HP ProBook 470 G3 (17-inch, HD+, TN) display profiles – Quality and Health impact results
Despite the HP ProBook 470 G3 being a budget-friendly device, we must admit that the display quality is better than we expected. However, our profiles will surely come in handy so in the pack below, you will find the usual Health-Guard, Office work / Web design and Gaming / Movie Nights profiles, each of which will improve the overall image quality in certain aspects. You can read more about them here and how to use them. We also suggest reading our dedicated article regarding blue light emissions and PWM and how our custom profiles help eliminate both to certain extend.
The HP ProBook 470 G3 has an HD+ TN panel with 65% sRGB coverage, moderate contrast ratio (470:1) low maximum brightness (201 cd/m2) and a bit high color temperature. So our profiles will deliver overall better image quality by correcting color reproduction, limiting the blue light emissions and fixing the gamma.
Since our profiles are tailored for each individual display model, this article and its respective profile package is meant for HP ProBook 470 G3 with 17.3″ panel manufactured by AU Optronics with model number 219E featuring HD+ (1600×900) resolutuion and the machine can be found at Amazon.com: HP ProBook 470 G3.
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Office Work / Web Design
This profile aims to deliver the most accurate colors possible in the sRGB gamut – the colors used on the Web. That makes it suitable for Office work and, in some cases, for Web Design. And as you can see in the graphs below, this profile will bring down the dE2000 from the whopping 9.8 to 2.1.
We’ve also adjusted the gamma curve and white balance to fit the standards.
Gaming and Movie Nights
You can take advantage of the Gaming and Movie Nights profile, which will improve the overall visibility – especially in darker areas of the image – during gaming and watching movies (you can see an example here).
As for the Health-Guard profile, it reduces the blue light impact and eliminates the PWM. But since the screen doesn’t use PWM for regulating screen brightness, the profile will still be useful when it comes to blue light emissions.
Installing and using the profiles
You can find a guide for installing and using the profiles HERE.
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