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HP ZBook x2 Series

HP ZBook x2 G4-2WX08AVProcessor: Intel Core i7 7600U, Intel Core i7 8650U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro M620
Display: 14 inch
Weight: 2.17kg
Price: 2500, 3000 euro
Average Score: 80.64% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 14 reviews)
price: 95%, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 95%
mobility: 87%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

 

HP ZBook x2 G4-3FB86UT

Specifications

HP ZBook x2 G4-3FB86UTNotebook: HP ZBook x2 G4-3FB86UT
Processor: Intel Core i7 7600U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro M620 2048 MB
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Weight: 2.17kg
Price: 2500 euro
Links: HP homepage

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HP ZBook x2
Source: PC Mag English
With workstation-grade components, the HP ZBook x2 packs more power than most detachable-hybrid 2-in-1 laptops. It's a good fit for for artists, 4K videographers, and anyone who needs massive power in a versatile form factor.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/18/2017
HP ZBook x2 brings a tear-off keyboard and 4K 10-bit color
Source: CNet English
As for the internals, while it uses eighth-gen Intel Core chips, those are still based on a tweaked version of last year's Kaby Lake architecture and the integrated graphics are just rebranded from last year's. That's unavoidable; Intel still hasn't shipped Coffee Lake-based mobile CPUs. But given how much the high-end configuration will probably cost, I'd be tempted to wait and at least get a sense of how much of an improvement the desktop Coffee Lake processors deliver. More cores for a workstation are more important than in a consumer laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/17/2017

 

HP ZBook x2 G4-2WX08AV

Specifications

HP ZBook x2 G4-2WX08AVNotebook: HP ZBook x2 G4-2WX08AV
Processor: Intel Core i7 8650U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA Quadro M620 2048 MB
Display: 14 inch, 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Weight: 2.17kg
Price: 3000 euro
Links: HP homepage

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.64% - good
Average of 11 scores (from 12 reviews)

 

80% HP ZBOOK X2 G Review
Source: Toptenreviews English
HP’s ZBook X2 G4 resembles the offspring of an HP 2-in-1 workstation and a Wacom graphics tablet. While it looks like a bulky, industrial-inspired laptop-tablet combo, it’s a super-niche device for graphics professionals who want more PC functionality than professional graphics tablets usually provide.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
81% HP zBook x2 G4 DreamColor Review
Source: Pocketnow English
If you have anything to do with the visual creative side of things and may have a career in graphic design, photography, film making, video editing, motion graphics, 3D animation, 3D modeling, 3D printing, environmental design, architecture, etc., maybe with a little bit of virtual reality design and programming… then the HP zBook x2 G4 DreamColor should be at the top of your list for a new mobile workstation.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 81% display: 95% mobility: 90% workmanship: 95%
HP ZBook X2 G4 Review: A Powerful Convertible For Creative Professionals
Source: Hot Hardware English
Overall, if you live and breathe Adobe Creative Cloud or simply want accurate colors, Wacom pen support, 4K resolution, a matte display and a premium build through and through, the HP Zbook X2 G4 may be the convertible workstation for you.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/01/2018
75% HP Zbook x2: Not quite a Surface-killer
Source: Good Gear Guide English
If you want a portable, somewhat flexible and square-looking workstation with all the right bells and whistles and a fair amount of grunt, the HP Zbook x2 is a compelling choice.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
75% HP Zbook x2: Not quite a Surface-killer
Source: PC World Australia English
If you want a portable, somewhat flexible and square-looking workstation with all the right bells and whistles and a fair amount of grunt, the HP Zbook x2 is a compelling choice.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
80% HP ZBook x2 G4 Detachable Workstation review: A hybrid for creatives
Source: Zdnet.com English
The HP ZBook x2 G4 is a powerhouse for creative types, and has a lot going for it. The bezel shortcuts for pen users are a highlight, and the pen itself is superb. The detachable configuration has been well thought-out and well implemented. However, the audio subsystem is disappointing and moderate battery life will rule out some use cases.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
94% 2018 HP ZBook X2 G4 review: This is the best detachable workstation for creative professionals
Source: Techaeris English
There is no doubt in my mind, the HP ZBook X2 G4 is the best detachable PC for creators and artists. It has the power and features under the hood to satisfy the work needs of photographers, designers, videographers, and artists. I wouldn’t recommend this device for the average consumer just looking to do basic work or even basic Adobe work. This is a power users device and it’s a stellar one at that.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 94% price: 95% performance: 100% display: 95% mobility: 90% workmanship: 95%
82% HP ZBook x2 G4 review:
Source: CNet English
As long as you aren't constrained by the stylus and are comfortable with the cost, the HP ZBook x2 G4 DreamColor delivers accurate color and smooth sketching with workstation credibility.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2018
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
80% HP ZBook x2
Source: PC Mag English
The HP ZBook x2 is heavy and expensive, but this Windows tablet's strong feature set gives creatives an excellent alternative to using a traditional laptop or desktop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HP ZBook x2 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The HP ZBook x2 is a powerful art tool, but other machines offer stronger graphics and its price may limit it to professionals.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/12/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HP ZBook x2 G4
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% HP Zbook X2 G4 – proffsplatta med tunga prestanda
Source: M3 PC för alla SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

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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).


With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

7600U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.8 to 3.9 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process. Integrates a HD Graphics 620 clocked at 300 - 1150 MHz and is manufactured in an improved 14nm process.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.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.17 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.17 kg:


80.64%: 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.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-04-12 (Update: 2018-04-12)