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HP starts Envy 14 Spectre pre-orders, but high-res screen is currently not an option (update: high-res available)

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HP's Envy 14 Spectre laptop is now available to pre-order, but the beautiful high-res display that we saw in the preview is not currently an option

Gallery Photo: HP Envy 14 Spectre hands-on pictures
Gallery Photo: HP Envy 14 Spectre hands-on pictures

We recently took a look at HP's Envy 14 Spectre and found that while isn't the thinnest or lightest laptop, it had a stylish design and a great screen. Now, it's available for interested parties to pre-order -- but unfortunately that high-res screen appears to be missing. While HP's pre-order page still lists an HD+ Radiance Infinity screen with a 1600 x 900 resolution, you're stuck with a standard 1366 x 768 display when going in to configure the laptop. We've reached out to HP to see if this was a planned change or if they just don't have models with the high-res screen available yet.

Aside from the screen, $1399 will get you a Core i5 processor running at 1.6GHz, 4GB of memory, and a 128GB SSD, as well as the unique Gorilla Glass covering the the lid, wrist rests, and touchpad. There aren't a ton of upgrades available, but you can double your storage for $300 or step up to a Core i7-2677M processor for an additional $200. While this certainly is still a capable laptop, we'd recommend waiting to see if HP adds the high-res screen as an option before pulling the trigger. If you order now, your laptop should ship on February 17th.

Update: HP wrote in to let us know that this was just a typo on the website and that the Envy 14 Spectre does indeed come with the 1600 x 900 display.