Hp Probook 635 Aero GSource: HP

What you need to know

  • HP launched the latest in its line of ProBook PCs at CES 2021.
  • Each of the four new PCs are powered by AMD's Ryzen PRO 5000 chips.
  • Availability runs from February through April, with pricing to be announced later.

Not content to roll out just one new line of work PCs, HP also unveiled a series of new ProBook laptops at CES 2021. These new ProBooks are meant to offer another alternative for mobile workers looking for power on the go. That's backed up by plenty of horsepower from AMD's latest Ryzen PRO 5000 series processors.

The new HP ProBook 635 Aero G8 is at the top of the refreshes, sharing a sleek design with its ProBook siblings. With AMD PRO Ryzen 5000 processors on board, you also get long battery life, Wi-Fi 6, 4G LTE, and more. There's also a privacy camera to keep things extra secure, along with an IR camera and fingerprint reader to lock things up with Windows Hello.

Category HP ProBook 635 Aero G8
OS Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Processor Next-gen AMD
Ryzen PRO
RAM Up to 32GB DDR4-3200
Dual-channel
Upgradeable
Graphics AMD Radeon
Integrated
Storage Up to 1TB Gen 3x4 NVMe SSD
Up to 512GB NVMe SSD
128GB Gen 3x2 NVMe SSD
Display 13.3 inches
1920x1080 (FHD)
Anti-glare, Sure View, 1000 nits
Anti-glare, Low power, 400 nits
Anti-glare, 250 nits
Ports USB-C
Two USB-A
3.5mm audio
HDMI 2.0
SIM slot (optional)
Audio Dual speakers
Two microphones
Connectivity Intel AX200 Wi-Fi 6
Realtek Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5
Intel XMM 4G LTE
Camera Front-facing 720p
HP Privacy Camera
Security IR camera
Fingerprint reader
Battery 45Wh
Dimensions 12.11 x 8.05 x 0.7 inches
(307.6mm x 204.5mm x 17.9mm)
Weight From 2.2 pounds (0.99kg)

HP ProBook 445 & 455 G8

In addition to the ProBook 635 Aero G8, HP also unveiled the new ProBook 445 and 455 G8. From a design perspective, these look very much like the Aero, but aren't as light. You'll still get Ryzen PRO 5000 series processors here, along with upgradeable RAM, plenty of storage, and a nice selection of ports. Wi-Fi 6 is on board here as well, though they lack the option for 4G LTE connectivity.

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Category HP ProBook 445 G8 HP ProBook 455 G8
OS Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Processor Next-Gen AMD
Ryzen PRO
Next-gen AMD
Ryzen PRO
RAM Up to 32GB DDR4-3200
Dual-channel
Upgradeable
Up to 32GB DDR4-3200
Dual-channel
Upgradeable
Graphics AMD Radeon
Integrated
AMD Radeon
Integrated
Storage 1TB Gen3x4 NVMe SSD
Up to 512GB NVMe SSD
128GB Gen3x2 NVMe SSD
1TB Gen3x4 NVMe SSD
Up to 512GB NVMe SSD
128GB Gen3x2 NVMe SSD
Display 14 inches
1920x1080 (FHD)
Anti-glare, Sure View, 1000 nits
Anti-glare, Low power, 400 nits
Anti-glare, 250 nits
1366x768 (HD)
Anti-glare, 250 nits
15.6 inches
1920x1080 (FHD)
Anti-glare, Sure View, 1000 nits
Anti-glare, Low power, 400 nits
Anti-glare, 250 nits
1366x768 (HD)
Anti-glare, 250 nits
Ports USB-C
Three USB-A
Ethernet
3.5mm audio
HDMI 1.4b
microSD reader
USB-C
Three USB-A
Ethernet
3.5mm audio
HDMI 1.4b
microSD reader
Audio Dual speakers
Two microphones
Dual speakers
Two microphones
Connectivity Intel AX200 Wi-Fi 6
Intel 9260 Wi-Fi 5
Realtek Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5
Intel AX200 Wi-Fi 6
Intel 9260 Wi-Fi 5
Realtek Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5
Camera Front-facing 720p
HP Privacy Camera
Front-facing 720p
HP Privacy Camera
Security IR camera
Fingerprint reader
IR camera
Fingerprint reader
Battery 45Wh 45Wh
Dimensions 12.67 x 8.42 x 0.78 inches
(321.9mm x 213.9mm x 19.9mm)
14.15 x 9.21 x 0.78 inches
(359.4mm x 233.9mm x 19.9mm)
Weight From 3.03 pounds (1.37kg) From 3.83 pounds (1.74kg)

HP ProBook x360 435 G8

Finally, there's the HP ProBook x360 435 G8. This is a convertible version of the previous ProBooks, allowing you to rotate the screen between traditional laptop mode to a tablet mode. AMD's Ryzen PRO 5000 series chips are available here, along with Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.

You'll still get a solid selection of ports, along with an IR camera and fingerprint reader to keep things secure.

Category HP ProBook x360 435 G8
OS Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
Processor Next-gen AMD
Ryzen PRO
RAM Up to 32GB DDR4-3200
Dual-channel
Upgradeable
Graphics AMD Radeon
Integrated
Storage Up to 1TB Gen3x4 NVMe SSD
Up to 512GB NVMe SSD
128GB Gen3x2 NVMe SSD
Display 13.3 inches
1920x1080 (FHD)
Touch
Sure View, 1000 nits
Low Power, 400 nits
250 nits
Ports USB-C
Two USB-A
3.5mm audio
HDMI 1.4b
microSD reader
Audio Dual speakers
Dual microphones
Connectivity Intel AX200 Wi-Fi 6
Intel 9260 Wi-Fi 5
Realtek Wi-Fi 5
Bluetooth 5
Camera Front-facing 720p
Rear-facing 5MP
HP Privacy Camera
Security IR camera
Fingerprint reader
Battery 45Wh
Dimensions 12.14 x 8.77 x 0.7 inches
(308.5mm x 222.9mm x 17.9mm)
Weight From 3.19 pounds (1.45kg)

HP P34hc G4 Ultrawide monitor

Hp P34hc G4 Curved MonitorSource: HP

Rounding things out is the launch of the new HP P34hc G4, a productivity-focused display with plenty of room to work with. The curved monitor is 34 inches, and it features a 3440x1440 WQHD resolution. It's not the brightest display in the world, coming in at 250 nits. However, you've got a pretty good selection of ports, including USB-C, HDMI, DisplayPort, and USB-A.

Category HP P34hc G4
Screen size 34 inches
Resolution 3440x1440 (WQHD)
Aspect ratio 21:9
Panel type VA
Brightness 250 nits
Contrast ratio 3500:1
Response time 5ms GtG
Ports USB-C
HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort 1.2
Four USB-A 3.2

HP says that the ProBook 635 Aero G8 is expected to launch in April. The HP ProBook 445 G8, 455 G8, and ProBook x360 435 G8 are expected to launch in February. Finally, the HP P34hc WQHD Curved Monitor is expected to launch later in January.

Pricing will be announced closer to launch for the various ProBook models. The P34hc WQHD Curved Monitor will be priced at $450.