Today, HP has refreshed its Spectre series of laptops with the introduction of HP Spectre x360 13.5-inch and 16-inch 2-in1 laptops, as the successor to last year’s models. Let’s have a look at these new upgrades done to the Spectre line up.
To start with, the Spectre x360 16-inch model comes with a 16-inch 3K+ (3,072 x 1,920) IPS touch display with 400 nits peak brightness, 100% sRGB gamut coverage, and Gorilla Glass protection. It also comes with a 16-inch UHD+ (3,840 x 2,400) OLED touch display that covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color space, has a peak brightness of 500 nits and a layer of Gorilla Glass. It has a 5 MP webcam intelligently focused on a subject, even when it is in motion, thanks to HP’s GlamCam technology.
When it comes to CPU, users have the option of choosing either Intel Core i7-12700H at 45W TDP or a Core i7-1280p at 28W, both variants contain Intel Arc 370M with 4 GB of VRAM. It offers up to 32 GB of 3,200 MT/s memory and 2 TB of solid-state storage via an NVMe SSD.
Other features of this laptop include Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, Windows Hello and a fingerprint reader, Windows 11 and 83 Wh battery that can be charged at 135 W.
HP Spectre x360 16 Specifications:
- 16″ diagonal, 3K+ (3072 x 1920) IPS LCD, multitouch-enabled, Low Blue Light, 400 nits of peak brightness, screen-to-body ratio
- 16″ diagonal, UHD+ (3840 x 2400), OLED, multitouch-enabled, UWVA, anti-reflection, Low Blue Light, 400 nits of peak brightness, 91% screen-to-body ratio
- Intel Core i7-12700H (up to 4.7 GHz, 24 MB L3 cache, 14 cores, 20 threads) + Intel Iris Xe Graphics
- Intel Core™ i7-12700H (up to 4.7 GHz, 24 MB L3 cache, 14 cores, 20 threads) + Intel Arc A370M Graphics (4GB)
- Upto 32GB RAM and 2 TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
- 5MP IR camera
- Quad speakers; Audio by Bang & Olufsen
- Fingerprint reader
- 2 x Thunderbolt 4 with USB4 Type-C 40Gbps signaling rate (USB Power Delivery, DisplayPort 1.4, HP Sleep and Charge); 1 x SuperSpeed USB Type-A 10Gbps signaling rate (HP Sleep and Charge); 1 x HDMI 2.0b; 1 x AC smart pin; 1 x headphone/microphone jack
- Full-size, backlit keyboard
- Wi-Fi 6E ; Bluetooth 5.2
- 83 Wh battery with 135W fast charging support via type C cable
On the other hand, HP Spectre x360 13.5 offers 3 display options with either 13.5″ WUXGA+ (1920 x 1280 pixels) IPS LCD at 400 nits / 1000 nits with integrated privacy screen or 13.5″ 3K (3000 x 2000 pixels), OLED touch screen with Low Blue Light, 400 nits of peak brightness. It has a 5 MP IR camera that supports Windows Hello.
The Spectre x360 13.5 boasts Core i5-1235U / Core i7-1255U CPU with Intel Iris Xe Graphics, upto 32GB of LPDDR4 RAM, and upto 2 TB PCIe NVMe TLC M.2 SSD. It runs Windows 11 Home Edition software there’s also an option to opt for Windows 11 Pro edition.
Other features of this laptop include full size backlit keyboard, quad speakers tuned by Bang & Olufsen, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, and 66 Wh that can be charged via type C cable at 66W.
HP Spectre x360 13.5 Specifications:
- 13.5″ diagonal, WUXGA+ (1920 x 1280), multitouch-enabled, IPS, Low Blue Light, 400 nits / 1000 nits with integrated privacy screen
- 13.5″ diagonal, 3K2K (3000 x 2000), OLED, multitouch-enabled, UWVA, Low Blue Light, SDR 400 nits
- Intel Core i5-1235U (up to 4.4 GHz, 12 MB L3 cache, 10 cores, 12 threads) + Intel Iris Xe Graphics
- Intel Core i7-1255U (up to 4.7 GHz, 12 MB L3 cache, 10 cores, 12 threads) + Intel Iris Xe Graphics
- upto 32GB of LPDDR4 RAM and upto 2 TB PCIe NVMe TLC M.2 SSD
- 1x 3.5 mm headphone/microphone combo; 1x microSD media card reader; 2x Thunderbolt 4; 1x USB Type-A
- 5MP IR camera
- Windows 11 Home
- Full-size, backlit keyboard with HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture support
- Wi-Fi 6E ; Bluetooth 5.2
- 66 Wh battery with 66W fast charging support via type C cable
Pricing and Availability:
The HP Spectre x360 16 comes in Natural Silver, Nightfall Black and Nightfall Blue colours, starts at US$ 1,650 (Rs. 1,27,721 approx.) and will be available for purchase in HP.com and BestBuy.com from May 19 in the US.
HP Spectre 13.5 comes in Nightfall Black, Nocturne Blue and Natural Silver colours and pricing starts at US$1,249.99 (Rs. 96,757 approx.). It will be available for purchase on May 19 at HP.com in the US.