HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 is a beautifully designed convertible laptop for business professionals for optimal performance in their workstations. It has 14-inch IPS display screen with either 1080p or 4K resolution and powered by the 11th Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors with an Integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics card and supports up to 32GB RAM and 2 TB SSD.
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HP Elitebook x360 1040 G8 offers all the value you need for optimal results in your workplace. It features a spill resistant, backlit keyboard, Hybrid 720p HD IR camera with privacy shutter, fingerprint reader, quad stereo speakers, and 78-WHr battery.
HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 Key Specs & Features
- 14-inch FHD / 4K IPS Touchscreen display
- 11th Gen Intel Core processors (Intel Core i5-1135G7 – Intel Core i7-1185G7)
- Integrated Intel Iris® Xe Graphics
- Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro
- Up to 32GB RAM
- Up to 2TB SDD
- Spill-resistant Backlit Keyboard
- 720p HD + IR camera
- Intel® AX201 Wi-Fi 6 (2×2) and Bluetooth® 5
- Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 5G modem
- Fingerprint Reader
- Premium quad stereo speakers with 2 multi-array microphones.
- HP Long Life 4-cell, 78 Wh Li-ion Battery
HP Elitebook x360 1040 G8 sports a beautiful, durable design with aluminium chassis which provides a premium feel and uncompromised rigidity, with the sharp edges giving the laptop an aggressive character.
HP has left the laptop with an anodized finish, which limits the fingerprints and smudges. The EliteBook is also portable, weighing only 1.31 kg while being around 16 mm tall.
When opened, the lid host a 14-inches screen with slimmer bezels on the top, sides and bottom. It has an an 89-percent screen-to-body ratio. The top bezel house a 720p HD camera for IR face recognition system and the bottom host the company logo.
This HP laptop is convertible built with a 360° hinge, which allows you to access four different setup modes from laptop to tent, stand or tablet mode, thus, making it efficient for all working environment. Once you flip the laptop into tablet mode, a set of magnets on the back of the lid keeps the chassis rigid.
The hinge hold the lid to the base chassis which host the HP Premium keyboard with spill-resistant and backlit function. It has a travel of about 1.4 mm with different functional keys. There is also a smooth and responsive clickpad with multi-touch gesture support. And an NFC coil built to the top right corner of the touchpad.
In addition, the HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 has two speakers on the top deck and two more at the bottom, so a total of quad speakers to offer immersive audio experience.
HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 also comes with multiple ports for connectivity including two USB type-A port, as well a USB4 Type-C, two Thunderbolt 4 ports (which are also used for charging) and one HDMI 2.0 port.
This HP convertible laptop has 14-inch diagonal touch screen display. It is available in two display resolution; (1920×1080) Full HD and 4K resolution. Both model is built on the IPS panel with support of the SureView technology.
Thanks to the Sure View technology, this HP laptop has an anti-reflective layer on top despite the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protective layer.
Furthermore, this display offered comfortable viewing angles, impressive 1000 maximum brightness nits and contrast ratio measuring up to 1900:1. The display also covers 89% of the sRGB color gamut, thus, providing vibrant colors and detailed image.
For the 4K UHD (3840×2160) display model, this laptop has HDR-400, so, it support HDR media with at least 10-bit colours, therefore, you can be sure of drastically improved colour, brightness, and contrast ratios of display, to allow you enjoy real-life colours and images.
HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 is powered by 11th generation Intel Core processors ranging from core i5 to i7.
The base configuration offers an Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor clocking at 1.6 GHz – 4.2 GHz with Turbo Boost and has 8 MB cache with 4 core. There is also a core i5-1145G7 CPU that clocks at 2.6 GHz base and 4.4 GHz turbo boost with the same core and thread as the first model.
For the core i7 model, there is the Core™ i7-1165G7 that clocks at 2.8 GHz, up to 4.7 GHz with Turbo Boost, 12 MB cache, 4 core, while the Core™ i7-1185G7 processor has 3.0 GHz up to 4.8 GHz Turbo Boost clock speed with 8 MB cache and 4 cores.
In addition, all CPU option is backed up by the Intel Iris Xe Graphics card which can easily handle web browsing and other common business tasks. It also offers between 4GB to 32GB of DDR4 2666 memory and between 128GB and 2TB of solid-state storage.
The HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 run on Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) or the Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-bit operating system out-of-the-box.
EliteBook x360 1040 G8 Laptop comes with Long Life 4-cell / 78Wh and optional 54Whr lithium-ion polymer battery with 65W AC adapter that supports fast charging of up to 50% in 30 minutes and lasts for up to 23 hours before recharging is required. The battery lasts for 12 hours and 18 minutes of Web browsing, and 11 hours and 22 minutes of video playback.
The Elitebook x360 1040 G8 comes with a total of 4 built-in-stereo speaker by Bang & Olufsen with a new AI-based audio system. Two of which are surrounding the keyboard, while the remaining two are hiding at the bottom panel to offer immersive audio experience. It also comes with dual array Microphones for conference and video calls.
This laptop also has a 720p webcam can be paired with optional IR camera for Windows Hello functionality. As well as, a fingerprint reader, an ambient light sensor, an IR face recognition sensor and a proximity sensor, which detects your presence/absence and logs out of the device as soon as you stand from your desk. There is also the ventilation grill, to escape the hot air from the super slim cutouts on the back.
This HP laptop also offers plenty of security features that work together to create an always-on, always-acting, resilient defense including HP BIOSphere, HP Sure Start, BIOS and more.
For wireless connection, HP Elitebook x360 1040 G8 comes with 802.11ax Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi 6) and Bluetooth 5. There is also an optional 5G module by Qualcomm Snapdragon.
HP Elitebook x360 1040 G8 Price and Availability
HP Elitebook x360 1040 G8 price starts at $1,599, maxing out well over $3,100 depending on configuration of the laptop. The HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 costs around 850,000 Naira in Nigeria.
It is available on HP official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP EliteBook 1040 G8 Convertible:
- OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
- Processor: 11th generation Intel Core processors (Intel Core i5-1135G7 – Intel Core i7-1185G7)
- GPU: Integrated Intel Iris® Xe graphics
- Memory: 4 GB/ 8 GB/ 16 GB/ 32 GB RAM
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 12.57 x 7.98 x 0.65 in
- Weight: Starting at 1.32 kg (2.9 lb)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 14-inch FHD IPS, 1000 nits, touch, Sure View privacy screen, 14-inch 4K UHD HDR400 IPS, 550 nits, touch, 14-inch FHD IPS, 400 nits, touch
- Keyboard: Spill-resistant backlit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Glass clickpad with multi-touch gestures enabled
- Built-in Storage: Up to 2 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Integrated HD 720p Infrared (IR) Webcam
- USB Ports: 2x USB 3.1 Type-C w/ Thunderbolt, 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 , 1 x headphone/mic combo, 1x HDMI 2.0
- HDMI: Yes
- Thunderbolt Ports: Yes
- DisplayPort: –
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Intel® AX201 Wi-Fi 6 (2×2)
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5 Combo, (vPro) optional
- NFC: Yes
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Fingerprint reader (select models)
- IR camera
- HP Sure View Reflect (optional)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G Modem
- Intel XMM 7360 LTE-Advanced
- 4 Premium stereo speakers
- 2 Multi Array microphone (AI Noise Reduction microphones)
- Wacom AES 2.0 Pen (optional)
- Near Field Communication (NFC)
- Battery: HP Long Life 4-cell, 78/54 Wh Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: Up to 29 hours