As an introduction to this analysis
Even if there are not really bad choices in laptops anymore, it is important to know that some models are more for multimedia, and others more for games.
So we did some tests HP ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) to find out what it was worth. The result depends on the use you will make of it.Some computers have power, others have more basic features.To help you, we have tested this model according to several parameters.
This article is therefore composed according to functions; What is the purpose of this model?
ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) compatible with internet use?
If your need for a laptop comes down to surfing the web, whether on e-commerce or information sites, and to making a few tables in excel, you could be satisfied with this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA). An inexpensive computer such as ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) may seem to be the solution. HP is a manufacturer that has been offering laptops for several years now, but for this laptop they have used lower quality components. In other words, don’t expect to keep it for more than 3 years.
With a 14 inches size, it is in the average, and you can carry it relatively easily. A reasonable choice equips this model; the Core i5-10210U. Considering that the components evolve very quickly, HP offers a laptop of good quality that will remain a good choice over several years. A logical decision in relation to the intended use of this computer: surfing the Internet and sufficient computing power. The 8 Gb of RAM is in the average for this type of product. If needed you can add more, thanks to the extra slots inside.
Most other competing computers have more storage space. For those who regularly work on a public or private cloud, the available 256 gigabytes will be enough. This shouldn’t be a major problem, but if you need to, remember to have a USB key with you.
In conclusion, for a web use, know that this model has an autonomy of 8 hours. That’s a good thing in case you want to take it on vacation. Incidentally, you will have all the more pleasure to use it for a long time because of its very pleasant screen.
ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) the right choice for watching movies ?
You are considering laptops for standard multimedia use (watching movies, storing photos, listening to music)! HP offers the ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) perfect for that. Not the best, however it is one of the models existing in a tight price range.
Through all the available laptops, you will know if, despite an average score, it corresponds to your needs.
HP has chosen a medium size screen to meet everyone’s needs. With its 14 inches and resolution of 1920×1080, it can be suitable for a lot of uses including watching films. And in film display mode, you’ll have excellent visual quality with bright, realistic images. In conclusion, it is a well-balanced product that allows the films to be viewed correctly; and with a contained weight of 1.6 kg, it is easily transportable.
The glossy screen option is not possible on this model; it would have made the display easier to read. This results in poorer quality in environments with intermediate to low light levels. The readability of the display is therefore a little lower.
In fact, in order not to suffer from reflections on the screen, you will need to have full light conditions.
For the sound part, the ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) is equipped with a correct sound card and speakers. To test the audio quality, we turned up the volume with a movie trailer and then with a few songs of different types. Even if it does well, this laptop will not be able to compete with a good hi-fi system. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
The processor installed on this model is a Core i5-10210U sufficient one for audio and video. With this, you are sure to have a scalable product (if needed), and that will fit perfectly with your peripherals (speakers, video projectors, etc…). You won’t have to worry about launching your audio and video applications.
Due to the level of the graphics card, you have one Intel UHD Graphics 620, which with 8 Gb de Ram, will allow you to make multimedia (movie viewing, and some simple photo retouching). Not good enough for 3D imaging professionals, but good enough for most of us.
In the connectivity part, you have 3 ports available. About the average compared to the competition.Between, the speakers, the mouse, and the external hard drive you will have little possibility to add many more peripherals.
As for the batteries, you could almost replace your TV set with this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) one. With 8 hours of autonomy, it is one of the best models in its range. Enjoy streaming, locally or on your Netflix session, or any other streaming platform.
ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) the right choice for travelling connected ?
The main interest of the laptop, is how easy it can be taken away. So we put this test to the ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA). Is it made to be taken on trips, packed in your luggage ? Will it be designed for your home-to-work transfers? Should you only consider it for weekend trips with your family? Or finally, is this laptop, as in many homes, just a replacement for a fixed computer?
However, we were able to discover through his overall score, that it is among the best for the travel aspect.
It ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) weights 1.6 Kg which makes it a computer in the average of its category. It’s still an easy-to-handle computer, even if it’s not an ultrabook. On the other hand, the large size will be an advantage to see photos during the holidays. The explanation mainly comes down to the size of the screen: 14inches.
The designers of this did not consider it useful to integrate the backlit keyboard. Not necessarily useful, except for those in dimly lit places.
Despite the absence of a shiny slab, you have good image definition. This laptop displays deep and vivid colors.
This laptop is very comfortable to use. Good image definition and a matt anti-reflective tile that you’ll appreciate when you’re outdoors, with no sun glare.
The manufacturer offers the processor Core i5-10210U on this laptop; in average in terms of power compared to other products in the same range, and also in terms of energy consumption.
However,you’ll have to decrease the manufacturer’s data concerning the autonomy figures given for this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA). It is unlikely that you will reach manufacturer’s figures; rather, consider 70-80% at best.
