The Best-Smelling Laptop of all Time.

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    When we first heard HP made a leather wrapped laptop, we wanted to make fun of people with more money than brains. But after looking into it further, the HP Spectre Folio might be able to take on the MacBook Air or Surface Laptop 2.
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Comments • 3 995

  • SolidSonicTH
    SolidSonicTH 6 days ago

    Hmm...I might want one of these...

  • ya boi
    ya boi 15 days ago

    Are you sure you weren't smelling your vagina

  • Tay Gumi
    Tay Gumi 18 days ago

    8:35 2 hours and 30min for Cinebench :3

  • Richard Joseph
    Richard Joseph 25 days ago

    It's way over priced - pass

  • Isaac Cady
    Isaac Cady 26 days ago +1

    Does Linus ride horses? Or was that just a hypothetical metaphor?

  • Alperen Durmuş
    Alperen Durmuş 26 days ago +1

    Me : *looks at details* hmmm this laptop is good!
    Linus : *smells the laptop* this laptop is good!

  • Pyae Sone
    Pyae Sone Month ago

    I bought it
    Only last 2 months leather is not good quality
    I recommand not to buy it
    This is my mail if you would like to know quality i can send my hp folio leather condition

  • Alec
    Alec Month ago +1

    congrats linus, you played yourself

  • Robux Gamer10
    Robux Gamer10 Month ago +1

    The new CoCaInE

  • IrenMasot
    IrenMasot Month ago +1

    5:44 I own one of these laptops, and the speaker grille is shared with the laptop's passive cooling feature. So the grille is required here.
    The processor used here is expected to need 5 watts of heat dissipation in normal use, but can produce up to 15. In use, you'll find it throttles up between 5 watts and 10. You'll never get the full performance possible from this processor. Like Linus says, it works great for short tasks and shits the bed on long stuff. It also thermally throttles at only 65C, instead of 80 or 90 like you would normally expect. This keeps the laptop from getting too hot on your lap but kind of a bummer if I want to put off throttling as long as possible.

    Lastly, my previous laptop was Sony's Duo 13, which had a touchpad an inch tall and four inches wide. I learned to love the "Glide" feature in the Synaptics touchpad settings. The Folio's touchpad is luxurious, to me.

    So yeah, this isn't appropriate for gaming, or for any video editing.

  • Hans Nyström Pastor

    i love the damn thing XD so perfect for code and for drawn

  • spark of life
    spark of life Month ago

    The dancing to the crab rave as linus is dead serious ,im dying laughinh

  • Christopher Harvell

    I thought the leather thing was cool at first but when you look at the price compared to a MacBook Air they charge for the leather just like Apple does.

  • PRAJWAL Negi
    PRAJWAL Negi 2 months ago

    Am I the only one who read best SMELLING as best SELLING

  • Rayxz
    Rayxz 2 months ago

    No GPU = No buy

  • TheStenius
    TheStenius 2 months ago

    Design is second to none. But with that huge chin bezel and a dual core in 2019? For a price like that? Naaa

  • Farhan Ahmad Tajuddin
    Farhan Ahmad Tajuddin 2 months ago

    If HP decided to put a discreet Nvidia GeForce graphic card on that tablet, that would be my next PC.

  • sloppy Joe
    sloppy Joe 2 months ago

    I use Cherry MX Blacks,I love the keyboard on this laptop 😂

  • Ceastic Deception
    Ceastic Deception 2 months ago

    But y tho

  • Schpankme Verimuch
    Schpankme Verimuch 2 months ago +1

    _This Psychotic behavior found prevalent throughout the Human population is caused by improper nutrition, brought about by diet change, once they started nursing the breast and eating the DNA of other animals._

  • Chris Leyda
    Chris Leyda 2 months ago +1


    You guys do a lot of gaming and student computer recommendations. Can you do a top 5 laptops for mobile young professionals? I know you touch on it here and there in several videos. However, can you do a dedicated video? I bet there are a lot of young professionals that could use the help! Thanks.

