HP Spectre Touch x360 Convertible 13.3″ Laptop, 13t-ae00 Review
HP Spectre Touch x360 Convertible 13.3″ Laptop
HP Spectre Touch x360 13t-ae00 is a renewed- HP certified and refurbished 13” convertible ultra-portable laptop with a 13.3” FHD Gorilla Glass screen, a powerful 8th generation i5 processor, a large SSD for speed and storage size and other user-friendly and modern features and specs for those on the go or that travel lots.You have three color options of ash/gold, silver and rose gold. And the average rating for these machines is 4.4 out of 5 stars by 12 customers.
You’re given eight different options with i5 and i7 processors, SSD sizes of 256GB, 360GB and 512G and memory sizes of 8GB and 16GB on the Amazon product page. The eighth generation Intel i5-8250U ultra low voltage processor has quad cores (6MB cache) and speeds between 16.GHz to 3.4GHz as the tasks require it, 256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD- Solid State Drive ensures speed when starting the machine or opening the files and good amount of storage and the 8GB DDR4 SDRAM memory offers more than adequate multitasking power. And the operating system is Windows 10 (64-bit).
The x360 convertible is an ultra portable machine that is only 0.53 inch thick, weighs only 3.9 pounds and measures 12.05 x 8.58 x 0.53 inches. There is no dedicated graphics card but the integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620 that is good for ultrabooks and doesn’t require much power usage. It is similar to Intel HD 620 in terms of overall performance and scores 1050 on Passmark as a mid-range graphics card. The sound quality is more than adequate through its Bang & Olufsen expert-tuned quad speakers and HP Audio Boost feature. It comes with the HP CoolSense technology that ensures dynamic management of the temperature, to keep you more comfortable.
The picture quality is very good on the 13.3″ diagonal Full HD micro-edge WLED-backlit touch display with IPS panel for 178-degree viewing angles horizontally and vertically. The Corning Gorilla Glass NBT offers robust protection and helps reduce scratches and bumps. It has some convenient security features like an IR Webcam for safe login, fingerprint reader instead of using passwords, and a privacy screen for your info to stay safe and private. HP TrueVision FHD IR webcam is decent quality and includes the dual array digital microphone. The full-size keyboard is backlit and comes with the HP ImagePad with multi-touch gesture support.
Connectivity options include 802.11 ac wireless (2×2), Bluetooth 4.2 Combo, a USB 3.1 Gen 1 with HP Sleep and Charge, a USB Type-C port, 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports with data transfers up to 40 Gb/s and power delivery, a headphone and microphone combo, Micro SD Reader, and a Webcam Kill Switch. You can use it with Stylus but it is not included in the package. With the long battery life you can be out and about all day long and use your machine and it charges quickly. The battery on this one is guaranteed to have at least 80% capacity of the brand new.
HP Spectre Touch x360 has a beautiful modern design, is very well constructed, has a backlit keyboard, security features, a powerful processor, a fast and large SSD, can be used in tablet and laptop formats, is just like brand new. It is a great convertible laptop overall at an affordable price. As an Amazon renewed product it is thoroughly inspected by a qualified supplier and works and looks like brand new, except for perhaps the box and accessories. The warranty on this modern laptop is 90 days by HP, in case you encounter any problems and you’ll get a refund or replacement within the first 90 days of your purchase if it doesn’t function as promised. You can purchase extended warranty from HP and you also have the Amazon’s standard return policy.