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Hi, 

 

I was not super sure as to where to post this so I put "Notebook Video, Display and Touch".

So I bought this new HP Spectre x360 about a week ago during the cyber sales in preparation for classes at University next semester as I was wanting something small, lightwieght, and with a long lasting battery that could get me though the shcool day. I love everything about this laptop except it seems to have a very short battery life. When I bought it, all the tech reviews and the official HP website claimed an 11 to 12 hour battery life, however I cannot seem to get more than around 4 or 5. Perhaps the battery is bad?

I do not know too much about computers so I had my brother help me choose the model. I have the i7 6500u, 16gbs of ram, and a 512gb SSD. My brother said with these specific components, the battery life could be effected a little bit but was under the impression that it would still be able to serve me at least 8 hours while at school. Should I contact HP support about the battery life problem?

 

Thank you for any advice you can give me. 

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Hey@HelpOutJohn,

 

Thanks for reaching out to HP Support Forums. One stop for all solutions about your HP product.

 

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I was going through your post and would like to help you.

 

The reviews are like the lab results but very difficult to achieve in normal circumstances. 4-5 hrs battery backup for a 6 cell is an ideal back up time.

 

Hope this helps. Please share more to serve you.

 

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