HP Envy x2 price reduction on HP Envy x2 11-g010nr!! The coolest HP windows 8 hybrid laptop you can buy.
Check out the screen shot below from amazon.com.
HP ENVY x2 gives the power of a tablet and a notebook in a ultra-thin package. This Windows 8 notebook comes with a bright and vivid HD Touch display. To lighten the load just slide off tablet and carry less. Prices starts at US$849.99.
It provides the best of both world. It is a tablet when you need ultra mobility and it’s a notebook when you need to do more serious work.
With this device, you can do away with the need to work with two separate devices and the hassle of having your data in two different location.
Check out the product promo video from HP.
The HP Envy X2 is based on the latest Intel Atom family of processor SOC(System On Chip) x86 platform. In comes with Windows 8 operating system. With Windows 8, you continue to be able to run most of your existing application that you have on your windows 7 notebook or PC on this device.
The screen is 11.6 inch in size. It uses a IPS(In-Plane Switching) technology screen and a capacitive touch interface.
There is a separate battery in each of the devices. With this it gives you a longer battery life. When the tablet is attached to the base, it will switch to using the power from the base. In doing so, the battery power in the tablet in conserved.
It has standard SD card slot in the base unit(supports up to SDxC cards) and a microSD card slot on the table. It comes with Beats Audio and dual speakers built into the tablet. It also comes with 2 audio ports, one on the tablet and one on the base. Two usb ports and one Full HDMI port.
If you would like to output video onto your monitor, you might need to get a adapter that converts the HDMI connection to DVI-D.
The touchpad on the base unit mimics the same touch motion and usability as on the screen itself. This is helpful if you do not want to reach out on to the screen while typing on the base.
Here is a list of the kind of touch gesture that can be performed on the touch pad.
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Check out this video where the HP Envy x2 design team talks about designing the Envy x2.
In this video below, HP had asked Michael Daube,executive director at CITTA, to try out the HP ENVY x2 running Windows 8. Have a look at what happens when you combine the power of a notebook and the freedom of a tablet in the field.
In the following video, Dan White talks about this experience about magic and technologies like the HP Envy x2.
Besides being a touch screen device, you can attach an external usb mouse if you prefer while working on a desk.
Here’s a video review of unboxing of HP Envy x2 with a short demonstration of this fantastic product.
|Specs||For model 11-g00|
|Operating system||Windows 8 32|
|Processor||Intel Atom Z2760 (1.80GHz) + Intel Graphics|
|Memory||2GB 533MHz LPDDR2 SDRAM|
|Maximum memory||Upgradeable to 2 GB LPDDR|
|Hard drive||64GB (Solid State Drive)|
|Optical drive||No Internal DVD or CD Drive|
|Power supply||20W AC power adapter|
|Battery||2 Cell Lithium Ion Battery|
|Battery Life||Up to 7 hours|
|Ports||2 USB 2.0; 1 HDMI|
|Energy Efficiency Compliance||ENERGY STAR® qualified|
|Display||11.6-inch diagonal HD LED-backlit IPS Display (1366 x 768)|
|Dimensions||11.93 x 8.12 x 0.76 in (30.30 x 20.62 x 1.9 cm)|
|Weight||3.1 lbs (1.39kg)|
|Webcam||HP TrueVision HD Webcam with integrated microphone|
|Warranty||1-year limited hardware warranty support|
|CyberLink YouCam; HP Utility Center|