The largest manufacturer in the marketPC Dreams of reinventing laptops and tablets by turning a prestigious finish into a part of the product
Every few months we come across a new personal computer that wants to surprise, and set new trends for the field that will be adopted by the competitors and especially by as many of the buyers themselves as possible. Sometimes it works, sometimes a little less - but it's always interesting to see the efforts of the giant companies teach old dog new tricks. It's now HP's turn to show its power, with the Specter Folio trying to combine the Surface Pro's features Microsoft Office And Mobile More "traditional".
The American company's 2-in-1 computer offers a 13.3-inch touch screen with a 1080p IPS panel, as well as a keyboard - which are not rigidly connected to each other, but are integrated in a leather cover (authentic, without artificial version for stage animal lovers This) that wraps the two components, and allows for several different usage modes both in the queue טאבלט And as a computer.
The end result is similar in its usability to hybrid hybrid cars that can rotate the 360 to a large extent, but the external finish makes the Spectre Folio prominent in the field, and also more compact than most competitors with a thickness of 15 millimeters and weight less than 1.5.
Below the surface you will find the ultra-low-cost Amber Lake processors Intel, In versions Core i5 andCore i7, with 8GB or 16GB of built-in economical LPDDR3 memory and a high-speed NVM drive between 256GB and 2 terabytes storage.
There is also a Wi-Fi wireless double-channel based chip Intel, Option for built-in LTE connectivity for an additional fee of $ 100, backlit keyboard, set of four speakers from Bang & Olufsen, set of connections that includes a pair Thunderbolt 3, connection USB Type-C is another standard as well USB One Type-A - and an impressive 55 watt-hour battery with fast charging which should be enough for about 18 hours of work. The Specter Folio was born as a premium product, and certainly has a lot of features that justify it - even if the processing power can't really compete with parallel 13-inch models equipped with quad-core chips.
The use of real leather in modern times may be controversial, but it seems that in-HP Do not worry too much about the issue and brand the product in advance under the business brand name Folio, with a wink to a target audience that in many cases uses a variety of other animal-derived leather products - so for him it would be an advantage, not a disadvantage.
Spectre Folio is available for sale in North America now, with a brown or dark red hue and an initial price of $ 1,300 which also includes the keyboard (of course) and an accompanying touch pen. Are buying? Let's talk about it in reactions!