  • Calaspo
    Calaspo 2 months ago

    I never knew laptops could be non-vegan

  • Zacchi4000
    Zacchi4000 2 months ago

    3:25 looks like he has really big lips

  • A Realist
    A Realist 3 months ago +1

    Won't that leather trap heat inside the laptop?

  • Armando Royal
    Armando Royal 3 months ago

    This is a huge improvement from the Microsoft surface pro man

  • Ali Loominaty Khan
    Ali Loominaty Khan 3 months ago +1

    2:35 be careful what you wish for

  • John King'ori
    John King'ori 4 months ago

    This laptop is for the guy who is a businessman with a desktop at the office and at home.
    Mobility and delivery of presentations

  • ClavierPixelKey
    ClavierPixelKey 4 months ago +1

    This is the ghost of the Sony VAIO Flips…

    • Arthur Shanklin
      Arthur Shanklin 3 months ago

      @ClavierPixelKey I was looking at the Vaio Z Flip. That one is the last flip ever made. The Vaio Z Flip is not made by Sony.

    • ClavierPixelKey
      ClavierPixelKey 3 months ago

      The new HP Spectre x360s are quite good too, but obviously much more expensive

    • ClavierPixelKey
      ClavierPixelKey 3 months ago

      @Arthur Shanklin There's only the i5 if you want a new non-refurbished one on eBay. (It's still cheaper than a new Galaxy S9.) It's rare to find a 15-in convertible with a dedicated Nvidia graphics card.

    • Arthur Shanklin
      Arthur Shanklin 3 months ago

      @ClavierPixelKey I see one for sale on ebay, but it is the 8GB RAM one with the 256GB SSD. Beggers can't be choosers I guess.

    • ClavierPixelKey
      ClavierPixelKey 3 months ago

      @Arthur Shanklin Maybe find a refurbished one on eBay ? My HP Spectre x360 13-4193DX Skylake (2016) is a refurbished laptop from eBay. It even comes with a 1TB SSD. I kind of regret that I didn't get the Sony Vaio Flip 15, though

  • PixelatedPastry
    PixelatedPastry 4 months ago

    This aged well

  • European Fox
    European Fox 4 months ago

    I find the keyboard light annoying, it has a 15 second timeout with no way to change it.

  • Darcy Yin
    Darcy Yin 4 months ago

    *mentions horses because he realizes one of it was killed to make the laptop*

  • Muhammad Wyndham Haryata Permana

    This seems like the perfect laptop for my use case, which programming at day and drawing at night (granted drawing is just a hobby, but still carrying drawing pad everywhere is just pain in the ass). Too bad it doesn't formally released in my country (Indonesia)

  • RoverBot1
    RoverBot1 4 months ago


  • Oh no chairs
    Oh no chairs 5 months ago

    Laptops are like a top that spins but they are not like that at all so I will say that this is really weird like the time I handed out free peanuts at a peanut butter free table. I think that this should be common practice but no one cares so I will say that snowflakes are special but there are so many that none of them are notable and if someone says you are a special snowflake they are saying that you are special but everyone is and therefore not notable.

  • GNM
    GNM 5 months ago

    2:22 is that a jojo reference?

  • Art Rose
    Art Rose 5 months ago

    Its not covered with leather, its made of leather.

  • Job van der Schouw
    Job van der Schouw 5 months ago

    Anti vega laptop

  • RayRexDex
    RayRexDex 5 months ago


  • John Puno
    John Puno 5 months ago

    Even tho you said the audio wasnt the best but that audio test made me want to buy it

  • jimihenrik11
    jimihenrik11 5 months ago

    I can imagine for this concept to be succesful. Just improve on batterylife, performance and go down with the price ... boom.

  • jimihenrik11
    jimihenrik11 5 months ago

    I actually like the pen holder. At least it looks very practical to me.

  • kaushalnasit
    kaushalnasit 5 months ago

    Any information about USB pd 3.0? Also does it have titan ridge or alpine ridge?

