Stunning New Designs Highlight HP's Premium Consumer PC Line-Up

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwired) -- Oct 07, 2015 -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced new premium PCs that feature one-of-kind form factors in sleek industrial designs, bright high-resolution displays and Audio by Bang & Olufsen. Each PC is built with powerful processors and delivers amazing Windows 10(1) experiences for customers to do great things.

Specifically, HP announced:

  • An x360 with unparalleled sound and design with the new HP Spectre x360 limited edition that is based on the latest version of the award winning HP Spectre x360. The beautiful 13.3 inch diagonal Ash Silver with Copper accented HP Spectre x360 limited edition celebrates Bang & Olufsen's 90th anniversary.
  • The beautiful and sleek HP Spectre x2 that combines a thin and light tablet design with the productivity of a notebook with a superior metal keyboard for the very best of both worlds. It is the first detachable to offer audio tuned by Bang & Olufsen for both dual speakers on the tablet and keyboard for great sound.
  • HP's thinnest notebook yet, the HP ENVY notebook gives customers big power with 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors (2) in a 13.3 inch diagonal notebook is 12.95 millimeters, much thinner than the diameter of a dime, and weighs under 3 pounds.(3)
  • The widest curved all-in-one in the world.* The HP ENVY Curved All-in-One features a 34 inch diagonal Technicolor Certified display for a completely new immersive experience. The all-in-one features Intel® RealSense™ technology(4) to enable Windows Hello(5) and depth sensing capabilities.
  • Stunning new all-in-ones with a contemporary design. The 23.8 and 27 inch diagonal HP ENVY All-in-Ones merge style, power and up to 4K Ultra high-definition (HD)(6) displays to allow customers to be creative, productive and entertained.
  • The impressive HP ENVY 32 Media Display presents customers with stunning visuals and audio for remarkable multimedia and gaming experiences.

"The HP Spectre x360 established HP as a leader in the premium category because it directly addresses the needs of customers," said Mike Nash, vice president, portfolio strategy and customer experience, Personal Systems, HP. "We are excited to extend our premium portfolio with new PCs that have a number of firsts -- including a detachable with a metal keyboard featuring full-travel keys, the world's widest curved all-in-one and our thinnest notebook ever -- designed to give customers amazing experiences."

New Limited Edition Spectre x360
HP updated its most highly recognized premium convertible PC, the HP Spectre x360, to deliver ultra-thin design, long battery life, fast boot times and great Wi-Fi connectivity. HP continues to refine the device and has updated to the latest Intel® processors, Audio by Bang & Olufsen and an Ash Silver with Copper accents color option.

The HP Spectre x360 is updated with 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processors(2) and with a lightning fast SSD up to 512GB,(7) customers have the horsepower and responsiveness they want to get things done fast. Weighing 3.17 pounds(3) and 15.9 millimeters thin, the HP Spectre x360 with the Quad HD display(8) will last up to 12 hours.(9)

The HP Spectre x360 takes advantage of new experiences enabled by Windows 10 like Continuum.(5) Customers can expect fluid and seamless transitions between notebook mode for work, stand mode for viewing entertainment, tent mode for touchscreen entertainment, or tablet mode for on the go.

The HP Spectre x360 supports both full-size HDMI and mini-DisplayPort 1.2 ports to allow customers to display content across multiple screens. To accommodate devices and accessories, the HP Spectre x360 has three USB 3.0 ports that have HP USB Sleep and Charge so customers can charge their devices on the go even when in sleep mode.

Beautiful Detachable PC
For customers who prefer a tablet-first design without compromising on productivity, HP is unveiling the HP Spectre x2. This new premium PC is thin and light for a great tablet experience and comes with a killer keyboard for an uncompromised notebook experience. With up to 10 hours of battery life,(9) the tablet only weighs 1.85 pounds(3) and is just 8 millimeters thin. The tablet with keyboard is 2.69 pounds(3) and is 13.15 millimeters making the HP Spectre x2 the thinnest 2-in-1 PC HP has ever made.

