41points

HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB

39points

HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB

HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB vs HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB

HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
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HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
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HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Why is HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB better than HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB?

  • 289g lighter
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    1.78kgvs2069g
  • Uses flash storage
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  • 4mm thinner
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    21mmvs25mm
  • 2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4vs2
  • 1 more DisplayPort outputs
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    1vs0
  • 1mm narrower
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    339mmvs340mm
  • 16.25% less body volume
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    1687.2cm³vs2014.5cm³

Why is HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB better than HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB?

  • 31.58% faster CPU speed
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    2 x 2.5GHzvs2 x 1.9GHz
  • 320GB more internal storage
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    500GBvs180GB
  • Has an optical disc drive
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Design

1.weight

1.78kg

2.07kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.Has a backlit keyboard
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
3.thickness

21mm

25mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
4.lowest potential operating temperature

0°C

0°C

The minimum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
5.maximum operating temperature

35°C

35°C

The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.
6.width

339mm

340mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Display

1.resolution

1366 x 768px

1366 x 768px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.pixel density

111ppi

111ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
3.screen size

14"

14"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
4.has anti-reflection coating
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
5.has a touch screen
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
6.has an LED-backlit display
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

8GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
3.Uses flash storage
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this, they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.
4.CPU speed

2 x 1.9GHz

2 x 2.5GHz

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
5.internal storage

180GB

500GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
6.has an external memory slot
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.supports Wi-Fi
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.USB 3.0 ports

4

4

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.
4.has an HDMI output
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Battery

1.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.
2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.has a front camera
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
4.Stylus included
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
HP EliteBook 840 G1 14" intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 8GB / 180GB
HP ProBook 640 G1 14" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 8GB / 500GB
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
6.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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