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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 180GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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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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HP Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We checked 4,416 expert and user reviews for HP laptops and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core laptops range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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

The EliteBook Folio 9470m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The EliteBook Folio 9470m supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a better storage medium than most laptops of this type and age. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. 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 medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T420s (SSD).

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16.78 Million Colours Supported Number of Colours Display

This portable PC has a 16.78 million colours supported number of colours display, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m also have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Asus N56V which has better reviews.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 2.5h, the longest is 4,400h, and the average battery life is 20h. With a battery life of 9.5 hours, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has one of the longer battery lifes amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo T430 (9.7h).

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m also have a front camera.

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Light

The average weight of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 2.2kg. At only 1.6 kilograms, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo T420s (1.7kg).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Operating Vibration

At 0.75 gravity, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite big operating vibration compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Notebook PCs of this age and type have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 110G, and the average operating vibration is 1.3G.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 1.3 megapixels, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite high front camera resolution compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m. The front camera resolutions of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Very Thin

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is one of the thinner portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago (only 0.75 inches) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The thinnest laptop that has been available for more than two years is 0.74" high and the thickest is 2.9".

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Very Thin

The EliteBook Folio 9470m is quite thin (only 18.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m. The thinnest portable PC that is a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 12mm thick, the thickest is 310mm, and the average height is 28mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB. At only 180 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 840 (256GB).

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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 commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 commonly found recovery operating system on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 2.3G. At 1.5 gravity, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly big non-operating vibration compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has one of the bigger non-operating shocks (200 gravity) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The non-operating shocks of laptops of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m range from 1G to 240G.

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5 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 an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Asus X550CA (6GB).

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty standard screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you want a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the T410 (14.1"), or the L540 (15") both from Lenovo.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty average processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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