This is the late 2019 edition of the Spectre x360 from HP (13-aw0xxx).
- Intel i7-1065G7 Ice Lake
- 4K OLED Touchscreen with Elantech pen
- Intel Iris Plus Graphics
- 2 Speaker Sound
- 2 USB-C, Thunderbolt 3 Ports
- 1 USB-A
- TPM 2
- Synaptics Fingerprint Sensor
This article covers specific configuration of this laptop. Currently based on experience with BIOS F.13.
OLED panels do not have backlight, they get dimmed via PWM. With kernel 5.7+ you can add
i915.invert_brightness=1 to the list of kernel parameters to make backlight controls work natively. This option may not be needed on future kernels.
On older kernels you will have to use
icc-brightness (see Backlight#Color correction) and let it manage color profiles.
Installing Tablet PC#Automatic rotation for more details.works out of the box on Gnome. See
This laptop requires firmware in order for the soundcard to work. See Advanced Linux Sound Architecture#ALSA firmware.
This laptop has a Realtek ALC285 codec with a 2 speaker system and digital microphone array built in.
Mute LEDs on the keyboard for the speakers and the microphone are not working. An experimental kernel patch is available to manually control the mic mute LED only.
Not supported yet.
IR Camera Login
Works with Howdy configured to use
HP Tilt Pen
As of June 2020 the HP Tilt Pen is supported by the development version of the changes manually.. You can still apply
Pressure sensitivity and tilt to erase are working, but the buttons on the pen are not correctly mapped. When put into presentation mode it is recognized as a Bluetooth mouse but it does not move the cursor or emit events.
- Kernel bug report for mute keys LEDs not working.
- intel_backlight does not enable DPCD backlight control mode by default on this laptop's panel. Additional patches here.