Multi-purpose business laptop
Display and design
The HP ProBook 430 G2 (J4N00PT) Laptop flashes a 13.3-inch HD anti-glare LED-backlit Display and ensures vibrant visual experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is covered by a matte finished black coloured body with a waistline of 21.0 mm and a weight of 1.5 kg so that you can easily access it on the move. The input devices spotted in the laptop are - a Touchpad with Multi-touch Gestures Support, a Full-sized spill-resistant keyboard with numeric keypad and a fingerprint scanner.
Processor and OS
This laptop is propelled by a 4th generation Intel Core i5-4210U processor with a processing speed of 1.7GHz. It is supported by a 4GB DDR3 RAM embedded in a 1 x 4 Gigabyte memory layout and the RAM can be further increased up to 16GB using the two DIMM memory slots. For managing rich videos and games, the laptop relies on an integrated Intel HD 4400 graphics processor. It runs on the 64 bit Windows 8 Professional OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
For giving you a good quality video calling, the laptop is equipped with a webcam and an in-built digital microphone. The webcam also shoots HD quality videos. It comes with a 500GB SATA hard disk to relieve the user of storage problems. This laptop provides good entertainment banking on the highly advanced sound that you get in your movies and your games. The entire credit goes to the good stereo speakers running on DTS Sound technology.
Battery and Connectivity
A 4 Cell Li-Ion battery gives enough juice to the laptop for giving you an undisturbed service for 9 hours. On the connectivity front we notice options such as - Ethernet port, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader, one USB 2.0 slot, two USB 3.0 slots and VGA port.
With a decent processor, 4GB RAM and an integrated graphics processor, the laptop is suitable for day to day business applications. Don't expect it to run games with intensive graphics. The integrated graphics card and good quality speakers provide a good environment for entertainment. A good battery life is very useful when you travel long distances and with a wide connectivity setup it gives you several options to always stay connected.