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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m
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HP EliteBook Folio 9470m 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 14" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Apr 2014
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Carry Less. Do More.- At just 3/4 inch thin (18.95 mm), it's our thinnest EliteBook yet. The HP EliteBook Folio gives you a 14 (355.6 mm) diagonal display with the all the mobility you d expect... More
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

HP is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its ultrabooks.

Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of ultrabooks that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The EliteBook Folio 9470m has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (650 megahertz) amongst ultrabooks of this age.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 800MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The EliteBook Folio 9470m has one of the fastest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,200 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Has a Front Camera

The EliteBook Folio 9470m has a front camera. Most of the other ultrabooks that are a similar age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m also have a front camera.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

At 9.5 hours, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly long battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m. Ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m have battery lifes of between 3.1h and 18h, and the average battery life is 8.5h.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a very big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EliteBook Folio 9470m is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m have between 16 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

At 52 watt-hours, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for a similar time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m. The battery capacities of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 23Wh to 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

The biggest memory slots of the EliteBook Folio 9470m is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of the most common memory slot of 1x SO-DIMM.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slot is the worst memory slots amongst similar types of portable PC.

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5 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a one PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EliteBook Folio 9470m have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that were released around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EliteBook Folio 9470m the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.9GB.

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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 a comparable age and spec to the EliteBook Folio 9470m also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m

Released Over Three Years Ago

This ultrabook was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of this age and spec. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Screen Size

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly typical screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.9 gigahertz, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Average Weight

At 1.6 kilograms, the EliteBook Folio 9470m has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EliteBook Folio 9470m.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Memory Card Slot(s)
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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 WiMAX
4G
Data Network
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Face Recognition
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Handheld Remote Control
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

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Expert Reviews

(40)
9 October 2013

Summary: Elitebook Folio 9470m packs a number of features and great performance in a very professional looking package.Ultra-sleek, thin and light, finished with a classy soft touch silver paint.... Read more…

6 June 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well-made ultrabook-style system with a particularly good combination of keyboard and touchpad. We like the removable battery and the optional battery slice, but...

HP's EliteBook Folio 9470m is a well built, good looking and very comfortable to use Ultrabook, and it's also very fast. All of that good stuff comes at a high price that's perhaps typical of...

29 April 2013

Over the past few years our expectations of what our laptops are capable of have changed dramatically. Not all that long ago we were content with simply having a reasonably fast portable computer... Read more…

19 April 2013

The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m falls into the same trap as so many other laptops: it has good processing power, the body is well built and the battery life is more than sufficient, but the screen is...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp i53437, e1y62utaba, hp i53437u
Barcodes 00887758543313, 00887758543320, 00887758920848, 00887758920909, 08877585433132, 08877589208484, 08877589208934
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