HP’s high-end laptops get spec bumps just before the next school season

HP's high-end laptops get spec bumps just before the next school season 1

HP’s high-end laptops are getting some sweet spec bumps just in time for the next back-to-school season. Along with its refreshed Surface clone, the company is refreshing Envy line of laptops with improved specs — all of which will be available in June.

First up is the new Envy 13 — the device comes with a 13-inch full HD display, 128GB of M.2 SSD storage, 8GB of RAM, and Intel’s Kaby Lake Core i5 processors. You can get up to 14 hours of battery life on the device, and it also comes with an embedded a fingerprint scanner on the trackpad. The device comes with two USB Type-C ports and two USB 3.1 ports, which is more than enough.

The bigger Envy 17 comes with a 17-inch full HD display, 1TB of storage, 16GB Of RAM, Intel’s Kaby Lake Core i7 processors, and Nvidia’s GeForce GRX 940MX GPU. You also get the embedded fingerprint scanner on the trackpad, just like the Envy 13.

And lastly, HP is also refreshing its Envy x360. The updated model includes a 15.6-inch full HD display, Intel’s Kaby Lake Core i5/7 processors, up to 16GB of RAM and up to 1TB HHD storage. Interestingly, HP is also selling the Envy x360 with AMD processors and users can choose the AMD A9, A12, or FX instead of the classic Intel’s processors if they want.

The HP Envy 13 starts at $899, while the Envy 17 starts at $1,099. The Envy x360 will be available for $899.

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