The HP Spectre x360 14 (2021) makes the bar even higher with their premium line, even when it seems that they can’t get any better. Last year’s model of the HP Spectre x360 could have been one of the best laptops we have seen from HP, combining elegance and portability with a fantastic performance. But, in 2021, it’s back and better than ever, with the highly desirable Intel Evo certification. Nonetheless, this addition to the Spectre line adds some exciting enhancements and features while retaining all the features we’ve grown to love.
HP Spectre x360 14 (2021) – Design
The HP Spectre x360 14 (2021) has a brushed-metal architecture that comes in a Poseidon Blue color options. The 360-degree hinge, which allows the screen to fully flip back, transforming the device into a tablet-like computer, feels sturdy and dependable. This Spectre is considered a lightweight device despite having a 13.5-inch FHD Display with weighs of 1.34kg and a dimension of 14. X 41.3 x 33.2 cm. According to laptop terminology, it is a 2-in-1 device, a hybrid, or a convertible. That means you could use it as a tablet thanks to the touch-optimized display.
The webcam can be turned on and off through a toggle on the laptop’s right side which is called “webcam kill switch”, protects you from any potential cyber hacking. HP also offers a Sure View Privacy screen, which makes the screen hard to read from both sides and ensures all pieces of confidential information are secured. HP Laptop also introduces you to mic mute on Spectre x360 14 (2021) where it keeps all your conversation private with the help of an easy-to-activate mute button.
HP Spectre x360 14 (2021) – Performance
The Spectre x360 14 runs a 64-bit Windows 10 Home and is powered by an Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor with a clock speed of up to 4.2GHz. The laptop has 8GB of LPDDR4x-4266 SDRAM onboard and 1TB of storage in the form of a PCIe NVMe TLC M.2 SSD.
The Spectre also comes with the 11th Gen Intel Core Iris Xe graphics processor where it makes your video editing and 3D content creation run faster and smoother. With this combination of processors, you can experience editing apps with smooth and efficient performance.
HP Spectre x360 14 (2021)– Battery Life & Display
Long battery life on a quad-core 13″ convertible is one of the most significant qualities of life improvements Intel is pushing with its Intel Evo platform, and the HP Spectre x360 14 (2021) does not disappoint. It has a battery life of 17-19 hours and will keep up with you during the day and night.
This Spectre has a full HD edge-to-edge IPS touch display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It also has a 3K2K OLED and anti-reflective display with an immersive 3:2 aspect ratio, which reduces reflections and enhances contrast to bring an experience of clear screen in any setting.