The Folio range of laptops from HP offers you an ideal device that has the features and performance of a laptop and the style and looks of a smart phone. Like all other laptops, the Folio 13-1017TU too boasts of great portability, a gorgeous design and a rich feature set. The device is precisely engineered to meet the demands of both home and business use with utmost efficiency. Loaded with an Intel Core i7 processor, the laptop runs on a Windows 7 Home Premium platform that comes with an interactive, user-friendly interface.
Style and Portability
HP offerings never disappoint when it comes to style and this laptop is a testament to that rule. The laptop features a crisp design with clean lines and a smooth profile. You are sure to steal the limelight anywhere you go as the gadget comes with a rich look and feel that is more than worthy of the price you pay for it. Despite its slim and compact nature, the gadget boasts of incredible strength and durability with its impressive build quality. However, the portability quotient of this laptop is what makes it a must-buy as it weighs a mere 1.49 kg, which is very insignificant when you look at other laptops. The laptop can also be easily carried in your backpack, thanks to its 318.5 x 220.2 x 18 mm dimensions.
A comfortably sized 13.3 inch screen sets the Folio 13-1017TU laptop apart from other bulky laptops with large bezels. The LED Backlit Widescreen display makes for ideal movie viewing as it offers great viewing angles and boasts of a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels to give you crisper images. You can experience great comfort while working as the interior panel comes with perfectly positioned components. The Full size backlit keyboard helps you type with equal speed and accuracy even in a dark room as it consists of a set of well-spaced keys. An HP Imagepad with On/Off Button promotes great navigational capabilities on its smooth, responsive surface.
The laptop is primarily built for speed and performance. Powered by the reliable 2nd Generation Intel Core i5 2467M processor that comes built on an Intel HM65 Express chipset, the smart gadget proves to be handy for all kinds of tasks, be it a basic application or a highly complex one. The processor is capable of a stunning clock speed of 1.6 GHz (with Turbo Boost Up to 2.3 GHz). A 3 MB L3 cache helps ensure that you do not face any problems in terms of processing speeds while multitasking.
The 4 GB DDR3 memory of the HP Folio 13-1017TU laptop is expandable up to 4 GB DDR3. The system memory is accommodated by the lone memory slot available here. Your storage requirements are handled by the 128 GB SSD which provides ample space to help you preserve all your movies, music and other important data. Gamers and entertainment enthusiasts also have enough reasons to smile about as the laptop comes packed with an Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphic processor that supports a wide variety of high-end games. The video card is highly efficient and boasts of stunning display capabilities.
Multimedia and Connectivity
Have loads of fun and entertainment while working as the laptop comes loaded with a great variety of multimedia features. The powerful Altec Lansing speakers deliver great sound while listening to music even without using a pair of headphones. Stay in touch with your friends and near ones through high quality video chatting using the integrated HD web camera and Digital microphone featured here.
Despite its slim build, the laptop is equipped with sufficient ports and slots to help you connect to other external hardware. The gadget bears a USB 2.0 port, a USB 3.0 port, a Mic in, a multi card slot and an HDMI port that enables you to connect your computer to HD television sets, gaming consoles and large screen monitors. The SuperMulti DVD RW optical drive with Double Layer Support allows you to copy, read and burn discs and also boasts of the advantage of supporting double layer discs.
Internet connectivity is incredibly smooth and hassle-free, thanks largely to the 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN and Wireless LAN that come along with the laptop. The Bluetooth feature is crucial as it facilitates data transfer to other compatible devices like mobile phones and music players.
Battery and Other Features
Sleek and ultra-portable in design, hp Folio gadget is a highly reliable travel companion as it comes with an efficient 6-cell Lithium-ion battery that is capable of an amazing total backup of up to 9.5 hours when fully charged. This laptop is an ideal choice for those who wish to fulfill their daily computing needs with great efficiency and style.
|Screen Size||14 inches|
|Max Screen Resolution||1600 x 900 pixels|
|Processor||2.1 GHz Intel Core i7|
|RAM||4 GB DDR3|
|Memory Speed||1600 MHz|
|Hard Drive||500GB Serial ATA-600|
|Graphics Coprocessor||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
|Number of USB 3.0 Ports||3|
|Average Battery Life (in hours)||9.5 hours|