HP Announces Specter X360 14-ef Convertible Laptop with 3K Display and Bang & Olufsen Sound

HP introduced the Specter X360 14-ef laptop based on the 12th generation Intel Core. This is an improved version of last year’s Specter X360 14, which came with an Intel Core 11.

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Thanks to the 180° hinge, it can be used as a tablet. Even without a removable keyboard, it is quite possible to take it with you: the aluminum case weighs 1.39 kg and has a thickness of 16.5 mm when folded.

The Specter X360 14-ef comes in two versions: 4.7GHz Intel Core i7-1255U with 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD or 4.4GHz Core i5-1235U with 8GB RAM, as well as a 512 GB SSD. In both cases, the 10-core processor is complemented by an Intel Iris Xe graphics accelerator.

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The Core i7 model received a 13.5-inch OLED touch display with a resolution of 3K (3000 × 2000 pixels), an aspect ratio of 3:2 and a maximum brightness of 500 nits. The version with Core i5 has a simpler screen: an IPS panel with FHD + resolution (1920 × 1280 pixels). The display is protected from scratches by Gorilla Glass NBT with anti-reflective coating.

Impressive autonomy is one of the new features. The 66 Wh battery provides up to 16 hours of operation without recharging. Support for fast charging is present: a complete 65 W unit charges the Specter X360 up to 50% in just 45 minutes.

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Also, the novelty received a powerful Bang & Olufsen audio system with four speakers, a 5 megapixel webcam and a fingerprint scanner. The list of connectors is basic: two Thunderbolt 4 plus USB-A 3.2 Gen 2, a slot for reading micro SD memory cards and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. For wireless connectivity, there is Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2.

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The laptop comes with Windows 11 Pro. The prices are as follows:

  • Intel Core i5, 512 GB SSD, FHD + screen – 9,999 yuan (≈85,700 rubles);
  • Intel Core i7, 1 TB SSD, 3K screen – 12,999 yuan (≈111,400 rubles).

The novelty will go on sale in October, the exact timing of the start of deliveries depends on the region. In Russia, HP is not officially represented now.

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