HP Spectre 13 ultrabook is as thick as an ink pen with Haswell power

HP has unveiled one of the thinnest ultrabook in its line called the Spectre 13. The ultrabook has a lot of the latest Intel technology inside combined with a very thin profile and an attractive industrial design. The ultrabook is about 15 mm thick, making about the thickness of a typical ink pen.

The machine weighs 3.25 pounds and features a 13.3-inch Vivid HD display using IPS technology and supporting touch. The screen has 221 ppi and a native resolution of 2560 x 1440. The machine can be fitted with up to a 15W Intel Haswell Core i7 processor.

The processor can be paired with up to 8 GB of RAM and a 128 GB SSD. Storage can be upgraded to a 256 GB SSD. The machine is also fitted with Beats Audio technology and NFC tech. The ultrabook also has the new HP Control Zone, which is a textured area on both sides of the wide touch surface designed specifically for navigating on Windows 8.1.

HP claims that the ultrabook will run for up to nine hours on a single charge. The Spectre 13 ultrabook will launch on October 16 starting at $999.99. HP will also offer a brown leather sleeve with fake suede lining to protect the ultrabook starting in November for $89.99.