HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 (E7N23PA)

A 14in Ultrabook that's designed to appeal to big business

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Jesper Pedersen

4.5

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Pros
Great FullHD IPS screen, Great keyboard, Light weight, decent battery life
Cons
Forcepad takes some time to get used to
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I really love this I7 laptop. I have an Asus N550 at home and the keyboard is much nicer on the folio 1040. The battery will last long enough to get through consequtive meetings on a single charge, but not a whole workday. The requrement for a VGA adapter is a bit annoying, but the laptop is so thin that there simply isn't room for it! But really - we're writing 2014 and the VGA connecters should have been phased out a long time ago (we still use them at work though). I updated the Forcepad and Wifi drivers, which improved performance markedly. I don't know which drivers were used in this review.

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