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Is the Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir for you?Our analysis was made according to 6 user typologies.We have oriented our test according to criteria such as use for travel, office automation, internet browsing, games or multimedia.
This article is therefore composed according to functions; What is the purpose of this model?
Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir enough for internet use?
Even if your use is limited to surfing the Web, writing e-mails and sometimes using an Excel spreadsheet, the minimum computer quality is essential.A minimum quality level is important to guarantee reliability over time. It is a balance between a 1st price and the latest multi-processor designed for professionals.A fairly powerful multi-processor, but one that won’t require you to take out a credit to pay for it.This product will thus perfectly meet your needs.A laptop that meets all the requirements! This is what the Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir from HP seems to be.
A medium-sized, 15 inches-sized screen that you can slip into a computer bag and take with you on the go. The processor at the heart of this laptop, a Core i7-10510U, is a rational choice. HP basic idea that you’re not going to put too much strain on that laptop. A logical decision in relation to the intended use of this computer: surfing the Internet and sufficient computing power. With 16 Gb of RAM, it Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noiris a good product. Even if it has free slots in which you can add memory strips, it’s more than enough to get you started.
With its 500 Gb of hard disk, you are within the average of other computers. Almost the same as its competitors and what is currently done on the market, you will have room to store. HP comes with this Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir a laptop that you’ll keep for a few years before it becomes obsolete.
In conclusion, for a web use, know that this model has an autonomy of 12 hours. This is one of the most important laptops on the market at the moment compared to other laptops. Incidentally, you will have all the more pleasure to use it for a long time because of its very pleasant screen.
Is Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir one for watching movies and listening to music ?
This Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir is an interesting option for anyone who uses laptops to view movies, photos, or listen to music. Not the best, however it is one of the models existing in a tight price range.
It is sometimes complicated to choose among all the laptops, which ones are specifically designed for this type of use; this section is made to identify if this model is made for you.
HP has chosen a medium size screen to meet everyone’s needs. This diagonal of 15 inches and a resolution of 3840×2160, is a good compromise. And in film display mode, you’ll have excellent visual quality with bright, realistic images. In the end, a homogeneous product that allows you to watch films and, with its 1.9 kg,it will be easy to take on the move.
Like the majority of the laptops screen on the market, this model is equipped with the glossy finish. Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir will be ideal for movies, photos and games in a dark or half light environment because you will have the means to control light intensity. On the other hand, because of this, the screen requires the viewer to take a break every 2 hours or so.
On the sound side, it Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir has good components: board and integrated speakers. To test the audio quality, we turned up the volume with a movie trailer and then with a few songs of different types. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
The processor installed on this model is a Core i7-10510U sufficient one for audio and video. Although it is in the middle of the range, this processor will be able to evolve according to your future needs, and in the immediate future will allow a good compatibility with all your peripherals. You won’t have to worry about launching your audio and video applications.
On the application side, HP chose to let you do it. Only the operating system is installed. This is a Windows 10 on which you can install the software you need. Clearly, to watch movies, nothing more.
Due to the level of the graphics card, you have one NVIDIA GeForce MX330, which with 16 Gb de Ram, will allow you to make multimedia (movie viewing, and some simple photo retouching). Not good enough for 3D imaging professionals, but good enough for most of us.
For connectivity, you will have 3 ports. About the average compared to the competition.Between, the speakers, the mouse, and the external hard drive you will have little possibility to add many more peripherals.
A laptop usually has an autonomy of several hours.You get 12 hours of battery life, which is better than many other models. Your viewing will not be abruptly stopped in the middle of your movie, Netflix session, or any other streaming platform.
The Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir to use while travelling.
Easier to transport than a desktop computer, it is not intended for travelling. This seems to be the issue that the HP didn’t really take into account in the design of this Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir. It only fits in a computer bag dedicated to its size, and if you decide to take it in your suitcase, it will be at the expense of clothes, it is so big.
In other words, leave it at home and only take it for occasional short trips.
It Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir is in the average, neither too light nor too heavy: 1.9 Kg. It’s still an easy-to-handle computer, even if it’s not an ultrabook. On the other hand, the large size will be an advantage to see photos during the holidays. One of the reasons is its 15 inches screen.
The designers of this did not consider it useful to integrate the backlit keyboard. Not really necessary.
The glossy slab offers better viewing comfort than the previous model. A beautiful screen and quality images. On the other hand, this shiny slab can be a nuisance in brightly lit areas.
Unfortunately it is not equipped with anti-reflective tiles. You will have to limit uses when the sun is too bright.
With its processor Core i7-10510U, this laptop has a power consumption in the average of the others.
The manufacturer estimates a possible range that you can reduce. Rather count on 70% of this value in standard use; the more you use the processor, the lower the figure will be.
With this laptop and its autonomy of 12 hours, you have in fact one of the best models of the moment.
In order to reduce the risk of breakage while on the move, this model is equipped with a 500 Gb SSD hard drive. This disk technology (solid-state drive), tried and tested for more than 20 years, allows to store data, on the same principle as the usb key. Thanks to this, HP was able to almost completely eliminate the noise caused by the rotation of the platters and the movements of the read/write heads existing on conventional disks.For those who do not have enough space on the disk, it will be necessary to go through the option of a subscription on the cloud; the price decreases regularly.
