HP’s new Spectre x360 laptops proves you do not need ARM for 20+ hour battery life

HP has announced an update to its Spectre x360 convertible laptops with a number of new and useful improvements.

The 13 and 15-inch devices feature new dual-chamfered edges to make them easier to open, a privacy kill switch that electrically disables the webcam and more importantly much longer battery life.

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The 13-inch model now boasts a massive 22.5-hour peak battery life, 37% more than before, all while featuring one of Intel’s latest 8th gen quad-core processors and offering the option of gigabit LTE connectivity.

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The 15-inch model offers an up to a six-core 8th-generation Intel Core processor and optional GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q graphics, with a new thermal design to cool it all, while offering a peak 17.5 hrs battery life.

It will let you plug in two Thunderbolt 3 devices, and has a super-bright 650-nit 1080P or 4K touchscreen.

Both the 13 and 15-inch devices will arrive in November starting at $1,150 and $1,390 respectively.

HP also announced a new  14-inch EliteBook x360 1040 G5 with gigabit-LTE,  quad-core 8th-gen Intel chips, up to 32GB of RAM and a maximum 2TB of storage.  The Elitebook will hit shelves this month starting at $1,499.

Via Engadget.com