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HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1
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HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 2 Core Intel Core M 1.1GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core M 1.1GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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Starting at 1.2 kg / 2.68 lbs. and 15.7 mm / 0.62 inches thin, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 is an impressively thin and light business-class notebook. This durable travel companion is fully... More
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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs produced by HP have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around 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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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 2GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops of this type and age. 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 820 G2[plb_2897415_price] (SSD).

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Has a Front Camera

The Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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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 have been on the market for more than a year.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Big Cache Memory

The cache memories of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB. At 4 megabytes, the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The processor caches of portable PCs of this type and age range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Narrow

The average width of portable PCs of this age and spec is 360mm. The Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 is one of the narrower portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 (only 310 millimeters) amongst laptops of this age.

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Light

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. The HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 is very light (only 1,000 gram) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the LG 13Z940[plb_2362386_price] (980g).

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have a full-size keyboard, however the HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Screen Size

The HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 12.5 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 the screen sizes range from 11" to 18".

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the Acer Aspire V3-371[plb_2966636_price] (13.3").

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than a year ago. The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3812194_price] (500GB).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.1 gigahertz, the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

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Only Intel Core M Processor Family

The Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has an Intel Core M processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 36 watt-hours, the HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this spec and age the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

Laptops of this type and age have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.8GHz and 3.7GHz. The HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Specification

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5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(56)
6 January 2016

The EliteBook Folio won't find itself on the folding seat-back trays of commuters until it launches in March, but we were invited by HP Inc to try it out first-hand...

23 December 2015

A slender and sturdy lightweight laptop, but a few niggles stop it from getting our unconditional recommendation...

Itpro.co.uk

Lightweight
Sturdy
Comfortable keyboard
Plenty of ports
Quiet, fanless design
Somewhat pointless pressure sensitive touchpad
Scaling issues with high resolution display
Highly reflective screen finish
Weak performance
Short battery life
14 December 2015

Build quality is faultless and the 1020 G1 has twice the USB count of the MacBook, if less compact and with half the battery life. The reflective touchscreen is the main blight on an otherwise...

25 October 2015

Straight out of the box, few laptops are as secure and enterprise-ready as the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1. It's also sleek and dependably, if not outstandingly, powerful, although the brief...

6 October 2015

So that touchpad may end up costing the Folio 1020 some customers, which is a shame because this is a fantastic all-rounder. For me, there's not one area where it falls short: it's light, compact...

Pcauthority.com.au

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User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 1 February 2015 by James L.
(Verified Purchase)

Probably an atypical user here, since I'm not a gamer. What I wanted was 4K @ 60 Hz so I could use my Black-Friday-splurge Samsung UN55HU7250F 4K 55" curved LED TV as a computer monitor (hey, mama... Read more…

Reviewed 22 January 2015 by Dean C.
(Verified Purchase)

My monitor is only 1080p resolution so I felt the GTX 960 should be a sufficient update from my GTX 550 and so far I am pretty satisfied. I can't hear this card over the sound of my case fans even... Read more…

Reviewed 2 February 2015 by Steven P.
(Verified Purchase)

No back plate to protect from dust?

Reviewed 14 June 2015 by Nicholas E.
(Verified Purchase)

Two thumbs up, this card comes highly recommended. I'm using a full tower case with plenty of intake fans and whatnot so it stays really cool, but eventually plan on putting this card in some kind... Read more…

Reviewed 29 May 2015 by Dakota G.

My zotac video card took my ps4 and xbox one on a rope for a walk in the woods and only the zotac 960 came back hmmmmm i wonder what happened to my ps4 and xbox one oh well i got my new pc to play... Read more…

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11MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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