HP launched two new Spectre x360 premium convertible notebooks this week, including one with a 13.3 inch OLED display and a 15.6 inch model with… well, a big display.

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When HP announced the Spectre x360 earlier this week, I was rather impressed that the company managed to produce a notebook with a 15.6 inch display that measures just 0.6 inches thick and weighs about 4 pounds. And then I saw two other big-screened notebooks that make the Spectre x360 look heavy.

The Samsung Notebook 9 packs a 15.6 inch notebook into a 2.85 pound case, while the 15 inch LG Gram is just 2.2 pounds.

But neither of those laptops feature a touchscreen or 360 degree hinge. So HP’s big-screened convertible still stands out. And part of the reason it weighs as much as it does is that the laptop has a sizable 64.5 Wh battery that the company says should provide up to 13 hours of battery life on models with 1920 x 1080 pixel displays. HP will also offer a version of this convertible with a 3840 x 2160 pixel display which should get up to 9.5 hours of battery life.

Anyway, I’m not exactly complaining about the launch of 3 different laptops with 15 inch screens that weigh around 4 pounds or less this week. Sure, I love small computers… but if you can make a model with a big screen that’s almost as easy to tote around due to its light weight, I’m all for it.

The HP Spectre x360 with a 15.6 inch display should be available starting on Valentine’s Day for $1149 and up. It supports up to 16GB of RAM, up to a Core i7 Skylake chip, and up to 512GB of RAM.

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As for the new 13.3 inch model, it has the same basic specs as last year’s Spectre x360, but it has a 2560 x 1440 pixel OLED display with very vibrant colors.

HP hasn’t announced the price for this model yet, but it should be available in the spring.

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