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Light, sleek, and sturdy design.
Spacious backlit keyboard with touch pad and pointer.
Good array of ports.
Removable battery and optional second battery.
Choice of Windows 7 or Windows 8.
USB 3,0 only.
Dual pointing devices.
Fully IT serviceable.
No touch screen.
Loose-feeling keys and annoyingly narrow power button.
Lack of unique features to justify its high price.
Poor webcam quality.
Windows 8 user interface awkward with touchpad.
By Gadling on April 29, 2013
Over the past few years our expectations of what our laptops are capable of have changed dramatically. Not all that long ago we were content with simply having a reasonably fast portable computer that could help us get our work done and stay in...
By DigitalVersus on April 19, 2013
The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m falls into the same trap as so many other laptops: it has good processing power, the body is well built and the battery life is more than sufficient, but the screen is of such terrible quality (despite its matte surface)...
By InfoWorld on February 11, 2013
Is it possible to ship a late-model laptop with Windows 8 as a preload (even if it's only an option along with Windows 7) and not include a touchscreen? Given that this HP Ultrabook is aimed mainly at business-class users, the answer appears to be...
By Computer Shopper on February 06, 2013
HP extends its EliteBook line with a solid ultrabook. The 9470m is sleek and light, with a removable battery and plenty of ports. Windows 8 is an option, but without a touch screen, execs may prefer to stick with Win 7....
By NotebookCheck on January 24, 2013
On paper the 14-inch EliteBook Folio 9470m offers a lot of notebook for a lot of money. With the case, input devices, ports, performance and runtime HP fulfills the high expectations that come with a price of 1,550 Euros. For this money you can almost...
By cnet on January 23, 2013
The HP Elitebook Folio 9470m does a serviceable job at being a good thin all-around Windows 8 business laptop, but it doesn’t rise from the pack, and it doesn’t take any...
By V3.co.uk on January 07, 2013
Although a little heavy for an ultrabook, the EliteBook Folio 9470m redeems itself with a removable battery and desktop dock support, plus other features to appeal to enterprise buyers. However, the lack of a touchscreen means that it is not ideal for...
By LaptopMag on January 05, 2013
The HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is a sturdy, business-friendly Ultrabook that lasts a long time on a charge, but we'd like to see a better display and webcam at this...
By SlashGear on January 04, 2013
What we’ve got here is the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m Ultrabook, a business-oriented notebook made to work in the Windows 8 environment with an amalgamation of hardware that’s precision-tuned to suit your in- and out-of-office needs. At first...
By PC Mag on December 27, 2012
The HP Elitebook Folio 9470m is one of the first Windows 8 corporate notebooks on the market. On one hand, it's a speedy and slim ultrabook, on the other, you'll probably want to "downgrade" to Windows 7 once you take it out of the...
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