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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 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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HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 3,456 expert and user reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically 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 commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 2h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 24h. With a battery life of 13.25 hours, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the longer battery lifes amongst laptops of this age.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 14 7000[plb_2518965_price] (14.5h).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and type. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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 in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include 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 the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m also have a front camera.

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Light

The average weight of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 2.2kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. The EliteBook Folio 9480m is fairly light (only 1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook 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 are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. 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 Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB. The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook Folio 9480m is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the bigger operating vibrations (0.75 gravity) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 110G.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The EliteBook Folio 9480m is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Very Short Power Adapter Height

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the shorter power adapter heights (only 22.4 millimeters) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The average power adapter height of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 32mm, and the power adapter heights range from 22mm to 67mm.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 370MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9480m have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of laptops of this spec and age is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". The EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m, the EliteBook Folio 9480m does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The smallest non-operating vibration of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 1G and the biggest is 160G. When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec that we have assessed, the EliteBook Folio 9480m's non-operating vibration of 1.5 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m have non-operating shocks of between 60G and 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G. At 200 gravity, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium processor core notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa[plb_2964572_price] (2.1GHz).

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Average Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a pretty typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth considering include the Asus X75A[plb_2440533_price] (6GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal 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
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
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
4G Standard
3G Standard
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
Performance
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 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
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 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
Special Features
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
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers j5p78u, i54310, j5p78ut, i54310u, j5p78utaba, j8v40uaaba, j5p79utaba
Barcodes 00012302565033, 00012303842539, 00705872963049, 00888793413357, 00888793419632, 00888793419786, 00888793642481, 00888793642603, 08887934196328, 08887934197868, 08887936424818

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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14"
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5,186.75h Longer Battery Life
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Nine Battery Cells
200MHz Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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2 core Intel Core i5-2xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5"
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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14"
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