HP has expanded the company’s lineup of premium laptops in India by launching the HP Spectre Folio in India, as well as new models of the HP Spectre x360. Both the laptops are powered by 8th Gen Intel processors and are claimed to provide an amalgam of attractive design and powerful hardware. The HP Spectre Folio comes in a single configuration powered by the 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, while the HP Spectre is available in two configurations and an equal number of colour options from authorised HP stores across the country.
HP Spectre Folio specifications and price in India
The HP Spectre Folio – claimed to be the world’s first leather convertible PC – features a unique foldable leather profile that surrounds the entire device and also allows it to be used in tablet mode as well. The HP Spectre Folio features a 13.3-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) IPS touch-sensitive display with a peak brightness of 400 nits and a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 4 on top for protection. The premium HP laptop is powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 8500Y processor clocked at 1.5 GHz (turbo frequency of 4.2 GHz). HP claims that the Spectre Folio has one of the smallest motherboards in the industry and has a fan-less internal architecture.
There is 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of PCIe NVMe SSD storage. The HP Spectre Folio has 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports, 1 USB Type-C 3.1 port, an SD card reader, and a 3.5mm headphone/microphone jack. Wireless connectivity is handled by Bluetooth 4.2 and 2×2 Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/ac. The device has a hybrid front camera with IR hardware for Windows Hello authentication and runs Windows 10 Pro.
The HP Spectre Folio is available in Cognac Brown colour and is priced at 1,99,990. The premium HP offering will be available from HP stores across the country starting today, but there is no word on availability from online stores.
HP Spectre x360 13 specifications and price in India
The HP Spectre x360 13 is a premium convertible that flaunts a sleek metallic build and has a 360-degree hinge, allowing the device to be used in tablet, tent or laptop mode. HP has launched the Spectre x360 in two variants that differ in the memory configuration and the CPU powering them. The higher-end model is powered by the 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8565U processor paired with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of NVMe PCIe SSD storage. The less-powerful model comes equipped with the 8th Gen Intel Core i5-8265U processor coupled with 8GB of DDR4 RAM and 256GB of NVMe PCIe SSD storage. The model launched in India is a refreshed one, with a new design and internals, compared to the model launched in India in February last year.
The HP Spectre x360 13 features a 13.3-inch full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) touch-sensitive WLED display with 300 nits of brightness and a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass NBT on top. Port selection includes one USB 3.1 Gen 2 port, two USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2 ports (Thunderbolt 3) and, a 3.5mm headphone/microphone jack. Bluetooth 5.0 and 2×2 Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n/ac handle wireless connectivity, alongside Miracast support. The laptop features a 4-cell, 61Wh Li-ion battery and comes equipped with an IR camera for Windows Hello authentication, while Windows 10 Pro handles things on the software side.
The HP Spectre x360 starts at Rs. 1,29,990 for the Dark Ash Grey variant while the Poseidon Blue version carries a starting price of Rs. 1,39,990. Both the configurations and colour options of the new HP laptop are now available from authorised HP stores across the country.