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HP EliteBook Folio 1040
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Feb 2015
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Beauty runs deep on HP's thinnest enterprise-class 14-inch diagonal Ultrabook packed with impressive performance, security, and manageability features to help bring out your finest work. Windows... More
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10 Reasons For

HP Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago the maximum on-board graphics adapter memories range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook Folio 1040 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This HP notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops that have been around for more than a year. 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 portable PCs of this type and age.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of portable PC.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Elitebook 820 G2 (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (SSD) both from HP.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Six Battery Cells

The EliteBook Folio 1040 is a six battery cell count laptop.

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Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 is fairly light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 have a full-size keyboard, however the EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of laptops of this age and spec is 550GB, and the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T550 (180GB).

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Very Small Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 have internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB. At only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Lenovo B5400 which has better reviews.

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Toshiba C55 (6GB).

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has one of the smallest maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040, the EliteBook Folio 1040 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacity, including the EliteBook Folio 1040 which has 128 solid-state drive capacity.

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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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Latitude 15 E5550 (2.3GHz), the Latitude 12 7000 (2.3GHz), or the Latitude 12 E5250 (2.3GHz) all from DELL.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 14 inches, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T550 (15.5").

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Specification

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Form Factor
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Product Type
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Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
DisplayPort
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
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Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Expert Reviews

6 January 2016

The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is a well-built business-class device. If it's capable of performing at the same level as laptops with a similar processor, it will be worthy of your consideration...

Super thin
Lightweight
Core 7
No 4K option
Only 512GB storage
5 January 2016

The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is a well-built business-class device. If it's capable of performing at the same level as laptops with a similar processor, it will be worthy of your consideration...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l8d61u, l8d61ut, hp p222441, hp p222441p
Barcodes 00889296279495, 00889296279501, 00889296279518, 00889296279525, 00889296301080, 00889296301608, 00889296312741, 00889296403876, 00889296535065, 00889296691785
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