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HP Graphing Calculators - Graphing Calculator Product Comparison

Introduction
The following tables display the features and functions of HP Graphic calculators for comparison. It compares the features of the 38g, 39g, 40g, 48g, 48g+, 48gx, and 49g calculators.
Configuration
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g/48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Scientific programmable graphing calculator
X
X
X
X
User memory
32 KB
256 KB
48g+ and 48gx: 128KB
48g: 32K
1.3 MB
Flash ROM for future electronic software upgrades
X (39G+ and 40gs only)
X
Physical features
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g/48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Color
Emerald green
Dark blue/Charcoal (40gs)
Emerald green
gold
Carry case
Slide-on (except 39g+)
Soft, dark gray pouch
carying pouch
High-contrast display
X
X
X1
X1
Number of keys
47
51
49
51
IR port for printing and unit-to-unit communication
X
39g and 39g+ only
X
X
Expansion ports for memory and application software cards
2 (48gx only)
Industry standard SD card
Serial port (RS232)
10-pin
10-pin (39g and 40g) USB (39g+ and 40gs) mini 4 pin RS232 (40gs)
4-pin
USB
1This item is an enhancement for this calculator.
Operating features
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g/48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
User interface speed
X1
Operating modes
Algebraic
Algebraic
RPN Textbook
Algebraic RPN Textbook
Default screen display modes
Algebraic only
Textbook Algebraic
Default screen stack/History display
Results
Results
Results only
Results/objects
Built-in fonts
3
3
3
4
Downloadable fonts
X
Font sizes
3
3
3
4
Cut/paste/copy operations
X
X
X
Manipulating and solving sub-expressions
X<superscript>1</superscript>
X1
Catalogue of functions
X
X
X
Object storage (variables and directories)
X (no directories)
X
X
Date and time (including alarm set)
X
X
1This item is an enhancement for this calculator.
Math features
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g/48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Built-in, Dynamic Computer Algebra System (CAS)
40g and 40gs only
X
Mathematical constants library
X
X
Factorization and expansion
X
X
X
X
Substitution
X
X
X
X1
Differentiation and integration
X
X
X
X1
Differential equations
X
X1
Solving systems of linear equations
X
X
X
X1
Linear algebra and matrices
X
X
X
X1
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g/48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Symbolic and numeric solve
X
X
X
X1
Step-by-step numeric and symbolic solve
X
X1
Complex arithmetic
X
X
X
X1
Exponential and logarithmic functions
X
X
X
X
Taylor polynomials
X
X
Lists and sequences
X
X
X
X
Trigonometry (trig and hyberbolic functions, degrees, radians, gradians)
X
X
X
X
Vector operations (absolute magnitudes, dot and cross product)
X
X
X
X
1This item is an enhancement for this calculator.
Scientific features
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g/48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Built-in equation library
X
Physical constants library
X
X
Units of measure library
X
X
Unit conversions
X
X
Statistical features
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g/48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Inferential (hypothesis tests/ confidence intervals)
X
X
Descriptive (lists, single variable, frequencies, regression, summary)
X
X
X
X
Financial features
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g/48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Time-value-of-money
X (39g+ and 40gs only)
X
X
Amortization
X
X
Customizing features
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g/48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Additional memory card options
128 KB, 1 MB (48 gx only)
X
Supports third party RPL programs, games and application software
X
X
Programming languages
HP Basic
HP Basic
RPL
RPL/ Assembly/ HP Basic
Graphing features
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40gs
HP 48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Tables
X
X
X
15 plot types including: Function, parametric, polar, conic, differential, wireframe and statistical (scatter, bar, and histogram)
Basic graphing
Basic graphing
X
X
3D plotting
X
X
Function analysis: Root, extrema, slope, area, intersection
X
X
X
X
Tracing and zooming
X
X
X
X
Accessories
Feature
HP 38g
HP 39g/40g/39g+/40
HP 48g+/48gx
HP 49g+
Overhead Display Unit (F1212A)
X
X (except 39g+ and 40gs)
48gx only
Portable DataLab 9 (Firmware Systems Inc.)
X
X (except 39g+ and 40gs)
X
PC connectivity kits
X
X
X
X
  note:
Technical information is subject to change without notice.

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