HP's new ProBook 440 and 450 laptops pack a plethora of security features

HP ProBook 450 G9
HP ProBook 450 G9 (Image credit: HP)

What you need to know

  • HP announced the ProBook 400 G9 series of laptops at CES 2022.
  • The ProBook 450 and 440 are lightweight PCs designed to deliver commercial performance.
  • Pricing information isn't available for the laptops at this time, but the devices should start shipping in March 2022.

HP unveiled a massive lineup of laptops, desktops, and accessories at CES 2022. The ProBook 440 and ProBook 450 are among the newly announced devices and are set to start shipping in March 2022. The lightweight laptops are designed for commercial use and promise long battery life for mobile productivity. HP has not released pricing details about the laptops, but the company states that the devices should be available in March 2022.

The ProBook 440 and 450 include a long list of features that business users have come to expect, including biometric security options, a lock slot, and security software. HP also built support for HP QuickDrop, Tile, and HP Sure Admin into the devices. HP Sure Sense, HP Tamper Lock, and HP Sure Click should also help keep the laptops secure.

HP ProBook 450 15.6-inch

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CategoryHP ProBook 450 15.6-inch
Display15.6" diagonal 16:9 HD TN Anti-glare 250nit
15.6" diagonal 16:9 FHD IPS Anti-glare 250nit
15.6" diagonal 16:9 FHD IPS Anti-glare 250nit, Touch
15.6" diagonal 16:9 FHD IPS Anti-glare 400nit, low power
ProcessorNext-gen Intel (not specified)
GraphicsIntel Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce MX570 (2 GB GDDR6 dedicated)
MemoryUp to 32 GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM
Storage128 GB PCIe 2230 Gen3 NVMe Value M.2 SSD
256 GB/512 GB PCIe 2280 NVMe Value M.2 SSD
1 TB PCIe 2280 Gen4x4 NVMe TLC M.2 SSD
Optional 2nd SSD 128 GB/256 GB PCIe 2230 Gen3 NVMe Value M.2 SSD
Front Camera720p HD RGB Temporal Noise Reduction camera
SecurityOpt Hybrid IR camera, Opt Hardened Touch Fingerprint Scanner (WoFPS), Opt HP Privacy camera, TPM 2.0, Nano K-Lock
ConnectivityIntel Dual Band Wi-Fi 6E AX211 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2x2) WLAN and Bluetooth 5.2 Combo, non-vPro Realtek RTL8852BE 802.11ax 2x2 Wi-Fi 628 and Bluetooth 5.2, Opt. Intel XMM 7560R LTE-Advanced Pro WWAN30
Ports3x USB-A 3.1 Gen1 (1 charging port, 1 powered port), 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen2 (DisplayPort, PowerDelivery), 1x RJ45, 1x HDMI 2.1b, Combo Audio, 4.5mm Barrel, Nano SIM slot( WWAN model only)
AudioStereo speakers
Battery42.75 Whr or 51.3 Whr, HP Faste Charge (50% in 30 minutes)
Dimensions14.15 x 9.21 x 0.78 in (35.94 x 23.39 x 1.99 cm)
WeightStarting 3.83 lb (1.74 kg)

HP ProBook 440 14-inch

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CategoryHP ProBook 440 14-inch
Display14" diagonal 16:9 HD TN Anti-glare 250nit
14" diagonal 16:9 FHD IPS Anti-glare 250nit
14" diagonal 16:9 FHD IPS Anti-glare 250nit, Touch
14" diagonal 16:9 FHD IPS Anti-glare 400nit low power
14" diagonal 16:9 FHD IPS Anti-glare 1000nit 100% sRGB HP SureView Reflect, and HP Eye Ease21
ProcessorNext-gen Intel (not specified)
GraphicsIntel Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce MX570 (2 GB GDDR6 dedicated)
MemoryUp to 32 GB DDR4-3200 SDRAM
Storage128 GB PCIe 2230 Gen3 NVMe Value M.2 SSD
256 GB/512 GB PCIe 2280 NVMe Value M.2 SSD
1 TB PCIe 2280 Gen4x4 NVMe TLC M.2 SSD
Optional 2nd SSD 128 GB/256 GB PCIe 2230 Gen3 NVMe Value M.2 SSD
Front Camera720p HD RGB Temporal Noise Reduction camera
SecurityOpt Hybrid IR camera, Opt Hardened Touch Fingerprint Scanner (WoFPS), Opt HP Privacy camera, TPM 2.0, Nano K-Lock
ConnectivityIntel Dual Band Wi-Fi 6E AX211 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2x2) WLAN and Bluetooth 5.2 Combo, non-vPro Realtek RTL8852BE 802.11ax 2x2 Wi-Fi 628 and Bluetooth 5.2, Opt. Intel XMM 7560R LTE-Advanced Pro WWAN30
Ports3x USB-A 3.1 Gen1 (1 charging port, 1 powered port), 1x USB-C 3.1 Gen2 (DisplayPort, PowerDelivery), 1x RJ45, 1x HDMI 2.1b, Combo Audio, 4.5mm Barrel, Nano SIM slot( WWAN model only)
AudioStereo speakers
Battery42.75 Whr or 51.3 Whr, HP Faste Charge (50% in 30 minutes)
Dimensions12.67 x 8.42 x 0.78 in (32.19 x 21.39 x 1.99 cm)
WeightStarting 3.03 lb (1.38 kg)

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Both memory slots in the ProBook 440 and 450 are upgradable, which should help futureproof the laptops a bit.