Best HP Computers for Work from Home

With more and more companies offering flexible work options, you need to make sure you have the best PC for working from home. HP offers many laptops and desktops that are suited for this purpose.

    In this article, we’ll cover some of the best HP computers for working from home so you can conquer your to-do list from outside the confines of the office.

    Work from home computer requirements

    Processor

    You’ll want one that is powerful enough to run the programs you need for your job without breaking your budget. For most professionals, an Intel® Core™ i5 processor is a great starting option.

    Memory

    Make sure your computer has at least 8GB of RAM to run several programs like email and Word without overloading your memory. Most workstations offer upgrades, so if you can get 16GB for just a little extra cost, go for it.

    Storage

    For faster load times, go for a 256GB solid-state drive (SSD). And if you need more local storage, opt for a 1TB HDD. Some laptops offer a dual storage options, and if you’re using a desktop, you can always upgrade your storage in the future.

    Portability

    If you’re considering a laptop, battery life is a key feature. At a minimum, look for options with long battery life. Keep in mind, too, that battery life tends to shorten over the life of your device, but laptop batteries are often replaceable.

    Security

    This is a must for any industry and should include multi-factor authentication to keep out other users, a webcam with privacy settings for video conference calls, antivirus software, and an all-encompassing security solution.

    Best HP work from home computers

    1. HP EliteOne 800 All-in-One PC

    If your desk has limited space, the HP EliteOne 800 All-in-One is a great choice. This computer is incredibly sleek, with all its components packed into the 23.8-inch (60.45 cm) diagonal display.

      With its plug and play setup, you can easily start using it within minutes, partially because it comes loaded with Windows 10 Pro features. It also comes with the minimum of an Intel® Core™ i5 processor, 8GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 1TB of storage.

        If you need a computer that works right out of the box and has a stunning Full High-Definition (FHD) micro-edge bezel display, the HP EliteOne 800 All-in-One certainly fits the bill.

          2. HP EliteBook x360 830 laptop

          If you value portability or flexibility, there are many reasons to consider HP EliteBook x360 830 as your work-from-home computer as it boasts several different work modes.

            Simply use the 360-degree rotating hinge to put it into laptop mode, tablet mode, and several in between to suit your use. It comes with the minimum of an Intel® Core™ i5 processor, 512 GB of SSD storage and 8GB of memory.

              The HP EliteBook x360 830 is thin and sleek, with weight starting at just 1.3 kg, while the 13.3-inch (33.78 cm) display is Full HD with touch screen capabilities.

                3. HP ProDesk 600 desktop

                The HP ProDesk 600 is a comprehensive line of business PCs that come in several models, including a mini, small form factor, and microtower.

                  Each HP ProDesk 600 models will easily fit into just about any home office since they are small and light. They are also integrated with several key HP security features as well as being very customizable.

                    You can upgrade yours with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, 1TB of SSD, and an AMD Radeon™ graphics card. Just keep in mind you will need to purchase a monitor and accessories to use it with.

                      4. HP ProBook 440 laptop

                      The HP ProBook 440 laptop is designed for reliability and comes with enterprise-grade security features that make it one the most secure laptop from HP.

                        The 14-inch (35.56 cm) laptop with Full HD display also comes bundled with Windows 10 Pro, which is ideal for enterprises that need their employees to access their work remotely at home.

                          The HP ProBook 440 laptop comes with the minimum of an Intel® Core™ i3 processor, 512 GB of SSD storage and 8GB of memory. It also has an ergonomic spill-resistant keyboard with multi-touch gesture support, which is great for typing out long emails or creating project slides.

                            Summary

                            In addition to your new computer, you'll need the right peripherals. We recommend you check out the Best HP Wireless Keyboard and Mouse.

                              You may also want to invest in an ergonomic chair, noise-canceling headphones, and a printer. Check out the Best Home Office Setup Ideas to make you as productive as possible.

                                If you require a separate monitor or want a larger display to connect to your laptop, we recommend our Best Business Monitors for an optimal viewing experience.

                                  Interested in really beefing up your home office setup? Check out our list of the Best Tools for Working from Home.

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