HP announced the Specter x360 14, a laptop with a 15-inch 13.5-inch screen viewing experience to ensure a high-end browsing, reading, editing and viewing experience. HP is also announcing the adoption by the Specter and ENVY notebooks of the 11th generation of Intel Core processors, which guarantees significant performance improvements and increased battery life, the ideal combination for a work-at-home environment.
The PC has become more essential than ever, at a time when more and more people are working, studying or going to medical appointments without leaving their homes. But the truth is, more and more people at home are working or learning, demanding that work and personal devices be as flexible as the user’s environment. Less than a third of PC users have a desk where the door can be closed, making living rooms, bedrooms or kitchens the new offices of 2020. HP is developing devices like the new HP Specter x360 14 – adaptable and intelligent – using more advanced features, such as performance management and new AI-powered audio capabilities, to anticipate user needs before they identify them.
“Computing on the move takes on new meaning as users need equipment that can adapt to a variety of use cases and environments in their homes,” said Kevin Frost, Global Manager and Director general consumer personal systems at HP. “HP listens closely to users in real time and now offers the smartest Specter ever – designed to adapt and anticipate user needs and demands, delivering intelligent audio features such as AI noise cancellation for calls more immersive with Zoom up solutions such as Smart Sense, which automatically adjusts device settings for better performance ”.
HP Specter x360 14: aesthetics combine adaptive intelligence and cutting-edge performance
The design of the new notebook is even more attractive and crafted from continuous precision aluminum, able to define the identity of the Specter portfolio. It is available in Black Nightfall with Luxe Copper details, in Poseidon Blue with Light Brass and Natural Silver details. Among other design features we highlight:
This is the first Specter x360 laptop with a 3: 2 screen ratio, which offers approximately 20% more vertical viewing space than a 16: 9 aspect ratio – ideal for browsing, reading and editing content. for more productivity and efficiency. It’s like working with a sheet of A4 paper to write, sign documents, or easily create digital sketches of ideas. It has a 90.33% screen-to-body ratio (RBST) and faithful, natural colors from 100% calibration with a Delta E of less than two. Optionally, you can have an OLED display with an impressive contrast ratio of 1,000,000: and a 100% DCI-P3 gamut for brighter and more vivid colors on the screen. To combat exposure to harmful blue light, the OLED panel changes the spectrum to reduce that blue light, but still guarantees vivid colors with TUV and Eyesafe certifications. This is the first Specter with an all-in-one keyboard, with a power button, a new camera shutter button, HP Command Center, a mute microphone and a fingerprint reader. Energy Star and EPEAT Gold certified, the Specter x360 14 is a welcome addition to HP’s most durable PC line, which boasts more than 100 EPEAT Gold certified products in more than 19 countries – more than any other company in the IT industry. The innovative use of natural and renewable HP materials on the laptop keyboard eliminates the equivalent of nearly 600 kg of carbon used in CO2 emissions over the life of the equipment. In addition, the packaging uses biodegradable molded fiber instead of plastic foam.
Developed in partnership with Intel, the Specter x360 14 has been tested, enhanced and verified to meet the requirements of the Intel Evo platform, ensuring that it meets Intel’s hardware specifications and key experience goals for responsiveness, instant wake-up call, battery life and fast battery charging. The Specter x360 14 is equipped with the latest 11th generation Intel® Core ™ processor which offers 34% performance improvement and 79% performance gains with integrated Intel Iris Xe graphics over the previous model.
With a battery life of up to 17 hours, this equipment can follow the user around the house or wherever they want to go. Working from home requires a consistent and fast connection and the Specter x360 14 ensures that connectivity with 3x faster connection speeds with support for Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0. The device also supports Thunderbolt 4 for higher data transfer rates, especially suitable for large files such as videos, photos and movies. The laptop also ensures easy file transfer between devices and operating systems with HP Quick Drop. With support for the HP MPP 2.0 tilt pen and its magnetic clamp feature, the Specter x360 14 is perfect for content creation and qualified for Adobe Fresco, with applications on Adobe Creative Cloud, Premiere Rush, Premiere Pro, Creative Cloud Photography Plan and Acrobat Standard free for a 30-day trial.
The Specter x360 14 offers a set of intelligent features and software designed to adapt quickly to the user depending on the activities and applications in use at any given time. Among these features we highlight:
The new Specter can intelligently manage power consumption to maximize productivity with smart features using Intel Dynamic Tuning technology to prevent overheating or battery drain when equipment is in the bag or bag. In addition, it provides quick hotkey access to the HP command center for easy configuration of features such as power saving mode. You can also help protect battery health with Adaptive Battery Optimizer. Focus mode is available for multitasking and productivity, minimizing apps that are not running in the background and giving greater importance to the app being used. It improves battery life by reducing the brightness in the parts of the screen that are not in use – an important feature also for enhancing privacy. AI Noise Removal with Intel GNA 2.0 for intelligent noise reduction, it is possible to automatically eliminate background noise in applications such as Microsoft Teams or Zoom and audio inputs and outputs such as speakers, headphones and microphone. Smart Sense in HP Command Center, which automatically optimizes and adapts the system to improve performance, acoustics, and lower temperatures, depending on the application being used and the location where the laptop is used. Auto Color, the last setting in HP Display Control, automatically adopts the ideal color space for the best viewing experience based on the content displayed. This means the laptop will switch to DCI-P3 color space when viewing a movie, sRGB for browsing the internet, or Adobe RGB when printing and viewing images.
Latest generation high-end laptops: versatility and unlimited possibilities with enviable processing power and connectivity
HP Specter and ENVY laptops with 11th Generation Intel Core processors, Intel Iris Xe graphics and Intel Evo 15 platform compatibility are also available this fall, designed for users looking for the best performance, versatility and mobility. digital activities. Between them:
HP Specter x360 13: The most powerful convertible with 11th generation Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics, with a 35% improvement in processor performance over the previous generation to tackle demanding tasks such as than editing or creating 3D photos. Provides up to 16.5 hours of battery life. HP ENVY x360 13: First available with 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics, the adaptable, portable design of this convertible PC is perfect for home-based creators, with stylus support HP MPP 2.0 Tilt Pen, up to 12.75 hours of battery life19 and privacy features such as camera shutter, fingerprint reader, microphone mute and HP button Sure View integrated into the keyboard. HP ENVY 13: Updated with 11th generation Intel Core ™ processors and Intel Iris X graphics and this sleek and powerful device offers 88% screen-to-body ratio, up to 13 hours of battery life19, up to 4K UHD, fast signaling data speeds and 5K output with Thunderbolt 4 and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.
First available with Intel Core processors, the HP ENVY x360 13 in pale gold is the perfect companion for creatives who want to work on the go, with support for the HPMPP2.0 tilt pen and up to 12 , 75 hours of battery life 19.
Price and availability:
The HP Specter x360 14 is expected to be available in November for a price starting at € 1,799. The HP Specter x360 13 is expected to be available in November for a price starting at € 1,599. The HP Specter x360 13 configuration with 5G module will be available in early 2021. The price will be communicated at that time. The HP ENVY x360 13 should be available in early 2021. Pricing will be communicated at that time. The HP ENVY 13 is expected to be available in October for a price starting at € 949. Help us grow, visit our Facebook page and leave your taste, to have access to all the information first hand. And if you liked the article, don’t forget to share it with your friends. Also follow us on Google News, select us among your favorites by clicking on the star.
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