HP unveils laptop that is sleeker and lighter like its Spectre
By Chong Jinn Xiung July 17, 2017
- Boasts a thinner and lighter design for greater portability
- Big battery with fast charging so that it is always ready to go
HP has released its second generation Spectre x360 convertible laptop that comes in a natural silver colour with polished accents on the hinge.
According to HP, the updated laptop will feature a near zero border 13.3-inch display (Full HD resolution) in a design that measuring just 13.8mm thin, over 2mm thinner than the previous generation and lighter at 1.295kg compared to the previous’ 1.45kg.
Emphasising on audio quality, the PC now includes four speakers instead of the previous generation’s two to deliver crisp audio. With tuning by audio experts Bang & Olufsen, the two front facing audio speakers and two on the bottom are said to provide superb sound in every mode.
The Spectre x360 is also designed to work with Windows Ink, that includes an HP Active Stylus for artists to sketch on the screen with relative ease.
Keeping its slim profile the new Spectre x360 features great connectivity options with two USB Type-C ports with Thunderbolt 3 support. It also has a USB-Type A 3.0 that allows you to connect with your existing USB devices and even recharge your devices as the laptop sleeps.
It comes packed with a 7th generation Intel Core processor with 8GB of RAM, a 256GB solid state drive (SSD) and Intel HD graphics 620.
Powering the Spectre x360 is a large 57.8W battery boasting a 25% improvement in battery performance, lasting up to 15 hours. With HP Fast Charge, the battery is able to be recharged back to 90% capacity within just 90 minutes.
According to HP, the Spectre x360 is available now with a starting price of US$1,234 (RM5,299).