Today, HP released one of its finest notebooks to date. The Spectre 13 Ultrabook features a machined aluminum unibody chassis that is aimed at taking on Apple's MacBook Air. Even the hinges that attach the body to the aluminum lid are made out of metal.
Featuring a standard edge-to-edge full 1080p touchscreen, the device already edges out Samsung's Series 9 Ultrabooks in terms of display quality. For those who wish for an even better HD experience, the device can be ordered with a 2560x1440 QHD display with HP promising nine hours of battery life thanks to the Intel Haswell processor inside.
Weighing in at just 3.3 pounds and boasting a respectable 13.4mm overall thickness, the Spectre 13 ships with a 120GB SSD, two USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, and DisplayPort technology. Additionally, the Ultrabook features an ultra-wide touchpad that enables control of special features within Windows 8. The new Ultrabook will retail starting at $999 and will be available later this year.