HP 15.6-inch Spectre x360, Refreshed EliteBook x360 and more announced at CES 2017

HP has unveiled a new lineup of PC’s and devices at CES 2017, which includes, the refreshed EliteBook x360, a 15.6-inch Spectre x360, the new Envy Curved AIO 34, the new Sprout Pro by HP, and Omen X 35 Curved Display.

HP EliteBook x360:

Starting with the HP EliteBook x360, which is being touted as the “World’s thinnest business convertible” comes with a choice of 13.3-inch UWVA ultra slim touch displays, coupled with Corning Gorilla Glass, with resolutions from Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) to UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels).

The Windows 10-based HP EliteBook x360 comes with a choice of 7th Gen Intel Core processors (Core i5-7200U, Core i5-7300U and Core i7-7600U) with up to 16GB of 2133MHz DDR4 RAM and Intel HD Graphics 620. Storage starts from a 128GB M.2 SSD and goes up to a 360GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD.

The HP EliteBook x360 is powered by a 3-cell 57Whr battery and delivers up to 16.5 hours of battery life, which is touted as world’s longest battery life in a convertible. It bears a fingerprint sensor and IR camera for Windows Hello authentication. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, NFC (optional), 1 USB Type-C port with Thunderbolt, 2 USB 3.1 ports, 1 HDMI 1.4 port, a Micro-SIM card slot, microSD card reader, and a headphone/ microphone combo jack. It measures at 316.9×218.5×14.9mm and weighs in at 1.28kg.

The EliteBook x360 will be available by the end of January, but no price has been revealed yet.

HP 15.6-inch Spectre x360:

The new 15.6-inch HP Spectre x360 comes with upgraded features over the 13.3-inch model. It sports a 15.6-inch UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) UWVA eDP BrightView WLED-backlit display. It features two new front facing speakers tuned by Bang & Olufsen, apart from an IR camera that enables fast and secure login with Windows Hello support.

The 15.6-inch Spectre x360 is powered by a 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7500U processor, coupled with 16GB of DDR4 RAM and 2GB DDR5 Nvidia GeForce 940MX graphics card. It is backed by a 6-cell 79.2Whr that offers up to 12 hours and 45 minutes of battery life.

Connectivity options on HP Spectre x360 include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth, one Thunderbolt 3 port, one USB 3.1 Type-C port, one USB 3.1 Type-A port, one HDMI port, and one headphone/ microphone combo jack. It measures at 355.6x251x17.78mm and weighs in at around 2kg.

The HP Spectre x360 is up for pre-order now and will start shipping from 26th February from HP.com starting from $1,279.99 (approx. Rs. 87,200).

HP Envy Curved All-in-One 34:

The HP Envy Curved All-in-One (AIO) 34 is a Windows 10 PC, which sports a 34-inch curved Ultra-wide QHD (3440 x 1440 pixels) Micro-Edge display that’s Technicolor Color Certified. It bears an integrated four-speaker sound bar tuned by Bang & Olufsen, apart from dual array digital microphones. The display can easily switch to a low blue light mode for improved eye comfort.

The HP Envy Curved All-in-One 34 is powered by a 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700T processor, 16GB of 2133MHz DDR4 RAM, 4GB DDR5 AMD Radeon RX 460 GPU, 256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.2, and a 3-in-1 media card reader. Ports include HDMI out, HDMI in, four USB 3.0 ports, one USB 3.1 Type-C port. It ships with a HP Premium Lifestyle Wireless Keyboard with volume control and optical mouse.

The HP Envy Curved All-In-One 34 will become available from HP.com on 11th January and select retailers on 26th February starting from $1,729.99 (approx. Rs. 1,17,900).

Sprout Pro:

HP has refreshed its all-in-one PC Sprout Pro with advanced features. It has been completely redesigned and sports a 2.2mm thick, 20-point capacitive Touch Mat display with a sharper, near 1080p projected resolution. The top 23.8-inch LCD display bears a Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution, apart from a bottom touch and stylus enabled 21.3-inch display. It comes with a 2-megapixel webcam, and a 14.6-megapixel HP High Resolution Camera.

The Sprout Pro has been optimised to be easy to interact with Windows 10 Pro while featuring streamlined software for easy access to Sprout’s key features including faster 2D scanning and high-precision 3D scanning. It comes with an Active Pen, which allows pressure-sensitive digital inking for annotation and design. It also comes with audio powered by Bang & Olufsen.

The Sprout Pro by HP runs on a 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700T processor, clubbed with Intel HD Graphics 630 and 2GB GDDR5 Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M. It bears up to 16GB of 2400MHz DDR4 RAM, and ships with either a 1TB SSHD or a 512GB SATA SSD. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v4.0, one headphone/ microphone jack combo, one SD card slot, four USB 3.0 ports, one HDMI 2.0 port, one Gigabit Ethernet port, and one audio line-out. It measures at 568x672x586mm and weighs in at 12.8kg.

The Sprout Pro by HP’s pricing and availability for commercial consumers will be announced in March 2017.

HP Omen X 35 Curved Display:

Lastly, the Omen X 35 Curved Display bears a 35-inch ultra-wide QHD (3440 x 1440 pixels) 21:9 anti-glare AMVA+ LED-backlit display that’s rated to deliver a brightness of 300 nits, and offers a 100 percent sRGB colour gamut.

With Nvidia G-Sync tech, it has a refresh rate of 60Hz via DisplayPort and 50Hz via HDMI, while the company is touting a 4ms GTG response time. Apart from DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4, it bears one audio output port, one headphone jack, and three USB 3.0 ports. The backlight lamp is rated to last up to 30,000 hours. The Omen X 35 curved display will go on sale from March starting at $1,299.99 (approx. Rs. 88,600).

However, there is no information available regarding which products will make their way to India. Stay tuned for more updates!

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