HP Spectre XT TouchSmart laptop with touch screen

All PC makers want to ride the presentation of the new operating system from Microsoft. HP does not want to be less and prepares various machines for the occasion, as the HP Spectre XT TouchSmart, a touchscreen ultrabook aims butt squeeze possibilities of the new interface of Windows 8. But it is also a laptop with a very attractive design and an excellent picture. It is a true ultraportable machine that even having a touch screen, measures only 17.9 millimeters thick.

HP Spectre XT TouchSmart laptop with touch screen

Tech specs of HP Spectre XT TouchSmart laptop

Thanks to polished aluminum finish for presenting an elegant appearance and a stylish look. Once opened, or first notice is the screen touch, it has a diagonal of 15.6 inches, an IPS type LCD with LED backlight that offers high resolution of 1080p (Full HD). Then there is the full keyboard that has backlit keys, so there will be no problem using it in the dark. Just ahead is the trackpad, which is quite large, although there is more than enough space to comfortably support the wrist. There is a touch panel either. The manufacturer has named HP ImagePad.

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This trackpad incorporates image sensors that enable high definition multitoques with high accuracy, so that the control with finger gestures is as accurate as possible and the interaction with the machine be the most natural way possible. Above the display must not forget the HD webcam, which the manufacturer complete with HP TrueVision HD software. Another interesting technology is the one that takes care of keeping in check the temperature of the laptop, which is essential to avoid problems for users. What the brand is called HP CoolSense, a combination of design and construction of the machine led to an optimum heat dissipation more software that manages the temperature dynamically.

As one would expect, this HP ultrabook incorporates a processor Intel Core i5-3317U dual core 1.7 GHz with 3 MB of cache architecture based on Ivy Bridge. Furthermore, the type graphics card is UMA. The operating system is preinstalled Windows 8 64-bit. Dealing storage an SSD and a hard disk. As for the sound, it has Beats Audio technology.

Connectivity is really complete and advanced. Ethernet port and wireless communication capabilities via Wi-Fi must add Bluetooth. It also includes two ports USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, a minijack headphone output on stereo, digital video output HDMI and a memory card reader. So far there is nothing surprising, but the Spectre XT TouchSmart will be one of the first products of the brand offers a port Thunderbolt. It also has a connection WiDi (Wireless Display), capable of transmitting high-definition video with 5.1 channel surround sound to a compatible display wirelessly. It weighs 2.2 kg. Throughout this fall the HP Spectre XT TouchSmart (Model 15-400es) will be distributed in European stores at a retail price of 1,600 euros.


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