Review HP Spectre 13: MacBook-killer

Review HP Spectre 13: MacBook-killer

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Review HP Spectre 13: MacBook-killer

HP has long been promised to us the real killer of the new MacBook and 12 last week, the head of the company even said that Apple ended innovations. To hear such statements, of course, ridiculous, but a new laptop HP Spectre 13 really looks very strong and modern, so we could not pass by and do not pay attention to it. HP has made an emphasis on design and appearance, whereas inside the laptop does not particularly pleased. On the other hand, the new Intel processors were not allowed, so you will not appreciate something unique. Due to expensive housing materials and long-term work on the design of new products, HP Spectre 13 cost will be at a premium gadget level. This was stated by the head of the company and at the time of the announcement, and so it is clear that a notebook with gold case (even if it is not real gold) would not apply to the middle class. The declared cost of the laptop at the time of the sales will be $ 1,250.

Review HP Spectre 13: MacBook-killer

Specifications HP Spectre 13

Despite the very thin body product, installed inside the processor Intel Core i5 or Core i7 sixth generation skylake. You understand – the performance of these processors more than enough to work with any application, whether it is an office suite or application set for photo processing. Support platform performance will be the RAM of 8 gigabytes, with it, if we understand correctly, the other options RAM configuration is not provided. Keep personal content you’ll be on the SSD drive, but the minimum amount we somehow do not call. We only know that in the top of the range will be set to 512 gigabytes of memory. The graphics are, of course, built and if you believe the Intel, it is even enough power to run the game novelties 2013. However, who will play on this laptop – the big question.

Review HP Spectre 13: MacBook-killer

Design HP Spectre 13

The chassis is completely made with a matte finish aluminum gray, plus on the rear side of the device there is a carbon fiber insert. We should also praise the monitor mount to the main body. This is not familiar to us axis and arched arc, two arcs or rather, to which is attached the display. When you open the notebook, the arc leaves the body and puts the monitor in the usual position. It is this detail that makes us say «MacBook sucks, the HP the best.” Just to have brilliant body insert “under the gold”, which gives the unit cost and coolness. In a similar style keys are built.

Bonuses HP Spectre 13

It is worth noting that most of the area is occupied by the battery of ultrasound – the manufacturer stated that tried to stick the battery in each opening. As a result, the length of battery life is 9.5 hours of typing, which is very good indeed, even better performance at the main competitor. The display is 13.3 inches, as you might guess from the title, and the resolution is 1920 by 1080 pixels. The Matrix is ​​built on IPS technology with anti-reflective coating. We should also praise the thickness of the notebook – it is only 10.4 millimeters.

Review HP Spectre 13: MacBook-killer

Result

If you really liked HP Spectre 13  and you have the desire to buy it a little cheaper than the market value, it is possible to pre-order – then the cost will be US $ 1170, not 1250. Savings of $ 80 is cool bag or case for your new device. It looks unreal product stylish and expensive, in this regard, have lost all the competitors, and in terms of performance, too, is not observed any problems. The downside I personally did not find.