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HP EliteBook 840 G2
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HP EliteBook 840 G2 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jul 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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14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

HP medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops HP is one of the better rated manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 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 a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook 840 G2 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a better storage medium than most comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it. This laptop has an SSD storage medium, whereas most laptops of this type and age 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.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2717447_price] (SSD), the HP EliteBook 820[plb_2735219_price] (SSD), or the Lenovo ThinkPad X250[plb_2743534_price] (SSD).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

It is worth also looking at other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_2802546_price], the Z50-70[pl_3075592_price], or the X1 Carbon[pl_2911178_price] all from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 G2 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a front camera to this laptop and we think the EliteBook 820[pl_2862104_price], or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] both from HP or the Lenovo Z510[plb_2979742_price] is also worth considering.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook 840 G2 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the EliteBook 840 G2 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 50 watt-hours, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.3 kilograms, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840 G2 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Laptops with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the EliteBook 820[pl_2862104_price] (1.3kg), the EliteBook 820[pl_2735219_price] (1.3kg), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (1.3kg) all from HP.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 900 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G2. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook 840 G2 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3812194_price] (500GB) which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook 840 G2 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18". With a screen size of only 14 inches, the EliteBook 840 G2 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this HP laptop screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba L50-C[plb_2943817_price] (15.6") which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook 840 G2 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen and we think the DELL Inspiron 15 5558[plb_3008314_price] is also worth considering.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The EliteBook 840 G2 is a three battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 G2 have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G2

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook 840 G2 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-C[plb_2962162_price] (2.4GHz), the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2980549_price] (2.4GHz), or the Lenovo Z510[plb_2979742_price] (2.5GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 G2 has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook 840 G2.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
Supported Number of Colours Display
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
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 Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
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)
Intel 64
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
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
WiFi Certification
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Expert Reviews

(5)
1 April 2015

HP EliteBook 840 G2 H9W32ET, courtesy of HP Germany. HP's Elitebook 840 G2 is primarily a Broadwell upgrade. HP has not modified anything apart from exchanging the processor. The Broadwell...

3 April 2015

No sin defectos. El EliteBook estaba bien para empezar y ha sido mejorado ligeramente gracias al procesador Broadwell, lo que resultó en una duración de batería mayor debido a un menor consumo... Read more…

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29 March 2015

Pro + Stabiles Gehäuse + Gute Verarbeitung + Hervorragende Eingabegeräte + Hohe Anwendungsleistung + Lange Akkulaufzeiten + Freier M.2-Steckplatz + Auf die Aufnahme eines LTE-/3G-Modems...

7 April 2015

Non privo di pecche. L'EliteBook è stato un buon punto di partenza ed è stato leggermente migliorato con l'aggiunta del processore Broadwell, ottenendo così una maggiore autonomia grazie ai... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 5200, hp 64bi, hp 6300, hp 64bit, hp m5j22, hp n8q14, hp 6300u, hp h9w19, hp p0c58, hp 5200u, hp h9w19e, hp i55300, hp p0c58u, hp m5j22u, hp n8q14e, hp i55200, hp p220152, hp p243674, hp p221532, hp p235809, hp m5j22up, hp n8q14ea, hp i55200u, hp h9w19ea, hp i55300u, hp p0c58ut, hp m5j22upa, hp h9w19eaa
Barcodes 00725184078354, 00889894206909

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