Summary: I have never had such an awful experience with an online purchase. I bought this computer about a month ago and about a week after receiving it I opened the laptop and a black crack appeared on the LCD and the screen went to static. I took it into a specialist to get a diagnosis and he told me that the original LCD had been replaced with a cheaper, flimsier version and that such damage was really inevitable.
Summary: I paid $332 for this shipped from buy(dot)com in 10/2013. I'd buy it all over again and that's really what you want to know. I also work in IT so I am rather familiar with what's out there and the best bang for the buck whether my money or my company's.
Pros: 1) Super slim and light – easy to carry
Cons: No user replaceable battery, 128 GB SSD drive is kind of puny but it is super fast. Plan on an external USB or USB thumb drive for extra capacity if needed. Only 70 GB free of 128 GB once you turn it on.
Great Business Winning Ultrabook, MacBook Air Killer, Best Ultrabook So Far
29 June 2013
Summary: This is HP Folio 13 the best Ultrabook, compared to all other brands of Ultrabook. Why is this is so good and why it's getting so many glowing reviews, an average of 4.8 stars out of 5 stars? This is why: 1. Windows 7 Professional. It's not Windows 7 Home or Windows 8 (which is horrible to run software or do usual business tasks).
Summary: Excellent product for the money. I have been a strong believer of refurbished tech for many years. Especially HP and Toshiba. Not only can you get your hands on some great tech for almost half the price, you get the same warranty as new and you KNOW the manufacturer has tested the snot out of every component.
Summary: It's light, thin, quick to startup, snappy performance in use. It would be nice if it had a VGA out, and I add a wireless mouse since I'm not crazy about touchpads, that's about the only slightly negative things I can think of.
Summary: This is a great little laptop that's very quick and portable. I put Crunchbang Linux on it and it boots in a few seconds. The only problems I've had with it are that when it first boots to Linux, the very first time, right after it's been installed, it boots with the screen brightness at 0 so I had to manually change it. Also, I find the directional buttons to be a bit small for quick use. Otherwise, great buy!
Summary: Отличный ультрабук. В режиме серфинга по WiFi реально работает 12 часов. Мало того, что он компактный и легкий, теперь мне не нужно носить с собой блок питания. Windows загружается мгновенно, материалы качественные, ничего не скрипит, единственный минус это SSD 128Gb. 256 было бы удобней. Раньше пользовался ноутбуком Dell XPS Studio 1340. Батарея держит 2-2.5 часа, в три раза толще ультрабука и тяжелее намного. Он мне очень нравился, пока я не получил этот ультрабук.
Battery life is amazing (7hrs +) and the profile of the laptop is nice and thin, but feel very sturdy.
10 March 2013
Summary: I love everything about this laptop except for the fan noise that many previous people have mentioned. I also was expecting this to run faster than my HP dv6 model with a core i3 processor, since my folio has a core i5 processor, but that is not the case unfortunately. Other than that, the light weight, thin profile, sturdy built with a long battery life is hard to beat. Also, with the ssd, this thing boots up really fast!