Lenovo ThinkBook 14 Gen 4 (AMD) vs HP ProBook 455 G8

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Review

Evaluation of Lenovo ThinkBook 14 Gen 4 (AMD) and HP ProBook 455 G8 important characteristics
Performance
System and application performance
Gaming
Performance in popular 3D games
Display
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Connectivity
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Case
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Lenovo ThinkBook 14 Gen 4 (AMD)
  • Easier to carry: weighs 340 grams less (around 0.75 lbs)
  • Higher number of cutting-edge USB Type-C ports: 2 versus 1
  • Better webcam recording quality
  • High-speed PCI Express Gen 4 interface
  • 57% sharper screen – 157 versus 100 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • Much smaller footprint: 16% more compact case (109.4 vs 130.3 square inches)
  • Provides 20% higher max. screen brightness: 300 vs 250 nits
Advantages of the HP ProBook 455 G8
  • Includes an old-school USB-A port
  • Thinner bezels and 4% higher screen-to-body ratio
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 1.4 kg (3.09 lbs) 1.74 kg (3.84 lbs)
Dimensions 324 x 218 x 17.9 mm
12.76 x 8.58 x 0.7 inches
359.4 x 233.9 x 19.8 mm
14.15 x 9.21 x 0.78 inches
Area 706 cm2 (109.5 inches2) 841 cm2 (130.3 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~76.5% ~79.8%
Side bezels 7.1 mm 7 mm
Colors Gray Silver
Transformer No No
Opening angle 180° -
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 1 1
Noise level 38.6 dB -

Display

Size 14 inches 15.6 inches
Type IPS LCD TFT VA
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 157 ppi 100 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 1366 x 768 pixels
HDR support No No
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Display tests
Contrast 805:1 -
sRGB color space 62.9% -
Adobe RGB profile 43.6% -
DCI-P3 color gamut 42.2% -
Response time 24 ms -
Max. brightness
300 nits
250 nits

Battery

Capacity
Voltage - 11.4 V
Full charging time - 1:30 hr
Battery type Li-Po Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left Right
Charge power 45 / 65 W 45 / 65 W
Cable length - 1 meters
Weigh of AC adapter 186 gramm -

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 2.7 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.1 GHz 4 GHz
Cores 4 4
Threads 8 8
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
Integrated GPU AMD Radeon Vega 6 (Ryzen 4000) Radeon RX Vega 6
Fabrication process 7 nm 7 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 15 W 15 W
Type Integrated Integrated
Fabrication process 7 nm 7 nm
GPU base clock 0 MHz 0 MHz
GPU boost clock 1500 MHz 1500 MHz
Memory size System Shared System Shared
Memory type DDR4 DDR4
Memory speed 3.2 Gbps 3.2 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 384 384
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 24 24
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 8 8

RAM

RAM size
Channels 1x8 GB 1x4 GB
Clock 3200 MHz 3200 MHz
Type DDR4 DDR4
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 1 2
Max. ram size 40 GB 32 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB 1x128 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 1
NVMe Yes Yes

Sound

Audio chip Realtek ALC3287 -
Speakers 2.0 2.0
Power 2x2W 2x2W
Dolby Atmos Yes No
Loudness 67.7 dB -
Microphones 2 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6E v6
Bluetooth v5.2 v5.2
Fingerprint Yes Optional
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1920 x 1080 1280 x 720
Ports
USB-A 2x USB 3.2 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 3.2 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt No No
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1 1x HDMI 1.4
DisplayPort No No
VGA No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes Yes
SD card reader Yes Yes
Proprietary charging port No Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad No No
Backlight Yes Yes
Touchpad
Surface - Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
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