Editors Liked

  • Nice price, Sleek, balanced design, Magnetic docking mechanism, Bright IPS display, USB-C port, Almost-11-hour battery life
  • Great construction, Powerful for light computing (like email and web browsing), Long battery life, Kickass screen and speakers, Starts at $300
  • Great battery life, Good performance for the money, Small and light, Solid build quality
  • The revamped Pavilion x2 has a modern-looking new design, good keyboard and a strong magnetic hinge to keep its two halves together
  • Affordable machine running full Windows, Clever transformative multimode design with fully detachable tablet portion, IPS touchscreen features good contrast and brightness, Keyboard is better than expected, Performance is adequate for a device of its cla
  • Bright, highcontrast, viewing angle stable screen, Decent battery life, Fullsized USB 2.0 (no micro or mini USB), Dockable keyboard, Oneyear license for Office 365 Personal

Editors Didn't Like

  • Bloatware ruins experience. when installed, Random keyboard connectivity issues, Low-resolution display
  • Undersized keys, Backside can get a little toasty, Some bloatware
  • Despite a prominent Bang & Olufsen logo and large speaker grilles, the audio sounds thin and weak. The desktop is littered with advertising links and battery life is shorter than some similar systems
  • Construction quality and materials are nothing special, Constrained storage space, especially for a Windows-based device, Somewhat limited port selection, Not enough horsepower to manage anything other than the most menial tasks, Touchpad with integrated
  • Low resolution (1280 x 800 pixels), 12month warranty only