At the Cannes Film Festival today HP announced a new lineup of premium laptops. Joining the lineup is the HP Spectre x2, (a 2-in-1 aimed at competing with the Surface Pro lineup,) and a series of new Envy laptops.
According to HP, the new HP Spectre x2 will “bring the performance of 7th Intel Core processors, the durability of a stainless steel hinge and ability to create with Windows Ink to a premium detachable PC.” This Surface Pro competitor features a reinforced design with premium materials: A CNC-machined aluminum chassis and a copper kickstand. It also has a brilliant 12.3” diagonal 3K2K (3000×2000) display 12 with 6 million pixels. High-resolution cameras, support for HP active pen, long battery life, and a durable magnetic detachable keyboard
Next up is the HP ENVY 13 Laptop which is “aimed at reinventing performance and productivity on the go.” Also worth mentioning is the ENVY 17 Laptop, which is built for creators. These models are powered by the latest Intel Core i3, i5, or i7 processors, and have option dedicated graphics from NVIDIA. There is also the UHD display, which provides up to 8 million pixels. Other features include a durable metal chassis offered in natural silver and silk gold, HD WDR camera with wide viewing angels, and an optional HP Secure Pad. The first model, The HP ENVY 13 is available in June starting at $1,049.99. The HP ENVY 17, meanwhile, will be available starting at $999.99.
Last up is the HP Envy x360 15.6” diagonal convertible. HP says this convertible has been redesigned to pack the technology and versatility needed to be a laptop or tablet in any environment. The convertible features a micro-edge display, unibody aluminum chassis, and fluid geared hinge. It is also powered by the latest Intel Core i5, Intel Core i7. or AMD A9, A12 and FX processors, with the ability to configure with up to 16GB of DDR4 memory. This model will be available in June starting at $899.99.
Which of these laptops do you think you will purchase? It’s always great to see that Microsoft’s OEM’s are releasing fresh models with support for new Windows features. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.Further reading: Cannes, HP, Microsoft, Windows 10 Devices