HP Spectre Folio Launched With Chrome-Tanned Leather Casing

HP has launched a unique notebook in the US market. The new HP Spectre Folio comes with a 100 percent genuine leather casing, 178-degree wide-angle display, and support for a digital pen. The premium variant comes with Gigabit-class 4G LTE support. Read more to find about HP Spectre Folio Price in India, Specifications, and Features

HP Spectre Folio

Price and Availability

Price $1,299 (approx Rs 95,300)

The HP Spectre Folio is priced in the US at $1,299 (approx Rs 95,300) for the base variant (with Intel Core i5 processor). A premium variant (with Intel Core i7 and an LTE chip) comes with a price tag of $1,499 (approx Rs 1,09,900). It comes in Bordeaux Burgundy and Cognac Brown color options.

The laptop is now available for pre-order via BestBuy.com and HP.com. The Cognac Brown color will be available from October 29. The Bordeaux Burgundy color option (with the 4K panel option) is expected to arrive in late December.

Additionally, the HP Spectre Folio Pouch and the HP Spectre Folio Sleeve will be available in November via HP.com at $49.99 (approx Rs 3,700) and $69.99 (approx Rs 5,100), respectively.

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Specifications

Processor 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor/ 8th-gen Intel Core i7
RAM up to 16GB LPDDR3 RAM
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics 615
Internal Storage 256GB/ 512GB/ 1TB/ 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
Display 13.3-inch, IPS, micro-edge WLED-backlit, full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels), 178-degree wide-angle
OS 64-bit Windows 10 Home

The HP Spectre Folio is powered by an 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor (base model) along with Intel UHD Graphics 615 and up to 16GB LPDDR3 RAM. The premium variant of the notebook comes with an 8th-gen Intel Core i7 processor.

The new laptop runs 64-bit Windows 10 Home operating system out-of-the-box. It comes with 256GB/ 512GB/ 1TB/ 2TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD storage. For power backup, the new notebook ships with a 65W power adapter.

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Features

  • 100 percent genuine leather
  • Full-size island-style backlit keyboard
  • HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture support
  • micro-edge WLED-backlit display
  • HP Wide Vision full-HD IR camera
  • Bang & Olufsen quad speakers
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (1×1)
  • Bluetooth v4.2
  • USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1
  • 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • USB 3.1 Gen 1 port,
  • micro SD card reader
  • Intel XMM 7560 LTE-Advanced Pro chip
  • Headphone/ microphone combo port
  • Dual eSIM
  • Gigabit-class 4G LTE support
  • Two color options

The HP Spectre Folio comes with a 100 percent genuine chrome-tanned leather casing. It sports a full-size island-style backlit keyboard and HP Imagepad with multi-touch gesture support. The new laptop sports a 13.3-inch IPS micro-edge WLED-backlit display panel with full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) resolution and a 178-degree wide-angle. There is also an option of a 4k panel.

In the camera department, the Spectre Folio sports an HP Wide Vision full-HD IR camera with dual array digital microphone. The audio is powered by Bang & Olufsen quad speakers with HP Audio Boost technology.

Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac (1×1), Bluetooth v4.2, one USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 1 (data transfer speeds up to 5Gbps) ports, 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports, 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 port, a microSD card reader, an Intel XMM 7560 LTE-Advanced Pro chip (only on the Intel Core i7 premium model), and a headphone/ microphone combo port.

Additionally, the premium variant comes with Gigabit-class 4G LTE support. Other features include support for digital pen and dual eSIM (with an optional Nano-SIM slot).

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Conclusion

“The HP Spectre Folio is the PC reinvented, achieving the perfect balance of luxury design and cutting-edge engineering. It combines sophisticated style with the incredible versatility to deliver an Always-Connected PC experience our customers are looking for,” said Alex Cho, President, Personal Systems, HP.

“HP continues to create the world’s most exciting devices that are leading the PC category into a new era of innovation. By listening to the needs of our customers and leveraging our design and engineering capabilities, HP is setting new benchmarks for the industry,” he added.

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