HP Envy x360 review: 2-in-1 done right

The HP Envy x360 combines style and performance that results in a premium laptop at a decent price point.

hp ENVY x360
(Image: © Rachael Phillips)

Our Verdict

The HP Envy x360 is the latest in the x360 line up. It is sleek, compact and doubles up as a tablet thanks to its 360 degree hinge and touchscreen capabilities. This laptop comes with the latest 12th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor and has a generous 16GB of RAM. It’s a great choice for students and business professionals alike since you get the power of a laptop but the convenience of a tablet. This model also combines an impressive build quality with a strong performance that is ideal for everything from day-to-day computing through to sitting back and watching a movie.

For

  • 2-in-1 design
  • Bang & Oulfsen speakers
  • OLED screen
  • Exceptional battery performance

Against

  • No stylus dock
  • Disappointing storage space
  • Can feel clunky when in tablet mode

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HP Envy x360 specs:

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7 1250U (12th Generation)
Graphics: Intel® Iris® Xᵉ Graphics
RAM: 16 GB MHz RAM 
Screen: 13.3-inch, WUXGA (1920 x 1200), touch screen, 400 nits
Storage: 512 GB PCIe® NVMe™ TLC M.2 SSD
Ports: 2x USB4 / Thunderbolt 40Gbps, 2x USB-A 10Gbps, headphone, microSD
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (2x2), Bluetooth 5.2
Camera: 5MP webcam
Audio: Dual speakers by Bang & Olufsen
Cloud storage: 25 GB Dropbox storage for 12 months
Battery: 4-cell, 66 Wh Li-ion polymer
Weight: 1.38kg
Size: 29.83 x 21.49 x 1.61 cm

If you can’t decide between a laptop and tablet, then the HP Envy x360 could be the machine for you. This model combines exceptional build quality with the latest Intel® Core™ i7 that will let you power through any task that comes your way. 

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The Verdict
4.8

out of 10

HP Envy x360

The HP Envy x360 is the latest in the x360 line up. It is sleek, compact and doubles up as a tablet thanks to its 360 degree hinge and touchscreen capabilities. This laptop comes with the latest 12th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor and has a generous 16GB of RAM. It’s a great choice for students and business professionals alike since you get the power of a laptop but the convenience of a tablet. This model also combines an impressive build quality with a strong performance that is ideal for everything from day-to-day computing through to sitting back and watching a movie.

Rachael Penn
Writer

Craft, photography and hardware writer Rachael Penn has written for The Evening Standard, The Independent, Fit&Well, The Radar, T3, and TopTenReviews. She also writes on many other subjects, including lifestyle, travel, food, internet culture and eco-living for online and print publications.