Dubbed “the world’s first workstation ultrabook” by its maker, HP ZBook 14 is an ultra-slim laptop designed for business. The ultrabook boasts a sleek and elegant design, an impressive display and outstanding performance that get the job done anywhere you may be. HP ZBook 14 supports 4G LTE and HSPA+ thanks to its built-in mobile broadband module.
HP ZBook 14 is a highly mobile machine and you can easily tell from its look. The laptop comes in at a thickness of just 0.83 inches (21 mm). It’s not just about slimness, though; HP ZBook 14 is equally lighter than many other workstations on the market at a weight of less than 4 pounds (1.8 kg).
The lid of the ultrabook is finished in gray brushed aluminium, accentuated by black soft touch paint. The underside of the HP ZBook 14 laptop features black magnesium.
One unique feature on the base is what is called the “Easy Access Door.” You can easily gain access to internal components such as hard drive, RAM and 4G mobile broadband module without needing to undo any screw.
An Amazing Display
The display of the HP ZBook 14 is one of its bright sides. The 14-inch matte screen, which uses LED backlight technology, has a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Considering its anti-glare capability, the Active Matrix TFT panel of this workstation is perfect for outdoor work. The brightness and colour rendering of the HP ZBook 14 is equally noteworthy. The screen can be upgraded with 10 point multi-touch capability.
Performance and Miscellaneous Specifications
HP ZBook 14 is equipped with a 5th generation processor. Users have a choice to make between dual-core Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processors. Graphics is handled by built-in Intel HD Graphics 4400 and discrete AMD FirePro M 4100 graphics processors.
Standard memory is 8GB of RAM and this is upgradeable up to 16GB. The HP ZBook 14 ultrabook runs on Windows 8.1 operating system with an option of installing Windows 7 Professional.
HP ZBook 14 mobile workstation comes with a removable Lithium-Polymer battery with a capacity of 50 WHr and which lasts up to six hours. It offers solid state drive with 128 GB or 256GB capacity or hard drives with capacity ranging from 500GB to 1TB.
HP ZBook 14 has four USB 3.0 ports; VGA and Kensington lock port, amongst other interfaces. It supports several monitors through the DisplayPort feature.
Pricing and availability
HP ZBook 14 ultrabook are available in Nigeria. HP ZBook 14 price in Nigeria starts at around N200,000, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
HP ZBook 14 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP ZBook 14 Ultrabook Notebook:
- OS: Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, (Windows 7 Pro optional)
- Processor: Intel Core i5, Core i7 Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics AMD FirePro Graphics
- Memory: 4GB, 8GB RAM, up to 16GB RAM
- Colours: Charcoal Black
- Dimension: 33.9 x 23.7 x 2.1 cm
- Weight: 1.62 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 14-inch back-lit LED Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels, anti-glare
- Keyboard: Full-sized keyboard (Spill Resistance)
- Pointing Device: Touchpad with 2-piece pick button with left and right click functions, multi-touch gesture support
- Built-in Storage: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB SDD or 500GB, 750GB, 1TB hard drive
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, HD Webcam
- USB 3.0: Yes, 3 ports
- USB 2.0: None
- HDMI: No
- DisplayPort: Yes, 1 Port
- VGA: Yes, 1 port
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes, 1 port
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 (optional)
- Mobile Broadband: Yes, 4G LTE/HSPA+
- HP Connected Photo
- CyberLink Power DVD (optional)
- Battery: 4-cell, 41 WHr Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: up to 6 hours