HP Expands Ultrabook Line, Unveils “Sleekbooks”
Hewlett-Packard is lightening up – and slapping a new name on a line of laptops.
The PC maker has introduced new Ultrabooks that challenge the weight and size of its earlier entrants into the market. And it has also unveiled a new line of “Sleekbooks” that undercut the price of Ultrabooks and, in some cases, use chips from Advanced Micro Devices, therefore excluding them from the Ultrabook family.
First, there’s the Envy SpectreXT, a follow-up to the Envy Spectre 14 Ultrabook. The Envy Spectre 14 is more of a premium Ultrabook,