2019 Spectre x360 15.6" 4K OLED (Gem Cut)

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  1. Marty

    Marty Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    Holy, I can't believe I missed this. The 15.6" OLED active digitizer experience has arrived...

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    • CPU: Core i7-8565U @1.80GHz (4C/8T)
    • GPU: GeForce MX150 2GB GDDR5
    • RAM: 16GB DDR4
    • SSD: 1TB "PCIe accelerated by Intel Optane" (424 MB/s tested)
    • Digitizer: N-Trig/MPP (HP Active Pen included)
    • Display: 15.6" 3840x2160 Samsung OLED (483 nits!)
    • WiFi: Intel 9560AC + Bluetooth 5.0
    • Ports: 2x USB-C (TB3 capable; 90W PD input charging), USB-A, HDMI, microSD, headphone, power barrel
    • Other: Windows Hello IR, fingerprint reader, B&O quad speakers (up-and-down firing stereo)
    • Dimensions: 4.78 lbs / 14.2" x 9.8" x 0.8" / 84 Wh battery
    • MSRP: $1,799.99 (BestBuy product page)
    Lisa's review:



    Unfortunately, not the Core i7-8750H / GTX1650 Max-Q level spec we were hoping for back at CES—and color OOB calibration is way off—but the price is decent, and HP is usually good about refreshes / mid-cycle updates.

    So overall, still optimistic. :)

    PS. @MobileTechReview thanks for first video review! (and I think really you are the first! :thumbsup:)
     
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  2. gamefoo21

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    Ohhh... ditching the AES for N-Trig. That's interesting though really N-Trig is pretty ok.

    That OLED is pretty but I want anti-glare! LoL

    The QLC 1TB SSD could be cheaper, use less power, make less heat and be just as fast if it was SATA based. -_-
     
  3. kurt corbin

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    "These days burn-in is pretty well controlled." News to me. How? Somebody tell Asus.

    "Asus showed off a gaming demo on two Zephyrus S GX502 laptops — one of them had a 4K 120Hz IPS display while the other had a 4K OLED panel. The company is looking forward to incorporate OLED displays in its gaming laptop lineup but wants to first address of some of the issues that plague OLED screens including screen burn-in, life-span, and long-term color accuracy."

    https://www.notebookcheck.net/Asus-...OLED-displays-on-gaming-laptops.422701.0.html

    Wouldn't those issues have to be addressed by Samsung?
     
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  4. kurt corbin

    kurt corbin Pen Pal - Newbie

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    According to Lisa, it's been N-Trig "forever."
    The only thing new is that OLED is now an option.
     
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  5. gamefoo21

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    Ehhhh? Maybe I should pay more attention to the consumer stuff. But considering this thing is the platform from the Elitebook/ZBook, and it's all AES or EMR2 on the pro side AFAIK.
     
  6. Marty

    Marty Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    Seconded by many reviews popping up:

    Nothing quite like color-accurate OLED to brighten your day. ;)

    And boy, does this thing get bright!


    WindowsCentral even measured it over 500 nits! At <2dE, that's really in a league of it's own.

     
  7. kurt corbin

    kurt corbin Pen Pal - Newbie

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    How's the glare?
    How's the PWM?
    How's the burn-in?
     
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