HP Elitebook 845 G7 is a 14-inch laptop updated with a sleek and sturdy chassis with high-performance hardware and other solid specs. This AMD-based laptop, bigger than the HP EliteBook 835 G7, has high security features with long battery life. It also also pack up to 64GB of RAM and a 1TB PCIe m.2 SSD to offer exceptional combination of responsive performance.
This ultraportable business laptop also comes with an impressive backlit keyboard and touchpad with 720p IR webcam with a security shutter and proximity sensor. It also has a dual stereo speakers, and, lots of interface ports.
HP EliteBook 845 G7 Key Features and Specs
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- Up to AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U APU
- AMD Radeon Graphics
- Windows 10 Pro
- 14-inch 1920 x 1080 FHD LED IPS anti-glare Display (Touch or Non-Touch)
- Up to 32GB RAM
- Up to 1TB SDD
- Spill-resistant Backlit Keyboard
- Intel® AX201 Wi-Fi 6 (2×2) and Bluetooth® 5
- Fingerprint Reader (Optional)
- IR face recognition
- Audio by Bang & Olufsen Dual stereo speakers, 3 multi-array microphones.
- HP Long Life 3-cell, 53 Wh Li-ion Battery
The HP EliteBook 845 G7’s silver aluminum chassis is slender with nicely rounded curves and edges. It has plastic bars and frames. Measuring a dimension of 12.7 x 8.5 x 0.7 inches and weighing 3 pounds, the laptop is light enough to slip in and out of your handbag all day long.
Thanks to the shape of the laptop’s front lip, it makes the display lid easy to open with one hand. On the inside, the flat lid host the 14-inch screen with thin bezels around it. Inside the top bezel sits a 720p webcam with privacy shutter and proximity sensor to provide more security via facial recognition. Also, the slightly thicker bottom bezel have HP logo inscribed.
This laptop has a hinge that helps prevent it from lifting up when being opened. The lid hold the lid and the base together.
HP EliteBook 845 G7 base chassis host a remarkably comfortable backlit keyboard and touchpad. The rubber Chiclet-style keys give a reasonable travel distance for efficient performance.
There is also a smooth, responsive and accurate touchpad, measuring 4.3 x 2.8-inch which is large enough to allow you navigate and direct your cursor.
For connectivity, the laptop has a NanoSim card slot, two USB Type-C ports, an HDMI, and a power port on the right and Smartcard Reader, a 3.5 mm audio jack, two USB Type-A ports, and a wedge lock slot on the left.
The HP EliteBook 845 G7 comes with a 14-inches display built on an IPS panel that offers a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080, with relatively high maximum brightness up to 1000 nits and minimum of 250 nits for the non touch screen.
Likewise, there is an option with Low power panel thatis, you can be prepared for a fast battery draining display. However, it offers 400 nits brightness capacity.
The touch screen has a FHD IPS eDP anti-glare display with On-Cell WLED-backlit and support brightness of 250 nits.
EliteBook 845 G7 also has up to 75% of the sRGB color gamut. For the touch screen and 45% sRGB for non-touch screen and comfortable viewing angles.
The 845 G7 is also available with Sure View protection, although, it is optional. It can be controlled with the press of a button for visual protection.
Moreover, the HP EliteBook 845 G7 display is equipped with a 16:9 aspect ratio, with a refresh rate of 60 Hz, a good contrast ratio to offer excellent display for users.
HP Elitebook 845 G7 is powered by AMD Ryzen 4000 Series processor with Radeon Graphics. These includes AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U APU which clocks at 1.7 GHz – 4.2 GHz turbo boost and has 8 MB cache with 8 core.
The medium model is powered by the Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U has six cores and can reach clock speeds of up to 4.0 GHz. The PRO version offers additional security and management functions. The base model, AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4450U APU, however, has 2.5 GHz up to 3.8 GHz Turbo Boost clock speed with 4 MB cache and 4 cores.
The processors offers instant responsiveness and powerful performance for productivity and entertainment in ultra-thin laptops.
