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A few people considered that it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “Are solid alternatives to pricier Windows laptops” in their review but they gave the product a rating of 3 stars. Pcmag.com also wrote “The HP Elite x2 1011 G1 is a solid Windows business tablet with strong battery life.”. Chip.com.my said “Strong build quality” in their review.
A number of people who reviewed this laptop reckoned that it was strong and durable. Expert website Laptopmag.com mentioned “Business travelers may like the idea of toting a durable notebook and a versatile tablet on the road.” and scored the product 4 stars. Laptopmag.com also said “HP's Elite x2 1011 is a durable and secure 11.6-inch hybrid with long battery life”. Last year expert website Goodgearguide.com.au wrote “It has the sturdy buil” in their review of this laptop but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.
Good Battery Life
Several people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good battery life. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “The Elite X2 1011 G1 is a well-constructed business-focussed hybrid with fantastic battery life” and scored it 80 out of 100. Notebookreview.com said in their review “Nearly everything is likable about this notebook replacement tablet including its excellent power keyboard with built-in battery, port selection”. Chip.com.my said this month “Classleading battery life”.
Good Technical Features
Some HP 1011 G1 owners considered that it had good features. Trustedreviews.com said in their review of the HP 1011 G1 “This is a hybrid machine with a detachable screen and a huge slate of business features”. Notebookreview.com said last year “Business users will appreciate the extra security features including its bi”. In December last year Alphr.com said “Adds in some truly useful business features such as in-house repairability”.
Several customers reckoned that it was a good design. This year Chip.com.my mentioned “Svelte laptop-like design with the keyboard” in their review of this laptop. One HP 1011 G1 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a good case. Chip.com.my wrote “Solid, wellbuilt casing” in their HP 1011 G1 review.
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HP Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs
HP is one of the superior portable PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and HP also has good ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops.
Easy to Use
One HP 1011 G1 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the HP 1011 G1 was easy to use. Expert website V3.co.uk said in their review of the HP 1011 G1 “A combination of superb hardware and practical software makes the HP Elite x2 1011 G1 one of the best choices for enterprise-focused convertibles.”.
One customer who reviewed this laptop thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Chip.com.my wrote this month “Comfortable keyboard”.
Good Product Quality
Five HP 1011 G1 reviewers who purchased this laptop agreed that it was good quality. Notebookreview.com wrote last year “The HP Elite x2 1011 provides an impressive array of features in a high quality and compact design” however despite that they gave it a score of 3 stars. Expert website Itwire.com said “It's a tablet, no it's a clamshell notebook, no it's a Surface Pro 3 contender (for best Hybrid) – no its Elite – a name reserved for HP's top quality business ‘fleet' products”. This year Chip.com.my said “Attractive design and quality” in their review of this laptop.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
A few HP 1011 G1 owners who reviewed the HP 1011 G1 thought it was good value for money. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “The Elite x2 1012 is an attractive and affordable hybrid capable of e”. Chip.com.my said in their review of the HP 1011 G1 “Attractive price” .
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
Has a Front Camera
The HP 1011 G1 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the 1011 G1 also have a front camera.
The 1011 G1 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC.
SSD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a similar spec and age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the 1011 G1 the weights range from 290g to 2.8kg. The 1011 G1 is one of the lighter comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the 1011 G1 (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.4kg heavy laptops currently available including the HP EliteBook Revolve 810 (£2,005.53) which has better reviews.
At only 298 millimeters, the HP 1011 G1 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The narrowest notebook PC of a comparable age and type to the 1011 G1 is 200mm wide and the widest is 390mm.
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Not Good in Terms of Size
Seven people who reviewed it reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. Laptopmag.com wrote “Their bags are heavy enough without having to carry two devices” in their review of this laptop but they scored it 4 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au rated it 3 stars and said on expert review site Good Gear Guide.com.au “Tablet, HP's Elite x2 1011 G1 feels more like a heavy notebook of old when you first pick it up”. In December this year expert website Chip.com.my mentioned “Although a bit heavy, when separated the weight shouldn't become much of an issue”.
Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the 1011 G1 the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 900 megahertz, the HP 1011 G1 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most portable PCs of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard. The 1011 G1 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the Lenovo Yoga, the Acer Aspire R7, or the HP Spectre x360 (£874.00) which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Quite Small Screen Size
Across all the laptops of a comparable age and spec to the 1011 G1 the screen sizes range from 8.9" to 16". The 1011 G1 has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 11.6 inches) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the HP Pro X2 612 G1 (£574.00) (12.5" and higher rated), or the Acer Aspire R7-371T (13.3" and higher rated).
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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed
At only 1.1 gigahertz, the HP 1011 G1 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago. The average processor clock speed of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the 1011 G1 is 1.9GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 2.6GHz.
If you would prefer a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the T100HA (1.44GHz and higher rated), or the T100CHI (£324.00) (1.46GHz and higher rated) both from Asus or the HP Pro X2 612 G1 (£574.00) (1.3GHz and higher rated).
Only Two Battery Cells
The 1011 G1 is a two battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago have between two and seven battery cells.
Fairly Heavy Weight in Tablet Mode
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago the weights in tablet mode range from 430g to 1.1kg, and the average weight in tablet mode is 750g. At 870 grams, the 1011 G1 has a fairly heavy weight in tablet mode compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the 1011 G1.
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Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the 1011 G1 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago.
The 1011 G1 has a better processor family than most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it. This portable PC has an Intel Core M processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 256 gigabytes, the HP 1011 G1 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the 1011 G1.
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