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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Dec 2013
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
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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12 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most laptops that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

If the storage medium of this laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Six Battery Cells

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 60 watt-hours, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the bigger battery capacities amongst portable PCs of this age. Laptops of this spec and age have battery capacities of between 23Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is one of the lighter portable PCs of this type and age amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The lightest comparable spec notebook PC that came out more than two years ago is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

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Narrow

With a width of only 338 millimeters, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have widths of between 38mm and 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 370MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (180GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 do have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the DELL Latitude 15 3542 (1.7GHz).

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Quite Small Screen Size

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a fairly small screen size (only 14 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 15".

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of this type and age.

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1 Other reason to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
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
Display Surface
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
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
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 My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
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
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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