Microsoft is conducting an event in Shanghai tomorrow where it’s expected to announce a new hardware product. HP has gone ahead and announced its new hardware products today. New HP Spectre x2 2-in-1 and Envy notebook models have been announced. The Spectre x2 comes with a slightly redesigned exterior as well as improved specifications under the hood.
The new Spectre x2 models can be configured with up to 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processors with up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage. They even include fast charging technology which HP claims is going to juice up the notebook to 50 percent in just 30 minutes.
The 12.3 inch display of the Spectre x2 now has a 3,000×2,000 resolution which is a significant improvement over the predecessor’s 1920×1080 resolution. Additional specs include a 13 megapixel rear and 5 megapixel front camera with Windows Hello, a kickstand, and a full-sized magnetic detachable keyboard.
HP is going to start selling the Spectre x2 in June this year. It will be available in dark ash silver color with prices starting at $999.
HP has also refreshed its Envy notebook lineup, the Envy x360, Envy 13, and Envy 17 have all been refreshed. HP Envy 17 can be configured with up to Kaby lake Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB of storage. It even features an NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics chip aside from an integrated fingerprint sensor and Windows Hello support.
The Envy 13 can be configured with Kaby Lake Core i5 processor coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB SSD. The 13 inch display has a 1920×1080 pixel resolution and has a claimed battery life of 14 hours with mixed usage.
The HP Enxy x360 has a 15.6-inch display, can be configured with up to Kaby Lake i7 processors and up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage. AMD versions will be available as well with the FX 9800 APU and Radeon R7 graphics.
HP will start selling the Envy 13 and Envy x360 from next month with prices starting at $899 and $1,049 respectively. The Envy 17 is immediately available for purchase from HP.com with prices starting at $999.