Display / Input Devices
its Spectre XT HP uses a LGD0368 which offers a resolution
of 1366 x 768
pixels. Furthermore the dispaly comes with a mirroring surface. In our tests we measured a
maximum brightness level of
202 Candela per
squaremeter and a minimum value of 191 Candela per squaremeter, which really isn't much. For Ultrabooks the likelihood, that
they're being use outside is very high and therefore maximum brightness should
be at least 250 Candela per squaremeter. This display doesn't even offer good
stability regarding the viewing angle. Furthermore there is the contrast level
that could be improve. Black values are way too high and therefore if you're
watching a movie it looks pale and matte. Overall this really isn't a panel one
should put into a device that is going to be sold in a premium market segment.
It's simply inappropriate.
keyboard has been placed in an aluminium bed which also fits perfectly into the decent design
of the entire notebook. As soon as you place your
hands and start typing you'll be surprised what a good keyboard HP used for this
Ultrabook. Writing even longer articles (such as this review) is very
comfortable. Even after hours your wrists wont start to hurt. The only thing
which might need some time to get used to the arrow keys with their
Overall HP decided to make use of a decent
touchpad. It is very accurate and it's no big deal if you do not have a mouse at
hand. Something else that was working very well were the multitouch gestures.
Scrolling with two fingers for example works perfectly.
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