HP Elitebook 840 G1 is a business class of laptops which will offer nice-looking design, good processor which will easily handle all of these tasks and long battery life.
The HP Elitebook 840 G1 has no DVI port so if you want to use external monitor the DVI connector you will need DisplayPort to DVI adapter.
One of the best features of this laptop is battery life. The battery offers in practice five to seven hours on Wi-Fi on depending on how intensive device is used in this period of time.
The integrated web camera has a good 720p picture and integrated mic sound quality is more than enough for a conference or Skype calls.
Its keyboard has adjustable background lights and the keys on the keyboard are probably the best laptop keys. Just the right amount of pressure is needed and the response from the keys is very good.
The touchpad is sensitive and responds well and the input buttons are easy to reach and can be used as preferred by user.
HP Elitebook 840 G1 has a screen that is not a full HD. Actually it is 1600 by 900 resolution and brightness and viewing angles are not very good.
This laptop has Intel i5 5300 Q4 core processor, 8 gigabyte of RAM in single slot so no dual channel advantages. Well installed and integrated is Intel 5500 graphic card, SSD drive at capacity of 256 gigabytes.
Overall the performance of the system and it’s constant of work is very good. There won’t be any issues of staggering office applications as starting is very fast and 8 gigabyte of RAM is more than enough to support multi publications running the same time.
When it comes to multimedia, HP 840 g2 is borderline capable to play even 4k videos without staggering. You may detect some small frame skipping when a video is played but in general even though it is not a smooth experience. It is just possible to view 4k video.
Memory mark is excellent and it would be even better if second slot is installed and dual-channel is activated. SSD offers good performance. It takes just about one minute to start Windows 7 and load first applications.
While 2d graphic results are surprisingly good it needs to be pointed that this laptop has integrated Intel 5500 graphic chip and it is not made for gaming. You should select some of the models with better in media or AMD graphic cards.
Main Features for HP Elitebook 840 G1
14 Inch Touchscreen
Intel Core i7
2.10 GHz Processor
4 GB RAM
500 GB Hard Disk