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HP EliteBook Folio 1020
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HP EliteBook Folio 1020 2 Core Intel Core M 1.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core M 1.2GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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The smallest and most portable EliteBook is ideal for those who like to keep their device on hand at all times. The laptop is sufficiently powerful to manage everday tasks, such as office... More
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1020. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1020 is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook Folio 1020 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1020.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook Folio 1020 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 1020 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 1020 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1020 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Big Cache Memory

At 4 megabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1020 has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1020 have cache memories of between 1MB and 4MB.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1020 the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Windows 8 Optional Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro optional operating system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Light

At only 1.2 kilograms, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 is very light compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1020. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2717447_price] (1.2kg).

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Narrow

The widths of laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1020 range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 310 millimeters, the EliteBook Folio 1020 is quite narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1020.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 1020 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 11" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31[plb_2760840_price] (13.1").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB. The HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.1 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020's processor clock speed is one of the slowest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. Portable PCs of this type and age have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz.

If this HP portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the HP 255 G3[plb_2879406_price] (1.35GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Core M Processor Family

The EliteBook Folio 1020 has an Intel Core M processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1020 the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1020 the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh. At only 36 watt-hours, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 1020 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1020 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1020 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1020 the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has a quite small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1020. Across all the portable PCs that were released one year ago the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 14GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1020 have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1020 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1020.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1020

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1020 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1020.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the T450s[pl_3046986_price] (12GB), or the ThinkPad T450[pl_2771075_price] (12GB) both from Lenovo.

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Average Battery Life

At 9 hours, the EliteBook Folio 1020 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1020.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (9.3h).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Configurable TDP-Down
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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