HP EliteBook Folio Features

HP recommends Windows.
3rd generation Intel Core Processors - EliteBook Folio

Built to go the distance.

Designed from the ground up to withstand extreme conditions, the HP EliteBook Folio Series
undergoes end-to-end diagnostics and 115,000 hours of testing.

HP EliteBook Folio Ultrabook features

Made for mobile

Stay connected in more places

Access the Internet, corporate networks and email in more places around the world.

Optional integrated HP Mobile Broadband with

3G and 4G LTE 4

(4G LTE is only available with Windows 7, and only in the US)

Go big, go global

Take business further with consistent global configurations allowing for product standardization in up to 176 countries worldwide.

HP EliteBook Folio Ultrabooks include Elite's 24/7 support

Elite Premium Support

Elite's 24/7/365 phone support provides near-instant access to an Elite-accredited, U.S.-based specialist any time, any day of the year – and at no extra cost. In fact, our focus on customer satisfaction earned us TBR's #1 rating for business PC phone support.28

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EliteBook Folio drivers available for the life of the platform

A smart investment any way you look at it

Not only will your HP EliteBook Folio have a long lifecycle, but drivers, images and components will be consistent and available for the life of the platform. Help prevent data loss, reduce downtime and lower IT support costs when you choose enterprise-class manageability tools and support for Intel® vPro processors.6

Pursue bright ideas, even in low light

Keep working or playing even in dimly lit rooms or on red-eye flights with a full-size backlit keyboard that doesn’t compromise comfort.



Work in high-fidelity

Engage in videoconferences, web-based training or streaming videos,3 all with smooth audio. SRS PRO Audio allows you to share crisp, powerful audio directly from your notebook, so there’s no need for extra speakers during presentations.

EliteBook Folio has a full-size backlit keyboard

Professional to the core

Stay secure without a second thought

You’re protected at every layer with HP Client Security. HP BIOS Protection 5 provides enhanced protection against virus attacks and other threats. An optional fingerprint reader and integrated Smart Card Reader help keep your identity secure. And the embedded TPM security chip encrypts your data.

Team up with the right software

With HP Premier Image,2 the full set of EliteBook business software and anti-virus protection is automatically included. Minus annoying trial-ware and anti-virus protection reminders. So your notebook looks cleaner and runs faster.

Expand your capabilities

Fuel your workday with these HP EliteBook Folio accessories. (sold separately)

UltraSlim docking station for EliteBook Folio

HP UltraSlim Docking Station

Connect to more productivity, simply.

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Battery slice extends power to 21 hrs for EliteBook Folio

HP Long Life Battery Slice

Attach more staying power, for up to 21 hours total work time.8

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Back up files with HP Mobile USB DVD-RW drive

HP Mobile USB NLS DVD-RW drive

Author content and back up files on the go.

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The buzz

“…a more no-compromises
approach, retrofitting a standard
Ultrabook with everything it needs
for the road..”

– DigitalTrends.com

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Microsoft Windows and webcam required.


Use of the HP Image and Internet access required. Opt in required to receive updates from Microsoft Security Essentials.


Internet access required.


Broadband use requires separately purchased service contract. Check with service provider for coverage and availability in your area. Connection speeds will vary due to location, environment, network conditions, and other factors. 4G compatibility with HSPA+ and LTE in the U.S. only.


HP Tools partition must not be deleted to use automatic recovery.


Multi-Core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. 64-bit computing on Intel® architecture requires a computer system with a processor, chipset, BIOS, operating system, device drivers, and applications enabled for Intel® 64 architecture. Processors will not operate (including 32-bit operation) without an Intel® 64 architecture-enabled BIOS. Performance will vary depending on your hardware and software configurations. Intel's numbering is not a measurement of higher performance.


Some functionality of this technology, such as Intel® Active management technology and Intel Virtualization technology, requires additional 3rd party software in order to run. Availability of future “virtual appliances” applications for Intel vPro technology is dependent on 3rd party software providers. Microsoft Windows required.


