The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 (M6N29US) is a strong performer which can face off heavy multitasking at ease. You get a sharp Full HD display for full on entertainment. The laptop is light in weight and the battery backup is good. The fingerprint scanner is quick to respond. Overall, the laptop is one of the best choices in this budget to go for.
Display, Body Looks and Configuration
The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 (M6N29US) laptop flaunts a 14-inch Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) LED-backlit display. It comes in a silver coloured body which measures 338 x 234 x 15.2mm and weighs only 1.5Kg. The system is driven by a 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-5300U processor assisted by an 8GB of DDR3 RAM and an inbuilt Intel HD 5500 graphics card. The laptop runs on Windows 7 Professional operating system floating upon 64-bit architecture.
Storage and Camera
The user can create a library of files on a 256GB solid state drive. As far as the camera is concerned, a webcam present captures nice quality videos. You can enjoy video calling and recording during leisure hours or when needed.
The HP Elitebook 1040 G2 (M6N29US) features two input devices - a touchpad with multi touch gesture support and a spill-resistant keyboard. In addition, there is a fingerprint scanner present. The devices perform well and are quick to respond.
Connectivity and Battery
On the networking front, the HP Elitebook 1040 G2 (M6N29US) supports Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 3.0 slots, an SD card reader, a headphone jack and a microphone jack. Acting as an energy booster is a 6 cell battery which keeps the show running for long hours.