HP presents a new convertible in its EliteBook series. The EliteBook x360 1040 G5 has a 14 “screen with up to 4k resolution, an aluminum housing and a relatively low weight of 1.35kg, the 2-in-1 comes out in November for 1650 euros.
HP stops Intel -quad-core processors of the Kaby Lake R generation in the EliteBook x360. This is a maximum of the Core i7-8650U or an i5 variant like the 8250U. There is a maximum of 32GB ddr4 in the convertible and for storage, there are configurations with nvme- SSDs from 512GB to 2TB, HP also makes variants with SATA SSDs of up to 256GB.
The 14 “screen features a layer of Gorilla Glass 5 and has a 4k resolution or full HD resolution. According to the specifications, the 4k screen has a maximum brightness of 500cd / m 2 and there is a full-HD version with a maximum brightness of 700cd / m 2 . There is also a variant with a full-HD screen with a brightness of 400cd / m 2 .
HP equips the EliteBook x360 with a 4g modem that can handle gigabit speeds. In November, the laptop must be available in the Netherlands with prices from 1650 euros. The available versions and specifications are not yet known.
HP also presents new models of Specter x360 convertibles with 13.3 “and 15.6” screens. The new models have an adapted design and a switch with which the camera can be physically covered. The laptops have a USB-c socket that is concealed in the slanting right corner.
The 13.3 “model comes with quad-core of the Kaby Lake R generation and in the 15.6” version HP hexacore stops and up to a GTX 1050 Ti Max-Q video card. The large version has a screen with a maximum resolution of 4k. The 13.3 “model is available with an optional 4G modem with gigabit speeds.
That HP opts for a separate gpu next to a hexacore processor in its new Specter x360 15. The performance that came out earlier this year has Kaby Lake G-processors on board, which are the chips consisting of an Intel quad-core processor with an AMD Vega-GPU.
The Specter x360 15 is released in November in the Netherlands and costs 1899 euros for the simplest The Specter x360 13 will follow in December for prizes from 1299. What specifications buyers get for that money is not yet known.