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HP Elite x2 1012 G2

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of HP Elite x2 1012 G2. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and screen. The design and durability also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the battery and price.

performance, durability, design, screen, usability

price, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the HP Elite x2 1012 G2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 98/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Jacob Grana (techradar.com)

HP Elite x2 1012 G1 review

 

Impressive usability that comes at a price

Comfortable and function-rich keyboard ; Responsive trackpad ; Clear screen

So-so hinge ; Short battery life ; Awkward stylus attachments

Though better for business than the Surface Pro, the HP Elite x2 1012 G1 also suffers from poor battery life.

May, 2016

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (alphr.com)

HP Elite x2 review: Beats the Surface Pro 4 in some ways (but not in others)

 

A strong rival to the Surface Pro 4, but it's not quite the finished article

You can see where HP is coming from with the Elite x2. By offering a repairable, more robust and manageable hybrid, it’s making both IT managers and end users happy. And, yes, the HP Elite x2 is a very usable 2-in-1 hybrid. If I was given one of these...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Sebastian Bade (notebookcheck.net)

HP Elite x2 1012 G2 (i5-7200U, 256 GB, 8 GB) Convertible Review

 

The Elite in the business sector! The G2 now follows the G1. It is based on the meanwhile widely distributed Kaby Lake processors. A keyboard dock and active stylus still belong to the bundle. We present the elegant business companion that had to pass...

very good build ; agreeably quiet ; good system performance ; bright IPS screen with high color-space coverage ; LTE modem ; keyboard dock ; Active Pen ; fast M.2 SSD ; long battery life

high price ; permanent load burdens cooling unit ; high casing temperatures during load

HP's Elite x2 1012 G2 is an elegant convertible that is primarily situated in the business sector and takes over from HP's Elite x2 1012 G1. The familiar stylish, basic design looks appealing and the good choice of materials conveys a high-quality feel...

Sep, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Bang & Olufsen

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):47
Battery life (max):10
Battery recharge time:47
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1920 x 1080
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Front camera signal format:1080p
Rear camera:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Video capturing speed:30

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Gold

Design

Colour of product:Silver
Form factor:Convertible (Detachable)
Product Type:Hybrid (2-in-1)

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:3:2
Display diagonal:30.5 / 31.2
Display Resolution:2736 x 1824
HD type:Wide Quad HD+ / WQXGA+
LED Backlight:Y
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Island-style keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:ClickPad / Touchpad

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1866
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4 / 1 x 8

Networking

2G standards:EDGE,GPRS / EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:N / Y
3G standards:CDMA,DC-HSPA+,EVDO,HSPA+ / CDMA,DC-HSPA+,EVDO,HSPA+,UMTS,WCDMA / HSPA+
4G:N / Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:N / Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:N
SIM card support:Y
Wi-Fi:N / Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11ad,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac / Not supported
WWAN:Y

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Stylus pen:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Electronic compass:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Gyroscope:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N / Y
DVI port:N
Microphone in:N
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 1x2,1x4,2x2,2x1,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.10 / 3.50 / 3.9
Processor cache:3 / 4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 7th gen Intel�� Core��� i5 / Intel Core i5-7xxx
Processor frequency:2.40 / 2.50 / 2.60 / 2.8
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i3-7100U / i5-7200U / i5-7300U / i7-7600U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-7600 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1356 / BGA1356
Processor threads:4
Stepping:H0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / Y
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Intel�� AES New Instructions (Intel�� AES-NI):Y
Intel�� Clear Video HD Technology (Intel�� CVT HD):Y
Intel�� Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel�� Hyper Threading Technology (Intel�� HT Technology):Y
Intel�� Insider���:Y
Intel�� InTru��� 3D Technology:Y
Intel�� My WiFi Technology (Intel�� MWT):Y
Intel�� OS Guard:Y
Intel�� Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel�� Secure Key:Y
Intel�� Small Business Advantage (Intel�� SBA):Y
Intel�� Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel�� Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel�� Wireless Display (Intel�� WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:95442 / 95443 / 97466 / 97472
Processor code:SR2ZU / SR2ZW / SR33Z / SR340
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Cable lock slot:N / Y
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:Power on
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / Y
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash),SD,SDHC,SDXC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 360 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express / Serial ATA
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 360 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:214 / 219.3 / 219.7
Depth (tablet mode):21.4 / 22
Height :13 / 13.6 / 14.6
Height (tablet mode):8 / 8.05 / 9.1
Weight:1.15 / 1.16 / 1.33
Weight (tablet mode):800 / 803
Width:300
Width (tablet mode):30