HP has announced a couple of new premium Spectre laptops in India today – the refreshed Spectre Folio and Spectre x360. “HP continues to create the world’s most exciting devices that are leading the PCs into a new era of innovation. By listening to the needs of our customers and leveraging our design and engineering capabilities, HP is setting new benchmarks for the industry,” said Sumeer Chandra, Managing Director, HP Inc. India.
HP Spectre Folio
It is a premium laptop and also it is the world’s first leather convertible laptop. The Spectre Folio is covered with handcrafted leather and accented stitching. This is built on the success of traditional laptops, 2-in-1 devices, and convertibles, which are designed primarily for specific productivity tasks or scenarios. The laptop is very thin and light-weight and comes with one of the smallest motherboards in the industry, powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors. Also, it comes with a fanless thermal design leverages the unique qualities of leather to create an experience that feels both cool and comfortable in the lap. The 54.28 Wh Li-ion polymer battery can last up to 12hours on a single charge and it charges via Type-C port. Further, the Spectre Folio comes with up to 16 GB DDR3 memory, up to 512 GB of PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD storage. It sports a 13.3-inch FHD IPS edge-to-edge glass touch display. It is running on Windows 10 Pro and comes with an 88-degree wide IR camera along with dual microphone setup. HP has worked closely with the renowned global audio and lifestyle brand Bang & Olufsen to expertly tune the four front-facing speakers. Ports option include – 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports, a USB Type-C 3.1 port, a headphone+microphone combo. Connectivity options include – Dual-Band WiFi 802.11 ac (2×2), Bluetooth 4.2.
HP Spectre x360
HP Spectre x360 comes in 13.3-inch Full HD as well as 4K micro-edge display. The new HP Spectre x360 features the latest Quad-core Intel Core i5/i7 processors, with Intel UHD Graphics 620. This laptop also features front-facing speakers expertly tuned by Bang & Olufsen for a great audio experience and HP Webcam with integrated digital microphone. This laptop can be used in Laptop, Tent, Reverse, and Tablet modes. It is powered by a 4-cell, 61 Wh Li-ion polymer battery. Further, ports options on the device include 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports, a USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 port, and a headphone+ microphone combo. Connectivity options include – Dual-Band WiFi 802.11 ac (2×2), Bluetooth 5. The device also comes with a privacy camera kill switch which allows the user to electrically turn off the webcam when not in use. The HP Spectre x360 is also equipped with optional HP Sure View, an integrated privacy screen to help users avoid prying eyes in public areas.
Pricing and Availability
- HP Spectre Folio in Cognac Brown is priced at INR 1,99,990
- HP Spectre x360 in Dark Ash Grey starts at INR 1,29,990
- HP Spectre x360 in Poseidon Blue starts at INR 1,39,990
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