Today we’ll show you the new HP ProBook 450. The new ProBook is a successor of a lot of ProBook pervious series. Let’s take a look at the new business guy on the market.
The cover of the notebook is rubber covered which replaces the smooth finish from the previous models. It is hard to see fingerprints on it as well as the other parts of the laptop. I miss the metal design from the previous versions which gives a solid and luxurious design. The space for the hands has aluminum finish and the bottom by tradition is plastic. The HP ProBook 450 still looks great and is designed for the business environment. We don’t have to forget that ProBook is business series laptops. HP has maintained the advantage for the model to open the bottom cover with the battery sliders. It comes in black and silver.
HP ProBook 450 is features 15.5 inches display with a resolution 1366×768 pixels with a matte finish for the display. We can expect not very good angle view and brightness levels for the display but the glares during work are gone. The keyboard is the typical island style but according to its predecessors it is a bit harder. Very good impression makes the spacious touchpad with its high-quality finish which gives fast and no problem sliding across the touchpad.
We still have the same combination between Intel processors and video card from AMD while the most part of the other companies use NVIDIA recently. It features AMD Radeon R5 M255 with 2GB video memory, Intel® Core™ i7-4510U (2-core, 2.00 – 3.10 GHz) and 8 GB of RAM. The amount of storage you get is 1 TB HDD with option for additional 128 GB SSD or 256 GB SSD.
On the left side we find the DC-in for the charger, the vents, a VGA output, Ethernet and LAN port, HDMI and two USB 3.0 ports. On the front we have just the LED indicators and the SD card slot. On the right we find the headphones and the microphone input, two more USB 2.0 ports, CD reader and Kensington Lock system for locking. We don’t find nothing on the back of the laptop.
On the market you’ll find the laptop coming with different OS – Linux, Windows 7 and Windows 8. It runs the OS smoothly, quiet and moderate temperatures but I don’t think that the business users will load this laptop.
You don’t have to be a business user to buy the HP ProBook 450. It‘s enough to have affinity for more simple design for the laptops able to get you through all-day without any problems. In this case HP has something to offer.BUY