Keep an eye out, Apple.HP on Wednesday presented another era of premium PC items that could create the sort of fervor in the market that is typically the space of the people at One Infinite Loop. Among the new HP offerings are a new tablet-laptop convertable, a svelte laptop, an innovative all-in-one model, and a 4k display designed for dual screen setups. “HP has absolutely raised their bar in design, quality and performance,” said Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst at Moor Insights and Strategy.
Among the new HP offerings are another tablet-portable PC convertible, a svelte portable workstation, a creative in with no reservations one model, and a 4k show intended for double screen setups."HP has totally brought their bar up in plan, quality and execution," said Patrick Moorhead, essential investigator at Moor Insights and Strategy.
Convertible and Laptop
HP's convertible offering is the Spectre x360 , which is 2 millimeters thinner than its predecessor and now weighs less than 3 pounds. It has a 13.3-inch FHD IPS display, four speakers and is offered with either an i5 or an i7 seventh-generation Intel Core processor.
It supports log-in via facial recognition and has up to 15 hours of battery life. What's more, the battery can be charged 90 percent in 90 minutes via a quick-charge function.The Spectre x360, available immediately, sells for US$1,049.99.
HP's laptop offering, the Envy,offers more battery life than its predecessor -- it has a runtime of up to 14 hours -- but at 14mm thick and 3.15 pounds, it's not as thin and light. It has a 13.3-inch display with a touchscreen option and an extra-wide glass touchpad.The Envy will be available Oct. 26 priced at $849.99.
All-In-One and Monitor
The Envy AIO 27 is HP's all-in-one desktop unit. It has a 27-inch QHD 3.6 million-pixel display that is just 15mm thick, since all the computing and storage power resides in the monitor's base.The display supports a "low blue light" mode for improved eye comfort. The base has a sound bar with four speakers tuned by Bang & Olufsen.ther features include a webcam that pops into the display when not in use, support for sixth-generation Intel quad core i5 or i7 desktop processors, storage on a solid state drive of up to 256 gigabytes, a hard drive of up to 2 terabytes, and HDMI in and out ports.The AIO 27 sells for $1,299 and will be available this month.
HP's new monitor is the 27-inch Envy 27. It supports 4K video and has a micro-edge bezel. Its RGB color accuracy exceeds 99 percent and includes a Display Port, HDMI and USB C, which can be used to charge devices.The Envy 27 will be available Dec. 4 for $499.99.