At CES 2016, HP has launched the successor to its Spectre x360 convertible laptop that was launched in 2015. The new Spectre x360 laptop is much better and more powerful than its predecessor. HP claims that the new Spectre x360 is the thinnest and lightest 15.6-inch convertible, measuring in at 15.9mm in thickness, and approximately 1.8kgs in weight.
In terms of specifications, the new HP Spectre x360 laptop features a 15.6-inch with 4K screen offering 3820 x 2160 pixels resolution, which is bigger than the 13.3-inch display on the predecessor. It is powered by Intel's Iris graphics with up to 16GB of RAM. The company has also beefed up the audio set up to a four-speaker setup with Bang & Olufsen's audio tech. As per the company, the laptop's battery can run for up to 9.5 hours with the 4K display, or 13 hours with a lower-resoution 1080p screen.
In addition to that the company has announced an OLED screen option of the recently updated older-gen 13-inch model. It runs on Intel's latest Core processors, and offers 103-percent color range. This new OLED version weighs 50 grams less than the previous version.
Moreover, HP has also come up with a lower end version of its Pavilion x2 tablet hybrid. The new Pavilion model features a 12.1-inch screen that can be attached with a keyboard that can be attached magnetically instead of using a latch mechanism. The tablet weighs 725grams but becomes double its weight with the dock. As for specifications, it has a 1080p display resolution, and is powered by Intel Atom processors in the basic model, going up to Intel's Core M chips in the highest-end models.
The newest HP Spectre x360 with a 1080p screen will go on sale on February 14, starting at $1,149, and the company is yet to reveal the details of the 4K version. The 13.3-inch version with the OLED screen is scheduled to arrive this spring. The 12-inch Pavilion x2 will be available from February 7, with price starting at $500.