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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 version
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] version
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 version
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 version
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.


There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

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

HP: Founded in 1939, the US company is a major server and printer manufacturer and one of the leading IT companies in the world. Until 2015, the company was called Hewlett-Packard Company. After a split, the computer division was renamed HP Inc.

In 2023, HP had an approximate market share of 22% of global PC sales, making it number 2 after Lenovo.

79.5%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

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


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