Furthermore, EliteBook 845 G7 comes with an integrated AMD Radeon graphics which perform very solidly and handled some light video and photo editing work. It delivers ultra-fast responsiveness and multi-threaded performance for mainstream PC.
HP Elitebook 845 G7 also offers between 4GB to 32GB GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM and between 128GB and 1TB of solid-state storage. It is also based on Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) operating system out-of-the-box.
The 845 G7 comes with HP’s suite of system management software, including HP PC Diagnostic, Power Manager, Privacy Manager, Support Assistant, Sure Sense, Work Well, and the previously mentioned Audio Control, all meant to enhance your experience. It also comes with my favorite HP software, Quickdrop, which quickly allows you to send files back and forth between your computer and cell phone.
HP Probook 445 G7 is powered by HP Long Life 3-cell 53 Wh Li-ion battery. This laptop support HP Fast Charge and can recharge up to 50 percent battery in thirty minutes.
Out of box, the laptop comes with HP Smart 65 W EM External AC power adapter or an option of HP Smart 45 W AC power adapter depending on your laptop configuration.
This laptop also comes with dual Bang & Olufsen branded speakers located along the sides of the keyboard. It also has 3 multi-array microphones.
The EliteBook 845 G7 also has HP Audio Control software, which is a huge help as it allows you to adjust its equalizer to bring you closer to your optimal sound profile. It also provides noise canceling feature.
This laptop also has an impressive cooling solution. It has two heat pipes, cooling both the CPU and the GPU. Then, the heat is dissipated by a heat spreader and a reasonably large fan.
For security purpose, the HP EliteBook 845 G7 comes with a wedge lock slot, fingerprint scanner, and IR webcam with proximity sensors. It also comes with DriveLock, a two password system that you can set up within minutes to provide advanced protection against unauthorized access to valuable data on your internal hard drives.
For wireless connection, it also has 802.11ax Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi 6) and Bluetooth 5. There is also an optional NFC sensor for transferring data to and from Android devices.
HP EliteBook 845 G7 Price and Availability
HP EliteBook 845 G7 has a starting price of $1,419.00, depending on configuration of the laptop.
It is available on HP official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
HP EliteBook 845 G7 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP EliteBook 845 G7 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
- Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 4750U APU, AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 4650U APU, AMD Ryzen 3 PRO 4450U APU
- GPU: AMD Radeon Graphics
- Memory: 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB RAM
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 32.33 x 21.46 x 1.80 cm (12.73 x 8.45 x 0.71 in) (non-touch); 32.33 x 21.46 x 1.90 cm (12.73 x 8.45 x 0.75 in) (touch)
- Weight: Starting at 1.347 kg (2.97 lb) (non-touch); Starting at 1.47 kg (3.24 lb) (touch)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: Up to 14-inch diagonal FHD IPS Anti-Glare WLED-backlit (non touch)(1920×1080), with 1000 nits, 400 nits, and 250 nits option. Up to 14″ diagonal FHD IPS eDP anti-glare On-Cell WLED-backlit bent touchscreen, 250 nits, (1920 x 1080).
- Keyboard: Spill-resistant backlit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Glass clickpad with multi-touch gestures enabled
- Built-in Storage: Up to 1 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Integrated HD 720p Infrared (IR) Webcam
- USB Ports: 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1; 2 x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1
- HDMI: Yes
- Thunderbolt Ports: –
- DisplayPort: –
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Intel® AX201 Wi-Fi 6 (2×2)
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5 Combo, (vPro) optional
- NFC: Yes
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Fingerprint reader (select models)
- HP DriveLock/HP Automatic DriveLock
- BIOS Update via Network
- HP Image Assistant
- Clickpad with multi-touch gesture support
- 720p HD camera
- HP Noise Cancellation Software
- Master Boot Record Security
- HP Support Assistant
- HP Sure Sense
- Hall sensor
- Bang & Olufsen, dual stereo speakers
- Battery: HP Long Life 3-cell, 53 Wh Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: Up to 12 hours