The HP Spectre X2 is a luxury 2-in-1 tablet PC with a Windows Certified Ink Pen, starts at P79,990

The HP Spectre X2 is a Windows 10 tablet with kickstand and detachable keyboard, plus comes-with pen, and 7th gen Intel Core processors, similar to the 2-in-1 approach of the Microsoft Surface Pro. While the form is not new, the Spectre X2 makes up for it with stunning good looks and a business-like undertone. It is HP’s first luxury detachable designed for Windows Ink, for a precise pen experience, and for the digital-creative community. Available now, starting at P79,990.

The HP Spectre X2 features

  • a durable U-shaped stainless steel hinge that allows the tablet to remain stable at low angles, for precise comfortable digital pen creative usage. The hinge allows for various angles, from flat to 165 degrees.
  • a Windows Ink Certified pen that is pressure-sensitive, allowing for varying line weights for creating subtle shading and coloring.
  • a reinforced design with premium materials – CNC-machined aluminum chassis.
  • a bright 12.3″ diagonal 3K2K (3000×2000) display with 6 million pixels, aimed at bringing a satisfying level of HD entertainment. It also provides a range of ambient light options, for better screen readability and visibility.
  • a durable, detachable full-sized keyboard with a strong magnetic force, so it remains attached to the tablet. The keyboard also has a responsive glass trackpad.
  • high resolution cameras – 13MP rear, 5MP WDR wide-view front camera, an IR camera for Windows Hello biometric authentication.
  • a battery that promises up to 8 hours of use, and features HP Fast Charge (0% to 50% on a 30-minute charge).

The new HP Spectre X2’s keyboard base and tablet part held separately by two models, at the launch event at Okada Manila.

A Higher Edge, the launch even of the new HP Spectre x2, was hosted by fashion icon and socialite Tess Prieto-Valdes (fourth from left), and featured a special show by world-renowned designer Kenneth Cobonpue (third from left) and fashion designer Michael Leyva (fifth from right). Holding the new Spectre x2 in the photo is HP Philippines Business Unit Manager for PC Kris Seville (fifth from left).

The HP Spectre X2 was announced at a media event on March 22, 2018 at Okada Manila.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for