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HP EliteBook 1040

The world’s most powerful ultraslim 14-inch diagonal business notebook1 makes even your hardest tasks a breeze with powerful multitasking, on-the-go collaboration, and industry-leading security.

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A new level of power

With a long battery life and an optional Quad Core™ Intel® processor H series2, the HP EliteBook 1040 is ready for your biggest challenges.

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Diagonal FHD/UHD Touch Display3

15.95 mm


Starting at 2.99 lbs4

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7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors2

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Up to 18 hours battery life 5

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Optional PCIe Gen3 solid state drives3

Your conference powerhouse

Your conference powerhouse

With powerful audio, intuitive call management, and a 180° hinge to share your screen, now anywhere can be a great collaboration space.


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Cutting-edge security features let you browse confidently, avoid visual hackers, and monitor and restore in-memory BIOS automatically.



HP Sure Click

Helps protect your PC from websites infected with malware, ransomware, or viruses7.

HP SureView

Instantly protect against visual hacking with HP Sure View,8 an optional integrated privacy screen developed by HP.

HP Multi Factor Authenticate

Combines hardened authentication, such as fingerprints or PINs, and soft factors, like passwords and facial recognition.9

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HP Sure Start Gen310

Monitors in-memory BIOS, recovers the platform without intervention, restores the BIOS to a custom state, and is enterprise ready for centralized management.

HP Manageability Integration Kit

Speeds up image creation and management of hardware, BIOS, and security through Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager11.

HP EliteBook 1040 Laptop Front View Sure Start screen

Key features

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7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors

Get power and speed with an optional Intel® Core™ i7 processor2.

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Windows 10 Pro

Power through your day with Windows 10 Pro12

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Designed to pass MIL-STD 810G testing13.


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Fast charging battery

Up to 50% battery life in just 30-minutes of charging14.

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Help reduce lag with up to 16 GB of DDR4 memory3.

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HP PhoneWise

Respond to calls and texts through your PC15.

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1. Based on HP’s internal testing of ultra slim 14” business class notebooks as of September 2017 having preinstalled encryption, authentication, malware protection and BIOS-level protection, passing MIL-STD 810G tests with optional docking incorporating power delivery.

2. Average based on global trials conducted by Ponemon Institute during the “Visual Hacking Experiment,” 2015, and the “Global Visual Hacking Experiment,” 2016, both sponsored by 3M.

3. HP Sure View integrated privacy screen is an optional feature that must be configured at purchase. Cannot be added later.

4. Ponemon Institute, sponsored by Spikes Security “The Challenge of Preventing Browser-Borne Malware”, February 2015.

5. HP Sure Click is available on select HP platforms and supports Microsoft® Internet Explorer and Chromium™. Check http://h20195.www2.hp.com/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=4AA7-0922ENW for all compatible platforms as they become available.

6. Verizon, 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report, 2016.

7. HP Sure Start G3 is available on HP Elite products with Intel® 7th generation processors.

8. Deloitte, 2016 Global Mobile Consumer Survey: US Edition, 2016

9. HP WorkWise smartphone app is available as a free download on the Apple Store and Google Play. Smartphone system requirements - iPhone 5 or newer running iOS 8 or above/Android™ phone running v4.4 or above. PC system requirements - 2016 or newer HP Notebook/Desktop running Windows 10 Anniversary Update (1607).

10. Vanson Bourne study commissioned by Bromium, Jan 2017.

11. HP Client Security Suite Gen3 requires Windows and Intel® or AMD 7th Gen processors.

12. HP Multi Factor Authenticate requires 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processor, Intel® integrated graphics, and Intel® WLAN.

13. Ponemon Institute®, 2015 State of the Endpoint Report: User-Centric Risk", 2015.

14. HP Manageability Integration Kit can be downloaded from http://www8.hp.com/us/en/ads/clientmanagement/overview.html.