Reviews and Problems with HP Spectre XT 15 / Spectre XT 15 Pro
Showing 1-7 of 7
Failed a day after first using it
24 June 2014
Summary: After getting the OS updated to 8.1 (from 8) and starting to get it setup for use I shut it down for the night. The next day I attempted to startup and I could not get past the desktop. It was on a constant refresh mode.
Summary: Laptop is far too sensitive, I regularly "fat finger" and swipe off of what I am working on. Also the WIFI connectivity is inconsistent and often problematic (sometimes I have to reboot multiple times to reconnect to the internet.
Summary: I've owned 8 laptops over the years and at 6 months into the Spectre Ultrabook, I'm sorely disappointed in it and Windows8. Biggest cons: 1) mouse is glitchy as hell. the cursor jumps around all over when typing and it sends emails on a whim without intention. 2) wireless antenna stinks.
Speakers and audio-outlet buzz on two separate units
Russ Holland, Amazon
3 May 2013
Summary: The good: The unit looks beautiful, with the i7 processor it is fast, and the touch screen is responsive. The bad: The audio buzzes every minute or two when listening to music, playing a dvd, etc. I thought it was the system, received a replacement (Amazon was great at handling it!
Lot's of nice things all ruined by unsolvable bad!
Amazon Customer, Amazon
17 April 2013
Summary: We purchased the Spectre XT 15-4010nr for the high res IPS panel at an affordable price and in a small form factor for 15". Everything about the laptop has been mostly as expected with really nice screen and most things working well after we got past Windows 8 junk(and it is JUNK, so annoying to...
Summary: I purchased the spectre xt touchsmart primarily because it was one of the only 15" laptops that had a thunderbolt port. I work in an office with mostly mac users and only have access to apple thunderbolt displays. As soon as I got the laptop, the first thing I did was plug it into the display.