HP Envy Spectre XT TouchSmart

Verge Review

Last September, HP introduced one of the most credible MacBook Air competitors we’d yet seen: the 13-inch Envy Spectre XT was thin, light, strong, and yet still comfortable to use, a rarity in a Windows ultrabook. Yet it also had a low-quality, low-resolution 1366 x 768 display that had no place in a premium $1,000 laptop, and it arrived without a touchscreen, which quickly limited its utility with Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system. On paper, the new Envy Spectre XT TouchSmart seems...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Ultraportable
Weight 4.77 pounds
Operating system Windows 8
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
Touch technology Capacitive
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model Intel HD 4000

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Laptop type Ultraportable
Weight 4.77 pounds
Color Black/SIlver

Software

Operating system Windows 8

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
Display surface Glossy
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px
Touch technology Capacitive
Multitouch Yes

Keyboard

Type Chiclet

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Cores 2

GPU (base)

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

Memory

Base RAM size 4 GB
RAM type DDR3

Storage

Options Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type Flash (SSD)

Audio

Speakers 2

Webcam

Video resolution 720p

Port options

USB 1
USB 3.0 2
Thunderbolt 1
Ethernet 1
HDMI 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0

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