The HP ENVY x360 has a better storage medium than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it have an SSD storage medium. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.
An HDD storage medium is in fact the worst storage medium across all laptops of this type and age.
An SSD storage medium is the best storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the 14, the Flex 14, or the Flex 2 all from Lenovo which is cheaper.
Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Yoga 11S (£1,308.00) (SSD), or the Yoga (SSD) both from Lenovo which is also cheaper.