HP has launched a portfolio of PCs for Business, and it includes a very powerful Busines Notebook — EliteBook 1040 G4 — which is a 14-inch notebook suited for business, not just for its hardware, but for the looks as well. It is a premium laptop
Let’s take a look at the specs first:
- It is powered by Intel Core i7 Quad Core Kaby Lake Processors (H-series) with vPro technology.
- 700 nit ultra-bright display. The recently launched Mi Notebook Pro is 300 nits.
- You can choose between 700-nit full HD or UHD touch display or the HP SureView display.
- Packs in 6-cell 67Wh Li-ion battery which can recharge from 0% to 50% in 30 minutes using HPs own fast charging technology.
- Expected battery life is between 15 to 18 hours depending on the model.
- Choose DDR4 RAM up to 16GB
- You can get an optional 512GB PCIe Gen 3 SSD
- Includes IR enabled the camera to support Windows Hello authentication.
- If you want to stay connected all the time, pick up the model with WWAN support. This allows you to use 3G and 4G networks SIM.
- Measures 12.95 x 9.17 x 0.63 inches and weigh only 1.36kgs.
- Ports include
- Two USB 3.1 ports.
- Two USB 3.1 Type C ports.
- one HDMI 1.4 port.
Looking at those specs, EliteBook 1040 G4 definitely competes with Mi Note Pro and the recently launched laptops at IFA. It also includes a software named as PhoneWise which lets users respond to calls, and SMS on their phone through their PC.
The pricing starts from $1380.