HP Shows New Consumer PCs and Monitor

HP has released a range of new consumer products in time for the holiday season with an update to the Spectre360x, a new Envy 13 notebook and a 27″ AIO and monitor.

The new Envy 13 notebook, using the latest Intel 7th generation Core i5 and i7 processors (Kaby Lake) and with a 13.3″ 3200 x 1800 (touch), UltraHD or FullHD display. The higher displays have a flush glass front. There is storage up to 1TB via SSD and up to 16GB of RAM. HP said that it can charge to 90% in 90 minutes using fast charge technology and that the model has four hours more battery life than last year’s model. It has one USB Type-C and sells for $849.

The x360 Spectre also has 25% longer batter life of up to 15 hours. This is the result of a combination of a bigger battery and the latest processors. There is a new “micro-edge display bezel design” that reduces the footprint by 10mm each side. The PC is 13.8mm thick (2mm thinner than last year’s) and has four speakers. The display is a 13.3″ IPS panel with FullHD resolution and the notebook costs $1,049. There are dual USB Type-C ports and Thunderbird support as well as a USB 3.0 connector.

The HP Envy AIO 27 all-in-one PC is much thinner than previous models at just 15mm and with a 2560 x 1440 panel that has Technicolor Color Certification and a blue light mode. It uses the older generation 6 Core i5 and i7 Intel processors and a range of SSD and HDD options. Graphics are by Nvidia, optionally, with the GTX950M with 4 GB of GDDR5. There is a single USB Type-C port and HDMI-Out for connecting a second display or TV and an HDMI in port to allow it to be used as a monitor. It costs $1,299.

Finally, the HP Envy 27 display will start to ship in December and is a 27″ UltraHD IPS unit with 250 cd/m² of luminance which supports FreeSync for gaming and with more than 99% of sRGB. As well as HDMI, it has a DisplayPort input as well as VGA and HDMI and a USB Type-C port that can support charging of up to 60W. Audio is supported with dual 2W speakers. It will cost $499.

HP ENVY 27 Display Front Right