HP Spectre XT Pro-B8W13AA


HP Spectre XT Pro-B8W13AANotebook: HP Spectre XT Pro-B8W13AA (Envy 13 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 13.0 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 82.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 70% mobility: 90%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 75%

Reviews for the HP Spectre XT Pro-B8W13AA

85% Achillesferse Display
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/21/2013
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 90% display: 70% mobility: 90% ergonomy: 90% emissions: 75%
80% Neid bei der Qual der Ultrabook-Wahl?
Source: German DE→EN
Positive: very good workmanship; keeps up with competitors Negative: no UMTS-modem
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 80%
HP Spectre XT Pro bude společníkem na cesty
Source: CZ→EN
Positive: Good connectivity; very comfortable backlit keyboard; quiet operation in office work. Negative: Glossy display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/07/2012


Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.5 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

HP: The Hewlett-Packard Company, founded 1935, commonly referred to as HP, is a technology corporation headquartered in California, United States. HP specializes in developing and manufacturing computing, storage, and networking hardware, software and services. Major product lines include personal computing devices, enterprise servers, related storage devices, as well as a diverse range of printers and other imaging products. Other product lines, including electronic test equipment and systems, medical electronic equipment, solid state components and instrumentation for chemical analysis. HP posted US $91.7 billion in annual revenue in 2006, making it the world's largest technology vendor in terms of sales. In 2007 the revenue was $104 billion, making HP the first IT company in history to report revenues exceeding $100 billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

HP reviews

82.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

HP Spectre XT 13-2100ea
HD Graphics 4000
HP Spectre XT 13-2103ef
HD Graphics 4000

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2012-08-26 (Update: 2012-08-26)