Personal computer maker Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday unveiled the world’s thinnest 13 -inch laptop, HP Spectre, in India at Rs 1,19,900.

The company claims that it is the slimmest laptop in the world and at just 10.4mm thickness it definitely beats Apple’s MacBook which is 13.2mm  thick and even the Lenovo Yoga 900 which is 12.8mm. Made from aluminium and carbon fibre, it is quite light as well weighing at just 1.1kg. The new laptop is even slimmer than Asus Zenfone Max smartphone, which stands at 10.6mm.

The HP notebook has a 13.3 -inch Full HD display and weighs just 1.1 kg. The MacBook Air, in comparison, weighs 1.35 kg. The
According to the company, the laptop houses a hybrid battery that lasts up to nine hours on a single charge. The 13 -inch MacBook
Air gives up to 12 hours on a single charge. The base model of the HP Spectre 13 features 8GB RAM and 256GB storage.
It has the so-called hyperbaric cooling technology that pushes heat away from the processor and draws in cool air. It has also added two more fans at the back to vent out the heat. The body is crafted from aluminium and carbon fibre. The laptop will be available in dark gray and copper colour schemes.

It comes with three USB-C ports, including two that support ThunderboltTM, to provide a fast, versatile input/output connection, as opposed to one on Apple’s 12 -inch MacBook Air. The HP laptop also features a full-size, island -style backlit keyboard, and a glass trackpad.

The Spectre 13 was priced at $1099.99 for the Core i5 6200U model (with 256GB SSD) and $1349.99 for the Core i7 6500U model (with 512GB SSD) in the US. In India however, the laptop starts from Rs 1,20,000 and can go up to Rs 1,65,000 depending on the configuration.

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