Battery life will vary depending on the model, configuration, applications, features, use, wireless functionality and power settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage. For details, see www.bapco.com/products/mobilemark2007.


Maximum memory capacities require Windows 64-bit operating systems or Linux. With Windows 32-bit operating systems, memory above 3 GB may not all be available due to system resource requirements.


For hard drives and solid state drives, GB = 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 30 GB (for Windows 7) and up to 36 GB (for Windows 8) of system disk is reserved for the system recovery software.


HD content required to view HD images.


Sold separately or as an optional feature.


Wireless access point and Internet service required. Availability of public wireless access points limited.


Includes reduced functionality versions of Word and Excel. Purchase of Product Key required to activate full Office 2010 suite available at participating resellers/retailers and www.office.com.


The Computrace agent is shipped turned off, and must be activated by customers when they purchase a subscription. Subscriptions can be purchased for terms ranging multiple years. Service is limited, check with Absolute for availability Outside the U.S.


Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 technology requires a PC with a processor with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 capability. Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 performance varies depending on hardware, software and overall system configuration. See www.intel.com/technology/turboboost for more information.


Service levels and response times for HP Care Packs may vary depending on your geographic location. Service starts on date of hardware purchase. Restrictions and limitations apply. For details, visit www.hp.com/go/lookuptool


For the use cases outlined in the DOD 5220.22-M Supplement. Does not support solid state drives.


Intel AT security requires a separately purchased Absolute Computrace service subscription and must be activated and configured. Check with Absolute for availability in your country. Intel and HP assume no liability for lost or stolen data and/or systems or any other damages resulting there from. See http://www.intel.com/technology/anti-theft/.


Microsoft windows required.


In order to deploy and receive updated policies, the client needs to be connected to the network server and requires separately purchased DigitalPersona Pro software. System access may not prevent users from logging into the system on the first attempt if policy updates haven’t yet been received and applied. Requires Microsoft Windows.


Internet access required. Use of the HP image required. Opt in required to receive updates from Microsoft Security Essentials.


Requires a HP Tools partition must not be deleted for automatic recovery.


Requires a compatible Intel® Core processor, enabled chipset, Intel® Rapid Storage technology software and non-SED HDD + optional mSATA SSD flash cache module. Intel® Smart Response Technology is only available on select 2012 HP systems. Depending on system configuration, results may vary.


Requires a compatible Intel® Core processor, Intel® Rapid Start software and BIOS update, and optional Solid State Drive (SSD) or mSATA flash cache module. Depending on system configuration, results may vary.


Not all features are available in all editions of Windows 8. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers and/or software to take full advantage of Windows 8 functionality. See http://www.microsoft.com for details.


This system is preinstalled with Windows® 7 Pro software and also comes with a license and media for Windows 8 Pro software. You may only use one version of the Windows software at a time. Switching between versions will require you to uninstall one version and install the other version. You must back up all data (files, photos, etc.) before uninstalling and installing operating systems to avoid loss of your data.


HP Elite Support ranks No. 1 in overall customer satisfaction for standard support services, according to a TBR 2011 study of phone support. The HP Elite Phone Support Customer Satisfaction Study was commissioned with Technology Business Research, Inc. by Hewlett-Packard. The study included an online survey, fielded between October 21, 2011 and November 4, 2011, of 557 U.S. HP Elite, Dell, and Lenovo PC users who contacted phone support within six weeks of the survey timeframe. The study has an error of +/- 4.15 percent at a 95 percent confidence level.


$50 off qualifying HP EliteBook Folio 9470m Smart Buys when purchased with the HP Enterprise Docking Station Smart Buy and is combinable with other offers. Available at HP.com and participating resellers. Offer good November 1, 2012 through January 31, 2013 while supplies last.

Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware to take full advantage of Windows 7 functionality. Not all features are available in all editions of Windows 7. See http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/for details.