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The HP Envy Spectre XT is a 3.07-pound notebook with a 13.3-inch screen and is powered by an Ivy Bridge processor. Standard on all Spectres is an SSD starting at 128GB, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, and wireless support including 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth, and WiDi.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jun. 8, 2012
  • Price at launch: $999.99


  • Alias: Spectre XT Ultrabook 13t-2100

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  • Laptop type: Ultraportable
  • Width: 12.87 inches
  • Depth: 8.7 inches
  • Thickness: 0.57 inches
  • Weight: 3.07 pounds
  • Color: Silver / Black, Black / Red


  • Operating system: Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Notable apps: Premiere Elements 10, Adobe Photoshop


  • Screen size (diagonal): 13.3 inches
  • Display surface: Glossy
  • Technology: LCD
  • Backlight: LED
  • Resolution (X): 1366 px
  • Resolution (Y): 768 px
  • PPI: 117.83

Display (base)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: No


  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes


  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i5-3317U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.7 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 2.6 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Ivy Bridge
  • Model: Core i7-3667U
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 2 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: HD Graphics 4000

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 4 GB
  • RAM type: DDR3
  • Base RAM speed: 1600 MHz
  • RAM slots: 1


  • Options: Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: Flash (SSD)
  • Base drive capacity: 128 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 256 GB
  • Card reader: Yes


  • Speakers: 4
  • Audio brand: Beats Audio


  • Video resolution: 720p


  • USB: 1
  • USB 3.0: 1
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • Mini DisplayPort: 1
  • HDMI: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Wireless video: WiDi


  • Size: 4 cell
  • Chemistry: Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
  • Quoted time: 5 hr


  • PCMarkVantage: 12205
  • 3DMarkVantage (IGP): 3224
  • The Verge Battery Test (extended battery): 5 hours and 21 minutes


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