hp_elitebook_folio_1020_press.jpgHP Elitebook Folio 1020

HP on Tuesday introduced two new windows 8.1-primarily based laptops, the HP Elite book Folio 1020 and HP Elite book Folio 1020 different variation, for trade-oriented consumers. While the company didn’t announce the pricing of the laptops, it has targeted that the standard Elite book Folio 1020 notebook shall be to be had in February, and the unique edition can be available in April.

The two notebooks – Elite book Folio 1020 and Elite book Folio 1020 special version – are not best impressed by using the Apple MacBook Air with regards to design, it appears as if HP has long gone out its manner to ensure they’re additionally thinner and lighter than the MacBook Air. The ultra-skinny notebooks are just 15.7mm thick, and while the Elite book Folio 1020 weighs up to 1.2kg, the Elite book Folio 1020 special edition is lighter of the 2 models at 1.029kg, being comprised of carbon fibre and magnesium-lithium alloy. The 2014 thirteen-inch MacBook Air is 17mm thick, and weighs 1.35kg.

HP says that the 2 machines go armed forces-grade drop and shock tests. The “at all times on” capability of latest Elite book Folio 1020 laptops can help monitor them, even when they’re turned off. The corporate says that in case of theft customers will also be capable to remotely wipe the info from the notebooks. Also, on the grounds that it is centered at trade customers, it comes with a proprietary endeavor port, licensed relied on Platform Module (TPM) 1.2/2.0(6), pre-boot authentication, and a fingerprint reader for additional safety.

HP Launches Elitebook Folio 1020 Laptops; Lighter and Thinner Than Macbook Air

The HP Elite book Folio 1020 features a 12.5-inch full-HD (1080p) show, and is upgradable with an optional touchscreen. The HP Elite book Folio 1020 unique adaptation includes a 12.5-inch quad-HD display, however doesn’t embody the non-compulsory touchscreen.

Each Elite book Folio 1020 notebooks comes with the Intel Core M processors with 8GB of RAM, and SSD exhausting drive storage from 128GB to 256GB. Each machines are fanless for quieter operation, and HP claims that the battery is rated to ship as much as 9 hours of usage time.