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HP Elitebook 1040 G1
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HP Elitebook 1040 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

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This elegantly designed HP EliteBook is our thinnest business Ultrabook yet. The HP Elitebook Folio 1040 is packed with enterprise-class features like docking capability and premier security to... More
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HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G1 Review
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8 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews as do all portable PCs produced by HP.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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SSD Storage Media

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this age and type.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Elitebook 1040 G1 is a six number of battery cells portable PC.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 is one of the lighter portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Elitebook 1040 G1 amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar age and type to the Elitebook 1040 G1 have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G1 is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Elitebook 1040 G1 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G1.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Elitebook 1040 G1 does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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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 that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G1, the HP Elitebook 1040 G1 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Elitebook 1040 G1 which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Most notebook PCs of this type and age have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of this spec and age is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP Elitebook 1040 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when HP released the Elitebook 1040 G1.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Elitebook 1040 G1 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has a pretty average display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elitebook 1040 G1.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Elitebook 1040 G1 has a fairly average processor frequency (1.9 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elitebook 1040 G1.

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Specification

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Storage
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Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
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Display
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Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
Display Surface
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Graphics
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
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Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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Recovery Operating System
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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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
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Security
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Fingerprint Reader
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Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

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16 February 2015

This unit has USB3 ports although you would only know it by speed of transfer as they do not have the blue middle bar that normally denotes these ports.The screen is 14inches and has a 720P webcam... Read more…

20 January 2015

There are budget laptops that pretend to look expensive. You find them everywhere. And then there are expensive laptops that not only look the business but act it as well. The HP EliteBook Folio... Read more…

24 December 2014

Armed with Intel's new Core M processor the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 is one of the thinnest and lightest premium business notebooks on the market. Offering a number of business friendly features... Read more…

25 November 2014

The EliteBook 1040 G1 is smartly designed, well constructed, with a premium look and feel. This slim business ultrabook ticks all the right boxes in terms of aesthetics and build. It is not the... Read more…

19 November 2014

T his is the second high-end business laptop I have tried this year. Like the Lenovo X1 Carbon, the HP EliteBook Folio has more in common with ultrabooks than typical business laptops. That is to... Read more…

25 August 2014

Building a work-centric notebook used to be straightforward; now, though, users expect the style of their consumer brethren, as well as something that won't weigh down the average briefcase or...

22 August 2014

Its a brilliant ultrabook from HP worth investing in. It mixes size, weight, build in the right proportion...

The rugged HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 ultrabook is equipped with a touch screen and trades physical connectivity for a slim and portable chassis. It's a good choice for a business that needs to...

25 July 2014

The rugged HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 ultrabook is equipped with a touch screen and trades physical connectivity for a slim and portable chassis. It's a good choice for a business that needs to...

22 July 2014

HP's EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 looks every inch a business executive's ultrabook, while its MIL-STD 810G rating means it should stand up to the rigours of life on the road. The high-resolution...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 4210, hp 64bi, hp 4210u, hp 64bit, hp p222441, hp p222441p
Barcodes 00887758699553, 00888182194553, 08877586995530

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