• CPU: Intel Core i7-8565U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 2.18 kg (4.8 lbs)

Pros

  • Excellent build quality
  • Supports 2x 5K external monitors via two Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • Magnificent UHD display with 94% sRGB coverage, decent brightness and accurate colors (AUO30EB)
  • Doesn't use harmful PWM (AUO30EB)
  • Backlit NumPad-equipped keyboard with a pleasant keystroke
  • Overperforming in image-editing applications
  • The best GeForce MX150 performance yet
  • 19 hours of web browsing time away from the plug

Cons

  • Occasional coil whine from the SSD
  • Upgradability hurt by the easy to tare legs that cover most of the screws

HP Spectre x360 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #9
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK (@ 4 GHz) 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-8700 15.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8565U
  • Intel Core i5-8300H 0.1%
  • Intel Core i5-8400H 0.7%
GPU Performance #66
  • AMD Radeon Pro 560 (4GB GDDR5) 0.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M (4GB GDDR5, GM107) 0.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (4GB GDDR5) 0.1%
Display
15.6”, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS
panel 1
AUO AUO30EB
Color accuracy 3.9 -> 1.8
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD NVMe
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10
Battery
84 Wh
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
361 x 250 x 19.3 mm (14.21" x 9.84" x 0.76")
Weight
2.18 kg (4.8 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3, Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort, Sleep and Charge, HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Sleep and Charge
  • HDMI
  • Card reader microSD (mSD/mSDHC/mSDXC)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HP Wide Vision FHD IR Camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers Bang & Olufsen; quad speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • eCompass
Keyboard / Dock(Convertible)
Weight
0.00
Ports and connectivity
  • USB
Features

 

 

 

DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 3840 x 2160, IPS

Name AUO AUO30EB
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 282.42 ppi
Brightness 324 cd/m2
sRGB 94%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Becomes "Retina" from 12 inches (31 cm)
Contrast 1510:1
dE Color Checker 3.9 1.8
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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HP Spectre x360 15 in-depth review

Let's imagine that HP's wide range of convertible devices is a pyramid. At the bottom, you can find the Pavilions and ProBooks of x360 label. Next some EliteBooks and Envys. But on the top of this imaginary pyramid stays only one subbrand - the Spectre. Not only it looks magnificent but is paired with the best energy efficient hardware currently available. In addition to all of that, it obviously has a touchscreen panel with a 4K option (which we are going to review today by the way). Des[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8565U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB GDDR5)

Some games you can play on this laptop

DOTA 2
quality
average
94 fps
77 fps
54 fps
44 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
117 fps
96 fps
74 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
82 fps
33 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
50 fps
44 fps
40 fps
32 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
39 fps
29 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
quality
average
31 fps
29 fps
22 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
104 fps
98 fps
66 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
90 fps
26 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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