There are many ultrabooks on the market that designed for business and professional users. Most of them shipped with latest technology and full range of security and productivity features, along with ultra thin and light design. If you are on the market for those machine and preferred with HP EliteBook performance, we think you should consider to buying HP EliteBook Folio 9470m E1Y35UT. Yeah, this is not the most powerful and slimmest 14 inch ultrabook on the marker, but with full Enterprise features and high quality design, the EliteBook Folio 9470m E1Y35UT ultrabook still a great choice and perfect for work hard in office or when you on the occasional business trips.
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m E1Y35UT Portable but Powerful Ultrabook
Speaking of size and design, HP EliteBook Folio 9470m E1Y35UT 14 inch ultrabook is identical to the EliteBook Folio 9470m C9H54UT that was released last year ago. The high quality magnesium also used for casing and two tone color design, stylish silver on the exterior and keyboard deck, along with black magnesium on the bottom. It is not only help the HP’s laptop brings better portability but also make it look solid and perfect for companion at office or when you on the move. The black chiclet keyboard with resistant features also has squared keypad and full numeric keypad on the side, just like the common Apple Mac Book laptop. On the center of the keyboard, there is also a nice concave pointer, along with Glass Touchpad that support multi touch.
Measures 13.3 x 9.09 x 0.75 inch and weighing only around at 1.6 kg (3.56 lbs), this laptop is not the slimmest 14 inch ultrabook on the market, but still thinner than most mainstream business laptop from other brand. The 4-cell Lithium Ion battery also promises more than enough power for full day works in office and can produces more than eight hours of battery life between charges.
The Intel Core i7-3687U dual core processor that paired with Mobile Intel QM77 Express chipset and has a base clock rates at 2.1GHZ is based on the Intel Ivy Bridge platform and promises more than enough power for modern office and business applications, along with multimedia tasks. Under the hood, the 4GB of DDR3 1600 MHz SDRAM that incorporated with Microsoft Windows 7 Professional as the operating system also ensures users will get smooth and fast performance when they handle multithread applications. If needed, the memory also can expanded to 16GB of DDR3 RAM and the processor can reach up to 3.3GHZ for multitasking, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0.
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m E1Y35UT Ultrabook will be shipped with a 500GB of SATA disk drive. It brings up to 7200 rotate per minutes for read or write data on the disk. Yeah, the 14 inch High Definition display is lacks multi touch technology and did not designed for modern 3D games or hard editing video. But the Intel HD graphics 4000 as graphics accelerator and anti-glare technology, the LED backlit display still can produces fairly bright, crisp and vivid color for some older games and 720p video playback.
The dual stereo speakers that located above the display and powered by SRS PRO Audio software gives users stunning audio experience and loud music in small to medium room. Above the widescreen display, there is also 720p High Definition webcam that incorporated with digital microphone and facial recognition for Skype chats. The rest of specifications are 3.5mm audio combo jack, VGA port, display port, docking connector, secondary battery connector, multi media card reader slot, Gigabit Ethernet LAN with RJ connector, Bluetooth and Intel 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN for internet connection.
Of course, like the previous model, the HP laptop’s also preinstalled with full range of productivity and security applications, such as Trusted Platform Module, HP Disk Sanitizer, Enhanced Pre-Boot Security, HP SpareKey, Windows Defender, Microsoft Security Essentials, HP Recovery Manager, Adobe Reader, trial version of Microsoft Office and more. There are few multimedia and entertainment applications, such as Cyberlink PowerDVD, HP Premier Image and more.
Yeah, this is not the most powerful 14 inch business laptop on the market. The graphics performance also a bit disappointed, but with full range of security, slim profile and long battery life, HP EliteBook Folio 9470m E1Y35UT ultrabook is still one of the best HP’s Business laptop on its class. So, what do you think? If you interested, the latest HP EliteBook Folio laptop is now available in major retailers with a starting price around at $1,208 and 1 year warranty. If this machine is out range of your budget, we recommend you to consider buying Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 62775AU laptop which comes with Intel Core i5-3230M as the heart and priced only around at $600.