On Tuesday, Oct 23, HP Inc. launched a lineup of new devices combining premium design, security, and performance. The company showed off its new ranges of laptop/tablet devices at a lavish event in Sydney, the PC manufacturer spruiked its new leather-clad HP Spectre Folio range which it launched recently as well as unveiling its new 4th generation 360 laptop range.
HP Spectre x360 Range
The devices feature a unique gem-cut design that can only be achieved with aluminum CNC machining. HP Spectre Folio range comes in a 13-inch (33cm) and 15 inches (38cm) design. Despite being wrapped in leather, it is flexible and can fold into different modes, for use as a tablet, laptop or perching it to watch TV and movies.
The new Spectre lineup has also been equipped with security features. The devices also include long-lasting battery life, with up to 22.5 hours in the Spectre x360 13 – a 37 percent increase versus the previous generation – and up to 17.5 hours in the Spectre x360 15. The voluntary gigabit-class 4G LTE on the 13-inch device and ultra-fast Wi-Fi with up to 1-gigabit download speeds available on both devices ensure connectivity from almost anywhere.
HP EliteBook x360 1040 G5
Building on the heritage of the HP Elite Portfolio, the company also unveiled the 13 inches (33cm) HP Spectre x360 Convertible and a 15 inch (38cm) version, as well as a 14 inch (35cm) EliteBook x360 1040 G5 which HP with gigabit-class 4G LTE connectivity.
The convertible laptops boast a gorilla glass touchscreen with 4K support and simultaneous pen and touch response. The device features up to 17 hours of battery life with gigabit-class 4G LTE, optional HP Outdoor Viewable Display with an anti-glare screen and up to 700-nit display, and optional HP Sure View.
It has its new fingerprint mouse that enables users with dedicated PCs to unlock their Windows 10 PC with a single touch, allowing for secure biometric authentication that IT departments can deploy for access control to devices.
The EliteBook x360 1040 along with other Elite devices include HP’s hardware-enforced security and features HP Sure Start Gen 4, a self-healing BIOS and HP Sure Recover with Embedded Reimaging, which enables users to restore their PC to a working state in minutes.
As far as pricing and availability are concerned; the Spectre 360x laptops will appear in stores from November with price starting from $3599 whereas the HP Spectre x360 13 is expected to be available in November for a starting price of $2199. The HP EliteBook x360 is available now for a starting price of $2930.