A complete package
Display and Design
The HP EliteBook 840 G1 (E7M74PA) carries a 14-inch HD+ LED backlit SVA Flat anti glare display which offers pristine image quality, superior outdoor visibility and rich colours. It is wrapped in a grey coloured outfit which has a waistline of 21mm and a weight of just 1.5kg so that you can easily carry it around. The fingerprint scanner increases the security of the userÂs identity.
CPU and Platform
At the helm is a 2.1GHz Intel Core i7 processor from the fourth generation and based on QM87 Express chipset. Assisting it is a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 16GB via two SODIMM ports. It sails on 64 bit Windows 7 Professional OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP EliteBook 840 G1 (E7M74PA) carries a HD webcam and dual array microphone for online video calls. While the 500GB SATA HDD running at 7,200rpm provides sufficient space, the 32GB SSD memory makes sure that you can start computing instantaneously.
The presence of 1GB AMD Radeon HD 8750M graphics card injects life into demanding games and movies on the HD+ screen. To boost your multimedia experience further, it houses stereo speakers running on DTS Sound.
Battery and Communication
The HP EliteBook 840 G1 (E7M74PA) is fuelled by a 3 cell Li-ion battery and can be connected via VGA port, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader, Ethernet port, HDMI out, four USB 3.0 slots and WLAN in addition to docking connector, secondary battery connector and DisplayPort.
The HP EliteBook 840 G1 (E7M74PA) is a complete package designed to take care of all kinds of computing needs of the user. It packs quality features which is nothing surprising considering its price. A better inbuilt RAM would have made it complete.