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HP's Spectre x360 was well-received in 2015 although its 13.3-inch display wasn't quite large enough to please everyone. This year, HP is introducing a new version of the x360 with the option for a larger 15.6-inch, 4K (3,840 x 2,160) touch display. It can be configured with 6th generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, Intel Iris graphics, up to 16GB of RAM and up to a 512GB solid state drive.
Those who do prefer a smaller screen are also getting something new, the option for a 13.3-inch OLED panel. HP says the OLED option reduces device weight by 50 grams while providing even higher color accuracy and a broader range of shades that offers improved contrast.
All Spectre x360 systems feature audio by Bang & Olufsen and an all-CNC aluminum chassis.
The new Pavilion x2, meanwhile, features a larger 12.1-inch diagonal display (1,920 x 1,280), up from 10.1 inches in the previous model. Buyers can configure the 2-in-1 with their choice of an Intel Atom with 64GB of eMMC memory or a sixth generation Intel Core M processor with up to a 256GB SSD.
The system also utilizes a latchless magnetic connector to attach or remove the full-size keyboard.
The 15.6-inch Spectre x360 goes on sale February 14 starting at $1,149 while the smaller 13.3-inch variant will be available sometime this spring. The new 12.1-inch Pavilion x2 hits stores on February 7 with prices starting at $499.99.