HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook

HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook Price in the Philippines, Features, and Other Info: Another gadget that came out in the recently concluded CES 2012 is the HP Envy 14 Spectre – an addition to the growing list of ultrabooks in the market. It was featured as a super sexy and slim ultrabook by HP, which called it a “premium ultrabook”. The most prominent feature of the laptop is the glass design. Although it is truthfully not the slimmest nor the lightest ultrabook out there, it definitely is an eye candy given the crisp design, rounded corners and a glossy glass living up to its “premium” description. This is undoubtedly a device aimed at the style-conscious media consumers among others.
The HP Envy 14 Spectre measures 20 mm in girth when the lid is down that makes it hover upon a “bulky” ultrabook description if ever an adjective like that can be applied to those devices. Typically, the limit set by Intel is for a 13-inch ultrabook to have an 18 mm girth. HP gets away with cramming the 14-inch display to the system, which sets the device at a 21 mm upper limit.
Aside from the bulk, the HP Envy 14 Spectre is also heavy for an ultrabook at 1.7 kg. As mentioned, the HP Envy 14 Spectre has a 14-inch display, slightly bigger than the average ultrabook, but nonetheless makes it great for activities like watching movies. Added to this is the thin bezel that gives the laptop a light airy look.

The HP Envy 14 Spectre is covered by a glass sheet on the front but comes right down to having a ‘grippy’ rubberized covering on the bottom. The HP logo is situated on the lid, and like on many other HP laptops, can glow, giving it a visually striking and smart look. The slab of glass reaches right down to the wrist rest, which gives that part a smooth and cool surface. The sublime and glassy design of the HP Envy 14 Spectre however comes with a drawback; it is most certainly a fingerprint magnet.
The HP engineers who designed the Envy 14 Spectre must also be commended for their high attention to details. The keyboard is fitted with a proximity sensor that triggers illumination of the keyboard through the backlights when the user is ready to type. The backlight dims when he or she is already sitting back like when watching a movie or slideshow so as to eliminate visual distractions and to save battery life. Each of the keys has its own LED, which allows for an independent lighting up of keys depending on the situation; for example, the volume keys can light up when turning up the volume. The touchpad on the other hand, offers a variety of multi-touch inputs and gesture support that gives an added slickness on top of all the other great features of the laptop.
The HP Eny 14 Spectre’s panel features a bright Super-TFT screen with 1600 x 900 pixels worth of resolution, again adding to the fact that the laptop can definitely be a mini-theater on the go.
The HP Eny 14 Spectre runs Windows 7 operating system, has an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, and contains 128 GB worth of SSD storage, which is standard for an ultrabook but is still sort of lacking. There is a full port support that includes 2 USB 3.0 ports, an Ethernet port, as well as an HDMI port.
The HP Envy 14 Spectre comes suited with variety of accessories. Among these is the very compact charger that can easily fit on a top pocket of a laptop case, a USB socket for charging MP3 players, smartphones, etc., and a very stylish sleeve. The HP Envy 14 Spectre however also comes with a premium price for just the entry level Core i5.
HP Envy 14 Spectre Ultrabook Price in the Philippines: Approximately Php 67,000.00
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