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HP EliteBook 8540w

alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 reviews of HP EliteBook 8540w. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and usability. The price and screen are also appreciated. The connectivity and sound get critical comments, and the energy efficiency and keyboard get mixed opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the HP EliteBook 8540w is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HP EliteBook 8540w

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of HP EliteBook 8540w from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the design and usability are overall positive. The performance and price also get good feedback.

price, performance, usability, design

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP EliteBook 8540w

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of HP EliteBook 8540w from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability and performance, but many are less positive about the image quality.

screen, performance, usability

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75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

HP EliteBook Mobile Workstation 8540w review: HP EliteBook Mobile Workstation 8540w

 

HP EliteBook Mobile Workstation 8540w

Excellent configuration options including a color-accurate LCD; great tools for fine-tuning performance and power usage; rugged, but attractive design; lots of security.

Heavy; short battery life; small touch pad.

The HP EliteBook 8540w is an attractive and versatile mobile workstation that's tougher than it looks.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : Alex Wawro (pcworld.com)

HP ProBook 4520s

 

Weighing in at just under 6 pounds sans power brick, the new HP ProBook 4520s feels solid and sturdy enough to bear the brunt of your daily commute. Improving on the plastic chassis from last year's 4510s series, HP doesn't aim this business laptop at...

Impressive suite of HP security software ; Comfortable ergonomic design for long work sessions

Shoddy integrated Webcam ; Mediocre battery life

The ProBook 4520s is a sturdy, stylish business laptop that performs well at work or on the go.

Jul, 2010

Expert review by : NotebookReview Staff (NotebookReview.com)

HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation Review

 

Workstation-class systems offer faster processors, better graphics options, and sometimes additional features over regular business systems. In this review we take a look at the HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation and see how it compares to other...

Great build quality ; Stylish and functional design ; Solid performance

Custom configurations skyrocket in price ; Still no backlit keyboard option ; The HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation gives you everything you need to handle demanding projects away from your desktop.

The HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation gives you everything you need to handle demanding projects away from your desktop.

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Review: HP Elitebook 8540w Notebook (ATI M5800)

 

Worker Bee. Reaching a rating of almost 93%, the HP Worksation le ...

Good Variety of Ports ; Good Display ; Very Good Case ; Very Good Performance ; Very Good Keyboard ; Broad Spectrum of Uses ; Good Graphics Performance ; Numerous Additional Features ; Various Accessories (optional) ; Relatively Low Noise and Heat...

Short Battery Life Under Heavy Use ; Little Space Between Ports (in some cases) ; Fairly Heavy Weight

Not much. Above all, a full-HD resolution so as to see as many open windows on the screen as possible at once

Nov, 2010

Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

Review HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook

 

The golden boy? The HP Elitebook 8540p is positioned in between the HP Probook 6540b and the HP Elitebook 8540w due to its price and its performance. Those readers who are curious about how well this notebook performs, will find all the necessary...

Very good positioning of the available ports, Very sturdy case, Good performance, Good display, Very good keyboard, Good graphics performance (except when using CAD), Can be used for a variety of purposes, Low emissions, Extensive accessories are...

Small workmanship faults, Somewhat heavy, Very slow card reader, In some places the distance between the ports is too narrow, Insufficient documentation and support offers, Cooling control, A good cooler fan control

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Kevin O'Brien (NotebookReview.com)

HP EliteBook 8540p Review

 

The EliteBook is HPs business-rugged notebook family aimed squarely at the Lenovo ThinkPad and Dell Latitude. Offering an attractive brushed metal finish, excellent build quality, and high-end processor and graphics options, the EliteBook-series is...

Excellent build quality ; Stylish design ; Above average display

Not offered in all-black

Jan, 2010

Expert review by : Laptop Views (laptopviews.com)

Expert Review

 

HP has recently announced the launch of its new HP EliteBook 8540p notebook in US market that is powered by Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor and has NVIDIA discrete graphics aimed at mobile professionals who need manageability, security, upgradeable...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Ryan McLaughlin (justechn.com)

Review: HP EliteBook 8540w Mobile Workstation

 

The Elitebook laptop is HP's top of the line business notebook, and the 8540w is near the top of that series. The Elitebook 8540w includes several upgrade from last years model, including a faster processor, better screen, and a better video card.

In the end I am impressed with the strength and quality of the of this laptop. It is put together with some top quality parts. My main concern is the battery life. A 15″ laptop is a good travel size and is going to be taken on the road, but with just...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Edward F. Moltzen (crn.com)

Review: HP EliteBook 8540w

 

The HP EliteBook 8540w is the highest-performing notebook evaluated to date in the CRN Test Center lab, and also sports an attractive price point for a system in this class.

Feb, 2011

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

HP ProBook 4520s Appearance Review

 

HP business notebooks ProBook series has no updated since last year. This reform is to replace the most recent 32-nanometer Core i3, i5 and i7 processor, installed in three different sizes of notebooks, including the 13.3-inch, 15.6 inch and 17.3-inch...

Let's see HP ProBook series notebook interface layout. HP ProBook 4520s with 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN and Bluetooth, support for HP un2450 EV-DO/HSPA mobile broadband, VGA, HDMI, USB, eSATA / USB, ExpressCard, card reader.

Mar, 2010