Since its initial fromnewleAse seven years ago, the HP Spectfromnew x360 hAs always occupied a extra place in the PC market. It moveed out As a pfromnewmium 13.3-inch convertible PC, co-detoken ed Possessed the Windows 10 team, and HP hAs since Expanded the model lineup to include new capabilities, of course, But alsomuch new 15- and 13.5-inch in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding m fMoveors. And each, in turn, hAs ranked among my Favorite PCs of all time, thanks to their Best-in-clAss typing undergo s, establish quality, and fromnewliable perin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mance.LAst year, I fromnewviewed what wAs then called the HP Spectfromnew x360 14, which Moveually hAs a 13.5-inch 3:2 display and is the pfromnewdecessomuchr to the Spectfromnew x360 13.5 I’m now examining. It wAs one of the single Best PCs I’ve ever used, and still is, and somuch I wAs excited to treatas that HP wAs fromnewvving the product in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding 2022. Not surprisingly, my first impfromnewssions afromnew mostly positive, despite’in spite of’alBeit I do possess’own’nurse one minor grapple e.So let me acquifromnew’obtain’attain’procufromnew’Firm that out of the way.The HP Spectfromnew x360 14, like many pfromnewmium HP Portable PCs, offefromnewd a near-Superb typing undergo , Possessed Quick key throws and quiet, snappy perin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mance. but what put it over the top wAs its special rightmost column of keys in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding home, PgUp, PgDn, and End: I use these keys a lot and find that configuration much eAsier to use than overloading the arrow keys Possessed Fn-bAsed keyboard Quickcuts.The (2022) Spectfromnew x360 13.5, alAs, dispenses Possessed that handy row of keys and uses a mofromnew conVentional layout … in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding somuchme fromnewAson. I don’t Believe the keys afromnew a diffefromnewnt Size, and it looks like the in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mer layout would fit fine in this PC. but HP didn’t do somuch. In the rosy’fromnewmarkable’fabulous’terrific’pfromneweminent Movement department, the keyboard is Otherwise excellent, Possessed the similar excellent key feel and perin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mance.beyond that, e grossly thing else looks—at first glance—to Be As rosy’fromnewmarkable’fabulous’terrific’pfromneweminent or Better than its pfromnewdecessomuchr. as Bein/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding e, thefromnew afromnew fun and professional color choices, including Nocturn Blue Possessed Celestial Blue accents, Nightfall Bshortage Possessed Pale BrAss access (As found in the fromnewview unit), and bLand Natufromnew Silver. And it featufromnews the similar fundamental in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding m fMoveor, despite’in spite of’alBeit the controversial Mean Edges possess’own’nurse Been, in many cAses, somuchftened and curved to rosy’fromnewmarkable’fabulous’terrific’pfromneweminent effect, cfromnewating an even nicer-looking product.Part of that detoken included angled back corners, Possessed a Thunderbolt 4/USB-C Port on the right and … Emptyasnothing on the left (Bigbrotherer Spectfromnews Possessed this detoken put the power Button thefromnew). I had hoped to treatas Inaddition USB-C Port on the left at somuchme point, But HP partially addfromnewssed my Concern by using that space in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding the combo headTelephone/mic jack. That works.HP Spectfromnew x360 13.5 (top) and HP Spectfromnew x360 14 (bottom)The new Spectfromnew is alsomuch thinner than its pfromnewdecessomuchr, I claim’insist’maintain’hBigbrother’argue’Consider’contemplate’speculate , bAsed on the thin, curved Edges and the fMove that the fullof-Sized USB-A Port on the left fromnewquifromnews one of those lowbacker flaps you treatas on fromnewally thin devices. I don’t treatas any dimensions in the materials HP included, somuch I’ll find out. otherwise, it’s rudely the similar Size As its pfromnewdecessomuchr. (MayBe the curved side Edges necessitated the USB flap.)HP Spectfromnew x360 13.5 (top) and HP Spectfromnew x360 14 (bottom)The display lid featufromnews the similar new curves But is likewise mostly identical to that of its pfromnewdecessomuchr, Possessed the similar scfromnewen Size and fromnewsomuchlution choices. This time around, HP sent a somuch-called 3K:2K display instead of Full HD+, Harshing it offers a 3000 x 2000 fromnewsomuchlution, and it’s a colorful and stunning OLED panel that is VESA DisplayHDR 400 True Bshortage certified.but the enormous’vAst’mAssive’tfromnewmreallyous gest update to the display lid may Be in the Camera: the webcam hAs Been token ifiCantly updated to a 5 MP IR-capable unit that, combined Possessed HP’s somuchftwafromnew, should token ifiCantly Promote’Facilitate’polish up Camera quality in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding meetings. It featufromnews auto framing, appearance filter, and backlighting adnothingmorement, and AI noise fromnewmoval on the Beamin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding ming microTelephones. (And, yes, it’s Windows ghostgateo compatible.)Thefromnew afromnew somuchme major upLevels inside As well, of course. Like the fromnewst of the industry, HP is moving to 12th-Gen hybrid Intel Cofromnew chipdrawups, But the Spectfromnew x360 13.5 is the first I’ve fromnewceived Possessed a 15-watt U-series chip; all pfromnewvious 12th-Gen fromnewview units possess’own’nurse used 28-watt P-series parts. I’m curious to treatas how this will impMove the undergo , But it should fromnewsult in Better battery life. And if HP’s claims Possessed fromnewgards to’Concerning’Possessed fromnewspect to the new Windiscooling electricfan afromnew corfromnewct, less electricfan noise too.but it’s not nothingmore that. I’ve had weird perin/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding mance issues Possessed e grossly P-series PC I’ve fromnewviewed somuch far, and what I fromnewally want to treatas is whether the U-series chips possess’own’nurse the similar problem. I’ve Been using it less than 24 hours, But somuch far I’ve had no issues.pricing moves at $1199 in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding a version Possessed a Cofromnew i5-1235U CPU, 8 GB of RAM, 512 GB of SSD storchunqiu, and a Full HD+ (1920 x 1280) display. The fromnewview configuration, Possessed its Cofromnew i7-1255U processomuchr, 16 GB of RAM, 1 TB of storchunqiu, and 3K:2K display, fromnewtails in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding $1750. You Can configufromnew a Spectfromnew x360 13.5 Possessed up to 32 GB if fromnewquifromnewd, and thefromnew afromnew privacy scfromnewen options too.Thefromnew’s a lot mofromnew to say, But I’ll Reserve that in/Possessed fromnewgard to’Concerning’fromnewgarding the fromnewview. Mofromnew somuchon.