HP Spectre Fold 3-in-1 Windows PC with Foldable Display Launched: Price, Specifications

HP says Spectre Fold is the world's thinnest and smallest 17-inch foldable PC.

  • The HP Spectre Fold has a 17-inch foldable OLED touchscreen display.
  • It is powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core CPU.
  • There is 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and integrated graphics.

We have the newest entrant in the foldable PC market. HP has joined the likes of Asus and Lenovo with the release of the Spectre Fold. It is touted as the world’s thinnest and smallest 17-inch foldable PC. It can be used in three different modes which makes it flexible for day-to-day usage. Let’s have a closer look at what HP has to offer with its first-ever foldable PC.

HP Spectre Fold Price and Availability

The HP Spectre Fold will be available at a starting price of USD 4,999.99. This makes it way more expensive than other options like the Asus ZenBook 17 Fold and Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold.

The foldable PC is already up for pre-orders in the United States via the HP website. It will go on sale starting in October in limited quantities at select Best Buy stores. This is expected because of the exorbitant pricing. It is unknown if and when HP will expand it to other markets.

HP Spectre Fold Specifications and Features

The HP Spectre Fold is a 3-in-1 Windows PC with a foldable display. It can be used as a foldable 12.3-inch laptop, a slim 17-inch tablet, or a desktop. Users will be able to switch between these modes with ease whenever they want. It weighs 1.35kg without a keyboard and 1.62kg with keyboard. Its dimensions measure 277.05 x 376.1 x 8.5 mm when unfolded and 277.05 x 191.31 x 21.4 mm when folded.

The Spectre Fold has a 17-inch OLED foldable touchscreen display with a 1920 x 2560 pixels resolution. Its panel offers up to 500 nits brightness, supports HDR, 99.5% DCI-P3 colour gamut, 3:4 aspect ratio, and IMAX Enhanced certification.

Under the hood, it has Intel Core i7-1250U processor clocked up to 4.7GHz with Intel Turbo Boost. It has 16GB LPDDR5 RAM and dual-channel memory support. You will get 1TB SSD storage and Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics.

There are two Thunderbolt 4 with USB Type-C ports with USB Power Delivery, DisplayPort 1.4, and HP Sleep and Charge support. It offers WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.3 wireless connectivity options. The PC has quad speakers with Audio by B&O, DTS:X Ultra, and HP Audio Boost. There is a 5MP HP True Vision infrared camera with temporal noise reduction.

HP has offered a dedicated Mic mute key and camera privacy switch for extra security. The Spectre Fold is packed with a 6-cell 94.3Wh battery. It comes bundled with a 100W USB Type-C power adapter. You will get a full-size detachable Bluetooth keyboard, HP Envy USB-C hub, and HP Wireless Rechargeable MPP2.0 Pen. As for the operating system, the buyers will have a choice between Windows 11 Home and Windows 11 Pro.