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HP EliteBook Folio 1040

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the portability and screen. The design and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the touchpad and sound.

battery, usability, design, screen, portability

sound, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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HP EliteBook Folio 1040


The HP EliteBook Folio 1040 boasts fast performance, strong security and long battery life in a slim and light design, but the clickless touchpad isn't for everyone.

Attractive and slim design; Good battery life; Bright display; Robust security options

Touchpad lacks tactile feedback; Lackluster audio; Bottom runs warm

Packing big power in a stunning and sturdy design, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (starting at $1,299; $1,979 as reviewed) is one of the most impressive business Ultrabooks we've tested. The notebook's military-tested shell and vast security software...

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Great Purchase


With the help of my son, who is a computer chip designer, we selected this laptop to have solid state memory instead of a spinning disk, to be lightweight, to use Windows 7 instead of Windows 8, and to be high performance in every imaginable way. This...

Easy to Use, Battery Life, Display Screen, Lightweight, Quality, Easy to Set Up, Performance