HP Envy x2 video review: Good laptop, great tablet

Summary:The HP Envy x2 is a very good Windows 8 laptop and a great tablet as demonstrated in this video.

Envy x2 side view

The HP Envy x2 is a sleek laptop with a detachable screen that becomes a good Windows 8 tablet. The Atom processor won't win any speed awards but does a good job powering through typical laptop tasks.

In this video, the tablet is shown in detail. The thin aluminum tablet is as light as can be with the 11.6-inch display. The Envy x2 comes with a laptop dock that is also shown.

Hardware specs:

  • OS: Windows 8

  • CPU: Intel Atom 1.8 GHz

  • Memory/storage: 2GB/64GB

  • Ports: 2x USB 2.0; HDMI

  • Audio: Beats Audio

  • Cameras: 1080p webcam (front); 8MP (rear)

  • Connectivity: wi-fi; Bluetooth

  • Battery life: 8 hours tablet; 14+ hours with keyboard dock (has second battery)

  • Display: 11.6 inches, 1366x768

  • Weight: 1.5 lbs tablet, 3 lbs with keyboard dock.

See also:

HP Envy x2 quick take: Good laptop and great tablet

HP Envy x2 for $525: I had to buy one at that price

Topics: Mobility, Hewlett-Packard, Laptops, Reviews, Tablets, Windows 8

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