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HP X360 13 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Sep 2015
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It's time to demand more from your notebook. Function meets flexibility in the elegantly designed x360. Any way you bend it, the Spectre x360 delivers. With four modes, lightning-fast performance,... More
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30 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Pcmagazine.ru both endorse this notebook PC and have given it their "Recommended" award.

One more expert review site thought that this portable PC was outstanding and gave it their highest award. Computershopper.com gave this notebook PC an "Editor's Choice" award.

The expert at one other expert review site decided that this HP notebook PC was good. 01net.com gave this notebook PC a "5 Star" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fifteen expert reviews from sites including computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com, techreviewsource.com and cyberbloc.de this 2 in 1 laptop has an overall expert rating of 85%. The expert review sites think this HP laptop is one of the very best notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Easy to Use

Some HP x360 13 reviewers who bought the HP x360 13 thought it was easy to use. A few weeks ago Computershopper.com said “Handy chopping attachment” in their review of the HP x360 13. Computershopper.com also said “Very easy to use”. Computershopper.com also said “Handy miniturbo tool”.

One person said in their reviews that it had a touch sensitive screen. Computershopper.com rated the product 5 stars and said this year “Responsive, touchsensitive control panel”. One HP x360 13 reviewer reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Computershopper.com said “Great looks and incredibly comfortable” in their HP x360 13 review and scored it 5 stars.

One HP x360 13 owner mentioned in their reviews that this laptop had a good interface. Ultrabookreview.com wrote “The highlights of this machine are the incredible battery life, perfect screen and excellent user interface with the keyboard” in their review of this laptop and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Good Battery Life

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this laptop had a good battery life. Computershopper.com wrote this month “Impressive performance and battery life”. Expert review site Laptopmag.com wrote last year “The HP Spectre x360 is a sleek aluminum convertible laptop with swift performance, long battery life and a rich, full-HD touch screen” in their review of this laptop. Expert website Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned “We'd like to see better battery” in their review of this laptop and rated the product 80 out of 100.

Robust

A number of HP x360 13 reviewers who reviewed this laptop agreed that it was well made. Techreviewsource.com wrote in their HP x360 13 review “Solid performance that matches that of more expensive systems”. Two customers considered that the HP x360 13 was strong and durable. Thunderbaylive.com said in their review of this laptop “Sturdy hinges”.

Nice Design

A number of HP x360 13 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Computershopper.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “Stylish stainlesssteel effect finish”. Thunderbaylive.com mentioned in their review of the HP x360 13 “Beautiful design and touch screen” . Thunderbaylive.com also wrote “Gorgeous looks, top notch materials”.

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the HP x360 13 was a good design. Computershopper.com mentioned this year “Sturdy aluminum design” in their review of the HP x360 13. Computershopper.com also said “Appealing design and build”. Computershopper.com also said “Superb floor head design”.

A number of HP x360 13 owners considered that the HP x360 13 was smooth. In December Computershopper.com gave the HP x360 13 a score of 5 stars and wrote “Smooth storage drawer” in their review. Last year Thunderbaylive.com mentioned “Smooth geared hinge” in their review of this laptop.

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Good Product Quality

Several HP x360 13 owners who purchased this laptop reckoned that it was good quality. Computershopper.com mentioned “Reasonable sound quality” in their review. Computershopper.com also wrote “Fabulous build quality”. Computershopper.com also mentioned “Powerful with good sound quality”.

Good Environmental Credentials

Three customers who purchased it mentioned that it was good in terms of power usage. Computershopper.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “Energy Star certified” . Computershopper.com also said “Very energy efficient”.

Good Brand

We checked 3,456 expert and owner reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops.

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Good Technical Features

A few HP x360 13 owners considered that the product had good features. Computershopper.com wrote this year “Headsets with similar features are far cheaper” in their review of the HP x360 13. Computershopper.com also wrote “Excellent features, easy to use”.

Large Storage Capacity

Two customers who reviewed this laptop considered that it had good storage. In December this year Computershopper.com said “Unlimited cloud storage for Six months” in their HP x360 13 review and scored the product 5 stars.

Good Size

Several HP x360 13 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was a good body shape. In December last year expert website Arstechnica.com wrote “Metal body, thin and light, favoring portability” in their review of the HP x360 13. Thunderbaylive.com mentioned in their review of the HP x360 13 “Gorgeous aluminum body Fantastic keyboard Dualdisplay support via HDMI”. Thunderbaylive.com also mentioned “The HP Spectre 360 has a solid aluminum body, smooth 360degree hinges”.

