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HP EliteBook Folio 1040
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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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This elegantly designed HP EliteBook is our thinnest business Ultrabook yet. The HP Elitebook Folio 1040 is packed with enterprise-class features like docking capability and premier security to... More
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14 Reasons For

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

HP has good average ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire laptop range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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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 most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this HP notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of this age and type.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Quite Long Battery Life

At 12 hours, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040. Laptops of this age and type have battery lifes of between 2h and 4,400h.

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SSD Storage Medium

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of portable PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 also have a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released 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 typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook Folio 1040 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040 have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Six Battery Cells

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight battery cells, including the EliteBook Folio 1040 which has six battery cells.

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Light

The weights of comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of only 1.5 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 1040 is one of the lighter notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 1040 amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequency of the EliteBook Folio 1040 of only 200 megahertz is one of the slowest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 1040. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 1040 is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor (only 16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 1040 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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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 smallest total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 1GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 1040

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 1040 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Screen Size

The EliteBook Folio 1040 has a fairly average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 1040.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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
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
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
Discrete 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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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® 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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
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

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...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers hp j8u36, hp j8u36u, hp i54310, j8u36utaba, hp i54310u, hp j8u36ut, hp j8u36uta, hp j8u36utab, hp j8u36utaba
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