The HP ProBook 450 G1 (F2P38UT), as the name indicates, has been made for professional purposes. However, it is capable of handling only the standard ones which is justified by its modest price. It runs on Windows 8 Pro OS and carries two USB 3.0 slots, HD webcam and spill resistant keyboard.
Display and Outfit
The HP ProBook 450 G1 (F2P38UT) sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The grey coloured outfit carries a solid and smart appeal and has a thickness of 22mm with a weight of 2.4kg. It is armed with a full size spill resistant keyboard and a standard touchpad.
Configuration and Platform
At the heart of the HP ProBook 450 G1 (F2P38UT), you can find a 2.4GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation and based on HM87 Express chipset. It draws assistance from a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 16GB through two unused SODIMM slots. With the integrated Intel HD 4600, the laptop can handle only mediocre games and movies. It sails on 64-bit Windows 8 Professional OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The combination of 720p webcam and digital microphone provides crystal clear and noise free video calling experience. It accounts for the storage needs of the user with a 500GB SATA hard disk. It even has a DVD Writer so that you can transfer data via CDs and DVDs. Powered by DTS Sound+ technology, the stereo speakers provide decent audio quality while watching movies or playing games.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the HP ProBook 450 G1 (F2P38UT) juiced up is a 6 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity and networking point of view, the machine supports features like two USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 ports, VGA slot, HDMI out, digital media reader and WLAN.