With the trend shifting towards ultra portable notebooks, HP has tried to create a smart hybrid of laptop and tablet with the Envy X2 11-G004TU. It has been successful in creating a smart design which enables you to use the device in both the modes smoothly. The exceptional battery life enables you to stay away from your charger for days.
Display and Build
The HP Envy X2 11-G004TU flaunts an 11.6-inch IPS LED backlit display and provides excellent off axis viewing angles which is extremely necessary when the screen is going to be used as a tablet. The touch enabled display has a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels that provides rich and sharp viewing experience. The screen may look a bit oversized in the tablet mode.
With a thickness of 19.3mm and an ultra low weight of 1.39kg, this device is a joy to hold and carry around. The best thing is that you can swiftly unlock the screen from the keyboard deck if you want to use it in the tablet mode. And you can easily dock it back as well. The aluminium body with natural silver finish is bound to steal attention.
Processor and OS
This hybrid is driven by a 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z2760 2nd generation processor coupled with a mere 2GB RAM which has a single DIMM slot for expansion. Rich graphics is managed by the onboard Intel HD GPU operating at 533 MHz. It runs on 32 bit Windows 8 OS, apt for touch enabled devices.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HP Envy X2 11-G004TU boasts of a HP TrueVision webcam which can shoot high quality full HD videos and is paired with digital microphone to ensure excellent video calling experience. On the back of the display, there is a brilliant 8MP snapper with LED flash which produces quality photos and videos.
It supports 64GB of SSD which makes it fast but can cause memory shortage. The Beats Audio speakers may provide excellent sound to keep you entertained.
Battery and Connectivity
The HP Envy X2 11-G004TU is packed with a 2 cell Li-ion battery which promises 14 hours of backup. It scores very well on the connectivity front with features like Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, HDMI with HDCP, NFC, 2 USB 2.0 ports, HDMI out and digital media reader.