Now employees can hit the road with a travel pro. The HP EliteBook 840 G1 industry leading Ultrabook is ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise...
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Medium processor core notebook PCs built by HP have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Elitebook 840 G1 which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 840 G1, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a front camera.
The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1 range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of only 1.6 kilograms, the Elitebook 840 G1 is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.
Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo X220[plb_1520710_price] (1.6kg), or the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (1.6kg).
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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed
The average hard drive speed of laptops of this spec and age is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM. The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly fast hard drive speed (7,200 revolutions per minute) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.
10 Reasons Against
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. The Elitebook 840 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Elitebook 840 G1 have a full-size keyboard, however the Elitebook 840 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age. 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.
Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
At only 1.6 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The processor clock speeds of laptops of this type and age range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz.
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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.
Only Three Battery Cells
The HP Elitebook 840 G1 is a three battery cell count portable PC.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Elitebook 840 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 840 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook 840 G1.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
4 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 840 G1
Released Over Three Years Ago
HP released the Elitebook 840 G1 over three years ago.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Elitebook 840 G1.
Average Internal Memory
The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook 840 G1.
If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Asus X550CA[plb_2093524_price] (6GB).
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Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 14 inches, the Elitebook 840 G1 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Elitebook 840 G1.
If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the T410[pl_1629753_price] (14.1"), the L540[pl_1622998_price] (15"), or the L540[pl_1623008_price] (15") all from Lenovo.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Number of Built-In Speakers
DTS Studio Sound
Front Camera Resolution
1280 x 720
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
TV Tuner Integrated
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Operating System Installed
Windows 7 Professional
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