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HP EliteBook Folio 1040
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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7 Reasons For

HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,995 expert and user reviews, HP has good ratings for its portable PCs. HP also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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SSD Storage Media

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 also have a front camera.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The EliteBook Folio 1040 is a six number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Light

The weights of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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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 laptops of this age and spec do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. The EliteBook Folio 1040 has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

If this HP portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_2967417_price] (180GB).

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 16GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba L75[plb_2976722_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 13GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 2.9GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly typical display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

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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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3D
LED Backlight
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Graphics
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
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Ethernet LAN
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DC-In Jack
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S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
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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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel® OS Guard
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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 64
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Energy Star Certified

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...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers h9w00eaabd, h9w00eaabu, hp p222441, h9w00eaabe, h9w00eauug, hp p222441p
Barcodes 00889296279495, 00889296279501, 00889296279518, 00889296279525, 00889296301080, 00889296301608, 00889296312741, 00889296403876, 00889296535065, 00889296691785

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