How Did HP Fail This Hard? - HP Spectre x360 2019 Review

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    On paper the new HP Spectre x360 2019 should be the ultrabook to rule them all, but in practice... things aren't quite so simple.
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Komentarze • 3 903

  • Eli Suryana
    Eli Suryana 13 godzin temu

    "for some reason HP uses the synaptics drivers instead of the windows precision ones"... in the year 2019?!?!
    at least you can download the touchpad drivers for free and it's real easy too, as someone said

  • me3mari online
    me3mari online Dzień temu

    After trying two different types of HP laptops i can say HP printers are so good ones 👣

  • Arav Tulsi
    Arav Tulsi Dzień temu

    the bezels are there for use in tablet mode

  • Nazli Sam
    Nazli Sam Dzień temu

    Great, I wanted to buy this laptop for college and now I'm hesitating.

    • Nazli Sam
      Nazli Sam 13 godzin temu

      @Nuclear Trinity Not yet 😅. And you?

    • Nuclear Trinity
      Nuclear Trinity 14 godzin temu

      @Nazli Sam You got it?

    • Nazli Sam
      Nazli Sam 14 godzin temu +1

      @Nuclear Trinity Oh ok, thanks. I really like it 😄

    • Nuclear Trinity
      Nuclear Trinity 16 godzin temu +1

      His complaints are seriously minor items. I'm still getting it because it's badass.

  • Senson Pan
    Senson Pan 2 dni temu

    Tried this laptop in a local store and yes, the cursor jumps around, and it is really bad.

  • Breandan Sharpe
    Breandan Sharpe 3 dni temu

    They should have just removed the old power cord option and thrown in a Thunderbolt 3. Solving the power button and having to haul around a power block issue.

  • Liepājas A.Puškina 2.vidusskola

    DELL / ASUS / LENOVO / ACER /SAMSUNG will outlive anything HP has or will ever make. I hate and avoid dealing with HP be it PCs or printers. Most technicians just wanna cry of the issues one has to face. I'm not the exception. If your HP lived for more than 7 years or even 10 years, you can comment that.

  • TheTravelingSir Syroyizhka

    This didnt feel like a real review but it did feel like a teenage boy full of hormones going through puberty and not knowing what's going on with his body.. its gonna be okay buddy, just show us where the mean HP man touched you

  • Mohammad Kaafi
    Mohammad Kaafi 5 dni temu

    I wonder how many laptops does Linus have?!

  • Just Me
    Just Me 5 dni temu

    HP ENVY X360... compare it.. which it worse..

  • Alek Belinario
    Alek Belinario 5 dni temu

    Bad review,,so exaggerated,,,, go back to your mother's vagina

  • p10 TwiT
    p10 TwiT 6 dni temu

    Check out matebook x pro

  • Ali Alsharqi
    Ali Alsharqi 6 dni temu

    i bought this laptop from my brother university for 1300$ for the 15.6 inch instead of 2000. so i am realy good with having such a good deal!

  • James Twining
    James Twining 7 dni temu

    You are so wrong about this

  • Tony Carbonero
    Tony Carbonero 8 dni temu

    Terrible review

  • Deepak Mohapatra
    Deepak Mohapatra 8 dni temu

    One thing i like to,say for hp mouse is that the best mouse in my opinion was the trackpad offered in HpG4-1303 AU. Whi h has very little to no deadzone. Then it has that disable feature in the top left corner of mouse where double tapping it turns off the trackpad so any palm movment on trackpad wont let the mouse move.
    Then there was separate buttons and that thing is so lovely that you use right hand for trqck pad and use left hand to click button. That was the excelent choice hands down. No other laptop trackpad is as good as that one. These days we get that smooth finished trackpad where buttons are integrated yet markings were made to distinguish trackpad and buttons which is not at all feel like mouse. Hell i cant even place two finger on the trackpad else it will go into berserk mode making pointer act weird or wont let the pointer move.

  • Brian Morrissey
    Brian Morrissey 10 dni temu

    wtf you talking about a bonus check and thats why im here

  • Terry S
    Terry S 12 dni temu +3

    Now I know that Linus was paid off. Good to know.

