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With their 360-degree rotating screens, the new 13.3-inch Pavilion and 15.6-inch Envy x360 convertibles join the budget-friendly 11.6-inch x360 from earlier this year.
HP's Pavilion x360 adds Beats Audio (for now) and rugged construction to the expanding field of 11-inch Yoga-likes, but Lenovo's version feels much more upscale.
It's a refurb, but it comes with a full one-year warranty. That's an awfully big PC for an awfully low price.
The well-designed HP Pavilion dv6915nr incorporates most of the features you'll need for school, but other 15.4-inch laptops offer better performance for the same price.
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HP revives an 11-inch favorite with the Pavilion TouchSmart 11z, but there are better performance-for-money deals to be had.
With an 11-inch screen and low price, the HP x360 competes with Lenovo's own entry level Yoga, but a dim screen holds it back.
The HP Pavilion X2 comes in both 11- and 13-inch screen sizes, but at $599.99 is it too expensive to compete with other cheaper hybrids also hitting the market this year?
Borrowing a design trait from the Lenovo Yoga, the HP Pavilion X360 uses the same flip-over design to transform from laptop to tablet.
The HP Pavilion x360 converts between a laptop and a tablet thanks to the integration of a 360-degree hinge.
With a great design for the price and some better-than-expected graphics power, the HP Pavilion TouchSmart 15z-b000 Sleekbook may justify overlooking its shortcomings if you're on a tight budget.