The Elitebook 1040 G4 is a business with a 14-inch screen. It with a narrow bezel design, HP has compressed its body width to 232mm, which is the same as other 13.3-inch products. At the same time, the Elitebook 1040 G4 also compress to a thickness of 15.9mm, and the weight of 1.36kg.
The Elitebook 1040 G4 features Intel's 7th-generation i7-7820HQ standard-rated mobile processor. This processor based on 14-nm process technology and has four-cores and eight-threads. The main frequency is 2.9GHz, and the core frequency is 3.9GHz.
It has built-in 16GB DDR4 onboard memory, Toshiba's Turbo Drive-class SSD, and a 67Wh battery. The laptop also supports fast charge, which can charge 50% of the power in 30 minutes.
The HP Elitebook 1040 G4 features a 14-inch IPS touch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The screen has a 72% NTSC and 100% sRGB color gamut, which is good news for users engaged in design work.
On the left side of the body, there is a USB3.1 and 3.5mm headset ports. And on the right side of the body, it has 2×Type-C (Thunderbolt 3), USB3.0 and HDMI.
The lower right corner of the palm rest added a push-type fingerprint module. The experience is similar to the smartphone's Home button, which can be unlocked with a single click. HP also developed the HP Client Security data protection software for the product. Besides the fingerprint module, it also adds an infrared module at the top of the screen.