HP has good average reviews for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this type and age.
Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
The Envy Stream x360 has one of the biggest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Laptops of a similar type and age to the Envy Stream x360 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB.
Very Fast Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 2.4 gigahertz, the Envy Stream x360's processor frequency is one of the fastest amongst portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Envy Stream x360. Notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.7GHz.
If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook Revolve 810 (2.6GHz) which is also higher rated.
Has a Front Camera
The Envy Stream x360 has a front camera, as do most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Envy Stream x360.
Quite Big Internal Memory
The internal memorys of portable PCs of this age and type range from 1GB to 12GB. At 8 gigabytes, the HP Envy Stream x360 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
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SSD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time 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.
Alternative portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the U920t, or the U920t both from Toshiba or the DELL XPS 12.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Envy Stream x360 has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the Envy Stream x360 is 10", the biggest is 16", and the average display diagonal is 13".
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The HP Envy Stream x360 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Envy Stream x360.
Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.
Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency
With a processor boost frequency of 3 gigahertz, the Envy Stream x360 has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago. The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
Has a Touchscreen
The Envy Stream x360 has a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Envy Stream x360 also have a touchscreen.
There are a number of other portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the Envy Stream x360 the processor caches range from 1MB to 4MB. The Envy Stream x360 has one of the bigger processor caches (4 megabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.
10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The HP Envy Stream x360 does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Envy Stream x360 also do not have a full-size keyboard.
The Envy Stream x360 is one of the heavier laptops of a comparable type and age to the Envy Stream x360 (2.3 kilograms) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Envy Stream x360 have weights of between 580g and 20kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg.
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
The Envy Stream x360 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when HP released the Envy Stream x360.
Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family
The HP Envy Stream x360 has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Envy Stream x360 has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
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