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HP EliteBook Folio 1040
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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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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14 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Very Fast Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3GHz. At 2.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a very fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has an SSD storage media which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec laptops that were released 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of this spec and age.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this type and age.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 2GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite fast processor boost frequency (3.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type only have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacitys, however the EliteBook Folio 1040 has 512 solid-state drive capacitys.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook Folio 1040 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB.

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Light

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 is fairly light (only 1.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Across all the portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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5 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040

Released Over Two Years Ago

HP released the EliteBook Folio 1040 over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a relatively standard total storage capacity (512 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 512GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL XPS 13[plb_2742244_price].

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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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
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
3D
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
4G Standard
3G Standards
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
DisplayPorts Quantity
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
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 TSX-NI Version
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 Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) Version
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
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

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

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Barcodes 00889296279839, 00889296279846, 00889296279853, 00889296279860, 00889296279877, 00889296312789, 00889296403937, 00889296403944, 00889296403951

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