Hewlett-Packard just extending its hybrid laptop portfolio in HP Split x2 lineup with a new HP Split x2 13-f010dx tablet laptop. Basically, the Split x2 13-f010dx hybrid laptop is a powerful tablet machine that comes with a a detachable keyboard base unit, so you can use as a tablet for multimedia entertainment and games or uses as a conventional laptop with keyboard for document tasks or daily work in office.
HP Split x2 13-f010dx is very interesting 10.1 inch hybrid tablet with comfortable detachable black keyboard that offers dual functions in one stunning packages. Speaking of design, the 10.1 inch hybrid laptop comes with glass fiber finished for chasing and natural silver color, offers more sturdy, robust and premium appearance than they are. Inside the tablet, the 3-cell Lithium Polymer battery provides enough battery runtime for streaming your favorite movies from Netflix. In term of size, the hybrid machine has dimension in 9.1 x 13.4 x 0.8 inches in a laptop mode or only in 8.5 x 13.4 x 0.4 inches in a table mode.
Based on the 4th generation of Intel Haswell platform with the Intel Core i5-4202Y dual core processor as the heart, the HP x2 13-f010dx delivers more than enough power for day to day mobile computing tasks, just like common mainstream laptop on the market. The processor which offers a base clock rates at 1.6GHZ and paired with Intel Turbo Boost technology that gives extra performance up to 2.0GHZ can handle almost all modern office and some multimedia applications with ease. The 4GB of DDR3L memory that combined with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 for operating system ensures user will gets smooth and seamless performance, even for most demanding software or multi thread tasks session.
HP Split x2 13-f010dx hybrid laptop sports a 10.1 inch High Definition touch screen display with 10-point touch supports. Paired with IPS technology and Intel HD Graphics 4200 as graphics accelerator, this device that supports a 1366 x 768 native resolution provides very crisp, bright and natural colors for 720p HD video playback and games. Yeah, when used as a tablet mode, this machine is not offers a HDMI port, but with new Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) technology support, you still easy can share and watch your video and games into bigger HDTV.
On the front side, the High Definition HP’s TrueVision camera that integrated with array digital microphone is perfect to stay connected with family or makes a video conference with co-workers. Yeah, the keyboard is lacks full numeric keypad, but with very well spaced keypad, this machine still provides faster and more accurate typing experience for daily office tasks than other hybrid laptop on its class. Not only gives more comfortable and faster typing experience than other tablets, the detachable island style keyboard also offers few extra essential port. Around the keyboard sides, you will find USB 3.0 port, USB 2.0 port, HDMI port and extra 3-cell lithium Polymer battery.
Furthermore, the $799 HP Split X2 hybrid also shipping with 128GB of SSD as internal storage, Bluetooth 4.0, high quality Beats Audio stereo speakers and new Intel 802.11ac Wireless LAN for rich internet browsing, along with few preinstalled software, such as Microsoft Office (trial version), few CyberLink software and more. So, what do you think? Yeah, this is not the most powerful machine for work and play, but if you really interested with hybrid laptop technology, HP Split x2 13-f010dx 10.1 inch hybrid laptop is still a great machine and worth for your money. So, what do you think about this hybrid laptop? If you are on the tight budget, we recommend to check the sub $400 HP Pavilion 11-n011dx 11.6 inch laptop that comes with an unique hinges to convert into a tablet, tent, stand or laptop mode.