The HP Spectre x360 13-AC63DX is an ultra-slim multi-mode laptop with beautiful design and good performance. It features a 13.3-inch display with ultra-slim bezel, which makes it even more compact. Though it doesn’t come with the latest processor, it should have decent performance for intensive use.
The processor inside is a dual-core 7th generation Intel Core i7-7500U. It has a base frequency of 2.7 GHz, boosted by Intel Turbo Boost technology up to 3.5 GHz. The processor has 4 MB of Level 3 cache with Intel HD Graphics 620 as the integrated GPU. As it lacks discrete-class GPU, it’s not appropriate for those who often need to run graphics demanding apps. It’s equipped with 8GB of LPDDR3 SDRAM. For a better performance and durability, it uses an SSD storage inside, with a capacity of 256GB.
The HP 13-AC63DX has a 13.3-inch display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. As the name suggests, this is a multi-mode laptop with 360-degree hinge, which allows you to switch between laptop mode, stand mode, tent mode, and tablet mode. IPS technology makes it able to produce accurate colors. The display supports multi-touch input of course and it’s also compatible with Windows Ink.
Keyboard on this Hewlett-Packard laptop has island-style keys. But with compact dimensions, there is no room for numeric pad. The touchpad is quite large and it has buttonless design. There is a volume control button as well. As expected, it only has a few ports which include a mic-in/headphone-out combo jack, a USB 3.0 Type-A port, a USB 3.1 Type-C port and a Thunderbolt 3 port.
Despite it has a compact dimensions, it boasts quad speakers enhanced by Bang & Olufsen Audio and HP Audio Boost, delivering superb audio quality. As for wireless features, it has Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. There is a 3 cells Lithium-polymer battery inside, providing impressive battery life up to 14.75 hours. The device has very impressive dimensions and weight of 12.1 x 8.6 x 0.5 inches and 2.91 lbs respectively. If you need an ultra-portable laptop with multi-mode capability, premium look, decent performance and reasonable price, you can consider this product.
HP Spectre x360 13-AC63DX Specifications
Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit
Intel Core i7-7500U (2 cores, 4 threads, 2.7 GHz, with Turbo Boost up to 3.5 GHz, 4 MB L3 cache)
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
BrightView, IPS technology, WLED backlight
Intel HD Graphics 620
256GB Solid State Drive
8GB LPDDR3 SDRAM
Quad speakers with Bang & Olufsen Audio, HP Audio Boost
Inputs & Controls
1 x mic-in/headphone-out combo
1 x USB 3.0 Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 Type-C (with charging)
1 x Thunderbolt 3
HP TrueVision HD webcam with dual-array digital microphone
3 cells Lithium-polymer battery
Battery Life: up to 14.75 hours
Dimensions and Weight
Width: 12.1 inches
Depth: 8.6 inches
Height: 0.5 inches
Weight: 2.91 lbs.
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