  • Pranav Shivram
    Pranav Shivram 14 dni temu +1

    Your reviews are terrible dude. Pack your bags, please.

  • Abdirahiim Yassin
    Abdirahiim Yassin 14 dni temu +1

    I do not recommend HP, their battery sucks, it normally fails in less than 2 yrs. Talking from experience

    • 7Write4This9Heart7
      7Write4This9Heart7 14 dni temu

      Yeah, the HP I bought 'made it' to two years (maybe 1.5?), but it was HOBBLING. Keys falling off keyboard, software buggy and slowing down/stalling like crazy (and the only things I ever used it for was internet, watching movies, and word processing). Yikes!

  • Hardcore Video Gamer
    Hardcore Video Gamer 15 dni temu +2

    Too bad you can not upgrade the Ram because it is soldered on to the motherboard.

  • HobbyAlchemist
    HobbyAlchemist 16 dni temu +1

    there's also a big heating issue with the x360 when you put the graphics card under load which is likely due to their horrible graphics drivers that don't do clean switches between the dedicated and integrated cards.

  • Kevin Ma
    Kevin Ma 16 dni temu +2

    Linus please do a review on the hp envy 13 2019

  • Rishabh k
    Rishabh k 17 dni temu +1

    11:11 😂😂😂😂😂

  • Jerel Yates
    Jerel Yates 17 dni temu +1

    Please Please Please - before you waste your money on an HP Spectre - google "HP Specter x360 screen flickering" not only does this laptop battery life suck - there are days when it takes hours to get the screen to stop flicking so that you can even see the screen. Forget about the fix of starting in safe mode because once your screen start flicking, bleeding and tearing - you can not see or read anything when you restart. Then once the screen is clear - your too scared to restart because you don't know if it will start flicking again. Now I did love my Spectre 360 4k 15inch when I first brought it but now after one year I regret every buying the HP Spectre and this will be my last HP purchase...

  • Prythm BUNDHE
    Prythm BUNDHE 17 dni temu +1

    He is a fucker the guy on the video roasting

  • Karandi
    Karandi 20 dni temu +1

    The worst laptop to buy...Purchased this HP 13 360...diamond cut in March 2019....and it generated heating issue within one month usage....(means laptop emits high level of heat 45 Celsius /113 Fahrenheit and shutdown automatically)...and tested by HP is as per design ....heat is normal....m stuck with this piece of junk....No support from HP at all

    • Corvus Corax
      Corvus Corax 17 dni temu +1

      Just contact hp again. Maybe even call their PR i had to send my laptop back to them twice as they failed to detect the first issues. Also you have a lot of rights when buying stuff online. Do a little bit of research

  • Dr.hani Atwa
    Dr.hani Atwa 20 dni temu +1

    Is it good at video and images editing ?

  • Harut Arzumanyan
    Harut Arzumanyan 20 dni temu +1

    If you are reding this please don’t buy this stupid computer .

  • Lisa Martin
    Lisa Martin 21 dzień temu

    Well it is a good info

  • spydude38
    spydude38 21 dzień temu

    Purchased on after watching your video on a hunch that your video rant didn't match much of everything else out there review wise. I then spoke to a few people who owned one and they had positive results and were pretty happy as well. Now, I'm a happy user after a week of using it. I do appreciate the review though as it gave me pause to make sure about what I was getting into based upon your review. I'm sure there are plenty of people out there who hate this HP. Great thing is we have reviews to help us out and many choices available.

  • Tron Destiny
    Tron Destiny 21 dzień temu +2

    Well, they cut some corners alright

  • Haverdy 4L
    Haverdy 4L 24 dni temu

    has anyone who owns this, used it for music production?

  • DiRT3Xbox360
    DiRT3Xbox360 24 dni temu +4

    I think Linus is getting this thing wrong.
    I mean yes, the bezels are a bit big (the top one is big because of network hardware being hidden up there to ensure good connectivity) and yes the screen has a little bit of a slow reaction time, but srsly, I want to use that thing and not complain that a pixel turns off just not fast enough.
    And yes, synaptics is not great but you can switch to precision if you just can't stand it at all.
    But the rest is ridiculous.
    The power button is just fine, I have never ever heard someone complain about a power button... I mean... Just no...
    Complaining about the pen holder. For real. First you say you don't want a holder at all, now you say you want one. Get your s**t together and decide. Also, every single other 2in1 does not have a holder and there it is just fine.
    The same thing with the hinge. Every other 2in1 has the same one and it is just fine...

