HP Probook 445 G8 is one of the newly released ProBook 400 series by HP, a successor to the Probook 445 G7. It features a 14-inch display with a compact ultra-portable design and powered by a Ryzen 5000 Series processor along with integrated AMD Radeon Graphics and offers up to 32GB of RAM. This laptop also feature dual stereo speakers, with dual-array microphone and it is equipped with a 45Wh Li-ion polymer battery.
This laptop also comes with an impressive backlit keyboard and large touchpad with 720p IR webcam. It also has lots of interface ports with fast wireless technology.
HP Probook 445 G8 Key Features and Specs
- 14-inch diagonal FHD (1920 x 1080) display
- AMD Ryzen 5000 series processor
- Integrated AMD Radeon Graphics
- Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro
- Up to 1TB SSD
- Up to 32GB RAM
- Full-sized spill-resistant backlit Keyboard
- 720p HD camera and IR Camera
- Dual 2W Integrated stereo speakers, Two microphones
- HP Long Life 3-cell, 45 Wh Li-ion polymer
HP Probook 445 G8, like other member of the ProBook 400 series is ultra-portable with slim and sleek finishing. The body is made of an aluminum lid and a plastic base, hence, it weighs 1.38 kg and measures 12.67 x 8.42 x 0.78 inches in dimension.
The lid outer design is smooth and fingerprint resistance, it is perfectly clean with only the HP logo occupying the middle.
Thanks to the shape of the laptop’s front lip, the display lid is easy to open even with one hand. On the inside, the flat lid host the 14-inch screen with thin bezels around it. Inside the top bezel sits a 720p webcam and, the slightly thicker bottom bezel have HP logo inscribed.
Furthermore, HP Probook 445 G8 also has a solid hinges that hold the display well at all opening angles to the base. This laptop base host the keyboard, touchpad, speakers, multiple port and other important components.
For connectivity, the Probook 445 G8 comes with one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, three USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, one HDMI 1.4b port, a AC Power input port, one MicroSD slot, a Nano security lock slot and a Headphone/microphone combo jack.
HP Probook 445 G8 is equipped with a diagonal 14-inch display with more than one display features.
The base model features a 14-inch HD screen with SVA eDP anti-glare display panel. It comes with a resolution of 1366 x 768 alongside 250 nits, 45% NTSC color-gamut.
This laptop also has a model with 14″ diagonal FHD, IPS, anti-glare display panel with 1920 x 1080 resolution and WLED-backlit, 400 nits and 100% NTSC. This model option also has a Low power panel which optimizes the display technology, including the backlight and panel circuitry, to halve power from a typical power consumption of about two watts down to a single watt.
HP Probook 445 G8 also comes with a FHD model with 250 nits, 45% NTSC and 1920 x 1080 resolution.
Above all, is a 14″ diagonal FHD display with 1920 x 1080 resolution and 1000 nits, and 72% NTSC, hence, producing clearer and more advance viewing result than others. This premium model comes with the SureView Reflect which provides an extremely effective privacy experience.
Keyboard / Touchpad
The HP Probook 445 G8 base chassis host the chiclet full-sized keyboard with number pad on the right hand side. This keyboard has a reasonable travel distance thanks to the small key which allows for enough room to space the keys for comfortable typing experience.
Furthermore, there is a 4.7 x 2.6 inch plastic touchpad located slightly to the left under the keyboard. It is smooth and soft, hence, it reacts quickly and precisely to input and navigations. There are also two separate mouse buttons above the touchpad.
The HP Probook 445 G8 is powered by AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Mobile Processors. This processor is based on a 7nm+ architecture, hence, it delivers hugely improved performance across the board. It is available in 3 (Three) configuration.
These includes, the standard config; AMD Ryzen 7 5800U APU a 64-bit octa-core processor with 8 cores and 16 threads. It also has 1.9 GHz base clock and up to 4.4 GHz max boost clock, hence, offers more performance, faster than other cores.
Similarly, the laptop come with a model equipped with AMD Ryzen 5 5 5600U APU which comes with 6 cores, 12 thread and 16 MB L3 cache. This model clocks at 2.3 GHz base frequency and up to 4.2 GHz max boost clock.
Lastly, the HP 445 G8 base model comes with 4 core AMD Ryzen 3 5400U APU featuring 8 threads and 2.6 GHz base clock with up to 4.0 GHz max boost clock.
In addition, to perfect the gaming experience, the AMD Ryzen™ 5000 Series Mobile Processors is paired with an integrated AMD Radeon Graphics card which deliver the best performance for productivity, gaming and content creation.
Furthermore, HP Probook 445 G8 offers up to 32GB RAM, as well as storage card which can be configured up to 1TB SSD.
Similarly, for smooth user experience, the HP 445 G8 run on Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) or the Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-bit operating system out-of-the-box.
HP Probook 445 G8 is powered by HP Long Life 3-cell 45 Wh Li-ion battery. The laptops support HP Fast Charge and can recharge up to 50 percent battery in thirty minutes. It comes with HP Smart 65 W EM External AC power adapter or an option of HP Smart 45 W AC power adapter depending on your laptop configuration for fast charging.
Probook 445 G8 is equipped with 2 watt dual channel Integrated stereo speakers for immersive audio experience and a dual multi-array microphones to ensure your voice will be heard clearly on every call you make.
This laptop also comes with lots of security features, including HP BIOSphere, HP Sure Start, BIOS, HP LAN-Wireless Protector, HP Automatic DriveLock; a two password system that you can set up within minutes to provide advanced protection against unauthorized access to valuable data on your internal hard drives and more.
For wireless connectivity, this laptop comes with Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 9560 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2×2) WLAN and Bluetooth 5 Combo or an optional Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2×2) and Bluetooth 5 combo or Realtek 802.11ac (2×2) WLAN, and Bluetooth 5 Combo.
HP Probook 445 G8 Price and Availability
The HP Probook 445 G8 has a starting price of $603.99 and goes higher depending on your preferred configuration such as display, internal storage, RAM, graphics unit, operating system and a couple of other specs.
It is also available on HP official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
HP Probook 445 G8 Specs
Here are a few specs of the HP Probook 445 G8 Notebook:
- OS: Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
- Processor: AMD Ryzen 3 5400U APU, AMD Ryzen 5 5600U APU, AMD Ryzen 7 5800U APU.
- GPU: AMD Radeon Graphics
- Memory: 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB RAM
- Colours: Silver
- Dimension: 32.18 x 21.38 x 1.98 cm (12.67 x 8.42 x 0.78 in)
- Weight: Starting at 1.38 kg (3.04 lb)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: Up to 14-inch FHD eDP+PSR anti-glare LED-backlit flat, 1000 nits, 100% NTSC (1920 x 1080)
- Keyboard: Spill-resistant backlit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Clickpad with multi-touch gestures enabled
- Built-in Storage: Up to 1 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Integrated HD 720p
- USB Ports: 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, 3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports
- HDMI: Yes
- Thunderbolt Ports: –
- DisplayPort: Yes
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Intel® AX201 Wi-Fi 6 (2×2), Realtek 802.11ac (2×2) WLAN, Wireless-AC 9560 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5 Combo
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- HP DriveLock/HP Automatic DriveLock
- BIOS Update via Network
- HP Image Assistant
- Clickpad with multi-touch gesture support
- 720p HD camera
- HP Noise Cancellation Software
- Hall sensor
- HP Support Assistant
- HP Sure Sense
- Dual stereo speakers
- Battery: HP Long Life 3-cell, 45 Wh Li-ion Battery
- Use Time: Up to 14 hours