The Pavilion x360 has an HDD storage medium which is better than the SSD storage medium found on most similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. 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 actually the worst storage medium amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than two years.
The best storage medium across similar types of notebook PC is SSD.
We compared all the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media to this portable PC and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the FLEX 15, the Flex, and the Flex 10 all from Lenovo is also worth considering.
If you want a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite U920t (SSD and cheaper), or the Fujitsu Stylistic Q702 (SSD and cheaper).