  • patrick baz
    patrick baz 24 dni temu +2

    just bought a new 2019 "hp envy x360" laptop... I had to return the first [hp envy x360] laptop that I purchased due to screen flickering. The replacement laptop, (which ive had for less than a week), had its right hinged come off. the hp laptop that I purchased in 2016 was pretty good, but this new model sucks. (this new laptop also had screen flickering since the moment I purchased it, but I decided that I would just deal with it)

  • Turtle Fast
    Turtle Fast 24 dni temu +1

    I disagree with the pointer, it is completely fine and cleaner than other computers. Maybe this guy needs new fast camera.

  • thisal abeysekere
    thisal abeysekere 24 dni temu

    2:18 Left hand dude, Left hand

  • Alejandro Penton
    Alejandro Penton 25 dni temu

    Hi Linus what is the best low cost laptop to buy for student

  • Børth
    Børth 25 dni temu +1

    Why do you have to shit on everything that you review

  • Serghei Starus
    Serghei Starus 26 dni temu +1

    Why there is nothing about how the pen works? Does palm rejection work good on the screen? I think it is very important things, more than trackpad issues.

  • Keno
    Keno 27 dni temu

    How bright is the Display?

  • NileshR12
    NileshR12 27 dni temu +1

    I've never had any issues that you've talked about on my HP Spectre x360 that I have that came out in 2016. I got it on Black Friday & i love that it's an all aluminum build. It's a solid laptop besides the degraded battery life. It's touchscreen but doesn't have pen support which I wish it did. I think I would get another Spectre next year depending on what HP does for the next generation model

  • Stelissa
    Stelissa 27 dni temu +1

    Yeah the 'pointer trails' are down to the limitation of your eyes. It's called 'persistence of vision'.

  • Aditya Mahat
    Aditya Mahat 29 dni temu


  • MyUTF4
    MyUTF4 29 dni temu

    Why don't you tell us how you really feel!

  • Hollow114
    Hollow114 Miesiąc temu

    What about the Ryzen envy x360?

  • Siam Islam
    Siam Islam Miesiąc temu +2

    Thanks for the review. Incredible specs which makes us oversee the flaws of the basic functionality. Shitty pixel response seriously? Almost bought the laptop.. please do review of future hp spectre laptops. Thank You :)

    • Kevin Pan
      Kevin Pan 28 dni temu

      Siam Islam have you watched any other reviewers? They all have really positive reviews about this pc, Linus just went a little too much on the negative side.

  • Ducanh Pham
    Ducanh Pham Miesiąc temu +2

    Thanks. This was decisive in my decision to avoid this laptop.

  • HotBadBoyMagnifico
    HotBadBoyMagnifico Miesiąc temu +10

    This reviewer is so annoying, I feel like buying one of these now

    • Kevin Pan
      Kevin Pan 28 dni temu

      You should watch other reviewers that reviewed this laptop, they all have really good responses, I don’t know why Linus went so negative on their pc.

    • Siam Islam
      Siam Islam Miesiąc temu +1

      HotBadBoyMagnifico Maybe he is to you. but he has clearly pointed out the basic functionality flaws which is overseen. Kudos for that.

  • Ramen Boi
    Ramen Boi Miesiąc temu

    Only hipsters will spend 1000+ dollars on a laptop with an mx150 inside of it.

  • James Mazza
    James Mazza Miesiąc temu +17

    Will linus ever really like a laptop? Tune in next time on linustechtips

  • goldfish576
    goldfish576 Miesiąc temu +3

    bought this one and returned the next day!
    When I brought this home and started it, it was on the hp logo screen for 2 hours and didn't even start and also the back got very hot that's why returned it.

  • Ahmad Sheikh
    Ahmad Sheikh Miesiąc temu +5

    I disagree with you as its the best laptop of the year

  • jose f avellaneda-barbarito
    jose f avellaneda-barbarito Miesiąc temu +1

    you went short on volumes specks. B&O sucks big time..