With 6th Gen Intel® Core™ m processors,(2) the HP Spectre x2 has a fanless design to run cool and quiet with the performance for productivity or multimedia. The 2-in1 tablet has a lightning fast SSD up to 512GB(7) which allows customers to turn their PC on and load apps quickly.

To give customers the battery life they expect, the HP Spectre x2 features a 42-watt hour battery. The touch panel on the HP Spectre x2 is optically bonded to the display, increasing brightness and pulling each pixel up to the surface of the display. The HP Spectre x2 takes advantage of Panel Self Refresh (PSR) technology that holds images on the screen to allow portions of the PC to power down when nothing on the screen is moving.

For productivity, the HP Spectre x2 comes with a full-sized, 1.5 millimeter travel keyboard and 120 x 55 millimeter touchpad to offer customers an accurate, comfortable and familiar experience. The keyboard easily detaches and attaches with a magnetic connector to transform to a notebook for productivity or tablet for on the go. Customers can elevate the keyboard for an angled typing surface for added comfort. The touchpad has Precision TouchPad (PTP) technology that gives customers a smooth experience when browsing in the Edge browser. The bottom of the keyboard is made of woven fabric and the top of the keyboard is made from aluminum.

The HP Spectre x2 has a 3.5 millimeter stainless steel U-shaped kickstand with a friction hinge to allow customers to recline the 12 inch Full HD(11) (1920 x 1280) diagonal display all the way back to 150 degrees, for drawing, taking notes or watching a movie. The U-shaped kickstand design leaves more room for the larger battery to extend battery life while keeping the device thin and light. The touchscreen display is optimized for customers to use an active stylus for productivity.

The HP Spectre x2 features two USB Type-C™ connectors, both with the capability to charge, power and connect to a display, transfer data and support HP Sleep and Charge. Because customers still want to use USB Type-A, the HP Spectre x2 comes with a USB-Type-C™ to USB Type-A adapter in the box.

For a full tablet experience, the Spectre x2 offers three cameras: 1) a HP Truevision FHD 5 mega pixel front facing camera for web chats; 2) HP Truevision HD 8 mega pixel rear facing camera to take pictures and shoot videos; and 3) Intel® RealSense™ Camera R200(4) to capture and enable 3D experiences. With audio tuned by Bang & Olufsen, the Spectre x2 comes with dual speakers on the keyboard and dual speakers on the tablet, for an exceptional listening experience in any mode.

To keep customers connected the HP Spectre x360 gives customers great Wi-Fi connectivity. When there is no Wi-Fi access, HP Spectre x2 includes LTE to connect virtually anywhere, as it is ready for Verizon 4G LTE, the nation's largest, most reliable 4G LTE network right out of the box and choose from a variety of Verizon plans.(10)

The HP Spectre x2 has accessories available today and offered separately including a HP Active Pen for writing, drawing, and easy navigation.

HP's Thinnest and Lightest ENVY Yet
Many customers want a traditional notebook for productivity and portability. The 13.3 inch diagonal HP ENVY notebook delivers a thin and light design with long battery life and the latest Intel® processors for customers to do more, fast.

The HP ENVY 13.3 inch diagonal notebook is just under 13 millimeters thin and weighs 2.8 pounds(3) while delivering up to 10 hours of battery life.(9) The 13.3 inch diagonal HP ENVY notebook has a 3-cell 45Whr Li-ion polymer battery to achieve long battery life while maintaining its slim profile. Customers have the choice of 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3, i5 and i7 processors(2) to accomplish any task at hand.

Customers expect their PCs to respond instantly. The 13.3 inch diagonal HP ENVY notebook has the option of up to 5128 GB SSD(7) for storage space and fast response. Despite the thin design, customers will enjoy great connectivity with three USB 3.0 ports, one with HP Sleep and Charge, a full-sized HDMI port and a SD card reader.

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