Parading a somewhat portable design, the HP EliteBook 840 G3 is a third-generation laptop in the EliteBook 840 series. It offers an option of stunning Quad HD display, while 6th-generation Intel processors provide the muscle to get tasks executed.
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HP EliteBook 840 G3 Key Features and Specs
- 6th Gen Intel Core i7, Core i5, Core i3 Processor
- Intel HD Graphics 520
- Windows 10 or Windows 8.1
- 14-inch LED Display (Touch or Non-Touch)
- 4GB, 8GB, 16GB RAM (up to 32GB RAM in two slots)
- 500GB HDD (7200 rpm), 1TB HDD (5400 rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optional Built-in Broadband (4G LTE or 3G HSPA+)
- Up to 13 hours, 30 minutes Battery Life
Design and Display
A quick assessment of the HP EliteBook 840 G3 reveals a laptop for mobile professionals. At 18.9mm thick and starting just 1.48kg in weight, it is not a machine you are going to feel discouraged taking outdoors for work.
The construction features plastic and aluminium finish. HP says it made this one to pass military-grade testing for ruggedness. The notebook comes with a spill-resistant keyboard with drain and glass touchpad.
Standard resolution of the 14-inch display is 1,366 x 768 pixels. But there are Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) and Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels) options. HP also offers a model with Full HD touchscreen.
Power and Performance
Sixth-generation Intel Core (up to Core i7) processors gets the HP EliteBook 840 G3 moving along. The CPUs receive support from integrated Intel HD Graphics 520 for respectable graphics performance.
System memory (DDR4) goes up to 32 GB in size. This configuration should take care of standard business applications suitably well. Buyers have option of units with solid state drives for even more robust performance and higher responsiveness. HP rates the battery life at more than 13 hours – at least, expect it to last a whole workday.
Other Specs and Features
Security is a major factor on business laptops and that gets extra attention on the HP EliteBook 840 G3. HP Sure Start with Dynamic Protection shields the BIOS against attacks. An optional HP Sure View privacy screen helps to effectively protect your work and vital information from prying eyes. Security features also include HP Client Security, HP 3D Driveguard, HP BIOSphere, TPM 1.2/2.0, and optional fingerprint reader.
Among the available input and output features are three USB ports (one USB Type-C), a VGA port, and a DisplayPort. Expansion slots include a media card reader and an external SIM slot. The laptop offers integrated speakers, dual array microphone and Audio by Bang & Olufsen.
Pricing and availability
HP EliteBook 840 G3 laptops are not yet available Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. Price starts at around $1,159 in the United States. The HP EliteBook 840 G3 price in Nigeria is expected to start at around 440,000 Naira, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Price in Ghana is expected to start at around GH₵ 6990. HP EliteBook 840 G3 price in Kenya starts at 144,999 KSh.
HP EliteBook 840 G3 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP EliteBook 840 G3 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10, Windows 10 Pro, Windows 8.1
- Processor: 6th Gen Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 520
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 8GB RAM, 16GB RAM, 32GB RAM (up to 32GB)
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 38.33 x 25.77 x 1.94 cm (non-touch), 38.33 x 25.77 x 2.08 cm (touch)
- Weight: Starting at 1.48 kg (non-touch); Starting at 1.7 kg (touch)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 14-inch back-lit LED Display, 1366 x 768 pixels (Non-Touch) or 1920 x 1080 pixels (Touch and Non-Touch options) or 2560 x 1440 pixels (non-touch), optional anti-glare
- Keyboard: Full-sized Spill Resistant Keyboard (Optional Back-light)
- Pointing Device: Glass TouchPad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB HDD (7200 rpm), 1TB HDD (5400 rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Webcam (optional)
- USB Ports: Yes, 2 x USB 3.0 ports (on charging port) and 1 x USB Type C Port
- DisplayPort: Yes, 1 port
- VGA: Yes, 1 port
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes, 1 port
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes (Dual Microphone Array)
- NFC: Yes (Optional)
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Miracast
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth 4.2
- Docking Connector: Yes
- Broadband: Yes, 3G HSPA+ / 4G LTE (optional)
- Audio by Bang & Olufsen
- Integrated Premium Speakers
- Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
- Integrated smart card reader (active)
- Battery: HP Long Life 3-cell, 46 WH Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: up to 13 hours, 30 minutes (depends on configuration)