“HP ENVY x360” 13 Laptop Specs & review 2022

“HP ENVY x360” 13 Laptop Specs & review: one of the best college & business Laptop in 2022

HP ENVY x360 laptop is another “mid-range” laptop that has been popular for its ‘slim’, ‘small’ and ‘cool design’. “HP ENVY x360 13” supports nearly all ‘features’ like other ‘HP ENVY 13 series’, more or less same. The difference is “HP” has also implemented the ‘AMD Ryzen’ chip here, side by side with the ‘Intel 11th gen “Core i5-8250U” and “Core i7-8550U”. ‘HP’ has marketed this ‘convertible with AMD Ryzen chip’ in three different variants, “AMD Ryzen 3 4300U CPU”, “AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU”, and “AMD Ryzen 7 4700U CPU”. “AMD Ryzen variants” and “Intel 11th Gen variants” of the “x360” only differ in “processor”, other features remain more or less the same. There are few models available with “15.6” inches display, but our review focuses only on “13.3” inches “AMD Ryzen” variants.

The following table focuses on the key features of the “AMD Ryzen” variants. The later part of this topic discusses a few more “key” points regarding the “X360” along with the price.

Pic Credits “hp.com”

 

Product Series Name: HP ENVY  x360 13 convertible

Operating System

HP ENVY x360 13 laptops come with widows 10(64 bit) installed. The buyer will get the chance to upgrade to “windows-11”.  The “Windows 11” upgrade patch might be delivered in a couple of months.
Installed “APP” and “Features” with windows Availability of installed “Apps” and “Features” may vary with the region. To run certain “features” need specific hardware that buyers have to buy separately.

Overview of Technology and processor details:

“Intel-Evo Platform” Laptop run by latest “AMD Ryzen”.

HP offers three variants, “AMD Ryzen 3 4300U CPU”, “AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU” and “AMD Ryzen 7 4700U CPU”.

Graphics & Networking :

AMD’s latest “Raedon” Integrated Graphics with Intel Wi-Fi “certified” 6-AX201 (2×2) and Bluetooth-5 combo (supports “Gigabit” data rate).
Frame: “HP ENVY x360 13” is sturdy as its frame is made from “Aluminum”.
Display Details: Stunning “13.3 inches diagonal “FHD+” screen with 1920 x 1080 resolution; “400 nits Display brightness” and “100% sRGB”. Along with IPS, micro-edge, edge-to-edge glass.
Display Resolution: HP ENVY x360 13 supports stunning 1920 x 1080 resolution.
Memory Details: HP ENVY x360 Supports 16 GB DDR4 2666 MHz RAM
Storage Details: Latest “1TB  PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD”
Optical Drive Not included
Wireless Technology Details: “Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 (2×2)”  along with Bluetooth® ‘5’ combo (Supports “Gigabit” data-rate)
External I/O ports details for the “AMD Ryzen” variants: I/O ports included one ‘USB Type-A’ cable with 5Gbps signaling rate (HP Sleep & Charge); one AC smart pin and one ‘headphone/microphone combo. “AMD Ryzen” version got no “Thunderbolt” or “HDMI” port.
****External I/O ports details for the “Intel” variants: one Thunderbolt™ 4 with USB4™ Type-C® supporting up to ‘40Gbps’ signaling rate (USB Power Delivery, Display-Port™ 1.4, HP Sleep and Charge) and all other ports like “AMD Ryzen” variants supports.
Power Supply: HP ENVY  x360 includes an AC adapter (65-W)
Battery Power: Like All other “HP ENVY 13” series laptops, HP ENVY x360 Includes 51 Wh Li-ion polymer, a 3-cell battery.

Battery Life:

Battery lasts up to 14 hours. The “video-playback” battery life is nearly 15 hours.
Battery Charging time : 50% of the battery gets charged within 30 minutes, fast charging indeed.
Any Card Reader : One ‘Micro-SD’ media card reader”.
Energy-Efficiency:  HP ENVY x360 got EPEAT® registration.
Webcam: HP ENVY x360 supports ‘Dual-speakers’ & ‘HP’ Audio-Boost 2.0; ‘Audio by BANG & OLUFSEN’.
Sensor Details: Supports ‘IR’ Thermal sensor
Key Board details: Includes “Backlit”, Full-size ‘Silver’ colored keyboard

Color:

HP ENVY 13 comes in “Natural light Silver & Gold” color.
“Dimension” (W X D X H) Details (inches):

 

The dimension is 12.07 (W) x 7.66(D) x 0.65 (H) inches.
Weight of the Product: 2.92 lb. precisely (means 1.32kg).
Warranty details: There is a one-year limited hardware warranty. Detailed information is at www.hp.com/support.

 

Note: *** the external I/O ports of the Intel version may have a “Thunderbolt” or “HDMI”, I think so, not a wild guess. Though, I strongly recommend you better be sure about it before placing the order online.

Price:

I have mentioned before “ENVY x360” is a midrange laptop. If you have a budget over “three Digits”, you are sure to get more options. But with a budget within “Three digits”, “HP ENVY x360” is the best option.

If buyers go for the “8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, and AMD Ryzen 3 4300U CPU” option, the “HP ENVY x360 13” is priced at $649.

If buyers go for the “8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, and AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU” option, the “HP ENVY x360 13″ is priced at $799, a bit high.

If you add another $150, you will get the “high-end” configuration, the Ryzen 7 4700U CPU with 16GB of RAM. I think this is the best choice if your budget permits.

Another thing to note down, if you are more concerned about “Privacy”, then you can have 1080p ‘Display’ with ‘1000 nits’ and an integrated “Privacy-Screen” for another 150 dollars.

“AMD Ryzen” can outrun “Intel”:

Yes, I would wager that “AMD Ryzen” gets the power to outrun “Intel”. It has been proved that “AMD Ryzen 5-4500U” can keep up an “Intel Core i7-1065G7”. So, the higher version “AMD Ryzen 7-4700U” can easily outrun the “Intel Core i7-1065G7”. So, if you go for the “AMD Ryzen 7-4700U” CPU, you need to spend $950 to ensure the best performance, even better than “Intel Core i7-1065G7”. So, free yourself from “Intel” mania.

I think “HP ENVY x360 13″ is worth buying for its “convertible and sturdy frame”, “slick-design”, “Multitasking-ability”, “High-End inbuilt graphics, and portability. This “Small and Sturdy” laptop is the best choice from “Collage students” to “Business Man”. Even “Graphic designers & creators” can find it as a “best buy”.

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