HP EliteBook 8440W - Intel Core i7

  • HP EliteBook 8440W - Intel Core i7
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  • Excellent build quality, Highend business configuration, Very good keyboard, trackpad, Wide range of connectivity options, Workstationclass GPU, Fingerprint reader
  • Fast and powerful, Looks nice and well made, Runs fairly cool, Decent security features included, Lots of expansion ports
  • Great looks for a business machine; excellent general performance; great graphics performance; excellent balance of features


  • Battery life
  • Battery life not the greatest, Lots of stuff running in the background slows things down a little, Webcam is a bit washed out

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCWorld India on 87

The HP EliteBook 8440w is a top-of-the-line 14-inch workstation class business laptop with high-end internal hardware and performance. It also offers great build quality, excellent usability, but average battery life....

By HotHardware on

In our SiSoftware SANDRA tests, the EliteBook 8440w stood up well against the competition, thanks in large part to its relatively powerful Core i7-620 processor. In the real world benchmarks, the Elitebook's 7200rpm hard drive was extremely...

By Testfreaks on 90

There’s no doubt the HP EliteBook 8440w is a powerhouse of a laptop, it’s got a many great features for business, but I think even regular users will appreciate them as well.The 8440W looks nice, it’s heavy, but not very really, I...

By AnandTech on

HP's business-centric EliteBooks have been around since 2008 in name, but in reality, EliteBook is just a new name for the old HP Compaq business notebook line. With HP releasing a flood of popular entry level and mainstream consumer notebooks with...

By Gear Diary on

Notebook PC Review: Hewlett Packard Elitebook 8440w Mobile Workstation Posted on 25 September 2010 by Michael Anderson Taking a look at the Hewlett Packard (HP) Elitebook 8440w above, the term ‘sexy’ might not come to mind for most, but...

By Hardware Central on 87

It's spelled out in the suffix: considers its EliteBook 8440w to be not just a notebook computer but a full-fledged workstation, carrying ISV (independent software vendor) certifications for demanding CAD, engineering, and scientific applications...

By InfoWorld on 90

Overall, the HP EliteBook 8440w is a relatively impressive laptop for business users, but it's marred by poor video playback quality and mediocre audio. However, its excellent keyboard and long battery life will appeal...

By PC Mag on 80

The HP EliteBook 8440w is built to withstand physical abuse and runs on parts that are meaner and longer-running than its...

By PCWorld on 90

The EliteBook 8440w is a solid corporate laptop with a great keyboard, but it isn't a multimedia powerhouse....

By LaptopMag on 70

This mobile workstation is powerful, portable, and highly...

By Notebook Review on 90

The EliteBook 8440w marks the beginning of a new class of mobile workstations. This durable 14-inch notebook packs all the processing a graphics horsepower you're likely to need and does it for a reasonable price. Although $1,649 isn't exactly...

By eWeek on

HP EliteBook 8440w enters the bantam-weight mobile workstation fray loaded with management extras but an unremarkable 14-inch display.The HP EliteBook 8440w adds a 14-inch screen to Hewlett-Packard's mobile workstation lineup, along with extended...

By Computer Shopper on 86

The HP EliteBook 8440w uses a top-end Intel processor and Nvidia Quadro graphics engine to deliver excellent performance to mobile professionals. It’s a bit bulkier than other 14-inch laptops, but you get a lot of features for a reasonable...