HP a prominent provider of desktops and laptops has yet again unveiled new innovations to its premium consumer laptop line-up. The company has launched its next-generation HP Spectre 13 and HP Spectre x360 laptops.
The products feature the latest generation processors, longer battery life and brilliant displays in sleeker, more angular designs. The two new laptops are the latest in a series of moves that have fueled HP's growth in the premium PC market.
"HP is delivering the world's thinnest touch laptops without compromising on performance, and still setting new industry standards for battery life, security, sound, and design," said Yam Su Yin, Vice President, Consumer Personal Systems & Retail Sales, Asia-Pacific & Japan, HP Inc. "Our Spectre portfolio is redefining the premium PC segment. We provide unique user experiences that will inspire creativity and unlock limitless opportunities to bring incredible ideas to life."
Likewise, Patrick Moorhead, President and Principal Analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy said, "HP continues to exceed my expectations by delivering impressive premium laptops with features that matter to consumers - performance, design and battery life." "The newest Spectre laptops further demonstrate how the company is finding new and exciting ways to drive momentum in the premium PC market."
HP Spectre 13
The amazingly thin HP Spectre 13 does not compromise on premium features such as 4K displays, thin bezels, and performance. Specific features include a premium contoured design where the laptop has been built from CNC aluminum and carbon fiber. It is offered in Ceramic White with Pale Gold polished accents or Dark Ash Silver with Copper polished accents featuring micro-edge bezels with Corning Gorilla Glass NBT displays in up to 4K high resolution.
The speakers are placed above the full-size edge-to-edge backlit keyboard for clear and crisp sound and a comfortable typing experience. The laptop is said to deliver fast performance with the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors. The laptop offers up to 1TB PCIe SSD9, and memory up to 16 GB LPDDR3.
As per the company, the laptop offers up to 11.5 hours of battery life and charges from zero percent battery life to 50 percent in 30 minutes as it comes with HP Fast Charge technology.
HP Spectre x360
HP's award-winning Spectre x360 laptop now offers the world's longest battery life in a quad-core convertible without compromising on style and durability, while improving security with an optionally integrated privacy screen option.
The redesigned HP Spectre x360 transforms between a laptop and a tablet while delivering quad-core performance, battery life up to 16.5 hours, and a new integrated privacy screen. Specific features include a refined iconic design where the device has been sculpted with CNC machined aluminum body and sports angular lines in Natural Silver and Dark Ash Silver with Copper accents.
The laptop features micro-edge bezels with durable Corning Gorilla Glass NBT 13-inch diagonal display. The display supports 4K high resolution and offers exceptional viewing experiences.
"Creators and multitaskers will be delighted by the optimized thermals, and the performance brought by the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors3, memory up to 16 GB LPDDR3 and options up 1TB PCIe SSD9 to store artwork, precious memories, and entertainment," the company said in a media release.
Safety features include a fingerprint reader located on the side for easy access, HP Sure View integrated privacy screen option on Full HD versions to eliminate visual hacking with one quick keystroke, and HP Wide Vision FHD IR camera to log in with facial recognition.
The laptop also supports Windows Ink Certified pen that delivers a more natural drawing and writing experience with simultaneous pen and touch.
The HP Spectre 13 Laptop and the HP Spectre x360 are expected to be available in Asia-Pacific and Japan from late-October.