The HP Elitebook 740 G1 (K4J79UT) Ultrabook is apt for those who need to travel often and want a laptop that could serve as the perfect companion. It runs latest Windows OS on a 14-inch HD+ touch display and flaunts a mammoth battery, fingerprint scanner and out of the box connectivity options.
Display and Design
The HP Elitebook 740 G1 (K4J79UT) Ultrabook sports a 14-inch LED backlit SVA flat anti glare display which provides ultra crisp and rich viewing content with HD+ resolution (1,600 x 900 pixels). The multi touch display allows you to edit media, access tasks and browse the web simply by using your fingers.
It is encased in a 22.5mm thick grey coloured outfit which has a weight of just 1.7kg and can be carried around easily. The device carries a spill resistant keyboard with drain option, intuitive touchpad with Pointstick. It also has fingerprint scanner and supports different security tools to ensure all round protection.
Processor and OS
The notebook features a 1.7GHz Intel Core i3 fourth generation processor paired with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be upgraded to 16GB through two SODIMM slots. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS, apt for touch enabled gadgets.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Elitebook 740 G1 (K4J79UT) Ultrabook flaunts a HD webcam and dual array microphone for providing mesmerizing video calling experience. It has a 500GB SATA hard disk functioning at 7,200rpm for storage purposes. The dual stereo speakers powered by DTS Studio technology provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP Elitebook 740 G1 (K4J79UT) Ultrabook boasts of up to 15.15 hours of backup with a 3 cell Li-ion battery. Apart from usual connectivity features like HDMI out, digital media reader, four USB 3.0 slots, Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0 and VGA port, the device has one DisplayPort, one docking connector and one secondary battery port.