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HP EliteBook Folio 1020
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HP EliteBook Folio 1020 2 Core Intel Core M 1.1GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

2 Intel Core M 1.1GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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Starting at 1.2 kg / 2.68 lbs. and 15.7 mm / 0.62 inches thin, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 is an impressively thin and light business-class notebook. This durable travel companion is fully... More
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11 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

HP has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1020 is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz. The EliteBook Folio 1020 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (300 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook Folio 1020 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1020 the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The EliteBook Folio 1020 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. 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.

An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available including the T450, or the X1 Carbon both from Lenovo or the Fujitsu LifeBook S904 which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 1020 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1020 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the Fujitsu LifeBook S904, the DELL Latitude 3150, and the Acer Aspire E5-571 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Touchscreen

The HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1020 do not have a touchscreen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a touchscreen to this notebook PC and we think the Fujitsu LifeBook S904, the Lenovo S20-30, and the Panasonic Toughbook 31 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1020 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Laptops of this spec and age have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Quite Big Cache Memory

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have cache memorys of between 1MB and 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1020 has a fairly big cache memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Light

The HP EliteBook Folio 1020 is very light (only 1,000 gram) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1020. The average weight of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1020 is 2kg, and the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Laptop expert review site Laptopmag.com scored this portable PC 50 out of 100. The expert review sites don't rate this medium processor cores laptop very highly.

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 1020 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1020.

We think you might also be interested in other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the Toshiba Tecra Z50, the Acer Aspire E5-511, or the HP 240 G3.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1020 is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. The EliteBook Folio 1020 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 180 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

Alternative 180GB total storage capacity laptops currently available that you might want to look at include the ThinkPad X250, the ThinkPad T450, or the ThinkPad X1 Carbon all from Lenovo which has better reviews.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the L540 (192GB), the ThinkPad E550 (192GB), or the L450 (192GB) all from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 11" and the biggest is 18". With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the EliteBook Folio 1020 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1020.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 12.5" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the ThinkPad X240, or the ThinkPad X250 both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 12 E5250.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Toughbook 31 (13.1" and higher rated), or the Toughbook 31 (13.1" and higher rated) both from Panasonic or the Toshiba PORT Z30-B (13.3" and higher rated).

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1020 is 2.2GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.1 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1020's processor frequency is one of the slowest amongst medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1020.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.1GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 G1 Notebook PC which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the G50-45 (1.35GHz), or the B50-45 (1.35GHz) both from Lenovo or the HP 255 G3 (1.35GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Core M Processor Family

The EliteBook Folio 1020 has an Intel Core M processor family which is better than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1020 is Intel Core i7 and the worst is AMD E.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 36 watt-hours, the EliteBook Folio 1020 has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1020 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1020 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 2.9GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz. The HP EliteBook Folio 1020 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1020

Released Over a Year Ago

HP released the EliteBook Folio 1020 over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

The EliteBook Folio 1020 has a pretty standard internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1020.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujitsu LifeBook S904, the Asus X751LN, or the HP 15.

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the 15 (12GB), or the ENVY 15 (12GB) both from HP or the Fujitsu LifeBook S935 (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
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 Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

Expert Reviews

(3)
7 January 2015

If the phrase "business laptop" brings to mind black, brickish machines that weigh a tonne, then it's time for a reset: HP's EliteBook Fo...

9 July 2015

This special edition adds a QHD anti-glare screen to HP's slick 12.5-inch Ultrabook, but an uncomfortable touchpad and short endurance hold it back...

Attractive design
Bright, accurate QHD display
Milspec durability
Weak performance
Short battery life
Touchpad lacks feedback
Pricey
28 December 2014

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