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HP EliteBook 840
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HP EliteBook 840 2 Core Intel Core I5 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5 1.7GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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Sleek And Sturdy.- It's time for an upgrade to the dramatically thin, light design of the HP EliteBook 840 G1 Ultrabook with a luxurious and soft touch finish.- Join forces with the latest... More
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8 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by HP have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook 840 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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Light

The average weight of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook 840 is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The HP EliteBook 840 is one of the lighter portable PCs that were released more than two years ago (only 1.6 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook 840 is a four USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook 840 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. 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.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The EliteBook 840 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The HP EliteBook 840 is a three number of battery cells portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook 840 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook 840 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. The EliteBook 840 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook 840

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook 840.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook 840 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook 840.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the HP EliteBook 840 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

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Full HD
LED Backlight
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
3G Standards
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Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Battery
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Power
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Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
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Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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...

27 June 2014

HP's EliteBook series has long been its premium business-notebook range. For this generation HP's naming convention has changed, going from a four digit model number to a designation that is... Read more…

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 has down-to-business looks, a great design, robust performance, and all the correct options for a business laptop. But you should try its eraser-head cursor control before...

20 February 2014

The HP EliteBook 840 G1 business laptop provides an outstanding keyboard and touch pad, long battery life, and a VGA port in a sleek, affordable package. Just be prepared to accept some compromises...

7 February 2014

Not cheap, but it is powerful with an excellent display and battery life...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 December 2014 by David S.

Had been a fan of the Lenovo line of notebooks for a long time but the newest Elitebooks have finally tipped me in favor of the HP notebooks. My brother got a new Lenovo notebook from his company... Read more…

Reviewed 5 January 2015 by Brian W.
(Verified Purchase)

Happy with the purchase.. the refurbished one cost over 600+ on other sites...

Reviewed 28 December 2014 by Emir M.
(Verified Purchase)

I've had this laptop for work for about six months and I liked it so much that I decided to buy one for myself when I saw the deal on newegg for Cyber Monday. The keyboard is great. The keys are... Read more…

Reviewed 11 March 2015 by Dan B.
(Verified Purchase)

I build computers. I have since very young, and have always been a desktop person. Over the years of a growing family, laptops have become more practical for us and I am very technical in general.... Read more…

Reviewed 14 January 2015 by Bret Z.

This system says it's a $1199 system on the specs, and although they generally have it much cheaper, it really is an $1199 system. It feels like you are holding a premium product, it has powerful... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers t9x22e, t9x22et, t9x22ea, t9x22eaa, hp f1q48, hp e7m73, t9x22eta, t9x22eaab, hp f1q48e, hp e7m73p, hp i55200, t9x22etab, hp i56200, hp p220154, hp p247728, hp p220522, hp i56200u, hp p232396, hp p220194, t9x22eaabu, hp f1q48et, hp p242070, hp p235709, hp e7m73pa, hp 500gb32, hp i55200u, hp p243667, t9x22etabu, hp p220194p
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