Features a full array of advanced input and output options, including Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0, HDMI and Mini DisplayPort
HP has introduced ENVY 14 Spectre, a premium consumer Ultrabook PC that attracts attention with its use of glass and pleasant performance.
HP ENVY 14 Spectre uses lightweight, scratch-resistant glass on the lid, display, palmrest and HP ImagePad.
The HP Spectre sports a 14-inch screen inside a 13.3-inch body, HP Radiance Display, matching audio-grade speaker mesh and Beats Audio, a high-performance technology developed by HP and Beats by Dr. Dre.
It also boasts an aluminum analogue volume dial that acts as a visual design cue and works with Beats Audio Manager to precisely adjust audio levels.
In addition, the new Ultrabook features a built-in HP Wireless Audio, allowing users to stream uncompressed audio to up to four external devices or directly to any KleerNet-compatible device.
The HP Spectre boasts up to 9 hours of battery life is powered by the latest Intel Core processors, measures 20-mm-thin, weighs less than 4 pounds and includes up to 256 gigabytes (GB) of storage.
The HP Spectre also comes loaded with HP exclusives, such as HP CoolSense technology, which automatically adjusts performance and internal fan settings for a noticeably cooler PC. In addition, the HP ImagePad provides precise multifinger touch navigation and the HP TrueVision HD Webcam provides brighter, cleaner HD images.
Intel Rapid Start Technology and support for two ultrafast mSATA solid state drives allow the Ultrabook for quick boot and resume times. HP Spectre features a full array of advanced input and output options, including Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0, HDMI and Mini DisplayPort.
Additionally, the HP Spectre offers a performance-tuned software image, full versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 and Adobe Premiere Elements 10, two years of preinstalled Norton Internet Security and a concierge phone line for technical support that is dedicated exclusively to HP ENVY users.
HP Personal Systems Group Strategy and Marketing senior vice president Eric Keshin said sleek, midnight black glass on the outside and stark contrast silver glass on the inside make Spectre extraordinary, defying conventional notebook design.
"We chose the Spectre name to evoke mystery, and we packed it with the best in entertainment technology to satisfy those who expect the unexpected," said Keshin.