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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Feb 2014
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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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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The 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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops of this type and age range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

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

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

With a battery life of 9.45 hours, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the longer battery lifes amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 the battery lifes range from 2h to 4,400h.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a front camera.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have between one and eight battery cells, including the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 which has six battery cells.

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Light

Across all the laptops that have been on the market for more than two years the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is fairly light compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst 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 on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 23GB.

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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 laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1. Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

If this medium processor core notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m[plb_2353828_price] (180GB), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843838_price] (180GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 range from 10" to 18". The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo G50-70[plb_2492959_price] (15.6").

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is the best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2517764_price] (2GHz).

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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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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 Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
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
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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