When it entails deciding on a unbelievable convertible 2-in-1, two of the most interesting selections are the Lenovo Yoga 920 and the HP Spectre x360. And it’s no easy choice, as every sport speedy Eighth-Gen Intel CPUs and weigh about 3 kilos. But there are some pretty vital variations between these two machines.

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To allow you resolve the most interesting 2-in-1, we in distinction the Yoga 920 and the Spectre x360 facet by facet in a lot of lessons, along with design, present, effectivity, battery life and price. And Lenovo’s trendy system has the edge.

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Starting Price $1,199 $999
Price As Reviewed $1,299* $1,309
CPU Eighth-Gen Intel Core i5, i7 Eighth-Gen Intel Core i5, i7
GPU Intel UHD 620 (Integrated) Intel UHD 620 (Integrated)
Display 13.9-inch, 1920 x 1080 13.3-inch, 1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
Ports 1 USB 3.zero, 2 Thunderbolt, fingerprint reader, headphone jack 1 USB 3.zero, 2 Thunderbolt, fingerprint reader, headphone jack, microSD memory reader
Battery Life 12 hours and 22 minutes 8 hours and 26 minutes
Size 12.7 x 8.8 x zero.6 inches 12 x 8.6 x zero.5 inches
Weight 3.1 kilos 2.9 kilos

*Core i7/256GB config no longer accessible.

Design

The Lenovo Yoga 920 (12.7 x 8.8 x zero.6 inches, 3.1 kilos) is a bit larger and heavier than the HP Spectre x360 (12 x 8.6 x zero.5 inches, 2.9 kilos), nonetheless that is mostly a highly effective feat for the 13.9-inch Yoga 920, which supplies you a much bigger show display than the 13.3-inch Spectre.

And whereas the Spectre is offered in two colors: a cool black/copper colorway and a boring silver design, the Yoga is offered in a trio of hues: the trendy rose gold, the blah silver, and the elegant and understated bronze. Further, the Yoga sports activities actions a slick, watchband-style hinge, whereas the Spectre’s obtained a fairly elementary — nonetheless shiny — pair of hinges.

Winner: Yoga 920.

Ports

When it entails ports, the Spectre x360 and Yoga 920 are virtually comparable.

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Both provide twin Thunderbolt 3 ports, a Type-A USB 3 port, a headphone jack and a fingerprint reader. The Spectre x360 sneaks out a win proper right here, though, by offering a microSD memory reader.

Winner: Spectre x360.

Display

Both of these convertibles operate vibrant reveals, nonetheless one is brighter. That’s the Yoga 920, which packs a nearly bezel-free 13.9-inch present that’s out there in 1920 x 1080 and 3840 x 2160 resolutions, produces 105 % of the sRGB color gamut and emits as a lot as 284 nits of brightness.

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The Spectre x360, on the totally different hand, produces 109 % of the sRGB spectrum and emits a dimmer 261 nits of brightness. Nor can the Spectre match the Yoga’s  viewing angles; colors on the Spectre darkened at 45 ranges to the left and correct, whereas the Yoga’s show display stayed strong at 60 ranges in each path.

HP moreover affords an non-obligatory privacy-screen know-how enhance often called Sure View that makes it extra sturdy for others to peep over your shoulder. It costs $60 additional.

Winner: Yoga 920.

Keyboard

Both theYoga 920 and the Spectre x360 provide OK typing experiences, nonetheless neither keyboard stands out. Both operate a barely shallow 1.3 millimeters of journey and try to make up for this by offering a greater actuation-force requirement than the 60-gram minimal we seek for. The Spectre x360 registered 80 grams, whereas the Yoga 920’s keys require 68 grams.

Winner: Draw.

Performance

Both the Spectre x360 and the Yoga 920 is perhaps configured with fast and succesful Eighth-Generation Intel Core processors. The Spectre x360 (Core i7-8550U CPU, 16GB of RAM) notched a strong 13,568 on the Geekbench 4 regular effectivity check out, whereas the Yoga 920 (Core i7-8550U, 8GB) we reviewed was shut behind, scoring 13,306.

The Spectre x360’s fast 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe solid-state drive notched a 566-MBps velocity on our file-copy check out. That’s virtually twice as fast as the 300 MBps from the Yoga 920’s 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD.

The Yoga 920 obtained a win in our OpenOffice macro check out, the place it matched 20,000 names and addresses in 3 minutes and 17 seconds, which is 6 seconds decrease than the 3:23 from the Spectre x360. One phrase: The configuration we examined is no longer accessible; Lenovo packs a 256GB SSD solely with its Core i5 model, whereas its Core i7 fashions embody each 1TB or 512GB SSDs.

We moreover seen mixed scores in gaming assessments, though every objects embody the comparable Intel UHD Graphics 620 chip. Both laptops ran the Dirt 3 racing sport above our 30-frame- per-second playability threshold, nonetheless the Spectre x360 was smoother (56 fps) than the Yoga 920 (35 fps). The Yoga 920 earned  86,267 on the 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited graphics benchmark, clearing the Spectre x360’s score of 79,528.

Winner: Draw.

Battery Life

The Yoga 920 affords adequate battery life to go away your charger at home, even on longer days.

It lasted 12 hours and 22 minutes on the Laptop Mag Battery Test, which incorporates regular web searching over Wi-Fi. The Spectre x360 lasted 8:26, which is kind of 4 hours a lot much less.

Winner: Yoga 920.

Value

When configured with matching specs, the Spectre x360 repeatedly is offered in at lower prices. So while you will pay $1,179 for a Spectre with a Core i7-8550U CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD, the Yoga 920 with these specs costs $120 further, at $1,299.

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The further fairly priced Spectre x360 costs $999 and packs a Core i5-8250U processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, whereas a Yoga 920 with the comparable specs costs $1,199.40.

Winner:
Spectre x360.

Overall Winner: Yoga 920

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Overall Score 5 4

Yes, this was an in depth battle, nonetheless the Yoga 920’s superior battery life and further participating design put it over the prime. Sure, it costs a bit further, nonetheless we’d fortuitously pay that slight premium for a longer-lasting 2-in-1, significantly when the effectivity is akin to that of the Spectre x360 and in addition you get a barely bigger show display.