HP ProBook 430 G4 is one of the more affordable business notebooks available from its maker. Yet, the portable offering promises impressive performance as it now comes with latest Kaby Lake processor, DDR4 RAM and SSD storage options.
Where to Buy HP ProBook 430 G4
HP ProBook 430 G4 Key Features and Specs
- 7th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 Processor
- Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel HD Graphics
- Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro, FreeDOS 2.0
- 13.3-inch LED Display
- 4GB, 8GB, 16GB RAM (up to 16GB RAM in two slots)
- Optional DVD Drive
- 500GB HDD, up to 512GB SDD
- up to 16 hours
Build and Screen
The HP ProBook 430 G4 sports a mostly plastic chassis, understandably part of the concessions for a friendlier price. It is still decently durable nonetheless, with the bottom featuring aluminium reinforcement.
The 3.28-pound laptop shows off a portable design with a 13.3-inch display. The HP Probook 430 G4 has thickness of between 0.78 and 0.84 inches. The screen comes with either HD or Full HD resolution and is available in touch option.
The chiclet-style, optional LED-backlit keyboard offers spill resistance and comes with a decently-large touchpad.
Power and Performance
Under the hood, the HP ProBook 430 G4 now houses seventh-generation Intel Core processors of the Kaby Lake family. Buyers are free to select from configurations offering up to Core i7 CPU.
There are also Intel Celeron and Pentium processors for the HP Probook 430 G4 if you are looking to save some money. The business notebook features standard 4GB RAM (up to 16GB) and Integrated Intel HD Graphics 620. For faster performance, you can select a unit with a solid state drive amongst other options. The supplied battery supposedly lasts beyond a full workday.
Other Specs and features
The operating system of choice for the notebook is Windows 10. The list of ports on offer on the HP Probook 430 G4 is decent, including three USB ports (one USB 3.0 and one USB 3.0 Type-C), a VGA port and an HDMI port. There is also a multi-format digital media card reader in the mix. You get Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac with Bluetooth 4.2, depending on model, for wireless connectivity.
The HP ProBook 430 G4 offers integrated 720p HD webcam, although not on all units. Buyers also get a number of the usual security features, including TPM 2.0 (1.2 optional), HP Drive Encryption and optional fingerprint reader.
Pricing and availability
HP ProBook 430 G4 laptops are not yet available Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. Price starts at around $629 in the United States. When available, the HP ProBook 430 G4 price in Nigeria should start at around 240,000 Naira, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Price in Ghana is expected to start at around GH₵ 3800. HP ProBook 430 G4 price in Kenya should start at 79,990 KSh.
HP ProBook 430 G4 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP ProBook 430 G4 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Home, FreeDOS 2.0
- Processor: 7th Generation Intel Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 Processor, Intel Pentium, Intel Celeron
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620, Intel HD Graphics
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 8GB RAM, 16GB RAM (up to 16GB)
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 33 x 23.35 x 1.98 cm (non-touch); 33.02 x 23.38 x 2.13 cm (touch)
- Weight: starting at 1.49 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 13.3-inch back-lit LED Display, 1366 x 768 pixels (Touch and Non-Touch) or 1920 x 1080 pixels (Non-Touch), anti-glare
- Keyboard: Full-sized Spill Resistant, Back-lit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB HDD (7200 rpm or 5400 rpm), up to 512GB SDD
- Optical Storage: Yes (optional)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Webcam
- USB Ports: Yes, 1 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x USB 2.0 (charging) and 1 x USB Type C Port
- HDMI: Yes, 1 port
- VGA: Yes, 1 port
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes, 1 port
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- NFC: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Miracast
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth 4.2
- Broadband: 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+
- Docking Connector: No
- HP Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
- Integrated Stereo Speaker
- Integrated Microphone
- HP Drive Encryption
- Battery: HP 3-cell Long Life Li-ion Battery (48 WHr)
- Use Time: up to 16 hours