The HP ProBook 430 G1 (E5H31PA) may come at a slightly high price but justifies it with a smart blend of powerful features. It is one of the most ideal gadgets for travellers as it comes in a slim and ultra light outfit combined with a good battery backup. It has got massive hard disk, a sharp anti glare display, Gigabit Ethernet support and two advanced USB ports.
Display and Design
The HP ProBook 430 G1 (E5H31PA) shows off a 13.3-inch HD LED backlit display which poses high clarity and sharp image delivery with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The Anti Glare coating on the top protects your eyes from harmful reflective rays and allows you to work comfortably for long hours.
It is wrapped in a mere 21mm thick body which has an ultra low weight of 1.5kg thereby giving you the full freedom to carry your office wherever you go. The dull blackish color on the lid combined with the glossy silver color on the inside creates a style statement.
Processor and OS
The notebook is driven by a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5 processor from the 4th generation and based on HM87 Express chipset. It draws support from a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is expandable up to 16GB via 2 SODIMM slots. Rich movies and games are managed by the inbuilt Intel HD 4400 GPU. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 Professional OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP ProBook 430 G1 (E5H31PA) flaunts a HP TrueVision HD webcam paired with dual array digital microphone so that you can enjoy high resolution video calls free of noise. For storage purposes, it boasts of 750GB SATA HDD which is massive.
You can type comfortably without any worries on the spill resistant keyboard accompanied by gesture supported touchpad. Powered by DTS Sound+, the stereo speakers provide richer bass and crisp sound.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP ProBook 430 G1 (E5H31PA) is fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery with up to whopping 9 hours of backup. Connectivity features include Gigabit Ethernet, VGA port, HDMI out, digital media reader, 2 USB 3.0 slots, 1 USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth v4.0 and WLAN.