Japan HP announces 4 models of convertible type premium notebook PC, all models equipped with about 5 million pixel web camera

On September 2, 2022, HP Japan announced four new models of personal laptop computers and a new web camera product. All notebook computers are equipped with a web camera with approximately 5 million pixels. It is said that online communication, which is important for hybrid work where you work from home and office, can be performed with high image quality. Details of each model are as follows.

Common Features of 2022 Premium Models
All four notebook computers are premium models that are particular about design and functionality among Japanese HP personal notebook computers. All models are convertible 2in1 computers with rotating displays. As a common feature, it is equipped with a web camera with about 5 million pixels and an application “GlamCam” that expands the camera function. “GlamCam” is equipped with appearance filters such as backlight adjustment and beauty mode, auto frame, AI noise reduction, etc.
All four models have a lineup of models equipped with organic EL on the display. It also features a vertically long display with an aspect ratio of 16:10 or 3:2. It is said that the number of scrolls can be reduced when browsing web pages, and the list of Office applications can be improved, making it possible to work efficiently.

Some models come with an active pen, which is also intended for creative use. A tool package called “HP Palette” that supports creative work is also newly installed. “HP Palette” includes “HP QuickDrop” that can transfer data to and from smartphones and tablets, “PhotoMatch”, a photo search tool that uses AI’s face recognition function, and “Duet for HP” that makes tablets and smartphones an extended display. , handwriting application “Concepts”, etc. A one-month free trial version of “Adobe Creative Cloud” is also bundled.
Everything is premium “HP Specter x360 14”
A premium model that focuses on all aspects of design, function, and usability among Japanese HP personal laptops. It is a mobile notebook equipped with a 13.5-inch display with an aspect ratio of 3:2. In addition to being equipped with Intel’s 12th generation Core processor U series, the memory boasts a maximum of 16GB and a storage of up to 1TB SSD, which is a fulfilling spec for a mobile notebook. It also supports the latest Wi-Fi 6E.

The 13.5-inch display has a lineup of organic EL models with a maximum brightness of 400 nits and a DCI-P3 color gamut of 100%. Equipped with Bang & Olufsen quad speakers, you can enjoy video content with high sound quality.

The body size is about 299 (width) x 220 (depth) x 16.5 (height) mm, and the weight is about 1.39 kg.  It also supports fast charging function.

The direct sales price starts from 220,000 yen (tax included).

“HP Specter x360 16” with a lineup of models equipped with Intel Arc A370M
A large screen model of “HP Specter x360” equipped with a 16-inch display with an aspect ratio of 16:10. In addition to adopting the 12th generation Core processor P / H series for the CPU, it boasts top-class specs as a notebook computer with a maximum memory of 32GB and a maximum storage of 2TB.
There is also a lineup of models equipped with Intel Arc A370 for graphics functions. High performance can be expected not only for creative applications but also for games. A model equipped with an organic EL with a maximum brightness of 400 nits and a DCI-P3 color gamut of 100% is also available.

The body size is about 358 (width) x 246 (depth) x 18.9 (height) mm, and the weight is about 1.96 kg. Battery life is up to 15 hours.

The direct sales price starts from 286,000 yen (tax included).

“HP ENVY x360 13” with a new keyboard with the Enter key on the right end
A mobile notebook with a 13.3-inch display. In addition to adopting the 12th generation Core processor P series for the CPU, the memory is equipped with a maximum of 16GB and the storage is equipped with a maximum of 1TB SSD. “HP ENVY” is positioned one rank lower than “HP Specter x360”, but the specs are comparable to “HP Specter”.
A lineup of organic EL models with a maximum brightness of 400 nits and a DCI-P3 color gamut of 100%. The speakers are Bang & Olufsen’s dual speakers, and the speakers are inferior to “HP Specter”.

The keyboard is equipped with a new keyboard with the Enter key laid out on the far right. The conventional model has a layout such as the Home key to the right of the Enter key, and it is said that it was unpopular in Japan.
The external interface is equipped with Thunderbolt 4 x 2, USB Type-A x 2, microSD memory card slot, head output / microphone input. Although it is a mobile notebook, the external interface is substantial.

The direct sales price starts from 169,400 yen (tax included).

“HP ENVY x360 15 (Intel)” with 15.6-inch display

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