Product Comparison: HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET) vs HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)


General Specifications
Brand
HP
HP
Model
ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)
EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
HP ProBook 640 G1 is a Windows 7 laptop with a 14.00-inch display It is powered by a Core i5 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. Take on tasks in the office or on the road with a durable HP ProBook 640.
The HP EliteBook 840 G1 industry leading Ultrabook1 is ultra-productive in and out of the office. Work with confidence thanks to proven enterprise technologies and enterprise security, performance and management features.
Key Specs
Screen Size
14 in.
14 in.
Operating System
Windows 7 Pro
Windows 7 Pro
Processor Speed
2.5 GHz
1.6 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
4 GB
4 GB
Storage Capacity
500 GB
500 GB
Battery Life
1.5 hours
2 hours

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

Size & Weight
Height
1 in.
0.89 in.
Width
13.39 in.
13.34 in.
Depth
9.33 in.
9.33 in.
Weight
4.41 lbs.
3.92 lbs.

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i5-4200M
Intel Core i5-4200U
Number of Cores
2
2
Graphics
Intel HD Graphics 4600
Intel HD Graphics 4400

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

What customers say about "Processor"
HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET) 14" Laptop
  • I am very pleased with this laptop. Powered with amazing processor.
  • Great laptop. Has pretty nice processor, works well for demanding work.
  • CPU seems pretty quick and isn't loud and obnoxious.
  • Nothing to say bad about this laptop. Intel i5 CPU works well.
  • Since this is the mobile version of CPU, it is very underpowered.
HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET) 14" Laptop
  • I highly recommend this computer for everyday high end work. That for what this laptop is oriented with this processor.
  • Excellent CPU. Can run Excel, Word and Photoshop with no lags.
  • Every core in the processor works at pretty good frequencies.
  • Sturdy productivity-machine that's gonna last you a long time with great CPU.
  • Lightweight, sturdy, fast. Processor speed can be boosted to decent frequencies.
Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR3
DDR3
Type of Storage
HDD
HDD
Card Reader
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Memory"
HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET) 14" Laptop
  • Rock solid and runs faster than my work machine as has SSD drive.
  • Solid office companion. Has good and reliable drive.
  • This laptop has pretty decent amount of memory.
  • Laptop works very slow, it has really bad and outdated RAM.
  • Everything on this laptop runs very slow. With HDD the transfer rates are bad as well.
HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET) 14" Laptop
  • A very good computer for its value. Very good upgradeability as well. Easy to upgrade RAM and storage.
  • Completely satisfied with this laptop and the 4Gb of RAM is good value and can run lot of chrome tabs and load some games like CS GO.
  • The installed storage is very low capacity and it can't be updated via 2TB HDD.
  • The laptop literally took full 2 minutes every time to boot up, and everything else seemed very laggy.
  • Certainly would need to upgrade storage. Everything on this drive works slow and with constant buzzing.
Features
Display Type
HD TN
FHD SVA
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
1366 x 768
Discrete Graphics
No
No
Extras
Fingerprint reader, Trusted Platform Module, Advanced docking
Advanced docking, Sleek and sturdy, Solid security, Spill resistant keyboard
What customers say about "Features"
HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET) 14" Laptop
  • All buttons are crisp and responsive and mouse touch pad works well.
  • The screen has a really good picture quality.
  • This laptop has pretty decent discrete graphics, so I can play some demanding games.
  • It has good AMD discrete graphics. Good, as I can now play some games on this laptop.
  • The picture on TN panel is washed and the viewing angles are not good at all.
HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET) 14" Laptop
  • The keyboard, even though a little shallow which prevents very fast typing, is very pleasant for normal typing.
  • The anti-glare screen is very helpful, as I get quite easily annoyed by light reflections.
  • It didn't have discrete GPU, but the integrated intel graphics are pretty good for demanding programs.
  • Even though the fan was very very silent, there was always this annoying buzzing.
  • Everything on this display looks washed, as this is a VA panel.
Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
WI-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Ethernet
Wi-Fi 802.11 n, Ethernet
Number of USB Ports
4
4
USB Type C
No
No
Other Ports
Docking connector, VGA, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack, DisplayPort
DisplayPort, VGA, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack, Docking connector

HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET)

HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET)

What customers say about "Connectivity"
HP ProBook 640 G1 (H5G66ET) 14" Laptop
  • It does have a disc tray, and multiple USB plug, so it is pretty convenient for use.
  • Laptop is pretty quick at web browsing, when wi-fi connected.
  • Laptop has decent bluetooth that doesn't lose connection at pretty big distances.
  • It have pretty big number of USB ports. Also they are pretty well located.
  • Everything is easy to hook up with this laptop.
HP EliteBook 840 G1 (H5G18ET) 14" Laptop
  • I did get the docking Station, with which it works fantastically.
  • Every single port on this laptop come in handy for me.
  • Everything runs smoothly on this laptop. And it is possible to connect another display via VGA port.
  • Definitely good product with numerous number of USB ports.
  • The only drawback for this laptop is lack of USB Type-C.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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