Apart from the drop-dead gorgeous 4K OLED screen option the
new HP Spectre x360 13 (late 2019) is 13% smaller and lighter than the previous
model. But to say it packs a lot more punch in a smaller body would be an
Performance and responsiveness: Core i5 or i7
processors and Optane memory H10
Intelligence: Adaptive intelligence with AI on
Battery life: 16 or more hours of battery life
Fast connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 (AX) and Thunderbolt
Optional gigabit LTE via 4×4
Gigabit LTE concurrent networks for 122% faster speeds
Form factor: Ultra slim and light designs
In fact, the HP Spectre x360 13 (OLED) has 22+ hours Wi-Fi
and screen-on battery life from a 10th generation Intel Core i7 Ice
Lake processor – that is spectacular.
In launching the HP Spectre x360 13 HP said that its challenge
was a to design a new form factor that involved a 90%+ screen-to-body-ratio
(small bezels) currently only seen on flagship smartphones yet retain the key
front camera placement at the top of the screen. “Who wants to see a double
chin from a pop-up keyboard-level camera?” BTW – its camera supports Windows
Hello login and has an isolation switch for privacy.
HP also said that the race to thinness had produced some terrible
disasters in other brands that had sacrificed keyboard throw, durability,
battery life and repairability.
GadgetGuy’s note: While HP was not specially referring to MacBooks, the thinness race had led to considerable MacBook #keyboardgate issues, and terrible typing experiences on 1mm (or less) throw keyboards (all brands). HP says it will not sacrifice typing quality.
And the HP Spectre x360 13, like most HP models, is entirely
on-site repairable with modular components accessed via an easily removable
What is an Intel 10th generation Core an Ice Lake
range has a high level of onboard Ai processing, 4K HDR support (Iris Plus Graphics), always on
and fast connectivity with Thunderbolt 3, Wi-FI 6 (AX) and optionally gigabit
HP Spectre x360 13 (late 2019)
The 4K OLED model comes with the in Nightfall Black with Intel Core i7-1065G7, 16 GB of RAM, a 4K OLED display, and 512 GB SSD with 32 GB Optane is expected to be available in late October via HP.com (US website), Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi, and The Good Guys. Expected price <$3000.