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PC Mag Mar 31, 2014

The HP Elitebook Folio 1040 business ultrabook features forward-looking tech, like a pressure-sensitive trackpad, and eliminates bulky features, like dual pointing sticks and built-in Ethernet. Demanding, highly mobile sales/executive power users should take a look.

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PC World Apr 10, 2014

This slim back-to-basics enterprise Ultrabook is easy to travel and work with, and you’ll like its pressure-sensitive touchpad. But it’s a little shy on battery life, storage and connections.

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Engadget Dec 10, 2013

It's as rugged as ever, certified to meet the military's MIL-STD 810G specifications. It also comes with all the security features an IT department could ask for -- namely, Intel vPro processors, a fingerprint sensor and a Smart Card reader.

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PC World Dec 10, 2013

The EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 notebook, which will be available with fourth-generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, features an all-aluminum chassis that measures 0.62 inch thick and weighs 3.3 pounds.

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TechRadar Dec 10, 2013

At first glance, the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 is one gorgeous workhorse, with its magnesium enclosure super slim profile. Once you get your hands on it, it's clear that this ultrabook means business, especially with its fresh ForcePad tech.

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The Verge Dec 10, 2013

HP calls the EliteBook Folio 1040 its top-of-the-line business ultrabook, and it's appropriately specced out. The company's offering dual-core Haswell processors (in both Core i5 and i7 varieties), and it comes with a 120GB SSD and up to 8GB of RAM.

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