HP Spectre x360 G2 Battery Size, Capacity, Timing and Usage

The HP Spectre x360 G2 laptop was introduced in October 2016 and can still be bought new and used in markets today. If you are shopping for a HP Spectre x360 G2 laptop then you should also know about its battery to see how long it can last. How long can the HP Spectre x360 G2 original battery last you without connecting the charger? Let’s explain it.

HP Spectre x360 G2 Laptop can give you 3-4 hours of battery backup when you browse social media apps like Facebook, Twitter, and more. If you work online and you are buying an HP Spectre x360 G2 then it can give you Up to 8 hours of battery time after a complete charge.

HP Spectre x360 G2 Battery Size, Capacity and Charger Details

Battery TypeLithium-ion (Li-ion)
Battery Size56 Wh
Charger TypeUSB-C
Charger Power65W charger

The HP Spectre x360 G2 is an HP Spectre x360 G2 laptop with a 56 Wh battery. It has a 65W charger that charges the battery from 0 to 100 percent in 2-3 hours. If you don’t have the original HP Spectre x360 G2 charger, it can damage your laptop and drain its battery life. So, I will not recommend you use the local charger on your HP Spectre x360 G2.

This laptop provides different battery timings on Windows 7 and slightly better on Windows 10. Because Windows 10 updates are still rolling out, keeping your HP Spectre x360 G2 laptop up-to-date can also keep its battery drivers up-to-date.

HP Spectre x360 G2 Battery on Videos & Audio

Social Media3-4 hours
Web BrowsingUp to 8 hours
Offline Games4 hours
Online Games2-3 hours
Online Video6 hours
Offline VideoUp to 8 hours
Music4.5 Hours
Video EditingUp to 3 hours
BloggingUp to 8 hours
Heavy TasksUp to 2 hours

You can watch videos offline for up to Up to 8 hours on a single charge of the HP Spectre x360 G2 laptop. If you use more apps in it, it will further reduce the battery by 30 minutes.

Battery life and timing also depend on your laptop settings. If you set it to Best Battery Life, it will give you 30% more battery timing. Instead of Up to 8 hours of videos, you can use it for one hour more.

If you watch live videos from the Internet when connected to Wi-Fi, on the HP Spectre x360 G2 you can watch 6 hours of videos on a full charge. It will also depend on your battery settings, set the battery according to how you will use it.

People who want to buy a laptop for gaming can play offline games for 45 minutes. When playing online games in HP Spectre x360 G2, the CPU and Graphics etc. run in high load so that it can run for 4 hours, then even less.

For office work, the HP Spectre x360 G2 performs well. You can also use it for emails which can be used for Up to 8 hours. You can also use Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Photoshop and more apps which can last up to 8 hours. Video editing apps require a lot of power and drain the battery quickly. Users can expect to use them for about Up to 3 hours on average.

Battery Charge Time

100% Charge:

The HP Spectre x360 G2 original charger has a power of 65W and can charge the battery from 0 to 100% in about 2-3 hours. This is an approximate time that may vary depending on how the user uses the device.

50% Charge:

When you use the HP Spectre x360 G2 original charger which has 65W power will take only 30 minutes to charge from 0 to 50%. It is an estimated time and it can be different according to user usage.

0 to 100% 2-3 hours
0 to 50%1-1.5 hours

How to increase the HP Spectre x360 G2 battery life and use it for a long time?

HP Spectre x360 G2 is a good device which can play for Up to 10 hours if you only listen to audio songs i.e. music. This laptop provides an average battery time of 4.5 hours. If you want the battery to last longer, follow these steps:

  • Turn off the HP Spectre x360 G2 laptop’s Bluetooth, GPS
  • Keep the brightness low
  • Keep the battery-saver mode on, it may reduce the performance of your laptop, so adjust the settings according to your needs.
  • Delete redundant apps
  • Charge the laptop only with the original charger

All information provided here including battery timing and power is approximate. These may be slightly different from the laptop you have. We do not guarantee that the battery described will be the same as the one you receive. A laptop’s battery timing depends on many factors, including apps on the laptop, screen brightness, battery saver mode, charger, and work.