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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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Everything a business Ultrabook should be. Travel light at full power. HP's first business Ultrabook with docking capabilities included, the HP EliteBook Folio keeps you productive from the... More
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22 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The experts at Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info both decided that this HP portable PC was great and gave it their "Silver" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this HP portable PC is 74 out of 100 based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Digital Versus, PC Mag and infoworld.com.

Owner Reviews Are Good

This portable PC has an average owner rating of 88 out of 100 based on 121 owner reviews.

Robust

A few HP EliteBook Folio 9470m reviewers said in their reviews that this laptop was well made. Expert website Computershopper.com wrote “HP extends its EliteBook line with a solid ultrabook” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable. Laptopmag.com mentioned “The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a sturdy, business-friendly Ultrabook that lasts a long time on a charge.” in their review. Expert website Networkworld.com mentioned “HP's business-minded Windows 8 Ultrabook is sleek, sturdy” in their review of the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Good Size

A number of people who reviewed this laptop agreed that it was thin. Expert review site Cnet.com wrote four years ago “The HP Elitebook Folio 9470m does a serviceable job at being a good thin all-around Windows 8 business laptop.” in their review of the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m. Pcmag.com said in their review of the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m on PC Mag “It's a speedy and slim ultrabook, on the other, you'll probably want to "downgrade" to Windows 7 once you take it out of the box” however despite that they gave it a rating of 3 stars. Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “Attractively slim and lightweight, this 14-inch Ultrabook delivers an assortment of business-oriented features, including a fingerprint sca”.

One HP EliteBook Folio 9470m reviewer who bought this laptop concluded that it was compact. Notebookcheck.net mentioned “What the compact car is to the car industry” and gave this laptop a rating of 4 stars.

One HP EliteBook Folio 9470m reviewer considered that it was a good body shape. Digitalversus.com wrote in their HP EliteBook Folio 9470m review four years ago “The body is well built and the battery life is more than sufficient.” .

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Nice Design

Several customers who purchased it said that it was a good design. Four years ago expert review site Digitaltrends.com said “That often means design that's less about sleek lines” in their review of the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m. Computershopper.com said “It strikes an attractive balance between what business users want (sleek design, competit” in their review of this laptop. Four years ago expert review site Laptopmag.com mentioned “Business users shopping for an Ultrabook want more than a sleek design and fast boot time” in their review.

One HP EliteBook Folio 9470m reviewer who reviewed this laptop considered that it was good looking. Goodgearguide.com.au said in their HP EliteBook Folio 9470m review on Good Gear Guide.com.au “HP's EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well built, good looking and very comfortable to use Ultrabook”.

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Good Battery Life

Several customers who purchased the product considered that it had a good battery life. Expert review site Computershopper.com wrote in their HP EliteBook Folio 9470m review “The 9470m is sleek and light, with a removable battery and plenty of ports”. Expert website Zdnet.com wrote in their review “We like the removable battery and the optional battery slice.” .

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

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

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Good Technical Features

A few people who bought it considered that it had good features. V3.co.uk said in their HP EliteBook Folio 9470m review “The EliteBook Folio 9470m redeems itself with a removable battery and desktop dock support, plus other features to appeal to enterprise buyers” and gave this laptop a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert website Yologadget.com mentioned in their review of the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m “Elitebook Folio 9470m packs a number of features and great performance in a very professional looking package” .

Easy to Use

One HP EliteBook Folio 9470m owner who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed this laptop mentioned that it was quiet. Four years ago Anandtech.com wrote “Intel's nascent "ultrabook" specification and definition quietly expanded and, in the process, sort of redefined what a notebook w”.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Laptops that were released more than two years ago have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Good Product Quality

One HP EliteBook Folio 9470m owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Expert website Zdnet.com wrote in their review “Its 14-inch screen makes it large enough for serious working, its build quality is solid” and gave the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m a score of 4 stars.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) (1,200 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 1,100MHz.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the EliteBook Folio 9470m which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a front camera.

Alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider include the 8460p[pl_1458088_price], or the 8440p[pl_2912403_price] both from HP or the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] which has better reviews.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly Big Flash Memory

Similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m have flash memorys of between 8GB and 32GB. At 32 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite big flash memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

Some HP EliteBook Folio 9470m owners wrote in their reviews that it was not cheap. Steve Putman wrote in his review “Way overpriced - the identical computer can be purchased online for just” and gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of this laptop on CNET.com “The execution feels premature and expensive” yet they still rated the product 70 out of 100.

One person considered that this laptop was not good value for money. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned four years ago “It's pricey for a 14-inch laptop” in their HP EliteBook Folio 9470m review.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The EliteBook Folio 9470m is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of this spec and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the HP 8460p[plb_1458088_price], or the DELL Latitude 12 E7240[plb_1619979_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the HP 8460p[plb_1458088_price], or the Lenovo X220[plb_1553881_price] which has better reviews.

If the storage medium of this laptop is too bad for you then you might want to consider the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_1619979_price] (SSD), or the Latitude 14 7404[pl_2327337_price] (SSD) both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m also do not have a touchscreen.

Alternative laptops which also have a touchscreen that you might also want to consider include the DELL Latitude 14 7404[plb_2327337_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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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 available for a comparable time to it.

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8 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a better processor family than most laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Battery Life (max)

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly standard battery life (max) (8.5 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might want to consider the ThinkPad X240[pl_2778550_price] (8.7h and higher rated), the X220[pl_1553881_price] (8.8h and higher rated), or the T420[pl_1562255_price] (9h and higher rated) all from Lenovo.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Inspiron 15R 5537[pl_2195633_price] (1TB), the Inspiron 15 3542[pl_2301521_price] (1TB), or the Inspiron 17R[pl_2548954_price] (1TB) all from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP 8460p[plb_1458088_price].

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the Latitude 12 E7240[pl_1619979_price] (8GB), or the Inspiron 15R 5537[pl_2195633_price] (8GB) both from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively standard display diagonal (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 14" laptops and we think the HP 8460p[plb_1458088_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Inspiron 15R 5537[pl_2195633_price] (15.6"), or the Inspiron 15 3542[pl_2301521_price] (15.6") both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.9 gigahertz, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Inspiron 17 7737[pl_2579406_price] (2GHz), or the Latitude 14 E7440[pl_2671099_price] (2.1GHz) both from DELL or the HP EliteBook Folio 1040[plb_2743323_price] (2.2GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

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Integrated 4G WiMAX
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Total Storage Capacity
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Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
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Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
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Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
4G Standard
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3G
Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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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® 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® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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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
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Number of Battery Cells
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Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(40)
9 October 2013

Summary: Elitebook Folio 9470m packs a number of features and great performance in a very professional looking package.Ultra-sleek, thin and light, finished with a classy soft touch silver paint.... Read more…

6 June 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well-made ultrabook-style system with a particularly good combination of keyboard and touchpad. We like the removable battery and the optional battery slice, but...

HP's EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well built, good looking and very comfortable to use Ultrabook, and it's also very fast. All of that good stuff comes at a high price that's perhaps typical of...

29 April 2013

Over the past few years our expectations of what our laptops are capable of have changed dramatically. Not all that long ago we were content with simply having a reasonably fast portable computer... Read more…

19 April 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m falls into the same trap as so many other laptops: it has good processing power, the body is well built and the battery life is more than sufficient, but the screen is...

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(Verified Purchase)

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This drive was great until the bundled software "Magician" prompted me to update the firmware. I don't know if the firmware update failed, or if it was just a bad load, but it bricked the SSD. My... Read more…

Reviewed 7 January 2015 by Edward N.
(Verified Purchase)

Thats a verrry large difference...

Reviewed 1 March 2015 by Edward P.
(Verified Purchase)

I chose Samsung's 850 PRO for quality and reliability, but instead.... contact Samsung for RMA; wait for shipping label; wait to be shipped to Samsung; wait for Samsung RMA dance; wait for... Read more…

Reviewed 8 September 2014 by RICHARD G.
(Verified Purchase)

I wish I could install this ssd on my head...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp c9j10, hp c9j10u, hp c9j10ut, hp i54gb500, hp i54gb500g, hp i54gb500gb
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