HP Pavilion x360 11-n010dx is Intel Powered 2-in-1 laptop which can serve as a regular laptop as well as a tablet. User can tilt the screen back up to 360 degrees to make it Tablet- just like Yoga 2 from Lenovo. This 11.6” Touch Screen hybrid laptop is an inexpensive 2-in-1 computing solution and it is designed to target budget segment. At present, HP 11-n010dx is listed with price tag of $400 (pre-order) at Best Buy. HP Pavilion 11t-n000 x360 PC is a similar model available at HP’s own HP home and office store. The device is powered by Intel Pentium N3520 quad core processor. Along with 4GB RAM, it offers decent performance for web browsing, watching videos, online communication including video chat. User can even work with Microsoft Office. You can swipe through photos; watch live streaming in tablet mode. Encased in smoky silver cover, the built feels solid and it weighs around 3.1 lbs. The laptop comes with Chiclet style keyboard and offers all necessary ports. Like any other 11.6” tablet and 2-in-1, HP Pavilion x360 11-n010dx lacks optical drive. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of the machine.
HP Pavilion x360 11-n010dx specification and performance
HP Pavilion x360 11-n010dx is driven by Intel Pentium N3520 which is a quad core processor and operates with base frequency of 2.17 GHz approx. Processor frequency can rise up to 2.42 GHz, depending upon system needs. The TDP rating of this processor is 7.5W, thus you can expect a decent battery life. However, the 2 cell 29WHr 3.82Ah prismatic battery offers only up to 4.5 hours of battery life. HP has installed a low capacity battery in this laptop. With 4GB memory, user can perform all regular computing activities. It allows light gaming as well. You can play games from Windows app store. User can install iTunes and convert media files easily. Aside from entertainment, you can type documents and work with spreadsheets on this 2-in-1 laptop.
Pavilion 11-n010dx comes with 4GB DDR3L SDRAM (1 DIMM) and 500GB 5400rpm regular hard drive. However, some models of HP Pavilion x360 come with solid state drive. Those models cost you more. Windows 8.1 (64-bit) is preinstalled on the hard drive.
11.6″ LED-backlit high-definition touch-screen display of this 2-in-1 laptop does not offer full high definition resolution but, for a small screen, 1366 X 768 pixel resolution is enough.
HP Pavilion x360 11-n010dx comes with adequate ports and connectivity features. The right side of the laptop is arranged with HDMI v1.4 port, USB 3.0 port (closest to HDMI port), USB 2.0 port, Media card reader, Ethernet port, Power connector, HDD activity LED and AC Adapter/battery light. On the left side you can find Volume control button, Power button, USB 2.0 port, Combo headphone / mic jack and Security lock slot. It comes with a high definition webcam.
Network connectivity is supported by Fast Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi and Bluetooth.
HP’s Pavilion x360 11-n010dx is a decent 2in1 laptop for budget users. It can be easily turned into a tablet. However, battery life is not so good.