The HP 2018 has updated the x360 with the time and the competition by making it one of the faster premium notebooks on the market. HP’s Spectre x360 has been giving a neck and neck competition with the Microsoft Surface Book and has been at the top of the heap for a while. Its performance is controlled by Kaby Lake G Series technology with an 8th Gen Core i7 CPU with AMD Radeon RX Vega M graphics. It also has a gorgeous 4K screen and a comfy keyboard.
Below are the New HP Spectre x360 Top Features:
The new HP Spectre x360 is quite similar to the recent design of the Spectre x360. It has the same machined aluminum chassis with 360-degree convertible hinge to allow to use a laptop as a slate tablet and plus, features the sophisticated black-and-copper color scheme.The laptop weighs about 4.6 pounds and measures 0.8 inches making it heavy and thick like the 15-inch Lenovo Yoga 720 which weighs 4.6 pounds and measure 0.8 inches.
The Spectre x360 also offers dual Thunderbolt 3 ports on its right side used for extending the display and connecting to high-speed devices. Beside them is the HDMI port and fingerprint reader. The left side of the laptop features a USB 3.0 port, for people who haven’t migrated over to the reversible USB Type-C future yet and also headphone jack and an SD memory card reader.
Also, the New HP Spectre x360 has Gem Cut Design, enabled Gigabit-Class 4G LTE advanced fingerprint reader, secutity from Hacking with Privacy Camera Kill Switch.
The HP Spectre x360’s has a 15.6-inch with a 3840 x 2160 pixel screen resolution giving a bright and vivid images. Also, the 13 inch model is coming soon in the market. The screen is sharp and crisp and a little over saturated in color making the movie details and colors pop out.
Moreover, The HP Spectre x360 comes with a pleasant surprise as it offers a 2.0 megapixel camera with more details that is much needed for a Skype call.
The keyboard and touchpad of the Spectre x360 are well designed for comfortable, speedy typing and works without any complaints. The keyboard has a full size number pad which is a new feature added.
The 4.7 x 2.3-inch touchpad on the Spectre x360 easily tracks the input navigated and also registers the Windows 10’s three-finger swipe in a very high speed.
The HP Pen, included with this model, is an impressive active stylus but still, many prefer the HP Tilt pen as it feel more natural. It is designed to work with the Windows Ink Ecosystem. The LCD screen may bounce a bit when trying to directly on the open screen in laptop with the pen, so the tablet mode is much preferred when working with the significant pen.
There were many complaints regarding the battery life of the previous designs. For the new HP Spectre x360, HP has dramatically boosted its battery life from a little over five hours to over eight hours which may be because of the dimmer screen of the laptop in comparison to the last year’s model, as well as the lower-end specs.
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HP Spectre x360 configured with a Kaby Lake G series has an Intel Core i7-8705G processor with 16GB of RAM, which gave the laptop enough horsepower for speedy multitasking. There is no buffering or disturbance in the YouTube videos even after the screen is divided.
Also, the 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD in the Spectre x360 can duplicate the 4.97GB of multimedia files in 18 seconds, at a rate of 282.7MBps.
Ignoring the short battery life, the Spectre x360 can be considered a mix of style with elegant design, comfortable keyboard and a speedy CPU. All the specs present in the laptop makes it looks nice as it is to use.
Official Video of HP Spectre x360 by HP: