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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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Everything a business notebook should be. Travel light at full power. The HP EliteBook Folio keeps you productive from the airport to the desktop. Resume from sleep quickly and knock out projects... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a front camera. Most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago. The hard drive speeds of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m. Across all the similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the maximum internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 52 watt-hours, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago. The average battery capacity of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago is 46Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 72Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM laptop, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This notebook PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

The worst memory slots across comparable types of notebook PC is 1x SO-DIMM.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

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

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8 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

Released Over Three Years Ago

This HP laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as it. Most ultrabooks that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (512GB), or the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Screen Size

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

If this HP notebook PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440s (14.1").

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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HDD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a better storage medium than most ultrabooks that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If you want a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (£697.00) (SSD).

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Average Weight

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively standard weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

Features
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Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
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Motherboard Chipset
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System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
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 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 FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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 Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
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Battery
Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Packaging Data
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Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
64-Bit Computing Architecture

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Expert Reviews

(40)
9 October 2013

Summary: Elitebook Folio 9470m packs a number of features and great performance in a very professional looking package.Ultra-sleek, thin and light, finished with a classy soft touch silver paint.... Read more…

6 June 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well-made ultrabook-style system with a particularly good combination of keyboard and touchpad. We like the removable battery and the optional battery slice, but...

HP's EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well built, good looking and very comfortable to use Ultrabook, and it's also very fast. All of that good stuff comes at a high price that's perhaps typical of...

29 April 2013

Over the past few years our expectations of what our laptops are capable of have changed dramatically. Not all that long ago we were content with simply having a reasonably fast portable computer... Read more…

19 April 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m falls into the same trap as so many other laptops: it has good processing power, the body is well built and the battery life is more than sufficient, but the screen is...

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User Reviews

(108)
Reviewed 13 May 2015 by Nick T.
(Verified Purchase)

I'm a little upset with Samsung and how this firmware update had NO warning what so ever that data may be lost or come corrupt. Also for future reference firmware updates should NEVER, EVER be... Read more…

Reviewed 7 March 2015 by James M.
(Verified Purchase)

This drive was great until the bundled software "Magician" prompted me to update the firmware. I don't know if the firmware update failed, or if it was just a bad load, but it bricked the SSD. My... Read more…

Reviewed 7 January 2015 by Edward N.
(Verified Purchase)

Thats a verrry large difference...

Reviewed 1 March 2015 by Edward P.
(Verified Purchase)

I chose Samsung's 850 PRO for quality and reliability, but instead.... contact Samsung for RMA; wait for shipping label; wait to be shipped to Samsung; wait for Samsung RMA dance; wait for... Read more…

Reviewed 8 September 2014 by RICHARD G.
(Verified Purchase)

I wish I could install this ssd on my head...

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp c9j10, hp c9j10u, hp c9j10ut, hp p243663, hp p243663p, hpqd7y88paakl
Barcodes 00021112162486, 00042111969067, 00088711161180, 00887111610034, 00887111610737, 00887111610744, 00887111610768, 00887111610850, 00887111611802, 00887111611840, 00887111611857, 00887111611970, 00887111611987, 00887111629074, 00887111629166, 00887758027844, 00887758150283, 00887758452554, 00887758457801, 00887758500248, 00887758502570, 00887758502587, 00888182038055, 00888182112830, 00888182112847, 08871116100340, 08871116107370, 08877585025702, 08881820380556

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