The HP 340 G1 (G4S57UT) Laptop is best suited for office applications, mailing and networking. You enjoy good music with the help of good quality stereo speakers and the integrated graphic processor makes sure of a good ambience for your movies. It is not a machine for gamers as it does not include a dedicated external graphics card. Looking at such a cheap price and the features available, it is definitely a good buy.
Display and design
The HP 340 G1 (G4S57UT) laptop flashes a 14-inch HD anti-glare flat LED-backlit Display and gives you a maximum resolution up to 1366 x 768 Pixels. The anti-glare feature cuts down the amount of light that is reflected off the display and is good for your eyes. The laptop is built within a 22.9 mm glossy silver body and weighs 2.0 Kg to make it more convenient for you to carry it. Input peripherals lodged beneath the display are - a Touchpad with Multi-touch Gestures Support and a Full-sized island-style, Spill resistant with numeric keypad.
Processor and OS
The spur the overall performance the laptop houses a 1.7GHz 4th generation Intel Core i3-4010U processor mated with a Intel HM86 Express chipset. To further elevate the performance, the CPU is aided by a 4GB DDR3 RAM embedded in a 1 x 4 Gigabyte memory layout. You can expand the memory up to 16GB via two DIMM memory slots. The integrated Intel HD 4400 graphic processor provides an added impetus to the device and gives you a well nurtured graphic ambience in your games and movies. The laptop sails on the latest 64-bit Windows 8.1 OS.
Camera, storage and multimedia
The laptop is equipped with a good webcam and working together with an in-built microphone it gives you an impressive video calling. The camera also clicks decent still photos and shoots HD videos. The primary storage of the device comes in the form of a 500GB SATA hard disk and gives you sufficient space to store all your documents, softwares, movies, games, etc. The Altec Lansing Stereo Speakers running on HD Audio Solution software makes you groove to its beats and efficiently takes care of the entertainment front.
Battery and connectivity
It is fuelled by a 4 Cell Li-Ion battery. The laptop hosts a wide connectivity framework in the form of features like- Ethernet, Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, one USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 slots, one HDMI port, VGA port and Digital Media Reader.