HP medium processor core laptops have good reviews on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior manufacturers.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The Elitebook 1040 G2 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G2.
Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and type.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs of this age and spec.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.
SSD Storage Medium
The Elitebook 1040 G2 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.
The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.
Has a Front Camera
The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2 also have a front camera.
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802.11g WiFi Standard
The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Most medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The best Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year is 802.11n and the worst is 802.11ad.
The weights of laptops of this spec and age range from 940g to 14kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the Elitebook 1040 G2 is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2.
Six Battery Cells
The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 is a six battery cell count portable PC.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G2.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
Across all the medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 1040 G2 the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. The Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Elitebook 1040 G2.
If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Lenovo B50-45 (320GB).
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
Across all the laptops of this type and age the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 1040 G2.
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Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
At 2.2 gigahertz, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G2.
Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 14 E7450 (2.3GHz) which also has a higher Rating.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to it.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 14 inches, the Elitebook 1040 G2 has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
Laptops with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Asus X555LA (15.6").
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Recovery Operating System
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Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
AC Adapter Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel Virtualization Technology
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