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HP EliteBook Folio 1040
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Sep 2014
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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 Review
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8 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Medium processor cores notebook PCs built by HP have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that HP also has good ratings across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

At 12 hours, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

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

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Light

The average weight of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 2.1kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average total storage capacity of laptops of this type and age is 510GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

At only 2.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB), or the Lenovo G500[plb_2580491_price] (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a relatively standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

If you are looking for a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite S50-B[plb_2756222_price] (15.6" and higher rated).

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Specification

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Form Factor
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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
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
LED Backlight
HD Type
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 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 Data Rates
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
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
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
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 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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 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 Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

6 January 2016

The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is a well-built business-class device. If it's capable of performing at the same level as laptops with a similar processor, it will be worthy of your consideration...

Super thin
Lightweight
Core 7
No 4K option
Only 512GB storage
5 January 2016

The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is a well-built business-class device. If it's capable of performing at the same level as laptops with a similar processor, it will be worthy of your consideration...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers j8r15eaakd, hp p222441, j8u50utaba, hp p222441p
Barcodes 00888793525579, 00888793860519, 00888793959916, 00888793959947, 08887935255796

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