However, the program suffers from a number of caveats. After configuring wireless settings the system doesn't transfer over the settings from Windows , it took 26 seconds from pressing the Web button to start browsing. Hitting the mail button when the system is off loads QuickLook 3, a program that lets you view your Microsoft Outlook calendar, contacts, and mailboxes. Prospero, Reviews Editor Michael A. After playing a Hulu video at full screen for 15 minutes, the touchpad registered 86 degrees Fahrenheit, the space between the G and H keys measured 91 degrees, and the middle of the underside reached 94 degrees. However, with the screen set to its native resolution of 1366 x 768 and effects maxed, the notebook managed just 10 fps.
Performance Outfitted with a 2. We found the layout to be comfortable and fairly quiet. And this laptop was more than loud enough to fill a large office. And you can always upgrade to an eight-cell battery for more juice. The 8440p's Intel Centrino Advanced N 6200 Wi-Fi radio saw fairly strong results.
Colleagues could see us clearly and hear us well as we conversed using Google Video. Rather, they're a combination of the two: while abutting one another at their base, the keys tier up in a terraced fashion. Inside, however, are features more suited to on-the-go executives rather than graphic designers. At the bottom right of the keyboard deck is an optional fingerprint reader. Its file transfer speed of 29. Above the keyboard are a select few touch-enabled controls. However, side-to-side viewing angles were excellent.
The 2-megapixel webcam offered very smooth, if slightly washed out visuals during video chats. The notebook can also be configured with Bluetooth 2. That's about 15 seconds below average, and 1 second better than the T410. Prior to that, he worked at The Times of Trenton, George and AlleyCat News. The lid of the 14-inch screen can dip back 180 degrees from the closed position; at 40 degrees from the vertical, images started to reverse. By comparison, the T410's six-cell battery lasted 3:53, and it's nine-cell battery lasted 6:02. Business Features The metal lid on the 8440p is not just for looks; it also helps protect the notebook from the hazards of travel, being able to withstand up to 300 pounds of pressure.
The keyboard isn't backlit, but a small light to the right of the webcam provides more than enough light when working in a darkened area, such as on a plane during an overnight flight; however, it's slightly more intrusive to a seatmate who's trying to sleep. Design The 8440p continues in the same aesthetic tradition as other EliteBooks such as last year's 6930p : the lid and palm rest are made of anodized aluminum, and the keyboard area is a matte black plastic. This videoconferencing app lets users share not only high-definition video, but also applications running on either system. This video show How to replace a laptop keyboard. These performance figures were justified in our gaming tests.
We will not accept any liability for damage or injury caused while following this guide. Unlike the Workstation line, which has a dark gunmetal gray finish, the metal on the 8440p is a brighter platinum. We actually prefer the 8440w; it looks a bit meaner. In World of Warcraft, the 8440p delivered 50 frames per second with the resolution at 1024 x 768, and graphics at their optimal settings. Also, a spill-resistant keyboard with drains keeps small amounts of liquid from damaging the system. This video description and commentaries contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I could receive a small commission. Even cymbal crashes were free of any distortion.
For a system geared toward working professionals, the audio on the 8440p was superb. On the plus side, it offered very little resistance, unlike the glossy touchpads found on the Mini 5102 and the Pavilion lines. Green Testing It took the 8440p's six-cell battery 1 hour and 5 minutes to charge to 80 percent, and 1:51 to fully charge. Display and Audio Our 8440p's matte display came in the 1366 x 768-pixel configuration; this resolution was more than sufficient, and colors were bright and sharp, but those who desire more pixels can opt for a 1600 x 900-resolution display. We do like that the latest version of this app lets you edit as well as read info. .
It requires Outlook, and doesn't connect to the Internet to get your latest data--it merely grabs data the next time you open Outlook in Windows and connect to the Internet. After receiving his Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia in 2003, Mike worked at Fast Company. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. During that time, it drew an average of 40. Gone are the discrete graphics of the workstation, but in exchange, users get about 4. Prospero has overseen reviews on Laptopmag. The slight depression is intended to help secure your finger, but we found ours slipping a little more than those on Lenovo systems.
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