Convertible laptops give its users a certain level of flexibility. Being able to run as both a laptop for day to day tasks, and instantly transform into a tablet for creative work, and even presentations. All that information at the touch of your fingertips.

HP is one of the brands which continue to push the envelope with its convertible laptops, equipping them with the latest and most powerful hardware, while retaining an ultra slim form factor with great build quality.

HP Spectre x360 Review 042Today, the company launched its newest convertible, Spectre X360 13, an ultra compact powerhouse built from a single piece of Aluminium, and is designed to let you work and play all day with up to 22 hours of uptime.


HP Spectre x360 Review 057HP Spectre X360 is equipped with up to a 4K AMOLED display with 400 nits of brightness, touch capabilities, and protected by Gorilla Glass NBT in an edge-to-edge design.

HP Spectre x360 Review 088The display is also designed to accurately detect pen input. With the Tilt Rechargeable Pen that comes with the device, users can write and draw with better fluidity with reduced lag, while the palm rejection technology prevents unintentional inking.

HP Spectre x360 Review 054Under the hood is a 10th-generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processor, along with up to 16GB of LPDDR4-3200 SDRAM. For storage, you can have a 1TB Intel SSD + 32GB of Intel Optane Memory, or a 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD.

HP Spectre x360 Review 045For ports, you get 2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Ports with Thunderbolt 3 (PD 3.0, HDMI 2.0, DP 1.4), a USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A port, and a headphone and microphone combo jack. There’s also a microSD card reader.

HP Spectre x360 Review 114The device also boasts features for security and enhanced privacy – a dedicated Mic Mute Key, a fingerprint reader, and a webcam kill switch.

HP Spectre x360 Review 010Lastly, its 4-cell, 60 Wh Li-ion polymer battery up to a staggering 22.5 hours of uptime. It’s also equipped with HP Fast Charge, which means 0% to 50% in approximately 30 mins.

Pricing and Availability

HP Spectre x360 is priced starting at PhP79,990 and is set to hit shelves on February 2020.


OS Windows 10 Home
Processor Intel Core i7-1065G7
Intel Core i5-1035G4
Integrated Graphics Intel Iris Plus Graphics
Display 13.3″ FHD IPS WLED-Backlit Multitouch Edge-to-Edge , Corning Gorilla Glass NBT, 1000 nits
13.3″ 4K UWVA BrightView Micro-Edge AMOLED Multitouch Edge-to-Edge,Corning Gorilla Glass NBT, 400 nits
RAM Up to 16GB LPDDR4-3200 SDRAM
Storage Up to 1TB Intel SDD + 32GB Intel Optane Memory
Up to 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
Networking Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX 201 (2×2), Bluetooth 5
Intel XMM 7560 Gigabit LTE-Advanced Pro (For LTE Model Only)
I/O 2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C with Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gb/s signaling rate, PD 3.0, HDMI 2.0, DP 1.4, HP Sleep and Charge
1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A (HP Sleep and Charge)
Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
MicroSD Card Reader
Micro SD and 1 nano-SIM Combo
Security Mic Mute Key
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Support
Fingerprint Reader
Webcam/MIC Webcam Kill Switch
HP TrueVision HD IR Camera with Integrated Dual Array Digital Microphone
Audio Bang & Olufsen
Dual Speakers
HP Audio Boost 2.0 (Discrete Smart Amp Solution)
Sensors Gyroscope/E-Compass/Accelerometer
Keyboard/Touchpad Full size island-style backlit keyboard and HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture support
Precision Touchpad Support
Power/Battery 65W USB Type-C Power Adapter
4-cell, 60 Wh Li-ion polymer
Supports fast-charge – Approximately 50% in 30 mins.
Dimensions 306.77 x 194.52 x 16.9 mm / starts at 1.3kg


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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.