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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9480m 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 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

14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Laptop Reviews

HP medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops HP is one of the superior brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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

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

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Quite Long Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 13.25 hours, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite long battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m. The shortest battery life (max) of notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 2h, the longest is 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m. The smallest internal memory of laptops of this age and spec is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB.

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SSD Storage Media

The HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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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 notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m. The smallest maximum internal memory of notebook PCs that came out 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

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9480m is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of this type and age have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The EliteBook Folio 9480m does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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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 that have been available for more than two years.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9480m

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a relatively standard processor frequency (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the EliteBook Folio 9480m has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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Average Weight

The EliteBook Folio 9480m has a relatively standard weight (1.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9480m.

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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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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
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
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
Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
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 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 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
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Certificates
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…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp 9480, hp 9480m, j8v41uaaba
Barcodes 00888793642627, 08887936426102

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2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.4GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
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2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
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50% Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Longer Battery Life
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LifeBook U772 vs EliteBook Folio 9480m

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Fujitsu LifeBook U772
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 14"
HP EliteBook Folio 9480m
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
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Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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3G
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory

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