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HP EliteBook 840 G2

HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

$449.99
$389.99 $60.00 cheaper than 57 days ago
2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Jun 2015
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The HP EliteBook 840 thin and light notebook allows users to be ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven technologies, security, performance, and management... More
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13 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor core laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook 840 G2 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook 840 G2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago. Most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the ThinkPad T550[pl_2738522_price], or the ThinkPad T550[pl_2823866_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882102_price] which is cheaper.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops of this type and age.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. The EliteBook 840 G2 has a very big maximum internal memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago.

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Quite Fast Hard Drive Speed

Medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a four USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. The EliteBook 840 G2 is one of the lighter laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

There are a number of alternative 1.6kg heavy notebook PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the EliteBook 840[pl_2783772_price], or the EliteBook 840[pl_2783814_price] both from HP or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2729360_price] which is cheaper.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

At only 900 megahertz, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 970MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 which have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this notebook PC and we think the ThinkPad T550[pl_2823866_price], or the T550[pl_2954049_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882102_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] which has better reviews; or the DELL Latitude 15 E5550[plb_2885642_price], or the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2822530_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2363540_price] (SSD and higher rated) or the Toshiba Z30[plb_2917671_price] (SSD and cheaper), or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882106_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year, the EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to consider include the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2882102_price], or the Latitude 14 E7450[pl_2882106_price] both from DELL.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the EliteBook 840 G2 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

We compared all the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed laptops to this portable PC and we think the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882104_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T550[plb_2954049_price] (2.3GHz), or the Acer Aspire S7-393[plb_2906853_price] (2.4GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

Alternative 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the HP ProBook 440[plb_2790269_price] which has better reviews; or the Lenovo X250[plb_2898227_price] which is cheaper.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP ProBook 450 G2[plb_2949831_price] (1TB and cheaper), the Toshiba Satellite P50-C[plb_2978047_price] (1TB and cheaper), or the MSI GP72 2QD[plb_3008884_price] (1TB and cheaper).

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Average Internal Memory

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook 840 G2.

We compared this laptop to all the other 4GB internal memory portable PCs and we think cheaper laptops such as the X250[pl_2898227_price], and the L450[pl_2780373_price] both from Lenovo is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire S7-393[plb_2906853_price] (8GB and cheaper), the Lenovo T550[plb_2916140_price] (8GB and cheaper), or the HP ProBook 450 G2[plb_2949831_price] (8GB and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2.

We compared all the other 14" portable PCs to this portable PC and we think the ThinkPad E450[pl_2861657_price], and the ThinkPad T440[pl_2776430_price] both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2882104_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might also be worth considering include the T550[pl_2916140_price] (15.6"), or the E540[pl_2936275_price] (15.6") both from Lenovo or the HP ProBook 450 G2[plb_2949831_price] (15.6") which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp w781, hp w781p, hp win81, hp n6q34, hp l8t40, hp p0c57, hp win81p, hp n6q34e, hp l8t40e, hp p0c57u, hp i55200, hp p220154, hp p0c57ut, hp p220522, hp i55200u, hp p232396, hp p220194, hp n6q34ea, hp l8t40et, hp p220194p, hp p220154p, hp p220522p, hp p232396p, apple i55200, apple i55200u, hewlettpackard l8t40, hewlettpackard l8t40e, hewlettpackard l8t40et, hewlettpackard l8t40eta, hewlettpackard l8t40etab
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