Hewlett-Packard launches in France its Spectrum x360 13-ae009nf, a new Ultrabook 2-in-1 with 4K IPS touch screen convertible tablet with an announced autonomy of 16 hours under Windows 10. The program dedicated SSD storage solution of capacity appreciable, good amount of RAM, latest generation low power Quad Core i7 Kaby Lake Refresh processor, connection USB 3.1 Type-C Thunderbolt 3 or backlit chiclet keyboard. It is currently displayed on promotion for less than 1500 euros in pack with a mouse which makes it eligible for the offer of reimbursement of 100 euros in progress.
Its natural silver finish aluminum finish design gives it an elegant and discreet appearance.
|Slab||13.3 “4K IPS Edge-to-Edge Multi-Touch Touch LED 360 ° Corning Gorilla (3840×2160, Glossy)|
|Processor||Kaby Lake Intel Core i7-8550U (1.8 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||16 GB (soldered) LPDDR3 2133 MHz|
|Storage space||512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD|
|Graphic card||Intel UHD 620 integrated into the processor|
|Audio system||2 speakers Bang & Olufsen Audio Boost|
|webcam||Yes, Full HD TrueVision with Windows Hello compatible microphone|
|Network||Wi-Fi b / g / n / ac (2×2)|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.2|
|Video output (s)||–|
|Fingerprint reader||TPM security chip|
|Entries exits)||Headphone / Mic Combo|
|USB||1 USB 3.1 (Gen1) 2 USB 3.1 Type-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort 1.2)|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|Drums||Li-Ion 3 cells 60 Whr|
|Autonomy announced||16 hours max|
|Dimensions (mm)||306 x 218 x 13.6|
|Other||Backlit chiclet keyboard, multi-touch touchpad; Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Electronic Compass; Protective cover provided|
The HP Specter x360 13-ae009nf can seduce those who are looking for a compact laptop Very High Definition convertible tablet for a nomad common use.
If HP communicates on a range of 16 hours maximum, practice table about 8:30 of battery operation in light use. The compactness and weight of this Ultrabook 2-in-1 makes it easy to transport.
This hybrid laptop is clearly distinguished by its multitouch touch screen to interact with the system and software by simply affixing at least one finger on the slab. As the screen can open 360 °, we can easily and quickly convert this Ultrabook Tablet.
IPS, the screen offers at the same time a colorimetry more faithful than average as well as important viewing angles, both horizontally and vertically. It is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass layer and adopts a 4K definition well above average and ideal for displaying (High) High Definition content, especially videos due to its 16 / 9th format.
Thanks to the Intel UHD 620 graphics inside the processor, it is of course possible to watch photos and videos on this ultraportable 2-in-1 that is not suitable for games since it lacks a dedicated GPU.
However, this Ultrabook delivers great overall performance as it is architected around a good 16GB RAM above average as well as a next-generation Quad Core i7-8550U low-power Kaby Lake Refresh processor that is more powerful than a low-power Kaby Lake i7 Core i7 under software that leverages the multicore architecture.
This ultraportable hybrid proves even more responsive every day that it has a dedicated SSD storage 512 GB. This SSD competes with hard drives in terms of capacity while being less energy, more shock resistant and quieter. . As a result, the presence of the SSD guarantees a significantly smoother and faster operation than if you were dealing with a hard disk.
Onboard connectivity is very good for such a thin model, including Bluetooth 4.2 and Wi-Fi ac modules for wireless communications and remote connections, 1 audio port, 1 USB 3.1 or 2 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen2 ) Thunderbolt 3. However, some will certainly regret the lack of HDMI video output.
In any case, many people will appreciate to be able to backlight the keys of the keyboard chiclet to distinguish them in a very dim light. We also mention the possibility to identify easily on the system thanks to the Windows Hello compatible webcam.