HP ZBook x2 G4-3KK88AA
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Reviews for the HP ZBook x2 G4-3KK88AA
Source: PC Guia PT→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Series: The HP ZBook x2 is a convertible laptop that claims to be the world’s most powerful detachable PC, with remarkable performance and versatility. It is a laptop targeted for creative professionals to push the limits and turn vision into reality with the power of the HP ZBook x2 and Adobe Creative Cloud applications. The HP ZBook x2 features multiple modes and ultimate versatility. With the flexibility of a detachable Bluetooth keyboard, a user can go from laptop to tablet whenever inspiration strikes. Creative professionals can review and edit their work with an integrated 160-degree stand and full-sized keyboard. Besides that, they can also capture and sketch on-the-go with the pen and HP Quick Keys featuring 18 Adobe app shortcuts. Furthermore, designers can create without interruption with a Wacom EMR pen that responds instantly to every nuance of their hand, giving them a pencil-like experience. It has 4096 pressure-sensitive levels, a customizable side button, and a built-in eraser. Additionally, it never requires charging and has natural tilt and almost zero latency. HP ZBook x2 users can immerse themselves in 1 billion colors on a stunning 10-bit, 100 % Adobe RGB, 4K multi-touch UHD display. They can work in any lighting with the anti-glare touchscreen. This highlight leads to the claim of the HP ZBook x2 being the world’s most advanced detachable PC display.
As for hardware specifications, users can cork at the speed of their ideas with the latest quad-core Intel Core i7 Processors and Intel Turbo Boost Technology, as well as Nvidia Quadro graphics for real-time visualization of multi-layered artwork and creative projects. For memory, it features 32 GB RAM Dual Channel Memory and up to 1 TB HP Z Turbo Drive storage. Users can also experience the dual-fan active cooling system, designed to dissipate heat from the powerful Nvidia graphics cards and the Intel quad-core processors. The ZBook x2 has two cameras, which is a front-facing 720p selfie cam, and a 3,264 x 1,836 rear shooter. The speakers are on the top of the back of the tablet. HP partnered with Bang & Olufsen for an amazing sound. HP's software includes HP WorkWise, which users can use to manage their PC from their mobile device, and HP JumpStart, which offers tutorials for setting up the machine. As a conclusion, the ZBook x2 is a powerful device at a high price tag, which limits it to professionals only. It has everything creative professionals need to work practically anywhere, which is a high-resolution display, great stylus, lightweight versatile design, shortcut keys for Adobe creative suite and professional grade inking.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam
NVIDIA Quadro M620: Mid-range workstation graphics card based on the 28nm GM107 Maxwell architecture with 512 shaders and a 128-Bit wide memory bus. Similar to the older Quadro M1000M and consumer GeForce GTX 950M (which features more shaders).
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-8650U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.9 and 4.2 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process. » 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.
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).
60%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.
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