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HP Elitebook 1040 G1
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HP Elitebook 1040 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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This elegantly designed HP EliteBook is our thinnest business Ultrabook yet.1 The HP Elitebook Folio 1040 is packed with enterprise-class features like docking capability and premier security to... More
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11 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 3,963 owner and expert reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores portable PCs.

SSD Storage Media

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage media. 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this age and type.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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16.78 Million Colours Display Number of Colours

This laptop has a 16.78 million colours display number of colours, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G1 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Elitebook 1040 G1 also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G1 have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Light

The weights of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G1 range from 240g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The Elitebook 1040 G1 is one of the lighter medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Elitebook 1040 G1 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G1. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G1 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G1 range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. The Elitebook 1040 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G1 is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has one of the smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 180 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G1. Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB.

If this HP portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP 8440p[plb_2912403_price] (250GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The Elitebook 1040 G1 has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 42 watt-hours, the Elitebook 1040 G1 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Elitebook 1040 G1. Portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Elitebook 1040 G1 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Elitebook 1040 G1 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G1 has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G1 have maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Elitebook 1040 G1 the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. At only 2.6 gigahertz, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G1.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 1040 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor cores laptop was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G1 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Elitebook 1040 G1.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has a relatively typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elitebook 1040 G1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
WWAN
3G Standards
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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