Excerpt: In last year’s ultraportable notebook roundup (August 2009), HP’s EliteBook 2530p put in a strong showing, wowing us with its good looks, sturdy construction, and strong performance. Its successor, the EliteBook 2540p, is strikingly similar in many regards but has the advantage of new and improved components and a lower price.
Summary: Uncompromising. A very powerful subnotebook with long battery life? HP has crammed the most it possibly could into this 12.1-inch machine. This smallest of the EliteBooks has a Core i7, along with wireless technology from WLAN to GPS and ports from FireWire to docking. There was even room for a DVD drive.
Pros: Powerful for a subnotebook, Low temperature increase during normal use, Integrated DVD drive, Low energy consumption, Good battery life, Robust construction, High-quality materials, Keyboard gives good feedback, Point-stick and touchpad, Docking port, Lots of ports, 3G including Gobi GPS module, Good loudspeakers, Recovery disk including XP, The case is robust, durable and of high overall quality. This makes it easy to bear the weight of 1.8 kg.
Cons: Poor screen contrast, Slow, small hard drive, Only 2 GB of RAM
Conclusion: HP EliteBook 2540p WK302EA Ноутбук HP EliteBook 2540p (version WK302EA) получает от нас отметку «Очень Хорошо» и может гордо держать свою голову в сообществе субноутбуков. Высокопроизводительный процессор Core i7-640LM (2 x 2.13 ГГц, Turbo Boost , Hyper Threading) оказался достойным наследником низковольтных Core 2 Duo (серии SL/SP).