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HP 840 G6 vs 840 G7 – want to know the difference?

Announced in May 2020, the HP 840 G7 is part of the eleventh generation of EliteBook notebooks. But has it changed much since it’s predecessor came out in 2019? Check out the stats below, as we compare the two.

HP 840 G6 14″ Laptop

HP 840 G6 vs 840 G7

HP 840 G7 14″ Laptop

HP 840 G6 vs 840 G7
840 G6840 G7
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro (64-Bit)Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)
Performance:
CPU1.6 GHz Intel Core i5-8365U
Quad-Core (8th Gen)
1.6 GHz Intel Core i5-10310U
Quad-Core (10th Gen)
Maximum Boost Speed4.1GHz4.8GHz
L3 Cache6MB6MB
Memory Type2400 MHz DDR42666 MHz DDR4
Total Installed Memory8GB8GB
Memory Configuration1 x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)1 x 8 GB (User-Replaceable)
Maximum Memory
Capacity
32GB64GB
Memory Slot Type260-Pin SO-DIMM260-Pin SO-DIMM
Memory Slots2 (1 available)2 (1 available)
Graphics Type IntegratedIntegrated
GPUIntel UHD Graphics 620Intel UHD Graphics
Display:
Panel TypeIPS-Type LCDN/A
Size14″14″
Aspect Ratio16:9N/A
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
TouchscreenNoNo
FinishMatteGlossy with anti-reflective coating
Maximum Brightness1000 cd/m21000 cd/m2
Colour Gamut72% NTSC72% NTSC
Refresh Rate60Hz60Hz
Contrast Ratio2000:11500:1
Viewing Angle (H x V)170 x 170o170 x 170o
Storage + Expansion
SSD Slots1 x M.2 2280 SATA / PCIe x4 (In Use)1 x M.2 2280 SATA / PCIe x4 (In Use)
Total Installed Capacity256GB256GB
Solid State Storage1 x 256 GB M.2 SATA1 x 256 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe
Expansion Slots1 x Smart Card1 x Smart Card
Optical DriveNoneNone
I/ O
Ports2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)
1 x Docking Connector
2 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)
USB Type-C Ports1 x Thunderbolt 32 x Thunderbolt 3 (Supports DisplayPort)
Display1 x HDMI 1.4b1 x HDMI 1.4b
Audio1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output
Built-In Speakers22
Built-In Microphones33
Media/Memory Card SlotNone N/A
Communications
Ethernet1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)None
Wi-FiWi-Fi 6 (802.11ax); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
MU-MIMO Support2 x 22 x 2
Bluetooth5.05.0
GPSNoneNone
NFCYesYes
WebcamUser-Facing: 720pUser-Facing: 0.9 MP (720p)
Battery
Battery ChemistryLithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)
CapacityNon-Removable 3-Cell: 50 WhNon-Removable 3-Cell: 53 Wh
Maximum Runtime17.25 Hours23 Hours
Keyboard + Mouse
KeyboardNotebook Keyboard with BacklightNotebook Keyboard with Backlight
Pointing DeviceTouchpadTouchpad
General
SecurityKensington Lock Slot, Fingerprint Reader, Facial Recognition, Integrated Recovery Storage Drive, Dedicated TPM Security ChipKensington Lock Slot, Fingerprint Reader, Facial Recognition, Integrated Recovery Storage Drive, Dedicated TPM Security Chip, Webcam Blocker, Privacy Screen
Power Supply65W65W
Operating Temperature32 to 95°F / 0 to 35°C32 to 95°F / 0 to 35°C
Dimensions12.84 x 9.22 x 0.71″ / 32.61 x 23.42 x 1.8 cm12.74 x 8.45 x 0.7″ / 32.36 x 21.46 x 1.78 cm
Weight3.27 lb / 1.48 kg2.95 lb / 1.34 kg

What do you think? If you have any questions about either the G7 or G6, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us here!

You can find out more about the 840’s predecessors as well as the upcoming release of the 840 G8 here.

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