: Yes


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
4G: 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)
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


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
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):17.1 / 34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:2 / Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 800/1066 / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L2 / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L2
Processor codename:Arrandale / Skylake
Processor Number:I5-520M
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 35
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) 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
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): Yes
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): Yes
Physical Address Extension (PAE):36
Processor ARK ID:43544 / 43560 / 47341 / 49653 / 49666 / I7-6500U
Processor package size:42 / rPGA 37.5x 37.5, BGA 34x28


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

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty


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

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