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Based on nine expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Good Gear Guide.com.au, engadget.com and xataka.com this HP notebook PC has an average expert rating of 81 out of 100. Laptop experts think this portable PC is one of the better laptops of this spec and age.
Two Industry Awards
PC Mag gave this portable PC an "Editor's Choice" award and concluded it was marvellous and it received a "Recommended" award from Techradar.com/au/, confirming their endorsement.
Some people who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. expert website Goodgearguide.com.au wrote “Build quality make the 13.3-inch HP Spectre x360 (13-4009TU) immediately eye-catching”. expert website Gizmodo.com wrote in their review “Java fiends always want to know where I got such a good-looking laptop—and theyre always surprised when I tell them the ans”. Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned in their review of the HP x360 13 last year “HP's Spectre x360 is one sexy convertible laptop with a full-sized comfortable keyboard”.
Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it was a good design. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag last year “A refined portable design” and scored it 80 out of 100. Expert review site Engadget.com said in September last year “The Spectre x360 is one of our new favorite laptops, thanks to its premium design, fast performance, vibrant screen” and gave this laptops a score of 88 out of 100.
HP 2 in 1 laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs HP is one of the superior manufacturers.
Easy to Use
Some HP x360 13 reviewers concluded that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Engadget.com wrote in September last year “The Spectre x360 is one of our new favorite laptops, thanks to its premium design, fast performance, vibrant screen and comfortable keyboard” in their review of the HP x360 13. Pcworld.com_techhive.com rated the product 70 out of 100 and wrote “HP's Spectre x360 is one sexy convertible laptop with a full-sized comfortable keyboard and ultra-wide trackpad”.
Good Battery Life
One person considered that this laptops had a good battery life. Expert review site Winbeta.org mentioned in their review of this laptops in September last year “Great battery life, huge range of ports, powerful chipset, lots of RAM” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.
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Large Storage Capacity
One HP x360 13 reviewer considered that the HP x360 13 had good storage. Expert website Winbeta.org rated the HP x360 13 4 stars and wrote “Great battery life, huge range of ports, powerful chipset, lots of RAM and storage, thin and attractive body makes this one of the best Windows laptops on the market” in their review of this laptops.
One person who purchased it considered that it was well made. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “Solid performance that matches that of more expensive systems” and scored it 80 out of 100.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the x360 13 only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the x360 13 has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
The slowest processor clock speed of laptops of a comparable age and type to the x360 13 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 2.7GHz. The x360 13 has a fairly fast processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the x360 13.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The x360 13 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the x360 13 do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the x360 13 has a front camera.
SSD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
HD HD Type
The HD type of the this notebook PC are Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Quite Big Operating Vibration
Across all the similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago the operating vibrations range from 0.5G to 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.63G. The HP x360 13 has one of the bigger operating vibrations (1.043 gravity) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The HP x360 13 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the x360 13 also have a touch sensitive screen.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
The x360 13 has more USB 3.0 ports than most of the portable PCs of this type and age. Most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the x360 13 only have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, however this portable PC has three USB 3.0 ports.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 3,200Wh. At 56 watt-hours, the HP x360 13 has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.
The heights of laptops that are a comparable age to the x360 13 range from 8.9mm to 220mm. The x360 13 is quite thin (only 16 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the x360 13.
5 Reasons Against
Not Good in Terms of Size
Several people who reviewed the HP x360 13 reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Expert website Engadget.com mentioned in their review of this laptops “It's relatively heavy compared to competing laptops.” nonetheless still gave it a rating of 4 stars. In September last year Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “Slight thermal throttling under heavy w” in their review.
One customer who bought this laptops reckoned that it was not thick. expert review site Pcmag.com said in their review of this laptops “It turns loose its top designers on its Spectre premium model line of laptops” however gave it a score of 4 stars.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The x360 13 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11g WiFi standard found on most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it. The Wi-Fi standard of all comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago ranges from IEEE 802.11b to 802.11n.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.
Fairly Big Non-Operating Vibration
The x360 13 has a fairly big non-operating vibration (3.5 gravity) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The smallest non-operating vibration of similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 1G, the biggest is 3.5G, and the average non-operating vibration is 1.4G.
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Quite Big Non-Operating Shock
At 240 gravity, the HP x360 13 has a fairly big non-operating shock compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The smallest non-operating shock of laptops of this age and type is 60G, the biggest is 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 120G.
6 Other reasons to consider the HP x360 13
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when HP released the x360 13.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP x360 13 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the x360 13.
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
At 256 gigabytes, the x360 13 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the x360 13 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the x360 13.
At 1.5 kilograms, the HP x360 13 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the x360 13.
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Slim, stylish design
Smooth geared hinge
Fifthgeneration Intel Core 5 processor
Allday battery life
Full HD resolution is relatively low
Uncomfortable to hold as tablet
Bottom runs warm
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