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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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Introducing the next generation HP EliteBook Folio 9480m Ultrabook. Timeless, ultra slim profile in an all metal design with optional 4G Broadband wWAN, and 4th Generation Intel Core Processing... More
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18 Reasons For

HP Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,456 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its laptops. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the EliteBook Folio 9480m which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the longer battery lifes (13.25 hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The shortest battery life of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 2h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 7000 (£874.35) (14.5h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m also have a front camera.

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Light

At only 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 9480m is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m (£1,682.50) (1.6kg).

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

Laptops of this spec and age have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9480m range from 2GB to 32GB. With a maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the bigger maximum internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

The smallest operating vibration of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 0.5G and the biggest is 110G. With an operating vibration of 0.75 gravity, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly big operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook Folio 9480m is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Quite Big Flash Memory

The smallest flash memory of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 8GB and the biggest is 32GB. The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite big flash memory (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Short Power Adapter Height

With a power adapter height of only 22.4 millimeters, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly short power adapter height compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m. The power adapter heights of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m range from 22mm to 67mm.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of portable PCs of this age and type range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m, the on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the EliteBook Folio 9480m of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1,100MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. 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 are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s (£399.00) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (1.8GHz).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m range from 1GB to 16GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 9480m does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

At only 500 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m the hard drive capacity range from 180GB to 1.5TB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC 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 were released around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 1G and the biggest is 160G. At 1.5 gravity, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a very big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 200 gravity, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (£899.00) (512GB and higher rated).

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPort
VGA Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
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 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 ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

20 August 2014

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Excellent build quality
Sturdy
Long battery life and 15-inch screen for an excellent price
Dual-band 802 11ac wireless
Good sound
Those with Gold and Rose Gold MacBooks might scream "not fair"
1 366-by 768 resolution is a bit grainy
Dowdy design
A little unstable due to their size and weight
Expensive

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 21 January 2016 by John k.
(Verified Purchase)

I paid $570 which is a nice price for this hi-performance laptop. Intel Core i5 is the mid-high range (not as high as the i7, higher than the i3 and all the other non-i processors). All USB ports... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p3e06, hp j5p81, hp j5p81u, hp p3e06u, hp p3e06ut, hp j5p81ut
Barcodes 00888793419823, 00888793420003, 00888793530474, 08887934198230

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