HP ProBook 4740s (B0Y81EA)


HP ProBook 4740s (B0Y81EA)
HP ProBook 4740s (B0Y81EA) (ProBook 4740 Series)
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon HD 7650M - 2048 MB, Core: 500 MHz, Memory: 900 MHz, DDR3, 8.951.6.0, AMD Enduro
4096 MB 
, 1 x 4096 Hynix PC3-12800
17.3 inch 16:9, 1600x900 pixel, LG Display LP173WD1-TLD3, TN WLED, glossy: no
Intel HM76 (Panther Point)
Hitachi Travelstar 5K750 HTS547575A9E384, 750 GB 
, 5400 rpm, SATA II, 8MB cache
IDT 92HD87B2/4 @ Intel Panther Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
2 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: headphone, microphone, Card Reader: SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, MMC+, MS Pro, RJ45
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Atheros AR9485WB-EG Wireless Network Adapter (b/g/n), Bluetooth Atheros AR3012 (4.0)
Optical drive
height x width x depth (in mm): 36.3 x 413 x 279 ( = 1.43 x 16.26 x 10.98 in)
73 Wh Lithium-Ion, 5100 mAh, 14.4V, 8 cell, 423 g
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
Webcam: 1.0 Megapixel HD Webcam
Additional features
Speakers: stereo, Keyboard Light: no, Arcsoft TotalMedia, Evernote, HP tools, Microsoft Office 2010 (trial), PDF Complete, Skype, WinZip, 12 Months Warranty
3.07 kg ( = 108.29 oz / 6.77 pounds), Power Supply: 528 g ( = 18.62 oz / 1.16 pounds)
699 Euro


Average Score: 82% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 84%, features: 70%, display: 85% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 84%

Reviews for the HP ProBook 4740s (B0Y81EA)

82% Review HP ProBook 4740s Notebook | Notebookcheck
Bulk'o'media. A large, glare-free screen fused with solid workmanship and good application performance plus a midrange graphics card from AMD for the occasional game and business-ambitioned input devices. Will the ProBook accomplish the balancing act between business and multimedia?
HP ProBook 4740s - do práce ve velkém
Source: CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/25/2012


AMD Radeon HD 7650M: Based on the same chip as the Radeon HD 6650M but with slower core clock. 480 Shader and 128 bit DDR3 interface. 

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

2450M: Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.5 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.8-3.1 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1300 MHz Turbo).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

3.07 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.

HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. 

Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.


In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).

82%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2012-12- 3 (Update: 2012-12- 3)