Premium in price and performance
Display and Design
The HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G1 (G2F75PA) guarantees pristine image quality, glare free visuals and vibrant colors with a 14-inch Anti Reflective LED backlit SVA flat display offering a HD+ resolution of 1,600 x 900 pixels.
The device carries a sophisticated feeling with its elegantly designed body in silver finish. It has a thickness of merely 15.9 mm and a weight of just 1.4 kg. Such a super light and slim design forces you to keep this companion close to you wherever you go.
Processor and OS
Inside the notebook, we have a powerful 2.1GHz Intel Core i7 processor from the 4th generation and based on QM87 Express chipset. It is aided by a 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB via the single SODIMM slot. Rich videos and games are managed by the Intel HD 4000 GPU. It runs on business centric 64 bit Windows 7 Professional OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G1 (G2F75PA) features a HD webcam coupled with dual array microphone. It has 128GB SSD storage space which can retrieve files in no time. The stereo speakers powered by DTS Sound provide crisp and loud music. It is equipped with a spill resistant keyboard that can also drain water and a forcepad which works depending on the pressure exerted.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G1 (G2F75PA) carries a 6 cell Li-Po battery promising up to 9.45 hours of backup. Connectivity features include Bluetooth v4.0, one docking connector, HDMI out, 2 USB 3.0 slots, digital media reader, Ethernet 10/100/1000 NIC and WLAN.
If highly powerful and fast business performance is your need and you are ready to spend some extra bucks, you can select the HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G1 (G2F75PA). It is ultra light and slim and comes with the latest Intel Core i7 processor and SSD memory. The presence of merely 4GB RAM is disappointing in this price. The presence of a force sensitive trackpad and spill resistant keyboard is commendable.