HP Pavilion x2 11-h013dx 2-in-1 11.6″ Touch-Screen Laptop

HP Pavilion x2 11-h013dx is a decent 2-in-1 ultraportable laptop that can be easily split to use as a tablet. Most 2-in-1 laptops are highly priced and out of reach of a common man.  At $530 (approx.) it is not only affordable but it comes with cutting edge technology as well.  HP 11-h013dx comes with latest quad core Intel Pentium N3510 processor, which is based on completely new technology, to offer optimum performance without costing battery life.  Other features, like 128GB solid-state drive and Beats Audio dual speakers, make this laptop more appealing.  This 11.6” convertible laptop is compatible with Windows 8 operating system.  Memory used in HP Pavilion x2 11-h013dx is On-board 4GB 1066MHz DDR3L SDRAM, but the memory is not upgradable. It comes with one USB 2.0 and one USB 3.0 port. Such 2-in-1 devices generally lack optical drive and the same is applicable with HP Pavilion x2 11-h013dx. Here are more details about the machine:-

HP Pavilion x2 11-h013dx specification

Let’s start with the processor; HP Pavilion x2 11-h013dx comes with Intel Pentium N3510 processor which is a quad core processor and is designed for tablets, small notebooks and laptops. The processor belongs to Intel’s Bay Trail family. Intel N3510 processor doesn’t come with Hyperthreading feature. Comparing with Intel Celeron N2805, this processor offers better performance. Each core of this processor operates with 2 GHz frequency and comes with 2MB of smart cache. The machine is suitable for basic tasks like web browsing, emailing, social networking and playing media files etc. The graphics it comes with is HD graphics which operates with a maximum of 750 MHz. You can’t expect GPU intensive computing from HP 11-h013dx 2-in-1 laptop.  It’s worth mentioning here that these kinds of device are designed for portability and longer battery life.

The 11.6” HD LED-backlit touchscreen display of HP Pavilion x2 11-h013dx offers 1366 X 768 pixel resolution. You will get crisp clear picture quality.  Most of the ports are located on the base, for instance USB 3.0, USB 2.0 audio jack and HDMI port. However, the microsd card reader is located on the tablet part. The connectivity features include 802.11 b/g/n Wi-fi and Bluetooth

The x2 11-h013dx is installed with 128GB SSD, which means everything will load much faster than a traditional hard drive. However, 128GB may not be sufficient storage space since a big chunk of the space will be occupied by operating system and other company installed softwares such as With Amazon Kindle, 7-zip, Cozi Express and  1-month trial of Microsoft Office 365. So if you want to store lots of files then the SSD spec would not be sufficient for you.

It weighs only 3.3 pounds and tablet part weighs only 1.73 lb.  Its thickness is just 0.9″

Pros of HP Pavilion x2 11-h013dx

Affordable 2-in-1 laptop for basic computing

USB 3.0

Long battery life

Cons of HP Pavilion x2 11-h013dx

Memory not upgradable

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