HP Inc. introduced two PC innovations, bringing Lightness Rising to help Filipinos unleash their potential for freedom in workstyles and lifestyles. Both CES 2020 Innovation Award honorees, the HP Elite Dragonfly, the world’s lightest compact business convertible[i], and HP Spectre x360, the world’s smallest convertible will fuel your passions, offer the freedom to choose how, where, and when you connect, and deepen connections to those that matter.
“While young professionals today want to express their best selves through exclusive, premium, and immersive experiences, they are challenged by the need to create work-life balance while putting family first,” said Christian Edmond Reyes, Philippines Managing Director, HP Inc. “HP understands that your need to do your best for the world while achieving seamless integration between work and life. This is precisely why we designed the new HP Elite Dragonfly and the HP Spectre x360 to bring sustainable PC innovation that offers lightness, freedom and flexibility to Filipino workstyles and lifestyles.”
According to IDC, Asia’s workplaces will have five generations working together by 2020 – from Gen Zs to Millennials and Baby Boomers, each with their different workstyles and preferences. “Computing devices need to be synced with the specific needs of the Philippine workforce. We take pride in challenging ourselves to provide users the mobility and flexibility to pursue their passions without compromising on security and connectivity,” said Reyes.
Lightness in your workstyle and freedom in your lifestyle
HP is lightening workloads through design innovation in the HP Elite Dragonfly. Perfect for the modern business professional whose demand a light, durable, always connected and secure computing device, The HP Elite Dragonfly is a sub-1-kilogram ultralight, powerful business convertible[ii] that offers up to 24.5-hour battery life[iii] to support long hours away from an outlet. Powered by an 8th Gen Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor[iv] It features the world’s highest screen-to-body ratio in a 13-inch PC[v] at almost 86 percent and instantly transforms from tablet to PC.
The new HP Spectre x360 boasts an impressive size reduction of 13% from the previous generation, with an industry-leading 90% screen-to-body ratio. It is powered by a quad-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor with Iris® Plus Graphics. Craftmanship and detail are apparent in the device, which is available in stunning Nightfall Black with copper luxe accents, featuring a gorgeous gem-cut design that can only be achieved with aluminum CNC machining. The HP Spectre x360 also comes with an additional Type-C multiport hub to provide addition connectivity options and an instant privacy screen that can be activated at a touch of a button.
The HP Elite Dragonfly is available in a commanding, Iridescent Dragonfly Blue with precision-crafter from CNC-machined Magnesium for durability and a redesigned ultra-lightweight HP Quiet Keyboard and lightweight click pad. Designed to make a bold and personal statement, its optional gigabit-class 4G LTE allows workers to connect and collaborate from almost anywhere as the world’s first business convertible with a 4×4 LTE antenna. The HP Elite Dragonfly is also the world’s first business convertible with pre-installed personal wellbeing software, HP WorkWell.
HP Elite Dragonfly
The HP Elite Dragonfly also offers enhanced security features such as HP Sure Sense which defends against malware attacks on mobile workers. Using the power of artificial intelligence, HP Sure Recover with embedded reimaging gets users back up and running anytime, anywhere. With HP Sure View Gen3 – HP’s award-winning integrated privacy screen – and HP Privacy Camera, users can control what is shared with the world.
The device also offers HP Sure View Reflect, a breakthrough technology that allows you to work discreetly in many lighting conditions. Activate privacy mode with the press of a keyboard button to instantly block prying eyes from viewing the screen with a distinct copper colored privacy filter.
The HP Elite Dragonfly is also the world’s first laptop with built-in Tile™, the world’s leading smart location company. Easily see where a misplaced or lost notebook is, or with the optional Tile Premium service, get proactive alerts when a device has been left behind.
HP Spectre x360 is the world’s smallest convertible with 90% screen-to-body ratio, featuring a head-turning sophisticated design, mobility and security, for peace of mind anytime and everywhere for content-consumers.
HP Spectre x360
The new HP Spectre x360 boasts an impressive size reduction of 13% from the previous generation, with an industry-leading 90% screen-to-body ratio – all while increasing the power. Craftmanship and detail are apparent in the device, which is available in stunning Poseidon Blue with copper luxe accents and a gorgeous gem-cut design that can only be achieved with aluminum CNC machining. The purposefully angled USB-C™ port provides better cable management. The device also features HP’s smallest IR camera at 2.2 mm.
Security is prioritized on the HP Spectre x360 with HP Sure View Gen3, HP’s award-winning integrated privacy screen, the HP Webcam Kill Switch, a dedicated mute mic button and fingerprint reader located on the keyboard deck.
The innovative design comes with uncompromised performance to give users the freedom and flexibility to create what they want, when they want it. The new HP Spectre x360’s performance is enabled a quad-core 10th Gen Intel® Core™ processor with Iris® Plus Graphics – HP’s first convertible with this feature.
The HP Spectre x360 also retains the world’s longest battery life in a quad-core, 13-inch convertible, and offers up to 22 hours of battery life[i] to support on-the-go lifestyles.
Made from the combination of innovative design in thoughtful security and mobility, the Spectre x360 lets customers pursue their passions without constraint.
[i] Up to 22 hours requires laptop configured with Intel® Core™ i5-1035G4 with Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics, 8 GB LPDDR4-3200 SDRAM (onboard), 256 GB PCIe® NVMe™ M.2 SSD, 13.3” diagonal FHD (1920×1080) 1W display, Windows 10 Home RS4. Windows 10 MM14 battery life will vary depending on various factors including product model, configuration, loaded applications, features, use, wireless functionality, and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage. See www.bapco.com for additional details.
Lightening the load of the world through sustainability
Sustainability continues to be a growing concern amongst businesses and working professionals in the Philippines today. As part of its sustainable impact strategy, HP continues to drive a more efficient, circular, and low-carbon economy to help its customers invent the future through a sustainable portfolio of products and services. The HP Elite Dragonfly is the world’s first business convertible made with ocean bound plastic[vi] and more than 82% of the mechanical parts made from recycled materials[vii], while the HP Spectre x360 has Energy Star Certification and EPEAT Silver ratings.
[i] Based on compact business convertibles with 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i U series processor, Windows Pro OS, vPro™ and a convertible non-detachable design under 59 cubic inches as of August 2019.
[ii] Starting weight less than 1kg is only available in certain configurations.
[iii] Up to 24 hours and 30 minutes on a properly configured HP Elite Dragonfly with Intel® Core™ i5 processor, 8GB RAM, no WWAN, 128GB SSD, FHD panel, and Intel® Wi-Fi 6 ZX200 + BT5 (802.11 ax 2×2, non-vPro™). Windows 10 MM14 battery life will vary depending on various factors including product model, configuration, loaded applications, features, use, wireless functionality, and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage. See www.bapco.com for additional details.
[iv] Multicore is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. Intel’s numbering, branding and/or naming is not a measurement of higher performance.
[v] Based on 8th Gen Intel® 13″ business convertibles with Intel® Core™ i U series processor, Windows Pro OS, vPro™ and a convertible non-detachable design as of August 2019 and percent of active plus nonactive viewing area to active viewing area plus border. Measure with lid vertical to the desk.
[vi] Based on HP’s internal analysis as of August 2019. Notebook speaker enclosure component made with 5% ocean bound plastic as of August 2019.
[vii] By weight. Mechanical parts include chassis, speaker box, keycap mechanism, battery frame and other small mechanical parts. Applies to Dragonfly Family starting January 2020.
Pricing and Availability
- The HP Elite Dragonfly is available now, starting at PHP 81,440
- The HP Spectre x360 is available February 2020, starting at PHP 79,990
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