  • cyber4dude e
    cyber4dude e 5 months ago

    Why is everyone hating on that pen holder. I think it goes quite well with the design aesthetics they were looking for

  • Awais Baig
    Awais Baig 5 months ago


  • Awais Baig
    Awais Baig 5 months ago

    0:00 *DOPE* -LIT-

  • Nizar Reghai
    Nizar Reghai 5 months ago

    I think HP just solved it, the 2 in 1 Laptop dilemma, We just have to wait for the 3 by 2 ratio to replace this big not good Lookin chin...
    A bigger mouse pad, 4 USB C ports, and performance, a lot of it !
    Wait Didn't i just described the Goat laptop ??

  • zixitix
    zixitix 5 months ago

    This laptop is going to have great sales in bisness class.

  • Liam Wabbit
    Liam Wabbit 5 months ago

    I like it :) Not sure the Vegans would live it, but is this a way of reducing plastic waste ?

  • misterpresident1111111
    misterpresident1111111 5 months ago

    Am I the only one who kinda like the pen holder ? 😅

  • quirkykid770
    quirkykid770 5 months ago

    My cousin has a spectre folio with Windows 7

  • Zohaib Jahan
    Zohaib Jahan 5 months ago

    Also review Dell XPS 9380 and Inspiron 7380 once you get it.

  • Erik Breaman
    Erik Breaman 6 months ago

    It has nothing on ASUS's bamboo laptops that where there wasn't real bamboo their was polished aluminum..

  • Patrick Ultra
    Patrick Ultra 6 months ago

    Instead of the Windows Start-Up sound, it should just Moo at you.

  • Monte Constable
    Monte Constable 6 months ago

    I get the criticisms, but the pros outweigh the cons in spades for me. Battery life, feel , quality and yes even the pen holder. not perfect but overblown in this review. sorry, but true. Wish the trackpad was precision, but it works fine. And yes could have a 3:2 screen and bigger trackpad. Also the speakers are just ok. Put them on the screen like the Surface Pro. Still design and keyboard and performance are excellent and great for a V#1 device.

    • Monte Constable
      Monte Constable 6 months ago

      Also Millennials don't have the money to buy this so … awkward, yeah I have to go ...

  • Antonio Zamudio
    Antonio Zamudio 6 months ago

    This is disgusting.

  • Oscar Mayer
    Oscar Mayer 6 months ago

    stupid sound effects, closed after 3 minutes

  • Roger Skagerström
    Roger Skagerström 6 months ago

    Very nice. Can't even see the bad thing with the pen. Mount it the other way around so the clip goes over the leather strap... Gonna sit better than those magnetic mounts. Would never trust those carrying a machine around without a bag.

  • Daksh Arora
    Daksh Arora 6 months ago

    The only review on TheXvid that gave me an honest feedback about Folio!

  • Nicholas Rauer
    Nicholas Rauer 6 months ago

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  • Gong Qiyuan
    Gong Qiyuan 6 months ago

    My first glance of title was “The Best-Selling Laptop of all Time” LOL

    STILL NOT CLICKED 6 months ago +2

    If your gf is a vegan buy this laptop
    100% recommended
    This should be the slogan to sell this

  • Lee Riley
    Lee Riley 6 months ago

    Vaio? Flip screen

  • 117TheWolf
    117TheWolf 6 months ago +1

    6:32 Nicky V in da house! Err... was in da house...

  • gameflux
    gameflux 6 months ago

    No thank you !

  • jimbox114
    jimbox114 6 months ago

    Best smelling electronic ever was the controller that came with the original Xbox. Sure I prob will end up with a wierd cancer in the future but the area where the memory cards went was awesome.

  • Albert C.
    Albert C. 6 months ago

    I miss Berkel

  • Zed Rameses
    Zed Rameses 6 months ago

    5:23 that crab dance! LoL

  • Eric Villarreal
    Eric Villarreal 6 months ago

    Nicky V 😭😭

  • Hikari
    Hikari 6 months ago

    2:30 "would rather they did nothing", yet if they HADN'T of included a holder, that line would have been "what were they thinking? this is 2019 people! where do you expect me to put this pen? in my front shirt pocket? Come on! were's my dedicated pen holder!?"

