However, the stamina of the EliteBook is already very convincing with the internal battery. The 840 G1 has distinguished, get-down-to-business looks, a great design, robust performance and all the correct corporate options. It only achieves a brightness of 239. This means you can easily switch out its hard drive for an upgrade without having to purchase a new unit. Due to the mediocre black value — 0. The EliteBook achieved a runtime of 5:25 hours, which is similar to that of the ThinkPad 5:22 h.
Good viewing angle stability is not really a strength of this panel, and even small vertical shifts result in drastic picture deviations. Touchpad and TrackPoint The Synaptics touchpad is also very similar to the previously reviewed sibling. This is also the reason for the fold-out Gigabit-Ethernet port. Owing to the slightly higher speeds and the improvements of the Broadwell architecture, the Core i5-5200U scores somewhat better in our benchmarks than its precursors from the Haswell generation ,. As mentioned, installing a second working memory module can increase the laptop's graphics performance.
The picture is always perfectly visible, even on sunny days, and there are almost no annoying reflections. The EliteBook 840 G2 consumes less power, has a lower operating noise and slightly lower temperatures, and lasts longer in our real-life battery tests. These have been professionally refurbished by our experienced engineers in house and have all undergone a 25 point check to make sure they are in full working order. Still, the processor throttles to 1. That is the reason for the reduced sale price and the reduced warranty.
The basic version of Trust Circle, which is available for free, lets you add up to five people to your trust circle. The Elitebook 850 G1's roomy touchpad almost makes the keyboard look small, but we certainly appreciated the extra space while scrolling. Shortcut What we like The bulky EliteBooks of the past are gone — the very mobile 840 G1 fits perfectly into this modern Ultrabook era. Unfortunately, the display cannot keep up this excellent impression in all disciplines. Temperatures inside the case are no problem, either.
We have tested many models from this series, and now have the 14-inch model of the line with the EliteBook 840 G2. The underside of the system reveals one of the EliteBook 840's more unusual elements — a panel that, on removal, reveals the innards of the device to allow tech staff or braver users to access the guts of it machine when they need to. The biggest modernization is the Broadwell processor. Perhaps the EliteBook 840's standout component is its 14-inch screen, as the anti-glare coating works particularly well, making it very easy to view at all times. The notebook's 720p webcam took clear and colorful images during our testing. Legal Please note: Once your trial comes to an end, your membership will continue at £10. However, colors quickly washed out as we turned the laptop at a right angle to our face.
With the system sounds, there seemed to be a bit of distortion. We already know the webcam and the array microphone of the 840 G1 from its siblings. Independent of the brightness setting, we could not determine any screen bleeding or other issues with the brightness distribution. The torsion-resistance is also on an excellent level, despite the thin construction. Playback of a 4K trailer H. You can order yours in either 1366 by 768 or 1600 by 900 flavors we reviewed the former. However, it is possible to marginally increase the overall performance.
The keyboard is backlit, which is rapidly becoming a standard feature on high-end laptops. The key travel was deep enough for comfortable typing and productivity, but the tactile feedback could have been crisper. It also has a replaceable touchstick, which is nestled between the G, H and B keys, and you get a choice of three touchstick types. Both the contrast of 334:1 and black level of 0. The Broadwell processor involves some improvements over the.
That naturally also has a favorable effect in computer games in the form of higher frame rates. A handy fingerprint reader and a Kensington Lock against physical theft are obviously available as well. Competitors for the EliteBook are, for instance, the as well as the. Lenovo's laptop comes equipped with a 2. Comparatively, the Dell Latitude E7440 29,235 and ThinkPad T440s 25,767 scored lower, and the Acer TravelMate hit a higher 39,585. This laptop will likely emerge scrape-free after rattling around in your luggage during flights.