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.