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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB Feb 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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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

SSD Storage Media

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most medium processor cores portable 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 portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this type and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 9.45 hours, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a fairly long battery life (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1. Laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h.

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Has a Front Camera

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 also have a front camera.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 which do not have a touchscreen, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a touchscreen.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Light

The weights of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 range from 240g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1. Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 that we have assessed, the total storage capacity of the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The average total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is 500GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 G2 Notebook PC (£749.99) (180GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs of a similar type and 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 Small Display Diagonal

Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 14 inches) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.

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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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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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 notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. The Wi-Fi standard of all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 ranges from IEEE 802.11a to 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1

Released Over Three Years Ago

This HP portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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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)
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
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
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
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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)
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
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Energy Star Certified

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp p222441, hp p222441p
Barcodes 00888182796924

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200MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
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