HP Spectre X360 Review – Ultimate 2 in 1 Laptop

HP Spectre X360 Review
PROS: AMOLED screen, Includes Digital pen , Long Battery Life

CONS: Thicker chassis

HP Spectre X360 - 2 in 1 Laptop Review

HP Spectre X360 is the name of excellence when it comes to choosing the best 2 in 1 laptop. From design to performance you will find each factor at its best level in this laptop. As per its 2 in 1 feature it can be used as a tablet also, there is a 360 hinge through which the keyboard can be folded under the screen and can be used as a tablet comfortably. Moreover, it also provides the best battery backup of approximately 8 to 9 hours. Also, in this slim 2 in 1 laptop you will find the best connectivity options as compared with other convertible laptops. All the best features of HP Spectre X360 15 are explained below briefly, you can take the best knowledge about it from there.

HP Spectre X360 Review & Specifications

CPUIntel Core i7-8565U
Display15.6 inches (3840 x 2160)
Storage512GB SSD
Batteryup to 9 Hours
Size14.2 x 9.8 x 0.8 inches
Weight12.3 (ounces)
Ports1 x Thunderbolt 3, 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C port, 1 x HDMI, Headphone/mic combo jack

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Design & Chassis

HP Spectre X360 - Design

If you want to be the most stylish person in a room so you have to place the HP Spectre X360 Poseidon blue or dark ash silver laptop on your table. The design is just awesome, there are pale brass accents on the hinge and also on HP’s logo so the laptop throws a beautiful look to the user’s eyes. Also, you will find the elegant chassis on this laptop. On the right side of its chassis, there is a fingerprint reader for the best security of your data. Moreover, there are slim side bezels although the top one is thick to best fit the webcam. Also, the keyboard can be detached from the screen easily so it can be used as a tablet without folding the keyboard under the screen.

HP Spectre X360 15 inch weighs only 12.3 ounces with 14.2 x 9.8 x 0.8 inches thickness, so it’s the best portable option for those who prefer to bring the laptops on travel with them. Also, there is a digital pen in packing for drawing and painting purposes on the laptop.


HP Spectre X360 Convertible best performance is the result of appreciable work from the manufacturer. There is an Intel Core i7 processor that makes this laptop capable of running complex processes smoothly. Spectre X360 can win any speed test and also it is the best choice for effective multitasking as it is housed with 16GB RAM. As concerned with storage capacity you will also get the better one just like other cool features, there is a 512GGB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD that is more than enough for storing any kind of data such as movies, games, and other files.

If you are a gamer and want a 2 in 1 gaming machine for your setup, stay calm you have chosen the right product. There comes an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card that provides you a better gaming platform for less power-hungry games.

Display & Speakers

If your demand for large screen size was not fulfilled in HP Spectre X360 13 here HP upgraded it for you with 15 inches minimal bezels screen. Plus there is a 4K sharp and colorful display so you can identify the colors of the rainbow on it. With 157 percent sRGB, its screen becomes more colorful. Also, there is 3840 x 2160 resolution so possibly you will never miss any single detail of the images.

A 2 in 1 laptop can deliver a better sound in a small room at its best level. The same is the case here in this one, there are Bang & Olufsen speakers addressed in this laptop. But when if you want to focus on every single detail of the music so then using external speakers or headphones will be a better choice.


HP addressed the better combination of ports on such a slim laptop. On the left side, you will find an HMDI port, headphone jack, a power jack, and a power button also. Whereas, the left side is housed with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, USB Type-A, and also a microSD card slot.

Keyboard & Touchpad

HP Spectre X360 - Keyboard & Chassis

There are a lot of things to be discussed in this section. You will feel just amazed while using the keyboard of HP Spectre X360. A good-sized Numpad, decently clicky keys, and best key travel plus a uniform body all these features make its keyboard the best choice for almost all kinds of users. Moreover, the keys require only 71 grams of actuation force so your fingers will not get tired during the long typing sessions.

You will just enjoy it while working with the pleasantly 4.7 x 2.3-inch soft touchpad of the Spectre X360. But there is a need for installing the drivers for it otherwise you might have to face unadjusted click settings.

Battery Life

HP Spectre X360 charger has the lowest use from all of the other accessories, as its battery lasts around 9 hours. HP this 2 in 1 laptop has the best battery life as compared with all other hybrid laptops in this price range.


There is a decent 1080p webcam fitted on the top bezel of the Spectre X360 screen. You will find incredible clarity while doing video calls using the webcam of this laptop. Sometimes there is also less possibility of losing colors but it doesn’t affect the overall picture quality.


Besides, all other factors heat is the one where the HP has shown normal performance in this model. But still, it doesn’t seem like a car hot engine after using it for a long time. After 15 minutes of using its underside measures 99 degrees, the keyboard, and touchpad measures 94 and 84 degrees. Whereas the lower-left underside exceeds 100 degrees, so sometimes when you are performing heavy tasks on it using a cooling fan pad is a better option.

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Bottom Line
HP Spectre X360 is one of the best 2 in 1 laptops, it is available in different best colors. Also, you can get different versions of it. As concerned with HP Spectre X360 price so there is a simple rule if you need the best you have to pay the best. As compared with other convertible laptops you can’t get the best like this one. Portability, best battery life, and all those features that users expect from the best laptops are at their best level in this one. If you have any queries about this product you can ask in our comments section.

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