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HP Elitebook 1040 G4-1EP72EA


HP Elitebook 1040 G4-1EP72EA
HP Elitebook 1040 G4-1EP72EA (EliteBook 1040 Series)
Intel Core i5-7200U 2 x 2.5 - 3.1 GHz, Kaby Lake
Graphics adapter
8 GB 
, DDR4
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 2x USB 3.1 Type-C
10/100/1000 LAN Card (10/100/1000MBit/s), 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2
height x width x depth (in mm): 16 x 329 x 233 ( = 0.63 x 12.95 x 9.17 in)
67 Wh Lithium-Ion, 6-cell, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 16 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Webcam: HD 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 36 Months Warranty
1.36 kg ( = 47.97 oz / 3 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
1800 Euro



Average Score: 79.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the HP Elitebook 1040 G4-1EP72EA

79% HP EliteBook 1040 G4 review: A solid 14-inch workhorse with excellent battery life
Source: English
The Elitebook 1040 G4 is a solidly built 14-inch laptop that should prove a capable, if potentially expensive, workhorse. There are 21 off-the-page configurations available at the time of writing, so it's a shame none currently sport an 8th generation Intel Core processor. Still, battery life is excellent, you get four USB ports (two USB 3.1, two USB-C/Thunderbolt) and the Privacy Screen is likely to prove useful for mobile professionals.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 79%

Foreign Reviews

80% Review – Hp Elitebook 1040 G4
Source: [link]
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Обзор HP EliteBook 1040 G4 и HP OMEN Accelerator GA1-1000ur. Ультрабук бизнес-класса для гейминга
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Stylish design; high autonomy; good speakers; bright display; fast fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/04/2018
Đánh giá HP Elitebook 1040 G4: Chiếc laptop siêu mỏng nhưng mạnh mẽ nhất
Source: TechZ VN→EN
Positive: Slim size; light weight; high portability; nice display; good connectivity; USB-C; fast charging; long battery life. Negative: Slow system.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2017


Intel HD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2) found on some Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series).

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.

i5-7200U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.5 to 3.1 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm 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.

1.36 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 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).

79.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

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


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Stefan Hinum, 2017-12-26 (Update: 2017-12-26)