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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 8GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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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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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the better rated laptop brands according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good ratings for its ultrabooks.

Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 also have a front camera.

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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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the bigger internal memory amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago. 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.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the DELL XPS 13[plb_2111443_price] (SSD), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2189879_price] (SSD).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

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

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops of this type and age.

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Six Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is a six battery cell count portable PC.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 1,100MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard. The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Portable PCs of this age and spec have total storage capacity of between 64GB and 1.1TB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2418295_price] (180GB).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 1GHz and the fastest is 2.9GHz. The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

If this notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13[plb_2253307_price] (1.7GHz).

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 9GB, and the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB. At only 6 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 range from 23Wh to 72Wh. With a battery capacity of only 42 watt-hours, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

At only 0.92 megapixels, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite low front camera resolution compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years. The average front camera resolution of portable PCs of this age and spec is 12MP, and the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most laptops of this age and spec have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of laptop the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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3 Other reasons 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.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Weight

At 1.5 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

Other notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo X240[plb_2109846_price] (1.5kg).

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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
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
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
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 Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standard
Bluetooth Version
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start 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
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 4210, f1n11ear, hp 4210u, f1n34ear, hp 64bit, f1n34eaak8, f1n34eaabd, hp p222441, f1n34eaaby, f1n34eaabn, f1n34ea#abd, hp p222441p, f1n34ea#aby, f1n34ea#abn, f1n34ea#ak8
Barcodes 00888182263174, 00888182263181, 00888182263198, 00888182569412, 00888182627617

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