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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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Everything a business Ultrabook should be. Travel light at full power. HP's first business Ultrabook with docking capabilities included, the HP EliteBook Folio keeps you productive from the... More
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16 Reasons For

Robust

Several people who purchased it agreed that it was well made. Expert review site Computershopper.com mentioned in their HP EliteBook Folio 9470m review “HP extends its EliteBook line with a solid ultrabook” .

Some HP EliteBook Folio 9470m reviewers who bought it agreed that it was strong and durable. Laptopmag.com wrote in their review of this laptop “The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a sturdy, business-friendly Ultrabook that lasts a long time on a charge.” and scored it 4 stars. Three years ago expert website Networkworld.com wrote in their HP EliteBook Folio 9470m review “HP's business-minded Windows 8 Ultrabook is sleek, sturdy”.

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Good Size

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Cnet.com said “The HP Elitebook Folio 9470m does a serviceable job at being a good thin all-around Windows 8 business laptop.”. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “It's a speedy and slim ultrabook, on the other, you'll probably want to "downgrade" to Windows 7 once you take it out of the box”. Pcworld.com_techhive.com rated the product 4 stars and wrote in their review of the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m three years ago “Attractively slim and lightweight, this 14-inch Ultrabook delivers an assortment of business-oriented features, including a fingerprint sca”.

One person who purchased the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m concluded that it was compact. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said three years ago “What the compact car is to the car industry” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

One HP EliteBook Folio 9470m reviewer said in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Expert website Digitalversus.com said “The body is well built and the battery life is more than sufficient.” in their review of this laptop.

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Nice Design

A number of people wrote in their reviews that the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m was a good design. Digitaltrends.com mentioned “That often means design that's less about sleek lines”. Expert website Computershopper.com wrote “It strikes an attractive balance between what business users want (sleek design, competit” in their review. Expert review site Laptopmag.com said “Business users shopping for an Ultrabook want more than a sleek design and fast boot time” in their review and gave the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m a score of 70 out of 100.

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was good looking. Goodgearguide.com.au gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “HP's EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well built, good looking and very comfortable to use Ultrabook” in their HP EliteBook Folio 9470m review.

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Good Battery Life

Some people who purchased it said that it had a good battery life. Computershopper.com wrote in their HP EliteBook Folio 9470m review “The 9470m is sleek and light, with a removable battery and plenty of ports”. Expert website Zdnet.com gave it a score of 75 out of 100 and wrote “We like the removable battery and the optional battery slice.” in their review of this laptop.

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

HP has good average reviews for its ultrabooks as well as across its entire laptop range.

Good Technical Features

Two HP EliteBook Folio 9470m owners wrote in their reviews that this laptop had good features. Expert website V3.co.uk said “The EliteBook Folio 9470m redeems itself with a removable battery and desktop dock support, plus other features to appeal to enterprise buyers” . Yologadget.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “Elitebook Folio 9470m packs a number of features and great performance in a very professional looking package”.

Easy to Use

One person who purchased this laptop reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer wrote that this laptop was quiet. Three years ago expert review site Anandtech.com wrote “Intel's nascent "ultrabook" specification and definition quietly expanded and, in the process, sort of redefined what a notebook w”.

Good Product Quality

One HP EliteBook Folio 9470m reviewer who reviewed it said that it was good quality. Expert website Zdnet.com said “Its 14-inch screen makes it large enough for serious working, its build quality is solid”.

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

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports than most of the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m. Most of the laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however this portable PC has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of this type and age, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this age and type. This HP notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 2,133MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an 802.11a WiFi standard. This portable PC also have an 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

An 802.11ad WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has more USB 3.0 ports than most of the comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. Most of the laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m only have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, however this notebook PC has three USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A number of people wrote in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Steve Putman mentioned on Amazon “Way overpriced - the identical computer can be purchased online for just” in his review of this laptop. Cnet.com wrote in their review of the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m three years ago “The execution feels premature and expensive” yet they gave the product a score of 70 out of 100.

One HP EliteBook Folio 9470m owner who bought it reckoned that it was not good value for money. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said “It's pricey for a 14-inch laptop”.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m, the EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has an HDD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to 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.

This laptop's storage medium (HDD) is actually the worst storage medium across all laptops that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

Across comparable types of laptop the best storage medium is SSD.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have internal memory of between 4GB and 8GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m have between four and five battery cells.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m the processor caches range from 3MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3.5MB. At only 3 megabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Very Small L3 Cache

With a L3 cache of only 3 megabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has one of the smaller L3 caches amongst portable PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this type and age have L3 caches of between 3MB and 8MB.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the EliteBook Folio 9470m over a year ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a better processor family than most similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most similar spec laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i7 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 typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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 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
VGA Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
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 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
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

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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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