HP Unveils Its First Ultrabook™
HP Folio13 designed to bridge gap between professional and personal life
HP today introduced its first UltrabookTM, HP Folio13, which features a metal chassis with slim design, strong security options and a responsive solid-state hard drive, delivering a fast and reliable performance to meet the needs of both work and entertainment in a highly mobile environment.
The new HP Folio13 also delivers up to 8.0 hours(1) of battery life. With power to get you through the day, no matter for work or leisure, users are no longer saddled with carrying power adapters to charge their notebook PCs.
Plus, HP Folio13 is equipped with a wide array of ports, including USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI, RJ-45 (Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000), card reader and complimentary HDMI-VGA adapter cable, allowing users greater convenience and flexibility to connect to accessories or network and eliminating the need to carry cumbersome dongles. Mobile users can now enjoy a high-performed, reliable and flexible experience anywhere and get through their entire day with only the HP Folio13.
Measuring less than 18mm thin(2) and utilizing an ultra slim 13.3-inch diagonal BrightView HD(3) LED display, the stylish gray metal chassis of HP Folio13 weighs just 1.499-kilos(4).
Powered by the latest second generation Intel® CoreTM i5 Dual Core Processor i5-2467M(5), the HP Folio13 also includes Intel® Rapid Start technology which gets your system up and running fast to help you save time.
The HP Folio13 is equipped with a Full-size Backlit keyboard for mobile users who work in low-light conditions. The notebook also includes a solid-state drive (SSD) with 128 GB(6) of storage for fast response times and increased reliability.
The HP Folio13 features HP CoolSense technology, which uses advanced hardware and materials for a noticeably cooler and quieter notebook. Coupled with intelligent software, the notebook can detect system usage status and automatically adjust the temperature mode. The HP Folio13 also includes an HP ImagePad for highly accurate, advanced multitouch gesture support.
Additional features include an HP TrueVision HD(3) Webcam for brighter, cleaner HD images, and Dolby® Advanced Audio for richer sound experience.
Pricing and availability
The HP Folio13 is now available at HK$8,980.
Specifications of HP Folio 13-1005TU (A9L57PA#AB5):
Intel® Core™ i5 Dual Core Processor i5-2467M (1.6GHz)
– Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 (Turbo Boost up to 2.3GHz)
– Intel® Virtualization Technology
– Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® HM65 Chipset
3MB L3 Cache Memory
13.3’’ HP BrightView HD LED Widescreen (1366 x 768; 720p output)
– support 16:9 optimized movie viewing format
– with HP TrueVision HD Webcam
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit (Traditional Chinese /Simplified Chinese/English), preloaded with Microsoft® Office Starter 2010(7), consisting of limited-functionality versions of Microsoft Word Starter and Microsoft Excel Starter and including advertising. Not including PowerPoint or Outlook
On-board 4GB DDR3 RAM(8) (1 x 4GB) (up to 4GB)
128GB SSD (Solid-State Drive) Hard Disk
Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 3000
External Double Layer SuperMulti DVD +/- RW ROM
Built-in 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 1030 802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN, built-in Bluetooth module, DLNA Certified
HDMI, USB 3.0 x 1, USB 2.0 x 1, HDMI-VGA adapter cable, Headphone-out, Microphone-in
Integrated SD/MMC Media Card Reader
Integrated speakers, supporting Dolby Advanced Audio
6-cell Lithium-ion embedded battery(8)
318.5mm (W) x 220.2mm (D) x 18mm (H)
1-year international limited warranty (supports international maintenance areas, depending on available local sales model)
Extend your local warranty to the second and third year at HK$699(9)
For sales enquiry, please contact HP: 800-93-8833 or visit www.hp.com.hk
(1) Battery life will vary depending on the product model, configuration, loaded applications, features use, wireless functionality and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage.
(2) Measured at thinnest point.
(3) HD content required to view HD images.
(4) Weight will vary depending on configuration.
(5) 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 hardware and software configurations.
(6) For SSD drive, GB = 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 30GB of system disk is reserved for system recovery software.
(7) Microsoft Office Starter 2010, a new base productivity suite that replaces Microsoft Works, consists of limited-functionality versions of Word and Excel and includes advertising. It does not include PowerPoint or Outlook. Office Starter 2010 is available only on new PCs in conjunction with preloaded Office 2010 suites and is designed for home users who are not ready to buy a full version of Office 2010. It allows users to upgrade easily to a complete Office 2010 suite whenever they are ready.
(8) RAM and battery are built on-board, non accessible by user.
(9) Customers are required to present the original purchase invoice and bar code with the product serial number at designated HP redemption centres.
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