The superlight HP ProBook 635 Aero G7 is a mouthful but not a handful

HP touts their latest business laptop as the world's lightest with an AMD chip.

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The HP ProBook 635 Aero G7 was designed with mobility in mind. Image: HP

Weighing less than 1kg, the 13.3-inch HP ProBook 635 Aero G7 is the world’s lightest AMD-based business laptop.

It has all that you’d expect from a modern sleek laptop: a current-gen processor in the form of AMD Ryzen 4000 series CPU (Ryzen 5 4500U) and Radeon graphics, coupled with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage.

You’ll also get a quiet, spill-resistant keyboard, long battery life (53Wh for up to 23 hours of use), along with Wi-Fi 6 connectivity and security features. The bezels are thin (9.5mm top bezel and 4.28mm side bezels) for a large screen-to-body ratio. Plus, here’s something that you don’t get often: a 1000 nits display for excellent visibility even when outdoors.

The HP Sure View Reflect blocks nosey onlookers from seeing sensitive information.
The HP Sure View Reflect blocks nosey onlookers from seeing sensitive information. Image: HP

Other quality-of-life enhancements come in the form of a copper-tinted reflective privacy screen (HP Sure View Reflect) that HP says is twice more effective than the competition and a physical shutter for the front-facing camera. Charging is also quicker, getting you up to 50 per cent battery life with just 30 minutes of charging, while and AirDrop-like QuickDrop feature lets you transfer files wirelessly between devices with ease.

Durability and Sustainability

Engineered for long-term use, the ProBook 635 Aero passed 19 military standard tests and 120,000 hours of tests by HP. The laptop comprises largely of recycled materials:

  • over 62% of mechanical parts are made from recycled materials
  • Speaker enclosure made from 50% recycled material
  • 50% recycled aluminium lid
  • Keyboard keycaps made from 50% recycled DVDs
  • recycled magnesium on keyboard deck and bottom chassis

Services

As a business-oriented laptop, the support is ultimately what’s important. HP offers several customisable combinations of services to cover device health, security monitoring, and daily technical support that enable SMBs to run efficiently with minimal downtime.

HP Smart Support: a downloadable secure platform for select commercial laptops that provides users with insights and AI through cloud-based telemetry. It also securely provides HP Support Agents with device health insights and configuration data to help to speed up the process of review, diagnosis, and troubleshooting.

HP Active Care: the combination of remote technical support, predictive device health analytics, proactive ticketing and remediation services. Reduces downtime and provide faster issues resolution.

HP Business Boost: provide devices including PCs, printers, peripherals, as well as security and support services at an affordable monthly cost.

The ProBook 635 Aero G7 is available on HP.com, starting from $1,939.

The HP ProBook 635 Aero G7 is clean-looking and all business.
Clean-looking and all business. Image: HP