With this model you have one of the best autonomy of the moment with 8 hours.
In order to speed up booting up and calculations, this laptop is equipped with a hard drive type SSD of 256 Gb. The induced advantage here is the absence of latencies, especially in the recovery phase after a standby or due to prolonged inactivity.With no moving mechanical parts, there is less risk of brittleness and produced heat .For those who will need more space, this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) will require the purchase of an external drive, as a permanent home for photos, music and your movie collection.
With this model, HP definitely designed a computer easily transportable, but not too small. The ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) is a fair alternative with iis 14 inches.
This ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) allows external elements to be associated via 3 connectors. It is in the average of what is done on competing models.
With the bluetooth functionality of this model you can also simply connect with your loved ones’ devices.
Taking all this into account, we can say that it will be useful for you on holiday.
ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) the right choice for audio or video editing ?
For this type of use, it seems necessary to turn to a high-performance product. It appears that this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA)meets this need perfectly. Since the last generation designed by HP, there have been many improvements on the components. This laptop will facilitate multitasking, and you will be able to simultaneously run applications such as Photoshop, Magix Video or Vegas pro with an operating Windows 10 Pro system.
Generally speaking, for occasional use, the choice of processor Core i5-10210U makes it possible. With its 8 Gb of RAM, it has enough memory for image processing. All the applications you’ll need to get started are available. If you decide to install pro applications, you may need to add more memory or you may experience performance degradation.
This model contains an SSD for the operating system and backup part. As a reminder, an audio and video editing use, involves a large capacity hard disk drive for storage, and speed of execution with an SSD. The ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 256 Gb. It is nevertheless one of the good laptops in terms of storage, compared to its competitors.
As with many laptops, autonomy is a delicate subject. Here, it’s 8 hours of autonomy available. This is the best on the market today.
Well thought out in terms of connections, it ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) receives the USB3 connection. This model will allow you to connect to an external storage drive for even more space when your local disk is full. With a throughput about 10 times faster than the previous standard (USB 2.0), you will be able to easily transfer all your video and audio files.
By choosing this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA), know that you will be well beyond what most laptops offer. And much more if you finally decide to use it only for word processing or web browsing, instead of audio video editing. In summary an excellent choice in this price range.
With this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) product, HPoffer us a good start for an advanced use of audio and video editing.
The ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) for online or local games.
Some laptops with sufficient performance, the right processors and the latest graphics cards can afford to gamble. Clearly, if your only need is to play games with this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA), it may be better to go to other models. The HP technical choices were rather made to meet classic needs such as internet browsing or word processing.
As far as image resolution is concerned, it is important that it is high in order to obtain a good rendering. This model is proposed in resolution 1920×1080, that is to say one of the best on the market.
Each year the power of the components increases, so this model is now far behind the others. After our analysis, it appears that use in game mode generates processor overheating and degradations in terms of images and colors. In other words it is a good design model, but due to the lower power of the graphics card, it is less efficient for gaming.
Since HP has not designed this model for gaming, the display system is not dimensioned for an exemplary reactivity during your gaming sessions. An exception to this is if you play on games that are more than 5 years old.
Besides the amount of storage space is clearly insufficient.With 256 Gb it ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA)is below the average of the other laptops of the moment.
A better access to wifi on this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) that is standard equipped with the 5GHz band. More speed for those living in full Wi-Fi areas.
You’ll like this handy laptop, and rather light (1.6 Kg and 14 inches), comparable to most similar products.
An excellent autonomy of 8 hours, will allow you to play almost anywhere.
In the end, we do not recommend this ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) for games; low performance will degrade the rendering and playability. And save this one for more classic uses, like surfing the net.
ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) the right choice for office automation ?
In case your unique and main everyday use is a tool for office automation, HP may have put a rather low computer on the market. Here are the main reasons.
Customary of this OS, HP has chosen as usual. It’s Windows 10 Pro, last generation.
In contrast to other larger models, this model is in the middle of the pack in terms of space requirements. In short, an average laptop with 1.6 Kg that can be carried on holiday or to the office.
The numeric keypad is not present on this model. Unless you only do word processing that does not require its use.
Our tests have verified that the matt treated screen limits the effects of light. But at the same time, the light intensity is low enough so as not to tire the eyes in the dark.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
With only 256 Gb this model is one of the smaller models. If you’re working on shared documents in the cloud, such as Office365 or Google drive, no problem.
In short, the ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) is an average choice. For the same price you will find more suitable and more powerful models.
In short, is the ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA), the right choice ?
In the end, our analysis will have shown that it ProBook 440 G7 (9VZ37EA) is disappointing whatever the uses. With an interesting price, it will be able to do the job if you know you’re going to change in 3/4 years.
Simply put, we were not convinced for uses such as :
– web browsing
– playing video games
– office tasks
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– listening to music and watching videos
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– travel use
– making audio and video editing