  • Junaid Hasan
    Junaid Hasan Miesiąc temu

    Linus is nitpicking

  • Laura Dee
    Laura Dee Miesiąc temu +1

    Use your other hand. It's on the left side, why use your right hand to reach at it? Do you try to brush your teeth with your feet? C'mon.

  • Matthew Silveira
    Matthew Silveira Miesiąc temu +1

    Lenovo yoga

  • Con Artist
    Con Artist Miesiąc temu

    Can you donate a laptop for those in need like me, who is studying for college...?

  • NotANoob :D
    NotANoob :D Miesiąc temu

    5:02 what if you turn on pointer trails

  • mooganify
    mooganify Miesiąc temu +1

    1 USB port?

  • Duy Hau Doan Nguyen
    Duy Hau Doan Nguyen Miesiąc temu +1

    Does Hp envy x360 version 13.3 inch screen can upgrade RAM or hdd ?

  • Techboy235 FK8
    Techboy235 FK8 Miesiąc temu

    Buying a sponser🤔

  • Devin Eisenbach
    Devin Eisenbach Miesiąc temu

    Have your balls dropped yet?

  • ツNirv
    ツNirv Miesiąc temu +1

    The hp envy 13 is amazing

  • Saiful Hazmi Hashim
    Saiful Hazmi Hashim Miesiąc temu +4

    I have this laptop and I disagree with this review.

  • gfKosta
    gfKosta Miesiąc temu +1

    You really like this design!? Seriously!? Sorry, but you have no taste...

  • Jay Y
    Jay Y Miesiąc temu +1

    Synaptics is probably still in business only because HP has a contract with them. Hopefully when that ends, they can die.

  • Chris Lee
    Chris Lee Miesiąc temu +1

    what's the refresh rate?

  • Ashay Vaidya
    Ashay Vaidya Miesiąc temu

    LOL so you don’t like the placement of the power button and you’re pissed because they don’t include a pen holder? This is one of your poorest, most clickbaity reviews.
    The HP Spectre series is consistently one of the best ultrabooks on the market, year after year.

  • dominic corbin
    dominic corbin Miesiąc temu +1

    i have this laptop and to fix the trackpad is possible to install windows precision driver. I do that and this trackpad is just perfect. you can find how to install it on PLclip.

    MITCHIE CATO Miesiąc temu +1

    Is it good enough for a computer science major/course or college in general?

    • Ashay Vaidya
      Ashay Vaidya Miesiąc temu +2

      MITCHIE CATO It’s phenomenal laptop that can handle anything college can throw at it, don’t listen to this reviewer at all. Look up any other reviews about the HP Spectre x360 series, you’ll find praise after praise about it.

  • The Echo Conversation
    The Echo Conversation Miesiąc temu +1

    This dude doesn't make it easy to decide what laptop to decide..... °•○●□▪ make me give up on mac,hp,etc....

  • CyberDude274CD24
    CyberDude274CD24 Miesiąc temu

    3:41 STAWWP

  • Matthew Bowman
    Matthew Bowman Miesiąc temu +4

    Linus: this laptop has terrific performance, battery, security, design, etc....BuT tHe TrAcKpAd

    • Matthew Bowman
      Matthew Bowman Miesiąc temu

      @Anabel Ruiz No, not for handwritten notes

    • Anabel Ruiz
      Anabel Ruiz Miesiąc temu

      Matthew Bowman do you recommend this laptop for hand written note taking ?

  • TheOvernowhere
    TheOvernowhere Miesiąc temu +3

    Hahahaha! Inconvenient power button and missing pen holder!! Man, just avoiding to present the most important things, or just mention it really quickly, you basically convinced me to buy that laptop by your video :) Thanks!

  • Vimal Ramachandran
    Vimal Ramachandran Miesiąc temu +2

    Agree with most points. The chunky top & bottom bezels are unacceptable in 2019. So is the subpar trackpad. And why only 16 GB memory? HP should offer at least 32 GB.