One HP x360 13 owner said in their reviews that the product was a good width. Computershopper.com mentioned in their HP x360 13 review this year “Large drum width is very easy t” . One person who purchased this laptop thought it was compact. Computershopper.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and said this month “Compact and light”.

One customer who bought the product concluded that it was thin. Thunderbaylive.com wrote in their review “Slim, stylish design”.

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Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. This year Computershopper.com said in their HP x360 13 review “LED lighting works well, extra HDMI connector enhances VR support, competitively priced at 199 4GB)”.

Good Support

One HP x360 13 reviewer who bought this laptop said that it had good technical guidance. This month Computershopper.com scored it 5 stars and mentioned “Includes detailed instructions” in their review of this laptop.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The HP x360 13 has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports than most of the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. Most of the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the x360 13 only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however this portable PC has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The x360 13 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The x360 13 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The x360 13 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around 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.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Big Operating Vibration

2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 1.1G, and the average operating vibration is 0.65G. The operating vibration of the x360 13 of 1.043 gravity is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs that are a similar age to the x360 13.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the x360 13, the x360 13 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The x360 13 is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the x360 13 have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 43Wh. At 56 watt-hours, the x360 13 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the x360 13.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This portable PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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4 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it was not noisy. This year Computershopper.com wrote “Very noisy paper feed”. Computershopper.com also said “Noisy at high speeds”.

Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The HP x360 13 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the x360 13.

The best Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of notebook PC is 802.11n.

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Very Big Non-Operating Vibration

The average non-operating vibration of 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago is 1.5G. When compared to other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the x360 13, the non-operating vibration of the x360 13 of 3.5 gravity is one of the biggest.

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Very Big Non-Operating Shock

The non-operating shocks of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the x360 13 range from 60G to 240G. With a non-operating shock of 240 gravity, the x360 13 has one of the biggest non-operating shocks amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the HP x360 13

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the HP x360 13 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the x360 13 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the x360 13.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the HP x360 13 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the x360 13.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the x360 13 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to the x360 13.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.5 kilograms, the HP x360 13 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the x360 13.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Outputs
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Electronic Compass
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

8 Awards

techradar.com/au/ Recommended computershopper.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star Techradar Recommended hardware.info Gold Award 01net.com 5 Star hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

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9 November 2016

With "Kaby Lake," thinner bezels, and 14-hour battery life, HP's 13.3-inch showpiece continues to be a formidable rival to other 2-in-1's and non-convertible ultrabooks alike. Read More?...

Computershopper.com

Sleek but sturdy aluminum design
Impressive performance and battery life
Aboveaverage keyboard
Two USBC Thunderbolt 3 ports plus USB 3.0
Fast 16X Bluray writing
Screen resolution limited to 1080p
No HDMI port or SD card slot
None
Lint filter is slightly harder to clean than others
Lint filter was not easy to remove and clean
29 December 2015

As a premium end laptop line, HP's Spectre series has always upheld a certain level of classy aesthetics and design. The current HP Spectre x360 upholds the premium design promise, but for the... Read more…

21 December 2015

Its 360° hinge allowing for clam shell, tent, tablet and presentation mode is just the start of this interesting business class or premium consumer notebook.There are eight in the Business (PRO)... Read more…

27 October 2015

Regardless, the recent launches of Windows 10 and Intel's 6th-generation Core processors - nicknamed Skylake - have prompted a refresh of HP's portable PCs . We went hands-on at a preview event in... Read more…

7 October 2015

HP has unveiled a new version of its recent success story, the Spectre x360, that has been reworked thanks to the company's ongoing partnership with Bang & Olufsen. Not only does it now adopt the... Read more…

9 August 2015

Although I am a Mac user, I can still appreciate, or at times, even be envious of some of the Windows based laptops. Take for example, the Dell XPS 13 we reviewed recently, or the Microsoft... Read more…

27 July 2015

Microsoft's involvement in the development of the Spectre hasn't resulted in anything spectacular but this is still a very smart and competent package. The impressive battery life, high quality...

While it might sound a bit like a Bond villain, the HP Spectre x360 laptop promises to be as sharp as one of Q's gadgets, boasting a 360 degree rotating display, a slick aluminium chassis and a... Read more…

30 June 2015

Starting at AUD$1,499, HP's Spectre x360 is a reasonably good value proposition; it's a solidly build notebook that backs up attractive design with ample power and an above average trackpad /...

18 June 2015

The HP Spectre x360 has all the makings of a great 2-in-1 machine with a stylish chassis and excellent screen that make it deserving of high marks, but weight issues are a concern...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 134100, 134100d, 134100dx, hp 134100, hp 134100d, hp 134100dx
Barcodes 00889894251381
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