The ENVY x360 has a better storage medium than most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
This notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the ENVY x360.
The best storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC is SSD.
It may also be worth considering one of the other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Lenovo Yoga 2 11[plb_2475393_price] which has better reviews.
If the storage medium of this HP portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire Switch 11 SW5-171P[plb_2678777_price] (SSD), or the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2747601_price] (SSD) which is also cheaper.