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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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10 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all HP portable PCs and also specifically for HP medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases HP had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

Amongst similar 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 1040 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of laptop.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you 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

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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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 portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Six Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between two and eight battery cells.

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Light

The EliteBook Folio 1040 is quite light (only 1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040. The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 2kg.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 430[plb_2447779_price] (1.5kg).

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly average processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

If this laptop processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2873252_price] (2.3GHz), or the Latitude 14 E5450[pl_2841727_price] (2.3GHz) both from DELL.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If this medium processor core notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the T450s[pl_3046986_price] (12GB), or the ThinkPad T450[pl_2771075_price] (12GB) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Specification

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Intel Segment Tagging
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System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX 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
DisplayPort
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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
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Expert Reviews

6 January 2016

The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is a well-built business-class device. If it's capable of performing at the same level as laptops with a similar processor, it will be worthy of your consideration...

Super thin
Lightweight
Core 7
No 4K option
Only 512GB storage
5 January 2016

The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is a well-built business-class device. If it's capable of performing at the same level as laptops with a similar processor, it will be worthy of your consideration...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i55200, hp p232374, hp p221061, hp p234878, hp i55200u, hp p234878p, hp p232374p, hp p221061p
Barcodes 00889296279532, 00889296279549, 00889296279556, 00889296279563, 00889296279570, 00889296301653, 00889296312758, 00889296349815, 00889296403883, 00889296424192

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