In the lower price segment of its prestigious EliteBook line, the ProBook series is aimed at small businesses or the cost-cutting option of large companies. The laptop has one main purpose: to ensure the ability to work efficiently for employees without exceeding the company’s budget. Here is a breakdown of 3 new laptop HP lines to help you choose the right machine for yourself.
Laptop HP ProBook 635 Aero G7
The HP ProBook 635 Aero G7 has many notable strengths. The first point, the machine is equipped with Ryzen 4000 Pro chip, using AMD technology. This is considered a plus point of the series because AMD laptops (up to the present time) have top performance in the segment.
For the ProBook 635 Aero G7, you can choose from three processor versions, including the Ryzen 7 4700U, the Ryzen 5 4500U and the Ryzen 3 4300U. For those who need powerful multitasking, the ProBook 635 can be upgraded up to 32GB of RAM and 1TB of PCIe NVMe M.2 type SSD storage. The laptop is equipped with a 53Wh battery.
Its components are housed in a compact body. With a thickness of 0.7 inches, the ProBook 635 is not the thinnest laptop, but it weighs less than 1 kg thanks to the magnesium alloy case. The thickness of the body allows the laptop to be equipped with more ports, including 1 USB Type C port, 2 USB Type A ports, 1 HDMI port and 1 headphone / microphone jack.
The machine has many security options – indispensable for an office laptop. You can choose from a selection of security features for the ProBook including fingerprint security, a screen panel with HP’s Sure View Reflect technology (with anti-theft capabilities). ProBook 635 is equipped with default TPM 2.0 data encryption chip in all versions.
It has three screen options, all of which are 13.3 inches in size with 1080p resolution. The first option is a display equipped with Sure View technology with anti-theft, which can push the screen brightness up to 1000 nits. Most users will choose the second type of screen, which is a standard screen with anti-glare capabilities, great brightness of 400 nits, capable of covering 72% of the NTSC color range. The final version is the cheapest screen, with a screen brightness of 250 nits and coverage only 45% of the NTSC color range.
Laptop HP ProBook 600 G8
Announced the same day, the new series, the ProBook 600 G8 and ProBook 400 G8, were powered by the latest 11th-generation Intel chips. Intel’s new-generation chip brings improved performance to this line of business laptops while also increasing battery life thanks to the chip’s smaller process. The two models are not equipped with Intel vPro technology (which does not have remote control capabilities), which is a consideration if you have a large company.
Both business laptops have three versions of 13-inch, 14-inch, and 15.6-inch screens, identified by the second number of the device’s name. For example, the ProBook 630 has a 13-inch screen, while the ProBook 640 has a 14-inch screen. ProBook laptops in the 600 series are all equipped with an aluminum chassis, with an extremely thin screen bezel, achieving a screen-to-body ratio of up to 80%.
The 13.3-inch version of the ProBook 630 G8 is heavier than the ProBook 635 series, with a weight of 1.27 kg despite the same 0.7 inch thickness. The ProBook 640 series is 0.8 inches thick and weighs 1.36 kg while the ProBook 650 is 0.8 inches thick and weighs 1.72 kg.
The 600 series has a choice of chips including Intel Core i7-1165G7 with Iris Xe GPU, Intel Core i5-1135G7 with Iris Xe GPU and Intel Core i3-1115G4 CPU with Intel UHD GPU, applicable to all display versions. Figure. You can upgrade the notebook configuration with up to 64GB of RAM and up to 512GB of PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD.
The notable difference between the three versions of the screen is that the ProBook 640 and 650 are equipped with an Nvidia GeForce MX450 card while the 630 version has only an instant GPU.
ProBook G8 600 series has up to 5 screen configuration options. The first option is a 1080p screen with Sure View technology. The second choice is the anti-glare touchscreen, 1080p resolution with 250 nits of brightness and 45% of the NTSC color range.
The third type of display is my favorite: low-energy panels, 1080p resolution, 400-nits brightness, and 72% NTSC color coverage. If you are not too concerned with image quality, the 4th screen version is an option that does not support touch with the same configuration, option 2. The fifth option is a screen with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution.
HP ProBook 400 G8
The ProBook 400 series does not have much difference from the ProBook 600. It also has an aluminum case compared to version 600. The biggest difference is probably the screen-to-body ratio of 87%, also. means that the device has thinner bezels.
The external design of the machine does not have much innovation compared to its predecessors. The laptop line inherits the premium design of the flagship Elitebook line of the same company, with high-quality, precision-machined details. The casing is designed with monolithic metal, giving users a sense of peace of mind when carrying to work everyday.
In terms of hardware, the 400 series is not much different from the 600 series ProBook (similar in weight), except that it has fewer memory configuration options and can only upgrade capacity. RAM up to 32GB. This version still allows users to upgrade RAM easily, allowing you to upgrade RAM at a cheaper price.