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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Aug 2014
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Introducing the next generation HP EliteBook Folio 9480m Ultrabook. Timeless, ultra slim profile in an all metal design with optional 4G Broadband wWAN, and 4th Generation Intel Core Processing... More
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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m Review & Unboxing
HP Elitebook Folio 9480m review / quick overview size comparison
Unboxing Notebook HP EliteBook Folio 9480M

16 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 3,995 expert and owner reviews for HP portable PCs and found that on average HP has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good reviews specifically 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 comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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

The EliteBook Folio 9480m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the longer battery life (max)s (13.25 hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m the battery life (max)s range from 2h to 5,200h.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has an SSD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC 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 notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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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 spec.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m. The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The EliteBook Folio 9480m is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m range from 2GB to 32GB. The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Quite Big Operating Vibration

With an operating vibration of 0.75 gravity, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the bigger operating vibrations amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The operating vibrations of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m range from 0.5G to 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.2G.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Short Power Adapter Height

With a power adapter height of only 22.4 millimeters, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite short power adapter height compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m. The shortest power adapter height of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 22mm, the tallest is 67mm, and the average power adapter height is 32mm.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu LifeBook E754[plb_2475302_price] (320GB).

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook Folio 9480m does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9480m also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 2.1G, and the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 160G. At 1.5 gravity, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

With a non-operating shock of 200 gravity, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the bigger non-operating shocks amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The non-operating shocks of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G.

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5 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when HP released the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Average Weight

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a fairly standard weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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
Pixel Pitch
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
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
4G Standard
3G Standards
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
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 Voltage
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

20 August 2014

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Excellent build quality
Sturdy
Long battery life and 15-inch screen for an excellent price
Dual-band 802 11ac wireless
Good sound
Those with Gold and Rose Gold MacBooks might scream "not fair"
1 366-by 768 resolution is a bit grainy
Dowdy design
A little unstable due to their size and weight
Expensive

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 21 January 2016 by John k.
(Verified Purchase)

I paid $570 which is a nice price for this hi-performance laptop. Intel Core i5 is the mid-high range (not as high as the i7, higher than the i3 and all the other non-i processors). All USB ports... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers j5p78u, i54310, j5p78ut, i54310u, j5p78utaba, j8v40uaaba, j5p79utaba
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