  • Hyper Pug
    Hyper Pug 6 months ago

    No thanks I'm vegan

  • Mahmoud
    Mahmoud 6 months ago

    How many animals were tortured to create this cover?

    • Munjee Syed
      Munjee Syed 4 months ago

      Probably none one was likely slaughtered though

  • Laura Dee
    Laura Dee 6 months ago

    I was about to Google "coffee break feature" the second you mentioned it.

  • Reprisal
    Reprisal 6 months ago

    Down vote for trash 18:9 aspect ratio.

  • Daniel Lamping
    Daniel Lamping 6 months ago

    4:16 oh god when he moved it I got shivers up my spine

  • Daniel Lamping
    Daniel Lamping 6 months ago

    I like how he compares pulling out a laptop to horse straddling.

  • Vicki k Gibson
    Vicki k Gibson 6 months ago

    Ah yes,not you know why expensive cars always have full leather interiors;) it also lasts way longer than any plastic. Good leather products last for years. This is also a great operating system. Nice practical luxury, enjoy.

  • Mohammed Hamed
    Mohammed Hamed 6 months ago

    The pen holder is removable

  • ricky v
    ricky v 6 months ago +1

    I have always liked leather belts, jackets, and wrist straps. But, on a PC? I would definitely like to at least try it.

    • ricky v
      ricky v 5 months ago +1

      President Sad I like those specs. Congratulations on the score!

    • President Sad
      President Sad 5 months ago +1

      ricky v I actually just ordered the xps 13. Seems better cuz it’s 4K, larger 512gb ssd, i7 8550u

    • ricky v
      ricky v 5 months ago +1

      President Sad Go for it!

    • President Sad
      President Sad 5 months ago +1


  • Ed Briscoe
    Ed Briscoe 6 months ago

    "frankly speaking, it's stupid" hahaha

    ADRENELINEDUDE 6 months ago

    HONEY! The addon that SELLS your data! :)

  • Jas B.
    Jas B. 6 months ago

    Does anyone else besides me cringe when I see people fake typing? 06:32

  • stephen marsh
    stephen marsh 6 months ago

    imagine taking that to a vegan restaurant

  • Meridian
    Meridian 6 months ago

    My wife has been playing the crab wave for awhile. Had it put on beatsaber. Can’t even escape it even here ;-;

  • Ivz
    Ivz 6 months ago

    Okay now we know linus is into leather porn..

  • Fairest Moss
    Fairest Moss 6 months ago

    Also that pen holder is right-handed. Because, apparently, as usual, we lefties don't exist.

  • Dan Momanyi
    Dan Momanyi 6 months ago

    5:32 the things linus makes his staff do
    so help us Lord

  • Not A Channel
    Not A Channel 6 months ago

    if you play fortnight watch this

  • Not A Channel
    Not A Channel 6 months ago

  • Stevan Anf
    Stevan Anf 6 months ago

    I thought he said best selling laptop

  • Fly
    Fly 6 months ago

    U have to notify about ads cominh man

  • Kyle Boyce
    Kyle Boyce 6 months ago

    @6:33 is that NiCK??

  • Random Fandom
    Random Fandom 6 months ago

    I bet the leather makes a good insulator to keep the heat inside.... and then thermal throttle!

  • Firosniper123
    Firosniper123 6 months ago

    Whats the background music at the beginning?

  • greendude96
    greendude96 6 months ago

    We need more Crab rave in these videos :D

  • Bob Lob Law
    Bob Lob Law 6 months ago

    What does linus ride?

  • bhavesh shetty
    bhavesh shetty 6 months ago

    Yes i also agreed with designe but best engineering so thin laptop with professional looks

  • 森秋子
    森秋子 6 months ago

    When you really hate vegans

  • FasterFlash
    FasterFlash 6 months ago

    They need a rope covered laptop for cats