Deal | Budget HP Pavilion x360 approaches bargain status after price drops massive 34% to less than US$400 at Best Buy
The HP Pavilion x360 2-in-1 convertible notebook which normally retails for US$579.99 is now enjoying a steep 34% off at Best Buy (via slickdeals). As a result of the US$200 discount, the final price of US$379.99 is the lowest the laptop has gotten in 60 days per Honey’s price history tool.
Based on the hardware on offer, the HP Pavilion x360 has the potential to be an admirable daily driver that doesn’t break the bank. The notebook features a 12th gen Core i3-1215U CPU with 6 cores (2 P-cores + 4 E-cores)/8 threads, 8 GB of DDR4-3200 memory, 256 GB of PCIe Gen 4 storage, Wi-Fi 6, and a 43 Wh battery. Additionally, the laptop packs a 14-inch FHD IPS touch display and a 720p webcam.
When it comes to performance, the Core i3-1215U is a capable entry-level to mid-range chip. We gave the CPU a performance rating of 41.5% which puts it on par with the Ryzen 7 5700U and only 4% behind the Core i7-1260U and the Core i5-1240U. In other words, the Core i3-1215U should provide plenty of grunt for general day-to-day/office activities like word processing, web browsing, and multi-tasking between different apps.
Finally, based on our testing of the 2021 HP Pavilion x360 with a 43 Wh cell that lasted 7 hours in our Wi-Fi test, the Pavilion x360 on sale should, in theory, also produce a similar or better runtime.
All in all, if you are in the market for a cheap notebook that is a decent performer, the HP Pavilion x360 2-in-1 convertible on sale for US$379.99 is worth considering.
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