Being a ProBook, the HP 4540S (B8Z33PA) carries a powerful Intel Core i5 processor and 4GB RAM to handle business oriented needs smoothly. But it also supports moderately powerful games and movies, so that work doesn't become too boring. It also sports SuperMulti drive, nice battery and two USB 3.0 slots which justify its price.
Display and Build
The HP ProBook 4540S (B8Z33PA) flaunts an HD LED backlit anti-glare display so that you can view clearly even while sitting under the sun or work for long without troubling your eyes. The 15.6-inch panel offers a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The brushed anodized aluminium casing carries an upmarket feel and has a waist of 28mm with a weight of 2.4kg.
Configuration and Platform
Doing the duty under the hood is a 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 3rd generation processor sitting on HM76 Express chipset. It draws support from a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM whose capacity can be further expanded up to 8GB via two user accessible DIMM ports. It sails on 64 bit Windows 7 Professional OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP ProBook 4540S (B8Z33PA) flaunts a HD webcam for managing video calling needs of the user. For storage purposes, it houses a regular 500GB SATA HDD. It also has a SuperMulti DVD Drive with DL support so that you can stream your favorite files easily from disks. Packed with the 1GB ATI Radeon HD 7650M GPU, the device handles powerful games and movies in a smooth fashion.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 6 cell Li-ion battery, the HP ProBook 4540S (B8Z33PA) claims to provide up to 4.5 hours of uninterrupted service. The connectivity and networking features include WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, Ethernet port, two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI out and digital media reader.