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HP Split x2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of HP Split x2. 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 really like the connectivity and keyboard. The price and durability are also appreciated, whereas views are divided on the size. The image quality and screen get negative reviews.

battery, durability, price, keyboard, connectivity

portability, usability, screen, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Split x2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 7 reviews)

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Expert review by: Allen Ngo (

Review HP Split x2 Convertible


Two times the fun. The pricey but well-received Envy x2 has promp

Ivy Bridge and Haswell ULV CPU options with HD 4000/4400 graphics; Well-built with above-average rigidity; Primary mSATA SSD and optional secondary drive via docking station; Primary and secondary batteries for longer runtimes; RAM, mSATA and secondary...

Low brightness and low contrast; Difficult to use under sunlight; Not designed for outdoor use; Budget TN panel discourages portrait mode; Wobbly hinges; No higher resolution options; Back panels can be difficult to remove; not friendly for end-user...

Dual battery packs and dual storage drives are uncommon for tablet convertibles. RAM, mSATA and half-mini PCI-e upgrades can give the tablet longer legs.

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (

HP Split x2 review


There's an expanse of laptop-tablet devices in recent months, to which HP adds its latest hand, the Split x2, to the ever-expanding stack. A stack that, with few exceptions, hasn't quite managed to wow us yet. It's all Microsoft's fault, really, given...

Decent keyboard and trackpad, ample battery life, screen viewing angles are good, sturdy build quality, fair price to power balance, SSD is swift, dual headphone jack

Massive as a tablet, top-heavy as a laptop, not comfortable for lap use, heavy in either configuration, screen should be higher resolution, fiddly tablet reconnection process, 13.3-inch tablet makes little sense, last-gen Intel

The HP Split x2 hasn’t split our verdict on where this product sits. Literally: it should sit on a desk. And that defies what the product is supposed to be about. For all its efforts at being a two-in-one device - well, physically at least, it succeeds...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (

HP Split X2 review


This good value detachable tablet hybrid has great battery life and powerful laptop components, but its screen's poor contrast holds it back

The HP Split X2 is a great improvement on the detachable Windows 8 hybrid formula, and it’s a good choice if you want a tablet that you can use as a laptop. If you'd rather have a laptop you can carry around, you can save a lot of money by buying the...

Dec, 2013