Posts Tagged HP Ultrabook
Just last week, HP announced a slew of new computers at a press event in Shanghai (see all HP news). Among these new computers are four completely new Ultrabooks (the Folio 9470m, the Spectre XT, and the Envy 4 and 6), and and two ‘Sleekbooks’. HP is positioning each of these devices differently in terms of features, intended audience, and pricing. In this article, you’ll find a concise guide to HP’s latest Ultrabooks which will hopefully help to make sense of the differences and similarities — and you’ll find all known pricing and release date info.
HP was relatively coy when it came to showing off photos of the enterprise-focused 9470m that it announced just the other day. However, here at Ultrabooks, we dig deep through the news to bring you the best. In addition to tracking down the full specs we’ve now got a gallery full of high-res photos of the Folio 9470m for you — the photos have revealed an additional port not mentioned in the official spec sheet.
HP Announces Envy 4 and Envy 6 Ultrabooks, Will Also be Offered as AMD-based ‘Sleekbook’ Ultrathins [videos]
We’ve been tracking the and Envy 6 for the last few weeks. After some leaks, and some confusing official information from one of HP’s sites, everything has been made clear — the new Envy 4 and Envy 6 are budget-oriented ultrathin devices which will come in official Ultrabook or AMD-based ‘Sleekbook’ flavors. The AMD options push the prices down even further by giving up on some of the Ultrabook feature requirements. Starting at $599 for the cheapest Sleekbook, or $699 for the cheapest Ultrabook, these are value-packed systems!
The Ultrabook has just been officially unveiled by HP as a refresh of the previous Envy Spectre. The new Spectre XT Ultrabook represents HP’s top of the line Ultrabook offering Intel’s latest third-generation Ivy Bridge CPU with HD4000 graphics and a full range of ports. At just 14.55mm thick and 1.39kg, the Spectre XT can manage up to 8 hours of battery life, according to HP. Step inside for a rundown of features, a gallery of photos, and a hands-on video.
Step into a German newsagents, look at the magazine rack and you’ll find more testing notes than in a NASA launch sequence. That’s why I pay attention to the German tech press – they know how to analyse a product. Chip.de is one of the more well-know computer magazines in Germany and as you’d expect, they’ve got early hands-on with thethat will be available in Germany in March for about €1400. It’s a sample unit rather than a final retail build but it’s unlikely to be very different to the final retail version. The article is obviously in German and you can read it via Google Translate but let me highlight a few things for you.
One of the first reviews of the, the 13-1008TU (aka the HP DM3) with Core i5, is in and it’s looking good. Fast disk, good keyboard, long battery life and a good suite of ports.
At 1.5KG theis a little on the portly side but it looks like that weight includes some good battery capacity. The review at PCWorld Australia gives it 4 out of 5 stars and although it’s not an in-depth review, it’s one of the first indicators that the could have some success in the market.
In a report from Digitimes we’ve learnt that the s leading right now.is rolling off production lines and has started to ship to distributors. It’s an additional data point in the S3 timeline which looks like it
There are more interesting points in the article too. Take the jump to read about HP in November, Acer later this month and Toshiba on the Quanta and Company production lines. It looks like the gates have opened now that Intel’s Developer Forum is over.