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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Dec 2013
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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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9 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

HP is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and HP also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of this spec and age is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB. The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB and higher rated).

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SSD Storage Media

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age 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 actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and type.

The worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this age and type.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 which has six number of battery cellss.

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Light

With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1. The weights of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 510GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 do not have a full-size keyboard. The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.6 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 6 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs of this type and age is 49Wh. The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 42 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Laptops of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst laptops of this age.

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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 laptops of this spec and age.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The worst Wi-Fi standard of all laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 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 the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a pretty standard display diagonal 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 G1.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 14" notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo T431s[plb_1610743_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
4G Standard
3G Standards
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
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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 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

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 64b, hp 64bi, hp 4210, f1n11ear, hp 4210u, f1n34ear, hp 64bit, f1n34eaak8, f1n34eaabd, hp p222441, f1n34eaaby, f1n34eaabn, f1n34ea#abd, hp p222441p, f1n34ea#aby, f1n34ea#abn, f1n34ea#ak8
Barcodes 00888182263174, 00888182263181, 00888182263198, 00888182569412, 00888182627617

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