HP Spectre x360 16 and Spectre x360 13.5 laptops launched with 12th gen Intel CPUs

By G. S. Vasan | Published 20 May 2022 07:51 IST
  • HP Spectre x360 13.5 comes with up to Core i7-1255U and Intel Iris Xe graphics.

  • HP Spectre x360 16 is powered by up to Core i7-12700H and up to Intel Arc A370M discrete GPU.

  • You can pick the new HP laptops with both LCD and OLED screens, with up to 32GB RAM, up to 2TB SSD storage, Thunderbolt 4, and a quad-speaker setup.

HP Spectre x360 16 and Spectre x360 13.5 laptops launched with 12th gen Intel CPUs
HP Spectre x360 16 Launch Price and Specifications

After launching the Victus 15 and Omen 16, HP has also renewed its other laptop lineups. This includes the Spectre series and more specifically Spectre x360 laptops. It has brought out the Spectre x360 13.5 and slightly more expensive Spectre x360 16. Both are driving the latest-gen Intel CPUs and GPUs. Both are sporting IPS LCD and OLED screen options, 32GB LPDDR4/DDR4 and up to 2TB SSD memory, Thunderbolt 4 connectivity, and a four-speaker unit.  

HP Spectre x360 16 Specs and Features

HP Spectre x360 16

This one has got a 16-inch 16:10 touch-responsive Corning Gorilla Glass display. HP offers the Spectre x360 16 in the following display SKUs: 

  • 3072x1920, IPS, 400 nits
  • 3072x1920, IPS, 400 nits
  • 3840x2400, OLED, 400 nits

The software inside is Windows 11 Home/Pro. Besides touch, you also get support for HP Rechargeable MPP 2.0 Tilt Pen support.

The display is complemented by quad B&O speakers.

Internally, the Intel Alder Lake-based Core i7-12700H or Core i5-1260P does the part of the heavy-lifting and the rest is shared by Intel Iris Xe iGPU or Arc A370M dGPU, and up to 32GB DDR4 (3200 MHz), up to 2TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD.

The x360 16 is also bearing a 6-cell, 83WHr battery, Intel WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x Type-A, 1x HDMI 2.1, 1x headphone/mic combo, 1x microSD slot, and a 5MP HD IR webcam.

HP Spectre x360 16 vs x360 13.5 Specs and Features

Model Spectre x360 16 Spectre x360 13.5
Display 16-inch 16:10, Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass, up to FHD/3.8K OLED 13.5-inch 3:2, Touch, Corning Gorilla Glass, up to FHD IPS LCD at 3K resolution
Audio 4x B&O 4x B&O
Webcam 5MP HD IR 5MP HD IR
CPU Core i7-12700H/ i5-1260P Core i7-1255U/ Core i5-1235U
GPU Intel Arc 370M or Iris Xe Intel Iris Xe
Battery 6-cell 83WHr 4-cell 66WHr
RAM up to 32GB DDR4 up to 32GB LPDDR4x
Storage up to 2TB M.2 PCI-e 4.0 SSD up to 2TB M.2 PCI-e 4.0 SSD
Misc. Stylus support, 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB-A, 1x HDMI 2.1, 1 SD card slot, 1 audio combo jack, Windows 11 Home/Pro Stylus support, 1 USB-A, 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1 SD card slot, 1 audio combo jack, Windows 11 Home/Pro

Price and Availability

HP Spectre x360 13.5

HP Spectre x360 13.5

HP Spectre x360 16 will be available starting at $1,650, while the Spectre x360 13.5 models starts at $1,250.

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HP Spectre x360 14-ea0542TU 11th Gen Core i5-1135G7 (2021) Key Specs, Price and Launch Date

Release Date: 19 May 2022
Variant: None
Market Status: Launched

Key Specs

  • OS OS
    Windows 10 Pro
  • Display Display
    13.5" (1920 x 1280)
  • Processor Processor
    11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 | 4.2 GHz
  • Memory Memory
    512 GB SSD/16 GB DDR4
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