Even if a portable laptop stays at the hotel 80% of the time, it is relevant to have a screen that is not too big so as not to be disturbed, but big enough to enjoy the image. Because of its size, 15 inches this laptop represents a good compromise.
With 3 connectors, this Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir allows multiple connections. This is roughly equivalent to what the competition is offering.
The techno bluetooth of this model will allow you to connect locally to any type of device that accepts this communication protocol: phone, connected speakers, car…
According to our analysis, we think it is better not to bring this Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir on holiday.
The Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir to make audio or video editing.
The use of a laptop for audio or video editing requires a high-performance product. Clearly, this Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noircorresponds perfectly to the need related to this use. Whether in terms of computing speed or memory capacity, HP has designed an interesting product. This laptop will facilitate multitasking, and you will be able to simultaneously run applications such as Photoshop, Magix Video or Vegas pro with an operating Windows 10 system.
Possibly for occasional use, the processor Core i7-10510U will allow you to perform certain tasks, if they are initiated individually. Having 16 Gb of RAM, the rendering speed is sufficient for image processing. As standard, you will have the applications to make your video editing or your photo or music modifications. And in case you want to go further, you will be able to do so provided you add a bit of memory.
This model contains an SSD for the operating system and backup part. The advantage is the speed of starting and execution, but the disadvantage is the shorter lifetime of the disk. The Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 500 Gb. This computer, even if it is not intended for this use, is still a good product in terms of storage.
The interest of the laptop is to be able to be used in unplugged mode. Here, it’s 12 hours of autonomy available. This model is one of the most powerful of the moment.
Well thought out in terms of connections, it Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir receives the USB3 connection. An interesting format for transfers when you want to move your large audio-video files. This standard allows transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbit per second, about ten times faster than USB 2.0.
With the Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir, you’re moving towards a very good product. And much more if you finally decide to use it only for word processing or web browsing, instead of audio video editing. In summary an excellent choice in this price range.
A quality product, designed by HP with facilities on the use in audiovisual editing mode.
Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir for video games?
Considering that today’s games involve a lot of fast movements, with thousands of calculations per second and requiring a lot of resources, this laptop can be made for that. Gone are the days of having to play where the computer is fixed; now you can play anywhere. On this Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir, HP has implemented a cooling system perfectly dimensioned for advanced uses of online games.
Simply put, the higher the screen resolution, the more accurate the details in a game. On this computer, it’s a resolution of 3840×2160, nothing better at the moment
With its graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX330 card and processor Core i7-10510U, HP has indeed chosen an interesting option. Thanks to the technical elements installed on this laptop, the card NVIDIA GeForce MX330 and the processor Core i7-10510U are raised to a very good level.
The most demanding will prefer a processor and graphics chip of the latest generation, but for the majority, HP has chosen the features resulting in good playability on most games currently available.
With an average score on the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) ranking, this laptop allows you to try some games. It corresponds to a median choice, neither extremely powerful nor too expensive.
An average capacity/price ratio that makes this Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir an interesting choice when you’re looking for a 500 Gb drive. Useful for local games; as there are still many of them, even though online games are progressing.
For Wi-Fi technology, HP decided to make the use of the 5GHz wireless band possible. A guarantee of quality that will allow, if your living area is equipped with it, to have a faster and generally more reliable web access.
With a weight 1.9 Kg and a screen size of 15 inches, it is a tool in the average of other laptops.
With an autonomy of 12 hours, it’s better than the competition.
In conclusion, we have been seduced by the balance between performance and components. In addition, it is good value for money compared to competitors. And if necessary, you can even use it for office functions between two games.
Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir for office automation ?
Like the majority of its competitors, HP has designed Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir for office automation. It corresponds to a good quality computer.
Here, this model runs under a standard OS. It is equipped with Windows 10.
This laptop is mainly for office use and will require some work on your side of things. You will have to download the applications you need, which implyies for some software a slight increase in the overall cost.
It is one of the laptops available in the range. Average weight, with 1.9 Kg.
Due to the size of the keyboard, all the office oriented elements are present. Hence the good idea to offer a default number pad as a complement.
This Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir has no matt slab. The Matte screen is ideal for use outdoors or near bright light. However, if you work all day on text or spreadsheets, a matte screen would be preferable. Concerning light intensity, is is: not so good for eye comfort and work, but powerful in the dark to watch videos.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
About storage, this model has average space . It’s 500 Gb available, perfect for office use, but maybe tight for recording movies.
Ultimately, this Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir is an intermediate choice. The middle groud for recurring use in office automation mode.
Finally, the Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir….
Almost impossible for a laptop to be good everywhere, but on the other hand it is possible to obtain a average result. The Spectre x360 15-eb0016nf Noir’ is average but will do the job very well.
To be clear enough, we do not recommend this laptop for :
– travel use
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– listening to music and watching videos
– office tasks
In summary, we advise this model for :
– surfing on the internet
– making audio and video editing
– playing video games