HP’s ultra slim notebook has undergone a thorough slimming programme as it’s 13 percent thinner and 11 percent lighter than its predecessor as it measures in at 13.8mm thin at its thickest point and weighs in at 1.295kg versus its predecessor that was a slightly portlier 14mm and 1.45kg carry weight.
The revamped second-gen X360 has a similar design as its predecessor with a 360-degree hinge allowing you to use it as a notebook, flipped around to use as a Windows tablet or folded around to be used as a tent-style display for extended Netflix marathon sessions.
The notebook packs a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS touchscreen that has an exceptionally slim bezel that’s almost flush with the casing and which also works with the HP Active Stylus Pen along with Windows Ink support that allows you to use the display for sketching and otherwise general artistic duties as needed. In terms of hardware, the second-gen Spectre x360 comes in two variants that are otherwise identical in terms of storage options save for packing different possessors with your choice of either an Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5GHz processor or an Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz processor with either variant running Windows 10, 8GB RAM, a 256GB PCie M.2 SSD, Intel HD Graphics 620 wordpress and a pair of USB 3.1 Type-C Gen ports with Thunderbolt support as well as a USB-Type A 3.0 port for hooking up another external monitor.
The Spectre X360 is also well equipped on the audio front as it has a quartet of speakers tuned by Bang and Olufsen with two located on the base of the notebook and two forward-facing speakers too should you wish to fire up Despacito when the mood strikes.
Keeping it juiced is a 3-cell 57W battery that offers up to 15 hours of battery life on a single charge and has the ability to charge it to 90 percent in just 90 minutes when hooked up to the mains. Of note is that it has an IR camera mounted up front that supports Windows Hello Facial log-in so you can use your mug to unlock the notebook in lieu of punching in a password. The Spectre x360 with an i5-7200U processor retails for RM5,299 while the Spectre x360 with an Intel Core i7-7500U retails for RM6,099. The Spectre x360 in both subvariants is available at all good retailers nationwide.