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We checked 3,456 user and expert reviews for HP notebook PCs and found that on average HP has good ratings. We also found that HP has good ratings specifically within its 2 in 1 laptops range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Has a Front Camera
The Elite x2 has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the Elite x2 also have a front camera.
Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might want to consider include the HP Spectre x360[plb_2845096_price] which has better reviews.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The HP Elite x2 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This notebook 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 on the market for around the same time as the Elite x2.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on notebook PCs of this age and spec. 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 portable PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs of this age and spec.
L3 Processor Cache
This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on laptops of this age and spec.
Quite High Front Camera Resolution
The Elite x2 has a quite high front camera resolution (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Elite x2. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Elite x2 the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 8MP.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Elite x2 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Elite x2 also have a touch sensitive screen.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus R554LA[plb_2846646_price].
Quite Big Processor Cache
At 4 megabytes, the HP Elite x2 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. Portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Elite x2 have processor caches of between 1MB and 4MB.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
At 54 watt-hours, the Elite x2 has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Elite x2. The smallest battery capacity of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Elite x2 is 22Wh, the biggest is 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 43Wh.
At only 298 millimeters, the Elite x2 is quite narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The narrowest comparable spec laptop that is a similar age to the Elite x2 is 200mm wide, the widest is 390mm, and the average width is 320mm.
The weights of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Elite x2 range from 290g to 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. At only 870 grams, the Elite x2 is very light compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the Elite x2.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most notebook PCs of this spec and age 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.
Quite Small Screen Size
With a screen size of only 11.6 inches, the Elite x2 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The average screen size of portable PCs of this type and age is 13".
Other 11.6" notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the DELL Latitude 12 7204[plb_2538584_price] which has better reviews.
If this portable PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2747601_price] (12.5").
Very Slow Processor Clock Speed
At only 1.2 gigahertz, the HP Elite x2 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Elite x2. The slowest processor clock speed of portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Elite x2 is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 2.6GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz.
If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the HP Pro X2 612 G1[plb_2966350_price] (1.3GHz and higher rated).
Only Two Battery Cells
The Elite x2 is a two battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have between two and seven battery cells.
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Fairly Heavy Weight in Tablet Mode
At 870 grams, the Elite x2 has a fairly heavy weight in tablet mode compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Elite x2. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago the weights in tablet mode range from 430g to 1.1kg, and the average weight in tablet mode is 750g.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when HP released the Elite x2.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the HP Elite x2 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Elite x2.
Intel Core M Processor Family
The HP Elite x2 has an Intel Core M processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
The HP Elite x2 has a relatively average total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Elite x2.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the HP EliteBook Revolve 810[plb_2735176_price], or the DELL Latitude 12 7204[plb_2538584_price] which has better reviews.
If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Acer Aspire R3-131T[plb_2967671_price] (500GB).
Intel Core M
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Conflict Free Processor
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Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5300, Intel HD Graphics 530