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alaTest has collected and analyzed 165 reviews of HP ENVY X 2. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and keyboard. The usability and screen are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative comments about the touchpad, while there are some mixed comments about the portability.

performance, screen, usability, keyboard, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP ENVY X 2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Sascha Mölck (

HP Envy x2 15-c000ng Convertible Review


Fan-less. HP's 15.6-inch convertible wants to score with an energy-efficient processor from Intel's new Broadwell lineup, which enables a fan-less design in the Envy. A Full HD, IPS screen and good battery life are also part of the bundle.

High-contrast Full HD IPS screen, Appealing design, Decent battery life, Fan-less operation, Low power consumption, Keyboard backlight

No recovery DVD

HP's Envy x2 15-c000ng is the first device with a Core M-5Y10 processor that we have tested to date. The CPU fared well and can provide enough computing power for routine use. At the same time, it allows a fan-less design. Consequently, the Envy is...

Nov, 2014

Expert review by: Nino Ricchizzi (

HP Envy x2-j001ng Convertible Review


Broadwell, the second. Following the Yoga 3, HP's Envy x2 is one of the first devices on the market that is based on Intel's new Broadwell technology. HP has created a convertible with multimedia mannerisms, not least due to the installed Beats Audio...

Design, Materials, Keyboard, Fan-less design, System performance, Sound reproduction

Dock's stability, Stuttering touchpad, Webcam, Adversely positioned on/off button

HP's Envy x2 achieved solid results over the entire test period. The robust metal casing provides elegant looks. Mechanical inputs can be performed using a keyboard unit connected via magnets. Typing is comfortable and easy and the touchpad scores with...

Nov, 2014

Expert review by: Daniel Perez (

HP Envy X2 Review


HP Envy X2 Review | This complete review of the Envy X2 tablet/laptop transformable covers the most important aspects, including ergonomics, performance, and battery life.

If you find its keyboard and trackpad are comfortable by possibly having a feel down at the local Best Buy or any other major retailer showcasing the HP Envy X2, and its low performance is something you can live with, then we certainly recommend you...

Mar, 2013

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Review HP Envy x2 11-g000eg Tablet


Runtime miracle. HP launches a slim Windows 8 tablet on the market, which mutates to a full-blown laptop via the keyboard dock, dubbed Envy x2 11. An energy-efficient Atom SoC from Intel not only ensures exceptional battery runtimes, but also modest...

High-quality workmanship, Viewing angle stable IPS screen, Long battery life, Good input devices, Versatility, Low emissions, Memory expansion via SD card, The Envy x2 is certainly not a cheap tablet. However, the mostly excellent build quality and...

USB 2.0 only, High price, Low computing power, No UMTS/LTE, Gaming unsuitable, Slow recharging, As we feared at the outset, the slow Atom processor proves to be an annoying brake in many situations. Although the SoC deals with multimedia tasks or...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Matt Smith (

HP Envy x2 Review


When Microsoft released Windows 8, it hoped to launch a new class of computer capable of serving both as a laptop and a tablet. The company even went so far as to hire an engineering team and develop its own products. There's just one problem: many of...

Attractive design ; Thin and light ; Great keyboard dock ; Average battery life as tablet; excellent life with dock ; Good value

Low display resolution ; Poor performance

This plucky hybrid PC isn’t the best tablet, or the best laptop, but it’s a good compromise for people who want (yet can’t afford) both.

May, 2013

Expert review by: ZDNet (

HP Envy x2 video review: Good laptop, great tablet


Summary: The HP Envy x2 is a very good Windows 8 laptop and a great tablet as demonstrated in this video.

Mar, 2013

Expert review by: Sarah Silbert (

HP Envy x2 review: a tablet / laptop hybrid that fails to deliver the complete package


Like every self-respecting company releasing new Windows 8 devices, HP has refreshed its existing laptops with touch-optimized features ready to handle

Slick, lightweight design ; Good battery life (in laptop mode) ; Decent IPS display

Uncomfortable keyboard ; Netbook-grade performance

The HP Envy x2 is an attractive laptop / tablet hybrid, but its Atom processor doesn't offer great performance, and its keyboard disappoints.

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: Andrew Baxter (

HP ENVY x2 Review


The HP ENVY x2 is an attractive laptop/tablet hybrid with Windows 8 and great battery but limited performance.

Excellent battery life of 11+ hours in laptop mode ; Great tablet experience with excellent docking mechanism ; Fully fledged Windows 8, no watered down Windows RT ; Great brushed aluminum design and solid build quality

Limited storage space and SSD relatively slow ; Intel Atom processor is slow ; Low screen resolution and no pen input ; Keyboard and touchpad are so-so

If you want both a tablet and laptop, the HP ENVY x2 is a compelling offering. It has a premium look and build quality, the dock and latch mechanism are awesome. It’s just so easy to put the tablet portion into the keyboard dock, and once there it...

Jan, 2013

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

HP Envy x2 Review


The HP Envy x2 provides a solid Windows 8 tablet experience with its premium design and colorful screen. Although you get below-average endurance from the slate by itself, we appreciate the nearly 12 hours of battery life supplied by the dock and...

Sharp, colorful screen, Attractive, lightweight design, Long battery life with dock

Stiff, uncomfortable typing experience, Netbook-level performance, Mediocre battery life without dock

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: goldfries (

HP Envy x2 Hybrid Notebook Review


The HP Envy x2 unit is a feature rich Notebook / Tablet hybrid but does it stand out among the crowd?

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications


Front Camera: / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):8


Panel Type:IPS


Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes


4G: No

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No


Processor cache level:L3

Processor special features

Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA):No / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes


Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:16
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:Flash
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (tablet mode):9
Height (tablet mode):1
Weight (tablet mode):2 / 4
Width (tablet mode):14 / 16