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HP EliteBook Folio 1040
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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This elegantly designed HP EliteBook is our thinnest business Ultrabook yet. The HP Elitebook Folio 1040 is packed with enterprise-class features like docking capability and premier security to... More
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16 Reasons For

HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops of this age and type the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The EliteBook Folio 1040 has one of the bigger maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The slowest processor clock speed of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire E5-573[plb_3010583_price] (2.7GHz).

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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 most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This HP notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most portable PCs of this age and type have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook Folio 1040 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Six Battery Cells

The EliteBook Folio 1040 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3.1MB. At 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite big cache memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of this age and type is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB. The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 is one of the lighter medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this age and spec is 14GB. The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040

Released Over a Year Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

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

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB), or the Fujitsu Lifebook U745[plb_2939901_price] (12GB).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 512 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a relatively standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T550[plb_2776436_price] (15.5").

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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
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
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
4G Standard
3G Standard
Bluetooth Version
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
Windows Key
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 Clear Video Technology for MID
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)
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
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

24 September 2015

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Bright, vibrant display
Thinner and lighter than competition
Useful fingerprint scanner
First rate build
Classy yet unobtrusive
Touchpad has no tactile feedback
Expensive, given its performance
Extremely expensive (starting price)
Touchpad will not appeal to everyone
No DPHDMI adapter

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00889296279839, 00889296279846, 00889296279853, 00889296279860, 00889296279877, 00889296312789, 00889296403937, 00889296403944, 00889296403951

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