HP Spectre 13-af051nr is an ultra-portable laptop with beautiful design and very incredible thickness. Despite the super-slim body, it has enough power to handle intensive tasks. Powering the device is an 8th generation Intel Core i7-8550U – that’s a quad-core processor with Hyper Threading, 4.0 GHz of maximum frequency and 8 MB of Level 3 cache. As this product doesn’t have discrete-class graphics card, the processor’s UHD Graphics 620 is the only graphics card inside. However, it gives you decent performance for multitasking with 8 GB of on-board LPDDR3 SDRAM at 1600 MHz. It also boasts speedy storage with a 256 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive inside.
Display on this HP laptop is sized at 13.3 inches. It looks modern with tiny micro-edge bezel. IPS technology makes it able to produce accurate colors. A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is not bad, but also not impressive for an expensive laptop. The display supports multi-touch input and is coated by edge-to-edge glass. However, it doesn’t have multi-mode capability.
There are only a few ports in order to make it as slim and as light as possible. It has a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port and two USB 3.1 Type-C ports with Thunderbolt functionality. The one without Thunderbolt functionality supports data transfer up to 5 Gbps, while the others support up to 40 Gbps. All USB ports support Display Port 1.2, Power Delivery as well as HP Sleep and Charge. There is also a combo audio jack where you can plug in a headphone or microphone.
Comes in Ceramic white, HP 13-af051nr has a well-designed island-style keyboard equipped with backlight. A large touchpad with multi-touch support makes navigation easy. The webcam is able to capture videos up to HD 720p and with infrared technology, it supports facial recognition. There are two built-in speakers enhanced by Bang & Olufsen technology. As for wireless data transfer, it has Intel wireless adapter supporting Wireless-AC and Bluetooth 4.2.
Inside the ultra-slim chassis, there is a 4-cell Lithium-ion battery. It can provide battery life of up to 11 hours. Not only long battery life, it also supports fast charging technology. You only need to wait for 30 minutes to charge the battery from 0% to 50%. If you’re looking for a laptop with beautiful design, amazing thickness yet still has good performance, this HP Spectre laptop is suitable for you.
HP Spectre 13-af051nr Specifications
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit
Intel Core i7-8550U (4 cores, 8 threads, 8 MB L3 cache, 1.8 GHz, up to 4.0 GHz with Turbo Boost)
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
IPS, micro-edge, edge-to-edge glass, WLED-backlit
Touchscreen (multi-touch support)
Intel UHD Graphics 620
256 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 Solid State Drive
8 GB LPDDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz (onboard)
Dual speakers with Bang & Olufsen
Inputs & Controls
HP Imagepad with multi-touch support
Full-size island-style keyboard with backlight
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (data transfer up to 5 Gbps, Display Port 1.2, Power Delivery, HP Sleep and Charge)
2 x USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 (data transfer up to 40 Gbps, Display Port 1.2, Power Delivery, HP Sleep and Charge)
1 x headphone/microphone combo
USB Type-C to USB 3.0 adapter included
Intel Wireless-AC (2×2) and Bluetooth 4.2 combo
HP TrueVision HD infrared webcam with dual digital microphone
4-cell, 43.7 Wh Lithium-ion battery
65W AC power adapter
Battery Life: up to 11 hours
Fast charge: approximately 50% in 30 minutes
Dimensions and Weight
Width: 12.13 in
Depth: 8.83 in
Height: 0.41 in
Weight: 2.45 lbs.
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