HP Folio 13-1000 13-1000ea Review posted on
13.3 inch Ultrabook Notebook
The HP Folio 13 is a business-class Ultrabook with best-in-class battery life, a sturdy design, and impressive audio.
Rating: 4

Specifications

System

Category: Ultrabook
Released: January 2012
RRP: £849
Display: 13.3 inch Glossy LCD (LED-lit) (1366x768 px)
Processor: 1.60 GHz Intel Core i5 2467M (2 cores)
Memory: 4 GB DDR3
OS: 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium
Warranty: 1 Year Collect-and-Return

Storage

Type: SSD
Capacity: 128 GB
Optical Drive: None

Graphics

GPU: Intel HD Graphics 3000
Memory: Shared
Type: Integrated
3DMark06: 4179

Connectivity

Express Card Slot: None
Memory Card Reader:
USB 3.0: 1
USB 2.0: 1
IEEE 1394 (FireWire):
eSATA: 0
VGA:
DVI:
HDMI:
DisplayPort:
Thunderbolt:

Dimensions & Weight

Thickness (Average): 18 mm
Width: 319 mm
Depth: 220 mm
Weight: 1.5 kg

Input Devices

Numeric Keypad:
Fingerprint Reader:

Multimedia

Webcam:
Microphone:

Communications

Ethernet (LAN): 10/100/1000
Wi-Fi (WLAN): B/G/N
Mobile Broadband (WWAN):
Bluetooth: 3.0

Power

A.C. Power Adapter: 65 W
Battery Capacity: 47 WHr
Battery Size: 6-Cell
Battery Life: 7 hours

Reviews

Laptop Mag  
The HP Folio 13 is a business-class Ultrabook with best-in-class battery life, a sturdy design, and impressive audio.
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PC Mag  
The HP Folio 13 ultrabook is a $900 revelation, with a comfortable keyboard and broad port selection at an undeniably attractive price.
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Engadget  
If you've been wondering whether you should buy the HP Folio 13, the answer is probably yes. (After all, we're guessing people who want a higher-res display and lighter build have already moved on.) There's just so much to love in this $900 machine: it boots quickly, includes a robust selection of ports, can be configured with helpful business features and offers a refreshingly comfortable typing experience. The biggest things we'd change are the stiff trackpad and the dim, glossy display, which frankly, we expected to find in a machine this inexpensive anyway. We also wish it managed to be as light as the Toshiba Portege Z835, though this is hardly a deal-breaker. If you can adjust to the touchpad and aren't picky about screen quality, we think you'll be as pleased as we were, though it might still be worth holding off and waiting to see what CES brings next week.
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