Designed for the business professional, the HP EliteBook 1040 allows you to carry less and do more with Core I processing. The worlds thinnest 16mm 14 inch business class notebook conveys portability with an elegant tapering form from front to back. Lift the lid with ease to unveil beautifully machine crafted 6000 series aluminum finished with polished diamond cut edges. By combining aluminum with a thin durable light weight magnesium bottom cover, the 1040 is built to stand the industries most vigorous drop, compression and environmental testing. Weather conferencing or surfing, best in class top firing audio, noise reduction mics, responsive glass click pad and brilliant HD display, are all features neatly placed on the HP EliteBook 1040 to get the job done.