The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (G8Z64PA) Ultrabook is a higher end notebook with brilliancy in every bit of the device. The storage capacity is minimum but SSD being expensive, it is understandable.
Display and Design
The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (G8Z64PA) Ultrabook is an eminent 15.9mm thick, slim notebook weighing only 1.5kg and comes in stylish gray colored body. It has a 14-inch touchscreen HD SVA eDP Anti-Glare LED backlit display with 1,600 x 900 pixels resolution. The input devices for pointing and typing needs are Forcepad and full-sized resistant keyboard with drain.
Processor and OS
The HP Elitebook notebook is catered with Intel Core i7 4600U processor with a processing speed of 2.1GHz. The onboard memory is 8GB which is not further expandable. The graphics is Intel HD 4400 processor with no dedicated memory. The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (G8Z64PA) Ultrabook works on latest Windows OS, 64-bit Windows 8 Professional OS which is highly useful for multitasking.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (G8Z64PA) Ultrabook is packed with a good 256GB solid state drive (SSD) type primary storage. SSD has helped greatly in decreasing the laptop size and weight. The webcam is high quality HP TrueVision webcam for webcam chat and also to capture photos and videos. The audio devices are stereo speakers with HD Audio solution and built-in microphones. There is no optical drive provided to transfer disk data to external disks.
Connectivity and Battery
For the connectivity and networking to other laptop and mobile gadgets, the HP Elitebook consists of Ethernet 10/100/1000 NIC, Bluetooth v4.0, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, USB ports, docking connector, display port, secondary battery connector. The 6-cell 65W Lithium ion battery offers amazing 12 hours of laptop use.