HP Announces Envy x2, Spectre XT TouchSmart, and Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4

Posted Aug 31, 2012

Hewlett Packard has announced a new set of Windows 8 computers.  The HP Envy x2 has a detachable screen, which lets it easily turn into a tablet or PC.  The dock has a full sized keyboard and touchpad.  The screen is joined to the keyboard dock with 2 separate hinges instead of one.  HP’s tablet has an 11.6-inch HD touch screen.  The Envy x2 has an aluminum casing and weighs 3.1 pounds.  The Envy x2 will be available with Intel’s third generation processors and a 64GB SSD.  The Envy x2 has two separate batteries, one in the screen and one in the keyboard.  The batteries have 8 hours of battery life, has a front-facing camera, and an 8-megapixel camera on the back of the tablet.

The HP Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook is a standard PC attached to the keyboard.  The HP Spectre XT TouchSmart Ultrabook has 15.6-inch a HD Radiance (1920 x 1080 resolution) display is a touch screen and is optimized for Windows 8.  The 4.8 pound laptop is 17.9mm thick and has HDMI, Ethernet, USB 3.0, and Thunderbolt ports.  The laptop has a NFC (Near Field Communications) feature built in so that when you tap on the device on to another device, you can share files or photos.  The Spectre XT costs $1,399.99.

The HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 has a 14-inch touch screen and is available with the latest generation Intel processor.  The new Ultrabook 4 will be available on October 26th.