The HP Specter x360 14-ea0131nf is a 2-in-1 Ultrabook convertible into a portable tablet with its battery life of 10 hours. With a 13.5-inch 3: 2 IPS touchscreen that can be opened at 360 °, this elegant aluminum hybrid ultraportable is perfectly suited for everyday use with its Quad Core i5-1135G7 processor with Iris Xe graphics capable of running games without too greedy. This thin and light laptop PC also benefits from enhanced responsiveness through its fast SSD storage, a dual biometric authentication system with infrared webcam and fingerprint reader but also a backlit chiclet keyboard and connectivity Wi-Fi ax and 2 USB 4 Type-C Thunderbolt 4 (however without HDMI).
Features of the HP Specter x360 14-ea0131nf
|Screen (s)||13.5 ” WUXGA IPS LED 100% sRGB 1000cd / m² micro-edge BrightView Corning Gorilla Glass multi-touch touchscreen (1920×1280, gloss)|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1135G7 Tiger Lake (2.4 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB (soldered) LPDDR4 3200 MHz|
|Graphic card||Intel Iris Xe integrated into the processor|
|Storage||512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe TLC)|
|Connectivity||1 USB 3.0 2 USB 4 Type-C Thunderbolt 4, microSD|
|Network||Wi-Fi ax (2×2, Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201), Bluetooth 5.0 / td>|
|Windows Hello||Yes, via infrared fingerprint reader and webcam|
|Audio system||2 Bang & Olufsen speakers, Audio Boost 2.0|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|battery life announced / Battery||10 hours / Li-Polymer 4 cells 66Whr (275 gr)|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.34 Kg / 298.3 x 220.1 x 16.9|
Chassis, connectors, screen of the HP Specter x360 14-ea0131nf
Open at 360 ° to convert into a Tablet, this versatile Ultrabook features a design that is both elegant, discreet and original thanks to its Nightfall Black aluminum frame with an anodized sandblasted finish with copper accents.
The screen is adorned with multi-touch touch technology: by simply placing at least one finger on it, by pressing / gesturing, you can interact with the system and the software.
It is covered with a protective layer of Corning Gorilla Glass. As a result, the screen is treated brilliantly, involving revived colors but sensitivity to reflections in a bright environment (eg outdoors).
With its 100% sRGB and IPS characteristics, the screen displays colors more faithful than the average as well as important viewing angles, both horizontally and vertically. It is well suited to High Definition content with its WUXGA definition higher than Full HD because it offers more vertical space thanks to its 3: 2 format.
You can authenticate biometrically via Windows Hello technology and 2 means: the infrared webcam for facial recognition and the fingerprint reader.
The chiclet keyboard can be backlit of course, which is practical for distinguishing its keys in a dimly lit environment.
This 2-in-1 Ultrabook has a good connection including 2 USB 4 Type-C Thunderbolt 4 (against 1 maximum usually), wireless modules Bluetooth 5 and Wi-Fi ax ( more recent and efficient than Wi-Fi). Fi ac) to communicate and connect remotely, an audio port and 1 USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 device is plugged in above.
No HDMI and / or Ethernet ports however, but if necessary we can use adapters such as USB-C to HDMI or USB-C to Ethernet or even USB-C to standard USB .
Performance, battery life of the HP Specter x360 14-ea0131nf
The HP Specter x360 14-ea0131nf is aimed at those who are looking for a compact and nomadic laptop convertible into a Tablet for everyday versatile use on the go.
It incorporates SSD storage with a capacity of 512 GB is similar to the standard of hard drives. But of course if you need additional space, you can rely on an external storage unit. Opting for a USB-C / USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt device then represents an interesting solution.
In any case, the SSD offers several advantages compared to a hard drive: it is silent, more energy efficient, more resistant to shocks and much faster.
Concretely, thanks to the SSD, we obtain much faster software launches as well as processing and starts / stops, or even a faster arrival on the cards of online games.
On a daily basis, the SSD supports the heart of this thin and light 2-in-1 laptop convertible into a tablet that delivers good performance in everyday use. Because it is based on 8 GB of RAM as well as a low-power Intel Tiger Lake i5-1135G7 Quad Core processor.
This integrates the Intel Iris Xe graphics solution (which we tested) , the performance of which is significantly higher than those of the classic Intel UHD 620.
Obviously if the objective is often to perform processing that is demanding in terms of processor and / or graphics resources, it is in the interest of opting instead for a PC equipped with a non-low consumption processor and / or an adequate dedicated graphics card.
Finally on the battery life side, bet on about 10 hours of battery operation in light use for this elegant 2-in-1 hybrid aluminum Ultrabook that can be transformed into an easy-to-carry tablet thanks to its compactness, finesse and lightness.