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HP ProBook 640 G2

HP ProBook 640 G2
alaScore 88

9 reviews

Jan, 2019

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Expert review by : Till Schönborn (notebookcheck.net)

HP ProBook 640 G2 Notebook Review

 

Successful reiteration. High-quality input devices, a Full HD panel, long battery life - it seems as if HP has bundled a convincing office package with its ProBook 640 G2. Unfortunately, some weaknesses in details ruin the otherwise good overall...

casing's solid build ; optical drive ; high-quality input devices ; bright Full HD panel ; good application performance ; low temperature development ; long battery life ; integrated LTE module

relatively big and bulky ; throbbing fan ; viewing-angle dependent TN panel ; unfavorable interface layout

Although some more elegant and slimmer office laptops than the ProBook 640 G2 exist, HP has undoubtedly bundled an interesting total package regarding the other qualities of the 14-inch device. Only a few rivals can offer an optical drive and a...

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:DTS Studio Sound
Audio system:DTS Studio Sound / HD
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Number of microphones:2

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):10.3
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Brand-specific features

HP ePrint:Y
HP Mobile Connect:Y
HP Security tools:HP Client Security, HP BIOSphere / HP Client Security; HP BIOSphere
HP segment:Business
HP Smart AC Adapter:Y
HP Software provided:HP Client Security, HP BIOSphere, HP Client Management Solution, HP Mobile Connect Pro, HP Noise Reduction Software / HP Client Security; HP BIOSphere ; HP Client Management Solutions; Pilote HP ePrint ; HP Mobile Connect Pro ; Logiciel de réduction de bruit HP; HP Support Assistant / HP Client Security; HP BIOSphere; HP Client Management Solutions; HP Noise Reduction Software
HP speaker type:HP Dual Speakers
HP Support Assistant:Y
HP Touchpoint Manager:Y

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera HD type:HD
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.9 / 1
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold / Silver
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Grey, Silver / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise / Home Office, Small Business
Product colour:Black / Black, Silver / Black,Silver / Grey, Silver / Silver
Product Type:Notebook
Refurbished:Y

Display

3D:N / No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:35.6 / 39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / HD+
LED Backlight:N / Y / Yes
Panel Type:SVA
Screen shape:Flat
Touchscreen:N / No / Y / Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 1.74 / 32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1912 / 1916
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 520 / Intel® HD Graphics 520
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI / DVI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DisplayPort, HDMI
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (DisplayPort):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):60
On-board graphics adapter refresh rate at maximum resolution (HDMI):24

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:N / No / Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Spill resistant keyboard:Y / Yes
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 20 / 32
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 4 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No / Y / Yes
3G standards:HSPA+
4G:N / No / Y
4G standard:LTE
Antenna type:2X2
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11a,802.11ac,802.11b,802.11g,802.11n / 802.11a,802.11ac,802.11g,802.11n / 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11b,802.11g,802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac
WWAN: No

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM / DVD±RW / N

Other features

Audio system:DTS Studio Sound / HD

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Power cord included:Y / Yes
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
Docking connector:N / No / Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:N / No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45 / 65
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Processor

Bus type:DMI3 / OPI / QPI
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No / Yes
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32 / 64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600,1866,2133 / 1866,1333,2133,1600 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Memory voltage supported by processor:1.35
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x4, 4x1 / 1x4,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.8 / 3 / 3.4
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i3-6xxx / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.4 / 2.6 / 3.7
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i3-6100 / I3-6100U / I5-6200U / I5-6300U / I7-6600U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-6100 Desktop series / Intel Core i3-6100 series / Intel Core i5-6200 series / Intel Core i5-6300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6600 Mobile series / Intel® Core™ i5-6300 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / BGA1356 / FCBGA1356 / LGA 1356 (Socket B2) / LGA1151 / Socket B2 (LGA 1356)
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1 / S0
System bus rate:4 / 8
Tcase:65
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 47, 51
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:N / No
Intel FDI Technology:N / No
Intel Flex Memory Access:No / Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology:No / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):No / Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:88180 / 88190 / 88192 / 88193 / 90729 / i3-6100 / I5-6200U
Processor code:SR2EU / SR2EY / SR2F0 / SR2F1 / SR2HG
Processor package size:37.5 / 42
Scalability:1S
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Thermal solution specification:PCG 2015C

Security

Cable lock slot:N / Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader:N / No / Y / Yes
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:Power on
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y / Yes

Software

Bundled software:HP Client Security \nHP Biosphere \nHP Client Management Solutions \nHP Touchpoint Manager \nHP ePrint driver \nHP Noise Reduction Software \nHP Support Assistant / HP Client Security\nHP ePrint\nHP Support Assistant\nHP Touchpoint Manager\nHP Client Management Solutions\nHP Mobile Connect Pro\nHP BIOSphere
Drivers included:Y / Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional
Optional operating system supplied:WINDOWS 10 PRO
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
HDD Capacity:1000 / 500
HDD interface:SATA
HDD Size:2.5
HDD Speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of HDDs installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA
SSD capacity:128 / 256 / 512
SSD form factor:M.2
SSD interface:Serial ATA
Storage Media:HDD / SSD
Total HDDs capacity:1000 / 500
Total SSDs capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 500 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.7 / 237
Height :2.7 / 27
Weight:1.95
Width:34 / 340