An everyday laptop
Display and Design
The HP Probook 4540s is a mid-range machine from HP that comes with a 15.6-inches LED HD Anti-glare display. The laptop weighs 2.6 kg and has a dimension of 375 x 256 x 28 mm. Available in anodized aluminium, it has a solid build and is an excellent choice if you are looking for a sturdy laptop.
Processor and OS
The HP laptop runs on an Intel Core i3- 31110 M processor. Installed in Intel HM76 Express Chipset, it clocks at an impressive speed of 2.4GHz. Helping the processor is a 4GB DDR3 RAM, which proves sufficient for all usual activities. Graphic department is handled by Intel HD graphics, good for videos, it lacks the depth of a dedicated graphic processor. Unfortunately, HP has not provided any premium operating system with Probook, and it has been loaded with basic DOS OS. All in all, the inner machinery of this device is average, and will disappoint as compared to its design and display.
Camera, Storage, Multimedia
HP has loaded it with a 1.3 MP webcam which is very good. It can shoot a 720p HD video and runs smoothly on a video chat. As concerns, storage capability of this device is above par with 750 GB storage, provided by a SATA disk operating at 5400 RPM. It's a big improvement, considering other features of this laptop. Furthermore, you have an integral Super Multi DVD read burner to transfer disk data with ease. HP has loaded it with 2 x 2W Dual Stereo speakers that are great for enjoying movies and songs, with HD Audio Solutions.
Connectivity and Battery
In terms of connectivity, this laptop backs Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 1x USB (3.0), 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI port and Multi card slot. A 4Âcell LiÂPolymer battery is provided to fuel the device, which claims to deliver a back-up of 4.5 hours.
The HP Probook is a very good looking and well-built device, but has its peaks and troughs internally. The 750GB of HDD will prove very useful to users, add the battery back-up and it's a perfect device for everyday users.