HP ProBook 440 G2 L8D94UT Portable 14 inch Entry-Level Business Laptop For Routine Use. Are you on the market for a SMB laptop? If the portability, performance and price are your big concern, you should take a look at the ProBook 440 G2 – l8d94ut laptop. Yeah, the 440 G2 – l8d94ut isn’t the most powerful business laptop from its series. But for the price under $600, this model which comes with lightweight sturdy design, long battery life and smart Intel Core i3-4005U dual core processor is still very good product and delivers solid performer for the its price suggest. There are also many latest security features, such as BIOS security, hardware-level encryption, fingerprint reader and more for protecting your data and projects.
G2 Laptop’s Design and Panel
HP ProBook 440 G2 L8D94UT 14 inch is a great companion for business and office travelers. The 3.97 lbs laptop which has dimension in 13.35 x 9.6 x 1 inch is light and sleek enough for travel companion or to use in office all day, even for woman. The well-built laptop comes with a good combination of aluminum and plastic case. The black lid cover with a dark brushed metal-style deck are make it looks more sturdy and strong than they really are. The 4-cell Lithium G2 laptop’s battery lasted up to six hours on single charge, which mean longer life than the 4-cell Inspiron 15 I5558-2148BLK laptop’s battery which only gives up to five hours on single charge.
The HP ProBook 440 G2 boasts a 14 inch High Definition LED-backlit display and sports a native resolution of 1366×768 pixels. The G2 L8D94UT panel’s color reproduction isn’t the best on its class, but still fairly crisp and bright enough for watching and streaming 720p video content. If needed, you also can play DVD’s movies or burn your critical data into CD’s with ease, thanks to the VD-RW SuperMulti DL Drive. Sadly, the internal laptop’s speakers audio reproduction is a bit disappointed, so we recommend to connect into external speakers or headphones for better results.
HP ProBook 440 G2 Computing Performance
Powered by Intel Core i3-4005U dual core processor with a 3MB L3 Cache, HP ProBook 440 G2 L8D94UT laptop’s performance is still powerful enough to run most modern business and office applications without too much problems. Though the 1.7 GHz dual core processor isn’t comes with Turbo Boost technology, but with 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM and the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 for the operating system, the HP ProBook 440 G2 L8D94UT laptop’s computing performance is more than sufficient for handle two or more basic productivity applications. As a graphics card, the Intel HD Graphics 4400 performance is more than enough for handling basic photo and video software, along with basic modern games.
The latest HP ProBook 440 G2 is an entry-level business notebook designed for private, office and small professional users. Its have a 500GB of Serial-ATA disk drive as internal storage. Yeah, it’s not a large storage, but with 5400 RPM spindle speed, the internal hard disk should be still enough for you to store all favorite files. As an entry-level business machine, the ProBook 440 G2 14 inch laptop also offers few basic businesses features, includes a Trusted Platform module, BIOS security, hardware-level encryption and fingerprint reader.
Ports and Connectivity
As a business laptop, the chiclet keyboard on the ProBook 440 G2 laptop also comes with integrated lighting for better accuracy and fast typing in low-light condition. The front facing High Definition web camera attached on the top of bezel and internal digital microphone is a good combination for face to face video conference with co-workers when you on the go. This laptop also has four USB ports, two USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 ports for faster transfer data, along with VGA port and HDMI port for better viewing experience on external monitor or HDTV.
The rest of ProBook 440 G2 laptop’s feature are Bluetooth 4.0, 3-in-1 card reader, 10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet LAN, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and more. If needed, you also can upgraded the system to Microsoft Windows 10 for free. So, what do you think? If interested, HP ProBook 440 G2 L8D94UT business notebook is ready now for order with a starting price only around at $528 after discounts. If you look for a smaller laptop, we suggest you to check the Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 20ED000EUS 11.6 inch rugged laptop. Its passed few military standards test and measures just 0.9 inch thick.