The HP EliteBook 840 G3 is a third-generation laptop in the EliteBook 840 series that flaunts a somewhat portable design. It provides the option of a gorgeous Quad HD display, and 6th-generation Intel processors give it the power to carry out tasks.
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
The HP EliteBook 840 G3 is clearly a laptop for mobile professionals, according to a brief evaluation. With a starting weight of just 1.48kg and a thickness of 18.9mm, this is not a machine you will be put off using for work in the outdoors.
Plastic and aluminum are used in the construction’s finish. According to HP, this one was made to withstand ruggedness testing at the highest level. The laptop includes a glass touchpad and spill-resistant keyboard with drain.
The 14-inch display’s native resolution is 1,366 x 768 pixels. There are, however, options for Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) and Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440 pixels). A Full HD touchscreen variant is also available from HP.
Power and Performance
The HP EliteBook 840 G3 runs on CPUs from Intel’s sixth generation (up to Core i7). The inbuilt Intel HD Graphics 520 in the CPUs provides reasonable graphics performance.
Up to 32 GB of system memory (DDR4) is available. Standard business applications should function properly with this configuration. Units with solid state drives are an option for customers who want even more powerful performance and better responsiveness. According to HP, the battery life is greater than 13 hours, so you can anticipate it to last an entire workday.
Other Specs and Features
On business laptops, security is a key consideration, and the HP EliteBook 840 G3 gives it extra consideration. The BIOS is protected against threats by HP Sure Start with Dynamic Protection. Your work and sensitive information can be effectively shielded from prying eyes with the help of an optional HP Sure View privacy screen. HP Client Security, HP 3D Driveguard, HP BIOSphere, TPM 1.2/2.0, and an optional fingerprint reader are further security features.
Three USB ports, including one USB Type-C port, a VGA port, and a DisplayPort are some of the input and output options that are offered. A media card reader and an external SIM slot are examples of expansion slots. The laptop has twin array microphones, integrated speakers, and Audio by Bang & Olufsen.
Pricing and availability
Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana do not currently have access to HP EliteBook 840 G3 laptops. In the US, the starting price is roughly $1,159. Depending on where you live and the laptop’s setup, the HP EliteBook 840 G3 pricing in Nigeria is anticipated to start at about 440,000 Naira.
Price in Ghana is anticipated to begin at approximately GH 6990. Price for the HP EliteBook 840 G3 in Kenya begins at 144,999 KSh.