HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5-5SR13EAABD
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
Reviews for the HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5-5SR13EAABD
Source: Chip.de DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 95% performance: 98% features: 100% display: 94% mobility: 93% ergonomy: 89%
Model: The HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5-5SR13EAABD is a convertible laptop that is powered for business. The HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5 is based on an aluminum case, which makes a very stable and high quality impression. The ultrabook makes a very durable impression due to the solid hinges on the case. To use the convertible feature, all users have to do is rotate the display almost 360 degrees. The inner workings of the HP Ultrabook can certainly deliver. It has 16 GB of RAM and a 1 TB SSD, which can provide for a very comfortable memory size, for demanding applications as well as the storage of larger files such as pictures, music or videos. The processor is a Kaby Lake R Intel Core i7 8550U eighth generation used. The four-core processor operates at 1,800 MHz and achieves a strong 4,000 MHz in Turbo Boost. HP is using the integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620 as graphics solution. It is fast enough if users want to watch videos and use standard applications. However, current games or demanding video editing will not do well under this setup.
The laptop has a 14-inch touch display, which can be used with the included Active Stylus. The display brightness very strong. The screen shines so very bright, users can read the screen very well under bright environmental lighting. Coverage of the sRGB color space at 96 percent and the AdobeRGB color space at 73 percent is decent. The display comes with the Sure-View Integrated Privacy Screen feature. It can be activated by a key combination and should better protect the display content from unauthorized third-party views. With about 9.5 hours of battery life watching videos and just under 6 hours in office mode, the notebook does not set new records, but still delivers decent results. When it comes to connections, the notebook has an HDMI port so users can connect a projector, monitor or TV to the device. It also has four USB ports, two of them Type-C with Thunderbolt 3 and two USB 3.0 Type A. Users who are traveling a lot will be pleased that the Ultrabook has a slot for an optional Nano-SIM card on its left side, so they can easily switch to the Internet without having to set up a WLAN connection via smartphone. As a conclusion, the HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5-5SR13EAABD is a convertible laptop that delivers decent performance despite its lightweight and ultraportable build. The connectivity feature of the laptop is a strong point for users who travel often. It is suitable for business users who often work on the go.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam
Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
i5-8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
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.
In former time,s this weight was typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, often 15 inch laptops weigh as much.
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).
95%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.