36points

HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

90points

HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
Comparison winner
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
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HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB vs HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
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90
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Why is HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB better than HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Has an optical disc drive

Why is HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB?

  • 10GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs6GB
  • 5.76x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1600 x 900px
  • 2.66x higher pixel density
    282ppivs106ppi
  • 766.9g lighter
    2kgvs2766.9g
  • 2h longer battery life
    12hvs10h
  • 13mm thinner
    17.7mmvs30.7mm
  • Uses flash storage
  • 8% faster CPU speed
    2 x 2.7GHzvs2 x 2.5GHz

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2.77kg

2kg

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.thickness

30.7mm

17.7mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

4.Has a flip and fold design
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

5.Has a detachable keyboard
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.height

274.3mm

250.9mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

Display

1.resolution

1600 x 900px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” UHD Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

106ppi

282ppi

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

3.screen size

17.3"

15.6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

4.has a touch screen
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an LED-backlit display
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Performance

1.RAM

6GB

16GB

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 64GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

3.CPU speed

2 x 2.5GHz

2 x 2.7GHz

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

4.internal storage

750GB

512GB

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

5.maximum memory size

16GB

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

6.has an external memory slot
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

2.USB 3.0 ports

4

1

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.Has WiFi
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Has Bluetooth
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

6.HDMI ports

1

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

Battery

1. longer battery life

10h

12h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.has stereo speakers
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.Has a stylus
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

4.has a front camera
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

5.has GPS
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

Dell G7-7588-U30 15.6" Intel Core i7 8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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