The HP has unveiled a new convertible laptop HP ProBook x360 which is purely designed and manufactured for the students and teachers alike. The device is a laptop with many good features and apart from a rugged build and a touchscreen, it also packs some useful student-oriented features like an active pen for solving maths or highlighting important points. The HP has done a great job by adding some new and great hardware and software features to make it the right laptop for every school learner.
HP ProBook x360 – Design and Hardware:
The major highlight of HP ProBook x360 is its build quality. A complete rugged build which is certified and tested by Military standards makes it perfect for the classroom. The sturdy build quality ensures that it can withstand all the classroom falls and bumps without causing much trouble. The water-resistant keyboard is equally impressive and can withstand spills up to 10-12 ounces of liquid.
The ProBook x360 is one of the best 2-in-1 laptop available in the market for the students. The x360 can be converted into a tablet with the help of a 360-degree hinge. It can also be made into a tent stand for better viewing experiences.The thicker bezel ensures a good grip while operating it in the tablet mode. The 11-inch touchscreen display is aided by the window ink feature and security wise it has a Gorilla Glass-4 protection. The resolution which stands at 1366×768 pixel is just right for normal viewing experiences.
It has an HDMI 1.4b port, a 3.5 mm audio jack. There are two USB 3.1 ports apart from a USB type-c port and a micro sD card slot to increase the inbuilt storage capacity. The connectivity features are also ample with 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2 along with an Ethernet Jack.
HP ProBook x360 – Performance and Battery:
When it comes to educational usage, the laptop’s performance matters more than anything else. The HP ProBook x360 comes either with Intel Pentium N4200 or Celeron N3350 by Intel processors. The processors are powerful enough to handle everyday classroom tasks. The additional explorer modes accompany the dual camera mode of the laptop perfectly. Its 1080 camera system, which is placed on the keyboard deck enables the students to record high-quality videos when operating it as a tablet.
The 8 GB of RAM is perfect for multitasking, and it makes computing faster given the fact that most laptops which are made for students have only 4 GB of RAM, the HP ProBook x360 is way ahead of the lot. The inbuilt storage comes in three options- 64 GB of eMMC storage and the other two being 128 and 256 GB of SSD storage.
The Battery life of HP ProBook x360 is equally good, and once fully charged, the battery can last up to 10-11 hours which is just outstanding on any benchmark. It has long battery life ensures that every school activity and homework is not left behind.
Processor- Intel Pentium N4200 with a maximum clock speed of 2.5 GHz or an Intel Celeron N3350 with the maximum clock speed of 2.4 GHz
RAM- 8GB DDR3
Storage- 64 GB eMMC or 128 and 256 GB SSD storage
Wireless- WiFi 802.ac and Bluetooth 4.2
Screen- 11-inch LED touchscreen
Resolution- 1366×768 pixels
Camera- Dual 1080p
Battery life- 10-11 hours on a full single charge
> A sturdy military grade body to withstand all the bumps and falls.
> Impressive display with dual cameras for better activity and projects work.
> Good performance without any lags for students and teachers alike.
> Comes pre-loaded with some exciting features like Windows ink and explorer mode.
> Water resistant and tough keyboard.
> A bit heavy by an 11-inch laptop’s standard.
HP ProBook x360 – Price Range and Final Statment:
If laptops are not taken proper care of, they can easily burn a hole in any parent’s pocket. Keeping this in mind HP has perfectly designed ProBook x360 for education purposes. With starting price of $329 and power-packed performance, the HP ProBook x360 is the laptop the brilliant young learners were waiting for to unleash their creativity.