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Engadget
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A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
73

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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The HP Envy Spectre XT is a solid contender, with a comfortable keyboard and touchpad, an attractive design and top-notch performance. The one downside is less-than-stellar battery life.

Pros
  • Attractive, well-built design
  • Very solid performance
  • Comfortable keyboard and touchpad
  • Two-year warranty
Cons
  • Short battery life
  • Unimpressive audio
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Key Specs

Type
Ultraportable
Screen size
13.322
Screen resolution
1366 x 768
Bundled OS
Windows
System RAM
41
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
HDMI
Maximum battery life
Up to 820
Model

General

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Windows (7)

Processor

Processor make
Intel

Networking

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 a, 802.11 g, 802.11 n)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]

Video

Video outputs
HDMI

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

System

Chipset
Intel

Other features

Integrated webcam
Yes
Screen size
13.3 inches
Screen resolution
1366 x 768
128 GB (total)
SSD

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
4 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to 8 hours

Input

Keyboard
Yes (Backlit)
Pointing device
Trackpad

Connections

USB
3.0 (1 port(s))
Bluetooth
Yes (unspecified version)

Audio

Audio inputs
3.5mm
Audio outputs
3.5mm
Audio channels
Surround
Model
C8B56PA

General

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Windows (7)

Processor

Processor make
Intel

Networking

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 a, 802.11 g, 802.11 n)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]

Video

Video outputs
HDMI

Memory details

RAM bus / speed
DDR3 (1600)

System

Chipset
Intel

Other features

Integrated webcam
Yes
Screen size
13.3 inches
Screen resolution
1366 x 768
128 GB (total)
SSD

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
4 GB

Battery

Maximum battery life
Up to 8 hours

Input

Keyboard
Yes (Backlit)
Pointing device
Trackpad

Connections

USB
3.0 (1 port(s))
Bluetooth
Yes (unspecified version)

Audio

Audio inputs
3.5mm
Audio outputs
3.5mm
Audio channels
Surround
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