  • Ellis The DJ
    Ellis The DJ Miesiąc temu

    I am watching this video on you guest It a HP spectre though I have the 2016 one & it rather thinner than the 2019 one

  • John Nguyen
    John Nguyen Miesiąc temu +1

    I was in between LG Gram and the HP Spectre, but then this video shows up in my recommendation and dang, I know which to choose now. Thanks a lot!

  • stockjonebills
    stockjonebills Miesiąc temu +1

    Love the look of the spectre's but I've learned from the past, HP consumer laptops have always left me disappointed. I've had two with the power supplies going out a few months after owning the laptop. If you want HP go with their zbook line

  • Epic Sax Guy
    Epic Sax Guy Miesiąc temu +1

    I have the same laptop, and after installing the Precision drivers, the trackpad is fine.

  • artannis v
    artannis v Miesiąc temu

    Definitivamente sucks

  • Pecco Kirsten
    Pecco Kirsten Miesiąc temu +1

    Would you rather recommend the Asus Zenbook 14 UX433FA? I mainly use my pc for researching, writing and browsing, and now and then movie watching. I also travel a lot, so I would really wish the device to be as light as it can (including the charger). Looking forward to your opinion!!

  • Arno Laurie
    Arno Laurie Miesiąc temu

    ¬📁This folder is empty

  • Jared Garcia
    Jared Garcia Miesiąc temu +5

    Does anyone know if the screen response time is fixable or could be fixed with updates??

    • Kegan Oneil
      Kegan Oneil 9 dni temu

      Pretty sure his model is broken

  • s Jones
    s Jones Miesiąc temu +2

    So either you were lying a year ago or now. I have the previous version. Mobiletechreview is a more reliable channel. At least consistent.

  • Jude Abou hamdan
    Jude Abou hamdan Miesiąc temu +1

    Hahahahaha its like he was pissed and decided fuck this laptop 😂

  • Steven Barber
    Steven Barber Miesiąc temu +1

    i have seen some great things coming from hp making me druil over there computers this computer is a beast of a machine i bought there hp omen 870 desktop feels great to use very stable and very fast i love it

  • Arghyadeb Bandyopadhyay
    Arghyadeb Bandyopadhyay Miesiąc temu +2

    6:56 Lenovo also offers toggleable privacy display in their new 2019 series laptops.
    Please make a video on the new Lenovo Thinkpad T490.

  • Joshua Jurado
    Joshua Jurado Miesiąc temu

    This dude picky af haha

  • A55tech
    A55tech Miesiąc temu

    Got an iPad Pro and called it a day

  • PiterStreak
    PiterStreak Miesiąc temu +1

    got the 2018 model on ebay for 580. With that deal, its worth while. manufacturer refurb but havent had any issues

  • chadmichael81
    chadmichael81 Miesiąc temu +1

    I have the 13" 2018 version of this, it's awesome. No issues to date.

  • Matas Dulke
    Matas Dulke Miesiąc temu +1

    I have spectre. It's not good.

  • Stephen aka tuber33
    Stephen aka tuber33 Miesiąc temu +1

    Missed the entire purpose of the gem cut design. After complaints from convertible users that the power button is always getting hit, turning the machine on in the bag (leaving you with a dead laptop) or off while using it in tablet mode, HP created a brilliant fix--put it on a corner cut at a 45 degree angle and it's not able to be easily hit in any mode. It's harder to hit BY DESIGN.

  • Stephen Einstein
    Stephen Einstein 2 miesięcy temu +1

    I am watching this on windows 10 and thought i did something wrong - 3:39

  • David White
    David White 2 miesięcy temu +1

    You could put the pen in your pocket or backpack where you're most likely carrying your computer.

  • Rasmus Cetti
    Rasmus Cetti 2 miesięcy temu +6

    Build in privacy filter? T480S, T490, T490S,X1 Yoga, X1 Carbon.. Not unique to HP since 2018.

  • Yethu Raj
    Yethu Raj 2 miesięcy temu

    Acer Laptops are better.

  • Panos rinio
    Panos rinio 2 miesięcy temu

    huawei matebooks

  • kenny archibald
    kenny archibald 2 miesięcy temu

    Why are you mixing both models without really showing the differences?