HP Spectre 13-4000nf x360
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the HP Spectre 13-4000nf x360
Source: Techzilla.it IT→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 93% price: 80% performance: 90% display: 95% mobility: 95% workmanship: 95% ergonomy: 95%
Source: 01Net FR→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/28/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
Model: The HP Spectre 13-4000nf x360 is an ultra-portable convertible laptop. The chassis is made from premium aluminium and the design of the laptop is said to be the outcome of the collaboration with Microsoft to provide the best experience for the user with Microsoft Windows 8.1. The system can be upgraded to Microsoft Windows 10 for free. The laptop comes with 4 different options of processors to choose from; 2.2 GHz Intel Core i5-5200U, 3.0 GHz Intel Core i7-5500U, 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5-6200U and 3.1 GHz Intel Core i7-6500U. It features 4 GB or 8 GB RAM and a 128 GB or a 256 GB SSD as storage device.
There are also two options for the display; 13.3-inch Full HD or Quad HD. Both screens come with glossy glass touch panel. The keyboard comes with white LED backlight that allows use under any lighting conditions and it is comfortable to type on while the touchpad is nice to use and compatible with Microsoft gestures. The connectivity options include three USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, a mini DisplayPort, a combo audio jack and an SD card reader. The 1.51 kg device features a battery life of 12 hours.
Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP).
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
5200U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this 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.
In former time,s this weight was typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, often 15 inch laptops weigh as much.
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.
Up to 2015, the company was named Hewlett Packard Company. After a split, the computer range was renamed to HP Inc.
In the laptop segment, HP was the world's largest manufacturer from 2014 to 2016 with a market share of 20-21% from 2014 to 2016, but they only exceed Lenovo by a small margin as of recently. HP is not present in the smartphone sector (as of 2016).
96.5%: This notebook model is regarded by the reviewers to be exceptionally good. There hardly exist laptops, which are rated so good. If this rating can be taken seriously, this is a clear recommendation for purchase.
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