HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 Business Notebook Specs & Price

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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 is a quality business laptop that displays increasing departure from what most people ordinarily expect such machines to look like. This elegant and slim notebook is the successor of the EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 and will compete well against the best of consumer laptops in design. It is not all about looks, though; the EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 is decked out to deliver awesome performance.

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HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2


Build and Display

Sporting a sturdy deck made of aluminium alloy, the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 is an elegant, premium notebook for professionals. It shows off an attractively slim profile at a thickness of just 15.9 millimetres. The laptop is not quite bulky, with its weight starting at approximately 1.5 kg.

It comes with a spill-resistant keyboard designed to handle everyday use effectively. The keyboard is backlit, making it great for typing in a dark or dimly-lit room. The EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 is a rugged machine having been designed to pass military grade MIL-STD 810G testing.

It packs a 14-inch diagonal display with anti-glare. The screen offers resolutions of either 1600 x 900 pixels or 1920 x 1080 pixels and is available in both touch and non-touch configurations.

Hardware and Software

HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 is powered by highly effective fifth-generation Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processors that chew through tasks with significant ease. DDR3L RAM of up to 8GB is provided on the notebook, while graphics are handled by an integrated graphics processor.

The laptop runs on different varieties of Windows 8.1 operating system, with buyers able to go for Windows 7 or any other OS if they so desire.

Other Specs and Features

High responsiveness of the HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 is ensured with the use of solid-state drives for storage. You can choose between M.2 and M.2 SE SSDs, with capacity ranging from 128 GB to 512 GB.

The stylish laptop features two built-in stereo speakers and dual-microphone array as well as noise-cancelling DTS Studio Sound and an HD webcam. HP EliteBook Folio G1 comes with the usual port options, including two USB 3.0 ports, one docking connector and one DisplayPort 1.2.

Security and management solutions such as HP Sure Start, HP BIOSphere, active smart card reader and TPM 1.2/2.0 are also covered.

Pricing and availability

HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G2 ultrabooks are not yet available in Nigeria. HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G2 price in Nigeria is expected to start at around N170,000, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.

HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G2 Specs

Here are a few specs of the HP Elitebook Folio 1040 G2 Ultrabook:

General Features

  • OS: Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, or Windows 7, FreeDOS
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or Core i7 Processor
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Memory: 4GB or 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Silver
  • Dimension: 33.8 x 23.35 x 1.59 cm (non-touch), 33.8 x 23.35 x 1.71 cm (touch)
  • Weight: from 1.51 kg

Display & Keyboard

  • Display: 14-inch back-lit LED Display, 1600 x 900 pixels or 1920 x 1080 pixels (anti-glare with touch or non-touch options)
  • Keyboard: Full-sized back-lit keyboard (Spill Resistant with drain)
  • Pointing Device: Glass Forcepad


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB to 512GB SDD
  • Optical Storage: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Ports & Connectivity

  • Webcam: Yes, HD Webcam
  • USB 3.0: Yes, 2 port
  • USB 2.0: No
  • HDMI: No
  • DisplayPort: Yes, 1 port
  • VGA:
  • Ethernet (RJ-45): Via Dongle
  • SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
  • Mic/Headphone: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiDi, Miracast
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
  • NFC: Yes (Optional)
  • Docking Connector: Yes, 1 Connector
  • Mobile Broadband: Yes, HSPA+ (LTE optional)

Other Features

  • Fingerprint Reader
  • Full Volume Encryption
  • Integrated smart card reader (active)
  • Preboot Authentication (password, Smart Card)
  • TPM 1.2/2.0 Embedded Security Chip
  • HP Recovery Manager


  • Battery: 6-cell, 42 WHr Li-Po Battery
  • Use Time: up to 12 hours**
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article HP EliteBook Folio 1040 G2 Business Notebook Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: November 16th, 2020
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