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HP Elite x2

HP Elite X2 2 Core Intel Core M 0.8GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core M 0.8GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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Tablet or Ultrabook How about both The one device you need for wherever business takes you. This highly mobile device with unmatched durability comes fully equipped with HP's leading security and... More
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HP Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,456 owner and expert reviews for HP portable PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range.

Robust

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was strong and durable. Expert review site Itpro.co.uk mentioned in December last year “The silver-coloured chiselled metal of the X2 1012 felt very rigid and sturdy in the h”.

Reasonably Priced

One HP Elite x2 owner said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Techradar.com mentioned in their review on expert website Techradar “The Elite x2 1012 is an attractive and affordable hybrid capable of e”.

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 type and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Elite x2 has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elite x2.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Elite x2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Elite x2.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. 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.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

The HP Elite x2 has a fairly high front camera resolution (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Elite x2. The lowest front camera resolution of 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago is 0.3MP and the highest is 8MP.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched more than a year ago, the HP Elite x2 has a touch sensitive screen.

Other laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might also want to consider include the HP Spectre x360 which has better reviews.

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Very Big Cache Memory

With a cache memory of 4 megabytes, the HP Elite x2 has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Elite x2. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Elite x2 the cache memories range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the HP Elite x2 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Elite x2. The average processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Elite x2 is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB.

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Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Elite x2 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Narrow

Portable PCs of this age and type have widths of between 200mm and 390mm. At only 298 millimeters, the Elite x2 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Elite x2.

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Light

With a weight of only 870 grams, the HP Elite x2's weight is one of the lightest amongst notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Elite x2. Across all the laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elite x2 the weights range from 290g to 2.8kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Elite x2 is 600MHz, the fastest is 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 920MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 800 megahertz, the Elite x2 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other laptops that were released around the same time as the Elite x2 that we have assessed the processor clock speed of, the HP Elite x2's processor clock speed of only 0.8 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest processor clock speed of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Elite x2 is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 2.6GHz.

If you are looking for a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP 1011 G1 (1.1GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard. The Elite x2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The Elite x2 has a quite small screen size (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average screen size of 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the Elite x2 is 13".

Laptops with a bigger screen size that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo Yoga 12 (£280.00) (12.5"), or the HP Pro X2 612 G1 (£627.00) (12.5").

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.7GB. The Elite x2 has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Elite x2.

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Only Two Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between two and seven battery cells, including the HP Elite x2 which has two battery cells.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The HP Elite x2 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2 gigahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 3.2GHz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the HP Elite x2

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Intel Core M Processor Family

The HP Elite x2 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core M processor family, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 256 gigabytes, the Elite x2 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 (500GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
DisplayPort
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height in Tablet Mode
Depth
Depth in Tablet Mode
Width
Width in Tablet Mode
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00725184082405, 00889296771586

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