HP EliteBook 840 G2 Review

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The HP EliteBook 840 G2 is a great business laptop that should meet the needs of most office users.  It has a decent keyboard, not Lenovo quality but good enough.  The fingerprint reader actually works pretty well compared to laptops I’ve used in the past.  The 14″ screen is a perfect size  at 1600×900 resolution to do work on it such as using Outlook full email client, Excel, Word, and general web browsing however I did wish the screen was a little brighter.  The screen does suffer however from having bad viewing angles if you are off to the side of the screen and not looking at it directly.  The top cover is a fingerprint magnet unfortunately, but on the other hand it provides good grip.  The laptop is very user serviceable as the bottom cover easily slides off after unlocking and then pressing a button to slide the cover out.  Continue reading HP EliteBook 840 G2 Review

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Technical Specs:

CPU: Intel Core i7-6300U
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 14″ LED backlit Full HD Anti-glare 1920×1080
Storage: 256GB SSD
Memory: 8GB of DDR4 PC4-17000 (Supports up to 32GB of RAM)
Networking: Near Field Communication (NFC), Intel Wireless-AC 3165 802.11 ac Wifi and Bluetooth 4.0, Intel Ethernet I219-LM Gigabit, and Miracast for wireless displaying video on Miracast compatible devices
Audio: Bang & Olufsen speakers and 2 microphones
Webcam: 720HD webcam
Keyboard: Spill-resistant backlit keyboard
Touchpad: Glass touchpad
Ports: 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 charging, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB Basic Type-C, 1 x Displayport, 1 x VGA, 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet, 1 x Docking connector, 1 x Headphone/microphone combo, 1 x AC plug