Clark ITS Department's Preferred HP Laptop Compared

  HP EliteBook 840 G5 Apple MacBook Pro w/ Retina Lenovo ThinkPad T480s
  EliteBook 840 G5 MacBook Pro ThinkPad T480s
Display 14.0-inch diagonal LED-backlit display + anti-glare (1920 x 1080 resolution) 13.3-inch diagonal LED-backlit display (1680 x 1050 resolution, retina: 2560 x 1600) 14.0-inch diagonal LED-backlit display + anti-glare (1920 x 1080 resolution)
Processor 8th Generation Intel 4 Core i5-8250U Processor 1.6GHz (with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz) 7th Generation Intel 2 Core i7-7360U Processor 2.3GHz (with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz) 8th Generation Intel 4 Core i5-8250U Processor 1.6GHz (with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz)
Video Intel UHD Graphics 620 with shared main memory Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640 with shared main memory Intel UHD Graphics 620 with shared main memory
Operating Systems Windows 10 Professional 64-bit Mac OS X 10.13 Windows 10 Home
Memory 8 GB 2400MHz DDR4 RAM (1 DIMM, 1 free for additional RAM) 8 GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 RAM (not upgradable) 8 GB 2400MHz DDR4 RAM (8 GB onboard, 1 free for additional RAM)
Hard Drives 256 GB Solid Date Drive, PCIe-NVMe 256 GB PCIe-based flash storage 256 GB Solid Date Drive, PCIe-NVMe
Wireless Local Area Networking Options Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless card Apple AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless card Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless card
Web Camera 720p built-in 720p built-in 720p built-in
USB & input ports 1 USB 3.1, 1 USB 3.1 charging, & 1 USB Type-C 2 Thunderbolt 3 (USB C), adding USB-C to USB Adapter +$19* 2 USB 3.1, 1 USB 3.1 Type-C charging, 1 Thunderbolt 3 (USB C), & 4-in-1 SD Card Reader
Video Out HDMI USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter +$69* HDMI
Batteries 3-cell (50 WHr) Li-Ion battery
Up to 14 hours
warrantied for 3 years
(54.5 WHr) Li-Polymer battery
Up to 10 hours
warrantied for 1 year
3-cell (57 WHr) Li-Polymer battery
Up to 15.6 hours
warrantied for 1 year
Weight 3.27 lbs 3.02 lbs 2.9 lbs
Construction/Design EliteBook pass MIL-STD 810G durability testing &
DuraKeys keyboard (50 times more resistant to visible wear, spill-resistant)

Aluminum unibody enclosure, adding USB-C to Ethernet Adapter +$34.95*

Thinkpad Roll-cage technology
Warranty 3-year, next business day (NBD) warranty 1-year by an authorized Apple service center
Extending to 3 years +$249*
1-year, next business day (NBD) warranty, Extend to 3 years +$79.20*
Total Cost: $1,363.00* $1,820.95* $1,580.30*
Accidental Damage Protection (ADP) 3-year NBD onsite warranty w/ADP +$85.50*
or
4-year NBD onsite warranty w/ADP +$246.00*
None 3-year NBD onsite warranty w/ADP +$87.20*
or
4-year NBD onsite warranty w/ADP +$207.20*

*Pricing as of 4/23/18 and is subject to change per manufacturer.