Like other HP laptops, the HP Refurb EliteBook 840 G1 comes with top-notch features and specifications. The ultrabook boasts an HD LED-backlit display, Intel Core i5-5500U processor, fingerprint sensor and also an array of connectivity ports. In this review, see the HP Refurb EliteBook 840 G1 specs, features and price in Kenya.
In Brief, HP Refurb EliteBook 840 G1 Specs
- Screen – 14.0 Inches
- RAM – 4GB
- Storage – 500GB
- Connectivity – Bluetooth, VGA, USB, RJ-45, Wi-Fi
- Multimedia – Dual Speakers, Dolby Digital Advanced
- Processor – 2.4 GHz Quad Core
- OS – DOS
- Battery – 4600mAh Li-Ion
- Price – KSh. 32,000
HP Refurb EliteBook 840 G1 Screen, Display and Size
The size of the screen is 14.0 inches, and the best thing about it is that, it has the HD LED-backlit technology which improves the display clarity. The resolution stands at 1366x768px which gives you colorful images and also contributes to the screen clarity.
Concerning the size, the computing machine measures 29.10 x 18.14 x 0.36cm and weighs 2.5kg – measurements which are similar to those of ILIFE Zed Air H2.
CPU Specs and Software
With a 4-GB DDR3L SDRAM (1600MHz), the laptop allows you to access your data smoothly and also use memory demanding applications. The storage stands at 500GB, but it can be expanded to a higher value with the help of a memory device.
As for the processor, the device has a 2.4GHz Intel Core 6th Gen. i5-5500U (up to 3.0GHz with Intel Turbo Boost) which performs efficiently, allowing you to execute your task faster. Other features here are the Intel HD Graphics 4600 and Mobile Intel HM87 which handle your graphics-rich applications and circuit tasks without any glitches.
When it comes to the OS, there is DOS (Microsoft Disk OS), but you can still install the latest Windows and probably Ubuntu and Linux. There are also some pre-installed HP applications like HP Connection Manager.
Connectivity and Multimedia
One of the biggest strengths of this HP laptop lies in the connectivity. The machine spots a number of ports such as USB 3.0 (three), USB-C, display 1.2, VGA, headphone/microphone combo, RJ-45, docking connector and also an AC power. Other connectivity features include Wi-Fi (802.11n), Bluetooth 4.0, Ethernet, SIM slot and also a multi-format digital media slot.
As far as multimedia is concerned, the device has two integrated stereo speakers, HD Dolby audio with DTS Studio Sound, 720p HD webcam and also an integrated dual-microphone array.
Design, Material and Color
The Refurb EliteBook 840 G1 has an elegant thin design. It is also light and features a spill-resistant keyboard with drain. The main material is PVC and the popular color is black.
The battery is a 3-cell (Li-Ion polymer) with a capacity of 4600mAh. It provides a long life and works with a 45W Smart AC adapter/charger.
HP Refurb EliteBook 840 G1 Price in Kenya
So what is the price of the HP Refurb EliteBook 840 G1 in Kenya? Well, the cost of the laptop is in the range KSh. 32,000 and KSh. 36,000 ($320 and $360). For another laptop with a near-similar price, see Acer Extensa and also the Dell Inspiron 3552.
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