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Major Flex Appeal: HP Unveils the HP Spectre Foldable PC

Game-changing 3-in-1 device effortlessly switches between a laptop, tablet, and desktop for the ultimate hybrid lifestyle

September 14, 2023

News Highlights:

  • Discover unmatched flexibility and portability with the world’s smallest and thinnest 17-inch foldable PCi
  • Drive greater productivity and more immersive entertainment on the world’s first foldable PC with a wireless charging keyboard and penii and head-turning 17-inch OLED display
  • Customize your experience with tailored computing on the world’s first foldable PC with built-in AI for security, wellness, and gesture controlsiii


PALO ALTO, Calif., September 14, 2023 — Today HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) redefined versatility with the HP Spectre Foldable PC, a remarkable 3-in-1 device with a foldable screen that seamlessly integrates the best features of a laptop, tablet, and desktop for the ultimate hybrid experience.

“Consumers are demanding greater flexibility to connect, work, and play for their hybrid lives beyond what the traditional laptop can provide,” said Jo Tan, Senior Vice President & Division President of Personal Systems Consumer Solutions, HP Inc. “We are excited to introduce the HP Spectre Foldable PC, designed to seamlessly adapt to the various ways you want to work with its unique, durable form factor that pushes the boundaries of design and technology.”



Experience the future of computing with the HP Spectre Foldable PC as a small, foldable 12.3-inch laptop. This innovative device offers the convenience of a compact laptop when you need it, with expanded mode as a one-and-a-half screen option or extended mode for dual screen functionality. Its unique folding mechanism ensures a seamless transition between modes, providing the ultimate flexibility for your ever-changing needs.

Discover the elegance and ease of the HP Spectre Foldable PC as a slim 17-inch tablet. With its lightweight and ultra-thin design, you can effortlessly hold and navigate this tablet with one hand, making it the ideal companion for on-the-go productivity and entertainment. Its large, vivid screen provides an immersive viewing experience, while its thin profile ensures minimal bulk in your bag.

Experience the versatile convenience of the HP Spectre Foldable PC as a desktop. With its sleek built-in kickstand and detachable keyboard, you set can up an efficient workspace at a moment's notice, whether you're at a coffee shop, coworking space, or on a business trip.

Designed for Tomorrow’s Hybrid Flexibility
The Spectre Fold easily transitions between the three distinct form factors for a frictionless user experience. Effortlessly switch from a traditional laptop to a slim tablet with a continuous 17-inch screen, then to a powerful desktop with a sleek built-in kickstand. This is made possible with a foldable panel and integrated hinge, designed for durability and tested with the same requirements as traditional HP laptops.
The Spectre Fold surpasses the conventional laptop experience as the world’s first foldable PC with one and half screens using a physical keyboard.iv No additional cables are needed to charge the Bluetooth® keyboard or pen with wireless charging integrated into the device.
The Spectre Fold’s expanded screen is the star of the show, leveraging Windows Snap along with an HP enhanced mode to quickly adapt and reconfigure the Windows layout. In traditional laptop mode, toggle between content and windows, edit photos in Photoshop using the extended or expanded laptop mode, or watch an IMAX movie on the full screen using the world’s first foldable PC with IMAX Enhanced Certification.v
Exceptional Performance and Features for Adaptive Computing
The Spectre Fold is the world’s first foldable PC with built-in AI for security, wellness, and gesture controls.ii An advanced AI chip adapts to your needs, delivering a tailored computing experience that focuses on you. Enjoy features such as walk away lock, wake on approach, auto screen dimming, and privacy alerts to enhance your privacy. Screen time and distance reminders, along with touch-free content control, help you focus on wellbeing while providing a more intuitive interaction with the
The Spectre Fold includes HP Presence 2.0vii for enhanced productivity and collaboration that takes conferencing to the next level with a 5MP camera to look your best, along with Intel® Unison™ support to easily connect the PC to your mobile device.viii Powered by a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 Processorix engineered on the Intel® Evo™ platform, the Spectre Fold is capable of handling demanding real-life tasks in any mode with ease. Enjoy stunning graphics with Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics and long-lasting battery life of up to 12 hours in laptop mode and up to 11 hours in desktop mode.x The device also equips users with blazing-fast Wi-Fi 6E connectivityxi and plenty of storage with 16GB of memory and 1TB SSDxii.
Thoughtfully Crafted with Sustainability in Mind
The Spectre Fold reflects HP’s commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainable innovation with eco-friendly materials incorporated into its design. The cover and keyboard frame contain up to 90% post-industrial recycled (PIR) metal.xiii The keyboard module wrap contains recycled polyester fiber, and both the bezel and keyboard keycaps contain 50% PCR plastic.xiv The keycaps are coated with 100% water-based paint. And the packaging material is 100% sustainably sourced,xv and is EPEAT® Gold Registered and ENERGY STAR® Certified.xvi
Pricing and Availabilityxvii
The HP Spectre Foldable PC is available in the U.S. for pre-order today, Thursday, September 14, at The device is expected to be available in limited quantities in October on for a starting price of $4,999.99 and at select Best Buy locations. The device is also expected to be available in select countries later this fall.
For more information about the HP Spectre Fold, please visit the HP Press Center.

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