HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook PC
Power Plus Portability
Advanced graphics and performance with a 39,6 cm (15.6")
diagonal HD display in a highly mobile design
Windows®. Life without Walls™. HP recommends Windows 7.
High-performing discrete graphics
Boost your graphics ability with the HP EliteBook
8540p. Experience sharp pictures, smooth video,
and fast rendering capabilities required for
graphics-intensive software applications with
NVIDIA’s NVS 5100.
More storage and increased file transfer
Enjoy new performance levels with the new 2010
Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processor family, capable
of working in a true 64-bit environment and 16
GB of memory capacity. Share information with
fast transfer speeds using the two USB 3.0 ports.
Connect to external displays and get sharper,
deeper images with DisplayPort.
Industrial design
Starting at only 2.95 kg, this portable notebook
combines premier design with business rugged
construction. The HP EliteBook 8540p is designed
to meet tough military standards (MIL-STD 810G)
for vibration, dust, humidity, altitude, and high
temperature. The platinum color is the perfect
finishing touch.
HP Professional Innovations help you focus on
your business
Built to simplify. HP SkyRoom provides convenient
video conferencing directly from your notebook
with the ability to conference up to 4 locations at
a time. A fully-functional 90-day trial version is
included with the option of upgrading after the
trial expiration.
Optional integrated HP Mobile Broadband allows
convenient access to the internet, corporate
intranet, and email in more places than ever. With
the WWAN card installed, you also gain a
Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to
determine your position. Couple this with many
readily available applications to turn your
notebook into a GPS device.
HP QuickLook 3 provides quick access to email,
calendar, contacts and tasks at the touch of a
button without long boot-up time. HP QuickWeb
grants access to the web in seconds…even if your
notebook is turned off.
HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook PC
Windows®. Life without Walls™. HP recommends Windows 7.
Operating system
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 32
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 32
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64
Genuine Windows Vista® Business 32
Intel® Core™ i7-840QM Processor (1.86 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i7-820QM Processor (1.73 GHz, 8 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i7-740QM Processor
(1.73 GHz, 6 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i7-720QM Processor (1.60 GHz, 6 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i7-640M Processor (2.80 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache); Intel®
Core™ i7-620M Processor (2.66 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i5-580M Processor (2.66 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i5-560M Processor (2.66 GHz, 3
MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i5-540M Processor (2.53 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache); Intel® Core™ i5-520M Processor (2.40 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache)
Mobile Intel® QM57 Express
2 or 4 SODIMM slots supporting dual channel memory; Upgradeable to 8 GB
Internal Storage
SATA II Hard Drive 250, 320 or 500 GB (7200 rpm), SATA 160 GB Solid State Drive, HP 3D DriveGuard
Upgrade Bay
DVD-ROM; DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe; Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe; With the Upgrade Bay with Dual Hard Drive support, the optical
drive can be replaced with an optional 500 GB 7200 rpm hard drive
39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal LED-backlit HD anti-glare 1366 x 768; 39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal LED-backlit HD+ anti-glare 1600 x 900; 39,6 cm (15.6") diagonal LED-backlit
FHD anti-glare 1920 x 1080
NVIDIA NVS 5100M graphics with 1 GB dedicated DDR3 memory
High Definition Audio, stereo speakers, stereo headphone/line out, stereo microphone in, integrated dual-microphone array
Wireless Support
HP Mobile Broadband (powered by Gobi) with GPS; Intel Centrino 802.11a/b/g/n; HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Wireless Technology
Intel Gigabit Network Connection (10/100/1000 NIC); 56K v.92 modem
Expansion slots
1 Express Card/54; 1 Smart Card Reader; 1 6-in-1 Media Card Reader
Ports and Connectors
2 USB 2.0; 2 USB 3.0; 1 DisplayPort; 1 external VGA monitor; 1 1394a; 1 stereo microphone in; 1 stereo headphone/line-out; 1 AC power; 1 RJ-11; 1 RJ-45; 1 eSATA; 1
docking connector; 1 secondary battery connector
Input Device
Spill-resistant keyboard with drain; Enhanced dual pointing devices (touchpad and pointstick) with scroll zone; 2 MP webcam (select models)
HP Recovery Manager (Windows 7 and Vista only), HP QuickLook 3, HP QuickWeb, HP Power Assistant, HP Client Manager Software, HP Client Configuration
Management Agent, HP OpenView PC Configuration Management Solutions, Microsoft Office 2010 preloaded (purchase of a Product Key required to activate a full Office
2010 suite)
McAfee Security Solution, HP ProtectTools Security Manager, Enhanced Pre-Boot Security, HP SpareKey, One-Step Logon, Setup Password, DriveLock Password, TPM 1.2
Embedded Security Chip, TPM Enhanced DriveLock, HP Disk Sanitizer, Kensington Lock slot, Support for Computrace LoJack Pro for HP ProtectTools, optional HP Fingerprint
Sensor, optional HP Privacy Filter, optional Computrace LoJack Pro Premium for HP ProtectTools with GPS Tracking
37.4 x 25.2 x 3.2 cm
Starting at 2.95 kg
8-cell (73 WHr) Lithium-Ion Battery or 8-cell (68 WHr) Long Life Lithium-Ion Battery; 120W Smart AC adapter (Intel quad-core processor); 90W Smart AC adapter (Intel
dual-core processor); HP Fast Charge
Battery life
8-cell Primary (73 WHr): up to 5 hours and 30 minutes
Expansion solutions
HP Docking Station, HP Advanced Docking Station, HP USB 2.0 Docking Station, HP Essential USB 2.0 Port Replicator, HP Monitor Stand, HP Basic Adjustable Stand, HP
Adjustable Notebook Stand
3 years carry-in (pick-up and return in some countries (upgrades available, sold separately)) 1 year warranty on primary battery or 3 years warranty on HP Long Life
Genuine Windows Vista® Enterprise 32
Genuine Windows Vista® Enterprise 64
SUSE Linux Enterprise 11
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This system may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware and/or a DVD drive to install the Windows 7 software and take full advantage of Windows 7 functionality. See
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HP EliteBook 8540p Notebook PC
Windows®. Life without Walls™. HP recommends Windows 7.
Accessories and Services
HP Bluetooth ExpressCard
Bluetooth based input device that is charged and stored in the notebook's Express Card slot. It's
innovative design is paired with comfortable usage and is combining convential mouse and
presenter functionality with integrated laser pointer.
Product number: GK872AA
HP Professional Series
Topload Case
Designed for ultra-mobile professionals who are on the road frequently and for long periods of
Product number: AT886AA
HP 230W Docking Station
Desktop convenience with full port replication capability in a space-saving design.
Product number: VB043AA
HP 15.6 Privacy Filter
No more need to worry about prying eyes. This unique HP built-to-fit solution ensures
confidential business data, personal information and financial records are visible only to the
person sat directly in front of the notebook display.
Product number: AU103AA
HP 12-Cell Ultra-Capacity
Increase the battery life of your HP Business Notebook by an additional 10 hours with the HP
12-cell Ultra-Capacity Battery.
Product number: AT486AA
3-year Next Business Day
Onsite for Travelers with
Accidental Damage
Enjoy total peace of mind in case an unexpected incident damages your Notebook and get
supported onsite when needed in major geographies of the world, for 3 years.
Product number: UQ831E
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