HP ProBook 6450B: Fast Access to the Info Business Users Need

The HP ProBook 6450B has been updated today as part of HP’s Spring notebook refresh that included many updates to the ProBook lines. In addition to powerful Intel processors the HP ProBook 6450B includes some very useful HP software that allows users to gain access to important PIM information without fully booting into Windows.

This new notebook comes with an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, a 14.0-inch diagonal 16:9 HD, LED backlit display, and a choice of UMA or high performance discrete graphics powered by an ATI Mobility Radeon GPU.

HP also includes some of its HP Professional Innovations software such as HP Protect Tools (for security), HP QuickLook to provide almost instant access to e-mail, calendar, task and contact information, without having to boot up the notebook and HP QuickWeb for quick access to the web.

On top of these convenient features the ProBook 6450B includes a magnesium alloy support structure to provide a durable notebook and HP DuraFinish to prevent the keys from wearing quickly. Additionally the 6450B has hard drive protection to lock the drive in case of a fall and a spill resistant keyboard that drains out small amounts of liquid to prevent damage to the notebook. These features combine to offer compelling value and durability for business users. For mobile users HP also includes the HP Power Assistant which conserves power and helps stretch battery life.

The HP ProBook 6450B will be available in June starting at a price yet to be determined.

Here are the detailed specifications for the HP ProBook 6450B:

Brand HP
Model ProBook 6450B Notebook PC
Operating system Preinstalled Choises: Genuine Windows® 7 Professional, Genuine Windows XP Professional available through downgrade rights from Windows 7 Professional, Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium, Genuine Windows® 7 Home Basic, Genuine Windows® 7 Starter, Genuine Windows Vista® Business ,Genuine Windows Vista® Home Basic, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop ,FreeDOS Red Flag Linux (PRC only) Supported Choices: Genuine Windows 7 Enterprise, Genuine Windows 7 Ultimate, Genuine Windows Vista Enterprise Certified: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
Processor / Graphics Intel® Coreâ„¢ i7 Mobile Processor Family with Turbo Boost Technology; Intel® Coreâ„¢ i5 Mobile Processor Family with Turbo Boost Technology; Intel® Coreâ„¢ i3 Mobile Processor Family; Intel® Celeron® Processor

Integrated: Intel® HD Graphics

Discrete: ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 540v, with 512 MB dedicated video memory

Memory DDR3 SDRAM, 1333 MHz,* two slots supporting dual-channel memory13 1024/2048/4096 MB SODIMMs, up to 8192 MB total14

*Memory speed is processor dependent

Hard drive 160/250/320/500 GB 7200 rpm SMART SATA II HDD, 320 GB 7200 rpm SED (Self Encrypting Drive),28 HP 3D DriveGuard; or 8028/128GB SSD
Display / Resolution 14.0-inch diagonal LED-backlit HD7 anti-glare (1366 x 768), 14.0-inch diagonal LED-backlit HD7 BrightView (1366 x 768), 14.0-inch diagonal LED backlit HD + anti-glare (1600 x 900)
Removable Storage 12.7-mm SATA optical drive or secondary hard drive: Blu-ray ROM DVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe Drive5,6, DVD+/ RW SuperMulti DL LightScribe Drive5, DVD-ROM Drive; 500 GB 7200 rpm HDD15; or weight saver
Wireless Support Optional HP un2420 EV-DO/HSPA Mobile Broadband Module (requires mobile network operator service);9,18

Intel 802.11a/b/g/n or b/g/n, Broadcom 802.11a/b/g/n, b/g/n or b/g;8 HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth ® v2.1 Wireless Technology;

Communications Integrated Intel 82577LC Gigabit Network Connection (non vPro), Integrated Intel 82577LM Gigabit Network Connection (vPro), 56K v.92 modem
Input Devices Full-sized spill-resistant keyboard with drains, touchpad with scroll zone, optional point stick, touch-sensitive controls (QuickLook, QuickWeb, Wireless on/off, volume mute, volume down, volume up)
Power 9-cell (93 WHr) Lithium-Ion battery, 6-cell (55 WHr) Lithium-Ion battery, 6-cell (47 WHr) Lithium-Ion battery, 6-cell (51 WHr) HP Long Life Battery,24

3-cell (47 WHr) HP Long Life Battery (AMO),25 optional HP Extended Life Battery (52 WHr),18 optional HP Ultra-Capacity Battery (95 WHr),18

90W HP Smart AC Adapter (discrete graphics) or 65W HP Smart AC Adapter (integrated graphics), HP Fast Charge17

Accessories HP 90W Docking Station, HP 120W Advanced Docking Station, HP USB 2.0 Docking Station, HP Essential USB 2.0 Port Replicator, HP Dual

Hinge Notebook Stand, HP Display & Notebook Stand, HP Adjustable Display Stand, HP Adjustable Dual Display Stand

Security software/features Standard: HP ProtectTools, Central Management for HP ProtectTools, TPM Embedded Security Chip 1.2, Enhanced Pre-Boot Security, HP Spare

Key (requires initial user setup), HP Disk Sanitizer,11 Enhanced Drive Lock, Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools, Credential Manager for HP

ProtectTools, File Sanitizer for HP ProtectTools11, security lock slot

Optional:18 LoJack Pro for HP ProtectTools,22 HP Fingerprint Sensor, Smart Card Reader (replaces ExpressCard), HP Privacy Filter

Other Software HP Power Assistant,23 HP Recovery Manager (Windows 7 and Vista only), HP Support Assistant (Windows 7 and Vista only), Intervideo WinDVD,

HP QuickLook 3,12 HP QuickWeb,20 Roxio Creator Business, McAfee Total Protection,19 Skype,21 WinZip 14 trial, Microsoft Office Ready

Memory card reader Media Card Reader
Accessible memory slots 2 slots, option of 1 or 0 open for expansion
Maximum Memory Expansion Up to 8 GB
Ports (3) USB 2.0 ports , (1) eSATA/USB 2.0 combo port, VGA, DisplayPort, stereo microphone in, stereo headphone/line out, 1394a, power

connector, RJ-11/modem, RJ-45/Ethernet, docking connector, secondary battery connector

Additional Ports Express Card/34 slot
Audio High Definition Audio, stereo speakers, stereo headphone/line out, stereo microphone in, optional 2 MP Webcam (fixed focus)21, integrated microphone (integrated dual-microphone array with optional webcam)
ENERGY STAR Qualified Yes
Weight Starting at 5.0 lb (2.26 kg) without optical drive; 5.31 lb (2.39 kg) with DVD-ROM drive (weight will vary by configuration)
Dimension 1.33 in (at front) x 13.35 in x 9.3 in / 33.8 mm (at front) x 339 mm x 236.2 mm
Webcam Optional 2 MP Webcam
Warranty Limited 3-year, 1-year and 90-day warranty options available, depending on country, 1-year limited warranty on primary battery. Optional HP Care

Pack Services are extended service contracts which go beyond your standard warranties.

For more details visit: https://www.hp.com/go/lookuptool.

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