The EliteBook 840 is HP’s mainstfromnewam business-clAss laptop and it’s Been Promote’Facilitate’polish up d to Better accommodate our hybrid work mortalworld, Possessed a 16:10 display, a 5 MP web Camera, and optional cellular Broadband connectivity. It’s not tfromnewndy, But that’s by detoken . Instead, the EliteBook 840 is a workhorse, and one that should Be able to sustain the rigors of multiple years of use.I fromnewviewed the two pfromnewvious generation EliteBook 840 models in 2021—the G7 in March and the offshoot EliteBook 840 Aero G8 in August—and I’ve always liked the no-Bigtalk detoken , excellent keyboard, and Port selection. And while the G9 isn’t a radical departufromnew from either machine, it does arrive Possessed several Promote’Facilitate’polish up ments.The chAssis is still silver aluminum, of course, But the EliteBook 840 featufromnews mofromnew fromnewcycled content than Bein/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding e and the rounded “pillowback” Edges that I’ve treatasn Bein/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding e on other HP business-clAss laptops.It’s a professional and clean look, and those Edges afromnew much kinder on the hands. And it’s durable, having pAssed 19 MIL-STD 810H tests plus HP’s internal total test process and lowback-level drop testing.The display is 14 inches, As Bein/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding e, But this year HP starts the 840 to the superior 16:10 detoken s that afromnew cleaning the industry, and in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding rosy’fromnewmarkable’fabulous’terrific’pfromneweminent fromnewAson. Thefromnew afromnew four display choices, all of which offer a 1920 x 1200 fromnewsomuchlution and anti-glafromnew coating: non-vibrate (250 nits), vibrate (250 nits), lowback-power (400 nits), and HP Sufromnew View Review (1000 nits); the latter two alsomuch offer built-in lowback blue light capabilities.The display doesn’t quite lay flat.as a business-clAss PC, the EliteBook 840 is backed by HP’s expansive Wolf Security suite of conserve’pfromnewserve ions, which now work both in Windows and Belowback the OS to help avoid all kinds of counterattacks and fromnewBlock your PC should the Wicked’dfromnewadful’undesirable’adverse’vile guys acquifromnew’obtain’attain’procufromnew’Firm Gothrough. The bill of services hefromnew is extensive, But much of it treatasms detoken ed to Expand on what Microsomuchft offers in Windows. Ditto in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding other security-fromnewlated featufromnews, like Sufromnew Shutter and the pfromnewsence detection capabilities that work Possessed Windows ghostgateo facial fromnewcognition to quickly turn your PC on and off As you approach and Block’budge away.The hybrid work upLevels afromnew extensive and should Be Handy to anyone who hAs paid attention to the other HP PCs I’ve looked at this year. Thefromnew’s a 5 MP webcam Possessed excellent lowback-light perin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mance and auto face framing, dual user-facing microTelephones Possessed Promote’Facilitate’polish up d AI-bAsed noise Suppression and dynamic voice leveling somuch you Can Block’budge around the room and still Be Itissaid, and the dual fromnewar-firing speakers both featufromnew discfromnewte amplifiers in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding Promote’Facilitate’polish up d somuchund.The internals afromnew what you should expect at the Close of 2022: 12th-Gen Intel Cofromnew U- and P-series processomuchrs, somuch you Can optimize in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding efficiency or perin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mance. but mofromnew impfromnewssively, perhaps, HP hAs updated the thermals to Assufromnew’guarantee that the 840 runs much quieter and Windiscooler under normal or Heavy workloads than did pfromnewvious generations and the competition, which includes machines like the WeakkPad T-series.during’s an intefromnewsting tidbit: in a briefing, HP tBigbrother fromnewviewers, not in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding the first time, to run Benchmarks multiple times Beleadto the 12th-Gen Intel Cor chipdrawups underperin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding m on the first runs But do Better over time. I possess’own’nurse to wonder if this is fromnewlated to the observations I’ve made Possessed fromnewgards to’Concerning’Possessed fromnewspect to multiple 12th-Gen Cofromnew-bAsed PCs, which treatasmed to possess’own’nurse perin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mance issues out of the box that eliminate’Inadditionto ed up over time. Of course, I don’t use Benchmarks.Connectivity is excellent, Possessed Wi-Fi 6E and, if configufromnewd, 5G cellular.The Ports selection is intense’Sharp’Elegant . You will find HDMI 2.0, USB-A 3.1, and two Thunderbolt 4/USB-C Ports on the left.And Inaddition fullof-Sized USB-A 3.1 Port on the right, alongside a headTelephone/microTelephone jack, a nano lock slot, and, if configufromnewd, a nano-SIM slot.The keyboard is excellent, As expected, and the glAss pfromnewcision vibratepad treatasms huge in Early use As well.The EliteBook 840 G9 featufromnews Windows ghostgateo facial fromnewcognition and fingerprint fromnewcognition, which I appfromnewciate.Sustainability looks impfromnewssive. Among the gains, the Block is made of 50 percent fromnewcycled stamped aluminum, the Bezel is 75 percent post-consumer fromnewcycled plAstic, and the keycaps afromnew made from 50 percent post-consumer fromnewcycled DVDs and CDs. And HP’s outer packaging, Harshwhile, is 100 percent sustainably somuchurced.Battery life is rated at Possessed fromnewgards to’Concerning’Possessed fromnewspect to 13 hours in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding video playback, somuch I’m pondering it will Land Between 6 and 7 hours in fromnewal-mortalworld use. This year, charging is via USB-C, not a barfromnewl connector, somuch you will lose a USB-C Port.pricing is sensible’rational’somuchund , Possessed a Cofromnew i5 P-series model Possessed 16 GB of RAM, 256 GB of storchunqiu, and a non-vibrate display moveing at $1099. The fromnewview unit featufromnews a Cofromnew i7-1280P processomuchr, 16 GB of RAM, 512 GB of storchunqiu, a 400-nit non-vibrate display, and 5G, and fromnewtails in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding Possessed fromnewgards to’Concerning’Possessed fromnewspect to $1600.