The HP-EliteBook 840 G1 is styled in silver and gray, with a matte top surface. The chassis is magnesium and the keyboard is fabricated from aluminum, making the unit tougher than most and endowing it with a sturdy feel.
Performance & Connectivity
This notebook houses a 4th-generation Haswell Intel Core i5-4310U processor Dual core, clocking at 2.0 GHz also achieves speeds up to 2.6 GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 3MB of cache memory and 4GB of DDR3L RAM, you’ll be able to push the two cores up to four virtual cores for quick and efficient multitasking.
The HP-EliteBook 840 G1 has ports aplenty: Two USB 3.0 ports (one provides always-on charging), a legacy VGA port, and a smart card slot on the left side. A headset jack, two more USB 3.0 ports, a full-sized DisplayPort, a super-slim docking port, and a drop-jaw gigabit ethernet port on the right side.
The 14″ widescreen Twisted Nematic (TN) display of the HP EliteBook 840 G1 features LED backlighting, a 16:9 aspect ratio, a 300:1 contrast ratio, a 60 Hz refresh rate, 250 cd/m2 brightness, 131 ppi, and viewing angles of 40/40/15/30°. You can also output video to an external display via the DisplayPort at resolutions up to 3200 x 2000 @ 60 Hz, or use the VGA port for resolutions up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz.