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Laptops for Performance Conscious Professionals: Probook vs Elitebook vs Zbook

Laptops for Performance Conscious Professionals: Probook vs Elitebook vs Zbook

by March 30, 2021 0 comments

Computer requirements have gone up for everyone today and not just gamers, be it busy corporate executives, developers, data scientists, and animators. Each profession has its own unique set of requirements. Thankfully, laptop technologies have kept pace with the changes and there are different models for each type of requirement. Here’s a line-up of various laptop models from HP for each requirement. These can be broadly classified into three series, namely the Probook, Elitebook and ZBook.

Probook Series

Laptops in this series are built for people who are looking for a machine that is budget-friendly yet very versatile for office use. Laptops in this line-up come in multiple budgets catering to professionals at every level. Here are some of the top models. 

HP Probook 445 G7

Key Specifications: Ryzen 3 4300U

                               8 GB RAM 

                               1 TB HDD

                               14-inch HD SVA anti-glare LED-backlit display

Price: Rs 46,074

This is an entry-level pro-series laptop that lets professionals stay productive on the go. It comes with the latest Ryzen 4000 series processors that are capable of delivering good performance. The laptop also has security features like HP Sure Sense and HP Privacy Camera along with a fingerprint scanner for added security. The chassis is also military-grade tested making it rugged and immune to the daily scuffs and scratches.

HP Probook 430 G8

Key Specifications: Intel Core i5 11th Gen 

                               8 GB RAM 

                               512 GB NVMe SSD

                               13.3-inch display

Price: Rs 86,572

This is a decently spec-loaded laptop that is built for productivity. One of the defining factors of this laptop is the presence of Intel Iris X graphics that makes it a good alternative for beginner level Photo and Video Editing on Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro respectively. The laptop is also capable of running games on low-graphics presets that can work as recreation. The laptop comes with Windows 10 Pro pre-installed allowing you to just plug and start working.

Elitebook Series

Laptops in the Elite series come with top quality hardware in a subtle and professional looking housing with additional security features onboard for the security of data for users.

HP Elitebook 840 G7

Key Specifications: Intel Core i5 10th Gen

                               8 GB RAM 

                               256 GB SSD

                              14-inch FHD display

Price: Rs 1,05,389

This is a feature-loaded laptop that is designed for you to work from anywhere. The processor on this machine comes from a pro-series line-up that comes with additional management and security features like full memory encryption that can be very crucial for business professionals. It has Bang & Olufsen audio with HP Noise Cancellation that makes taking calls and attending meetings in a noisy setting easier. It is the world’s first business notebook that adapts to lighting conditions for display as well as keyboard. It has a good battery life and comes with a fingerprint scanner for added security.

HP Elitebook 850 G7

Key Specifications: Intel Core i7 10th Gen

                               16 GB RAM

                               1 TB PCIe SSD

                               15.6-inch FHD display

Price: Rs. 1,46,611

This is one of the most powerful business laptops by HP. The processor on the laptop is the latest offering by Intel and when paired with the Nvidia NX 250 2 GB dedicated graphics, the laptop can perform any task efficiently. The FHD panel comes with 250 nits brightness making it a bright screen. The security of data is very important for a business personnel, for that, the laptop has multiple proprietary HP features like SureSense, SureRun, SureStart and much more. The physical fingerprint scanner on the laptop adds more security. Business executives need portability and power, this laptop weighs only 1.67 Kgs and can be easily travelled with. 

ZBook Series

Laptops in this line-up are high-end powerful devices designed for CAD work, data scientists, and developers. Here are a few good models to consider. 

HP ZBook Firefly 14 G7 Mobile Workstation

Key Specifications: Intel Core i5 10th Gen 

                               16 GB RAM 

                               1 TB SSD 

                               14-inch FHD display

Price: Rs 96,573

This is an extremely powerful laptop with fast processors and graphics, certified for top performance. The Intel HD graphics paired with the CPU can deliver a good gaming performance and editing can be done on the go on this laptop. The 14-inch form factor is extremely crucial for professionals who are always on the go and moving from one meeting to another. This laptop can be a good option for them on a good budget.

HP ZBook Power G7 Mobile Workstation

Key Specifications: Intel Core i7 10th Gen

                               16 GB RAM 

                               1 TB NVMe SSD

                              15.6-inch FHD IPS display

This is a very powerful and good alternative for high-performance users. The powerful CPU is paired with the powerful Nvidia Quadro P620 4 GB dedicated graphics. The laptop can run software like CAD and other productivity bases programs. If you are a professional video editor or animator then the FHD screen with 45% NTSC and 250-nits brightness can be a good option. The laptop can also game and provide a decent performance with the help of the right drivers.

Please check out https://store.hp.com/in-en/default/hp-business-offers to find some compelling options in Business and Professional laptops.

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