HP launched the ProBook 400 G6 series PCs, which are designed to be value workhorse devices with low price points.
Starting from $589, the ProBook 400 G6 series utilizes the design language from HP's mainstream and premium PCs with slim designs and narrow bezels. It adds business features to secure firmware (BIOSphere Gen4) and BIOS, a fingerprint reader, optional Windows Hello-compatible webcam with IR sensors, and includes the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors. Select models are be outfitted with Intel’s XMM 4G/LTE Cat 6 or Cat 9 modems.
The HP ProBook 430 G6, which weighs in at 3.28 pounds, offers a range quad-core 8th Generation Core i3/i5/i7 processors featuring the Whiskey Lake microarchitecture and has a 13.3-inch display. The 440 G6 is similar but offers a 14-inch display. And the HP ProBook 450 G6 is a laptop with a 15.6 inch display. They all feature a 1920×1080 or 1366×768 resolution and may be covered with an antiglare coating.
The notebooks come with up to 32 GB of DDR4-2400 memory. Storage options are either a full SSD or a hard drive paired with Intel’s 16 GB Optane Memory storage cache. HP also says that select SKUs will be offered with a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GPU.
Connectivity options include 802.11ac Wi-Fi, a GbE port, an HDMI 1.4b output, an SD card slot, USB 3.0 Type-A and Type-C ports and a TRRS audio jack.