HP debuts new premium PC portfolio


In its 14th year at the Cannes Film Festival, HP unveiled its new premium portfolio that include the Spectre x2, ENVY x360 and ENVY laptops.

“Cannes Film Festival brings the world’s greatest filmmakers and artists together to showcase a unique form of storytelling. Our stylish new premium products were designed to unleash creativity in all of us,” said Ron Coughlin president of personal systems, HP Inc. “The Spectre and ENVY premium lineup of PCs announced today inspire the imagination and enable people everywhere to reinvent and create.”

According to HP, Spectre and ENVY PCs were designed to push the creative boundaries and unlock new opportunities, reinforcing HP’s place at the forefront of reinvention. Bold engineering and cutting-edge design decisions will delight a generation eager to use technology as a canvas for self-expression. The Spectre x2, HP’s first luxury detachable designed for Windows Ink1, delivers it all, including a precise pen experience that was curated by the artist community and is sure to stun digital creators. The new ENVY x360 and ENVY laptops bring extraordinary performance in every millimeter, empowering users to change how they work, create and play without compromising style or function.

“I was truly surprised how HP’s latest technology innovations inspired me to reinvent my creative process, and explore new media with inking on HP devices – visually capturing human emotion and energy in a new way. The result has been an opportunity to engage people in a deeper, collective narrative that I didn’t know existed,” says contemporary artist and visionary, Jordan Nickel (POSE). “Working with HP on this exciting project debuting at Cannes has been a great experience, giving me the ability to continue to be progressive.”

The HP Spectre x2 brings the performance of 7th Intel Core processors, durability of a stainless steel hinge and ability to create with Windows Ink to a premium detachable PC.It features ink with precision in any mode with the Windows Ink Certified pen that is pressure sensitive so emerging artists and creators can produce a wide range of artistic effects from varying line weights to creating subtle shading and coloring. Additionally, the U-shaped stainless steel kickstand with the ability to function flat and up to 165° degrees is optimized for inking in any angle, and for any lifestyle, while providing exceptional durability to stand up to everyday use.
It comes with reinforced design with premium materials and offers a bright, strong display with a 12.3” diagonal 3K2K (3000×2000) display2 with 6 million pixels, bringing HD entertainment to the next level and providing a wider range of ambient light options.
Additionally, it brings a 13MP rear camera, 5MP WDR wide-view front camera and an IR camera3 for Windows Hello biometric authentication.

The HP ENVY 13 Laptop reinvents performance and productivity on-the-go while the ENVY 17 Laptop brings desktop performance anywhere and transforms a creative canvas for wherever inspiration hits. A durable metal chassis offered in natural silver and silk gold alongside a sleek angular lift hinge allows for the fan to easily circulate air while offering a more comfortable typing experience. It features a UHD display6 providing more than 8 million pixels, quad speakers with discrete amplifiers and an HD WDR camera3 with wide viewing angels, creating and entertaining is a seamless transition.

The HP ENVY x 360 15.6” diagonal convertible is redesigned to pack the technology and versatility needed to be a laptop or a tablet in any environment. A micro-edge display, unibody aluminum chassis and fluid geared hinge provide quality and durability in any mode or any color – models with an Intel processor are offered in Natural Silver and models with an AMD processor in Dark Ash Silver. Windows Ink Certification1 with a high precision N-tig stylus makes it easy for any user to take notes and mark up documents seamlessly like a pen on paper while the UHD IPS display option gives more than 8 million pixels for watching videos or detailed editing.