HP Split X2 is a notebook 13.3-inch , 4GB of RAM and a solid state disk from 128GB. Optionally, the user can detach the screen from the keyboard and use Split x2 as a tablet (and this is why it is called "split"). When HP introduced a few months ago, this notebook / tablet hybrid with Windows 8 , the American company had also assured that he would be available in August at $ 80. HP has not only fulfilled its promises, but has been able to contain the price of $ 50. HP Split X2, in fact, is already on sale at Best Buy for $ 750.
The laptop has a processor Intel Core i3 3229Y Ivy Bridge 1.4GHz processor and a 13.3-inch display (resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels). Although the market is now jam-packed devices with faster CPUs or more efficient and high-resolution display, $ 750 is not a bad price for a computer with these specifications, which can function as both a tablet that notebook. However, the current trend is to reserve the resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels only to devices 10 inch (or smaller).
HP Split x2 measures only 1 cm in thickness and weighs about 1 kg Adding the keyboard, the thickness increases to 2.28 inches while the balance will stop at 2.22 Kg (according to Best Buy, although originally there was talk of 1.8 Kg ). Although there are many interfaces in the tablet, keyboard dock integrates an HDMI port, a USB 2.0 port, one USB 3.0 and one extra battery, that will stretch the autonomy of the system.
Recall that HP also offers a hybrid tablet smaller and cheaper HP Enxy x2 has a 11.6-inch display, Intel Atom Z2760 (Clover Trail) and costs $ 650, $ 100 less HP Split x2.