Last month ago, Hewlett-Packard company has officially unveiled their latest HP X2 line up, named as HP Split x2. Today, we just get information if the Intel Core i3-3229Y model of that machine, called as HP Split 13-m010dx x2 has listed in BestBuy and expected will be available for purchase in next few days for US costumers. Comes with a convertible design with a 13.3 inch detachable multi touch display and powered by the latest Intel Ivy Bridge i3 ULV processor that offers a 3 MB L3-Cache, the HP Split x2 m010dx laptop brings a portability when you on the go, enough power for working hard and a tablet mode when you take a rest and play Windows games.
Physically, HP Split 13-m010dx x2 looks identical to HP SlateBook x2 and also has a magnetic hinge design that allows users to connect it into a full-size island-style keyboard for fast, more accurate and comfortable typing experience. To use as a tablet mode, you can easily detaching the from the HP Split X2 m010dx from keyboard base and enjoy great Windows 8 tablet experience.
The 4.9 lbs hybrid laptop comes with a darker silver finish color and a small HP glossy logo on the lid, brings a premium looking and stylish appearance when you used in the office or when you on the go. It measures 8.5 x 13.4 x 0.4 inch for a tablet mode and 9.1 x 13.4 x 0.9 inch in a laptop mode. Yeah, it is thicker and heavier than other 13.3 inch ultrabook on its price, but we believe it is still comfortable to carry around with you and easy to hold in your hand. For comparison, the 13.3 inch Sony Vaio Pro 13 ultrabook has dimension in 12.6 x 8.5 x 0.67 inches and weighs only at 2.4 lbs.
Under the hood, HP Split 13-m010dx x2 comes with a 1.4GHZ Intel Core i3-3229Y dual core processor as the heart and incorporated with 4GB DDR3 SDRAM for multitasking power and integrated Intel HD graphics 4000 as graphics accelerator. Yeah, this is not the most powerful 13.3 inch laptop on the market, but it still delivers more than enough performance for day to day computing and multimedia tasks. On the slate, there is a 128GB of Solid State Drive with HP’s ProtectSmart hard drive protection to store and securing all office, music and video files, along with an extra 50GB cloud storage for memory expansion.
The 13.3 inch High Definition display multi touch screen display and LED backlit technology brings clear, bright and colorful images and video, even the low light condition. It capable to produces maximum resolution at 1366 x 768 pixel and has a TrueVision HD web camera built into bezel with internal dual microphones for making face to face video communications. Sadly, it lack a Optical drive to burn and load DVDs cassette, but if you needed, you can easily connect it into external DVD drive via USB port.
Other specifications are a USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 port, 2-in-1 media card reader with supports Secure Digital and Multi Media Card formats, Bluetooth 4.0, high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN and a 3-cell Lithium Ion Polymer. Other features are Clickpad with multi touch gesture support on the keyboard, dual stereo speakers with Beats Audio technology and few preloaded applications, such as 1-month trial of Microsoft Office 365, 7-zip, Cozi Express Organizer, HP Games, Windows Essential and more.
For base configurations, the Split 13-m010dx x2 will be preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system. So, what do you think? If you interested, HP Split 13-m010dx x2 hybrid laptop will be ready soon for order with a price starting around at $729.99. Looking for other alternative laptop and tablet machine in one stunning package? We recommend you to take a look at Panasonic AX3 convertible ultrabook that brings a Intel Haswell processor and 11.6 inch Full High Definition display.