At CES, HP today announced a 15.6” version of the popular HP Spectre x360 laptop. Also, it now comes with 4K display option, Audio by Bang & Olufsen, optional Intel Iris graphics and exceptional battery life. This new 15-inch model offers up to 13 hours of battery life on the Full HD version and up to 9.5 hours on the Ultra HD models.
Going by the current trends, HP also announced that an OLED display option on its 13.3” version of HP Spectre x360 to give customers beautiful bright screens for viewing media.
The 15.6” diagonal HP Spectre x360 is expected to be available on February 14, 2016 on hp.com and BestBuy with a starting price at $1,149. The 13.3” diagonal HP Spectre x360 is expected to be available in spring 2016.
World’s Thinnest and Lightest 15.6” Convertible Yet1
To help ensure customers have better experiences when creating and consuming high-resolution content, the 15.6” diagonal HP Spectre x360 offers a gorgeous 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160)2 touchscreen with wide viewing angles of more than 8 million pixels, bringing images and moving content to life. The 4K Ultra HD display2 allows users to edit and consume content in its native resolution. To deliver high-performance, HP has included optional Intel® Iris™ graphics3 and up to 16GB of memory. In addition, the new HP Spectre x360 includes quad front firing speakers custom tuned by Bang & Olufsen for a truly astounding experience for watching videos and listening to music.
The HP Spectre x360 convertible PC has sleek and stylish lines with an all CNC aluminum chassis and display cover that is ultra-thin and built for performance. Starting at four pounds4 and 15.9 millimeters thin, the new HP Spectre x360 to be the thinnest and lightest 15.6” diagonal convertible PC yet1. The machined aluminum chassis designed to accommodate a 64.5 Whr battery, the largest battery HP has included in any of its convertible PCs. The result is up to 13 hours of battery life5 on the Full HD version and up to 9.5 hours5 on the Ultra HD models.
The HP Spectre x360 offers 6th generation Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processors6 for the power customers need. With a fast SSD up to 512GB7, customers can expect their PC to turn on fast and load apps quickly.
Customers can expect fluid and seamless transitions between notebook mode for work, stand mode for viewing entertainment, tent mode for a great presentation tool or tablet mode for browsing the news. To ensure the display glides smoothly and stays in place where a user wants it, the new HP Spectre x360 has the same innovative hinges as the HP Spectre x360 13.3” diagonal convertible PC for synchronized, precise movement and stability in each mode. The full size 1.5 millimeter travel backlit keyboard with an extra wide touchpad offers an uncompromised typing experience for great usability in notebook mode.
The HP Spectre x360 features three USB 3.0 ports with Sleep and Charge and one USB-Type-C™ connector that supports up to 5GB of data transfer and can charge peripheral devices like a smartphone without having to use an adapter. The HP Spectre x360 also comes with a mini display port, HDMI and audio jack.
HP’s First OLED Convertible PC
HP announced it will offer a Quad HD OLED display option on its 13.3” diagonal HP Spectre x360 starting in spring 2016 to give customers even higher color accuracy, with a broader range of shades and better contrast for watching movies or editing photos. The OLED display is thinner and decreases the weight of the device by 50 grams while providing higher color gamut at 103% vs. 72% on WLED displays. The convertible PC will also offer optional Intel® Iris™ graphics3 and up to 1 TB of SSD storage9 as the company keeps reinventing the award-winning HP Spectre x360 to deliver premium features to customers so that they have the quality and performance for editing videos, photos or any graphics related tasks.