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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. Intel® Quad Core™ H processors are optional. Multi-Core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. Intel’s numbering is not a measurement of higher performance.

3. Sold separately or as an optional feature.

4. Starting at weight with Sure View, non touch, non WWAN. Weight will vary by configuration.

5. Up to 18 hours requires notebook configured with Intel® 7th Generation U series Core™ i7 processors with Intel integrated graphics, 128GB SSD drive, FHD display, and Windows 10 RS2 operating system. Windows 10 MM14 battery life will vary depending on various factors including product model, configuration, loaded applications, features, use, wireless functionality, and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage. See www.bapco.com for additional details.

6. Based on HP’s unique and comprehensive security capabilities at no additional cost and HP Manageability Integration Kit’s management of every aspect of a PC including hardware, BIOS and software management using Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager among vendors with >1M unit annual sales as of September 2017, on HP Elite PCs with 7th Gen Intel® Processors.

7. 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.

8. HP Sure View integrated privacy screen is an optional feature that must be configured at purchase.

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

10. HP Sure Start Gen 3, available on HP EliteBook products equipped with Intel® 7th generation processors.

11. HP Manageability Integration Kit is available as a download from http://www8.hp.com/us/en/ads/clientmanagement/overview.html.

12. Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers and/or software to take full advantage of Windows functionality. Windows 10 is automatically updated, which is always enabled. ISP fees may apply and additional requirements may apply over time for updates. See http://www.windows.com.

13. MIL-STD-810G testing is pending and is not intended to demonstrate fitness of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contract requirements or for military use. Test results are not a guarantee of future performance under these test conditions. Accidental damage requires an optional HP Accidental Damage Protection Care Pack.

14. Recharges your battery up to 50% within 30 minutes when the system is off or in standby mode. Power adapter with a minimum capacity of 90 watts is required. After charging has reached 50% capacity, charging will return to normal. Charging time may vary +/-10% due to System tolerance.

15. HP PhoneWise client is only available on the HP EliteOne 1000 All-in-One G1, HP EliteBook x360 1020 G2, HP EliteBook 1040 G4 platforms. For HP PhoneWise system requirements see www.hp.com/go/HPphonewise. HP PhoneWise not compatible with HP WorkWise at launch.