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HP ProBook 4740s 17.3" Laptop

17.3" 2.9kg Sep 2012
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Your Business Partner. Optimized for Windows 8 Pro, these notebooks are ideal for SMBs. They offer multimedia tools, easy-to-use security, aluminum casing for added protection and 17.3-inch... More
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,224 owner and expert reviews, HP has good ratings for its portable PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically for its portable PCs.

Quite Big Screen Size

Portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the ProBook 4740s have screen sizes of between 11" and 30", and the average screen size is 14". The ProBook 4740s has a quite big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 4740s.

There are a number of other 17.3" portable PCs currently available that you might also want to consider including the HP ProBook 4730s which has a better Rating.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard. The HP ProBook 4740s is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The ProBook 4740s does not have a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the ProBook 4740s also do not have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The HP ProBook 4740s does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the ProBook 4740s also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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The lightest notebook PC that was released more than two years ago is 210g heavy and the heaviest is 4.5kg. With a weight of 2.9 kilograms, the ProBook 4740s is quite heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the HP EliteBook 8570p (2.6kg).

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1 Other reason to consider the HP ProBook 4740s

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when HP released the ProBook 4740s.


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Expert Reviews


HP ProBook 4740s If you deem a 15-inch laptop too small but do not want to waive on a matte screen, you will not have much choice in this price range. If you are also looking for a solid 17-inch...

Good input devices
Good screen brightness
Cool wrist rest
High application performance
Good battery runtime
No docking port
Graphics card too weak for native resolution
Narrow vertical viewing angles
Fan always audible
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