HP unveils ENVY 13 and ENVY x360 13 laptops with latest Intel chips

HP Envy 13 Lifestyle
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What you need to know

  • HP announced new versions of the HP ENVY 13 and HP ENVY x360 13 laptops.
  • The laptops feature 11th Gen Intel processors that are part of the Intel Evo platform.
  • The ENVY 13 starts at $900, and the ENVY x360 13 starts at $950, with both launching in October 2020.

HP announced new versions of the ENVY 13 and ENVY x360 13 laptops. The upgraded laptops feature 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics. They both are part of Intel's Evo platform.

Built with creators in mind, both the ENVY 13 and ENVY x360 13 have improved internals, compact form factors, and modern connectivity. With Thunderbolt 4, Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth 5.0, the laptops should be able to quickly connect to a wide range of accessories and devices.

The ENVY 13 starts at $900, and the ENVY x360 13 starts at $950, with both launching in October 2020.

HP ENVY 13

The ENVY 13 is built for creators. It has the latest ports and connectivity, including Thunderbolt 4, Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth 5.0. While the display of the laptop is FHD or 4K, it can output up to 5K through Thunderbolt 4. The ENVY 13 gets up to 13 hours of battery life, according to HP.

The ENVY 13 supports HP Quickdrop, which is an app that allows you to wirelessly transfer files between Windows, iOS, and Android.

The ENVY 13 is available in metal or wood options, though wood options are limited to certain regions.

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CategoryHP ENVY 13
OSWindows 10 Home
ProcessorIntel Evo platform powered by 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1165G7
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe
Memory8GB DDR4-2933 SDRAM
Storage256GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
Display13.3-inch diagonal, FHD (1920 x 1080), multitouch-enabled, IPS, edge-to-edge glass, micro-edge, BrightView, 400 nits, 100% sRGB
SecurityFingerprint reader
Camera shutter
Mic mute key
Ports1x Thunderbolt 4 with USB 4 Type-C
1x SuperSpeed USB Type-A (HP Sleep and Charge)
1x SuperSpeed USB Type-A
microSD card reader
Headphone jack
WirelessIntel Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5
Camera720p with Windows Hello support
AudioBang & Olufsen with dual speakers
Dual-array mic
Battery51Wh
Weight2.88 lbs (1.31kg)
Dimensions12.05 in (W) x 8.35 in (D) x 0.58 in (H)
30.61cm (W) x 21.21cm (D) x 1.47cm (H)
ColorSilver
Wood (depending on region)
AvailabilityOctober 2020
PriceFrom $900

HP ENVY x360 13

The ENVY x360 13 is also built for creators. It also runs on the latest Intel processors and can flip around to function as a tablet as well. It supports touch, pen input, and has an all-in-one keyboard, which can help with hotkeys.

The ENVY x360 13 also supports HP Quickdrop to easily transfer files between devices across operating systems.

The ENVY x360 13 has several privacy features as well, including a camera shutter and a SureView privacy screen.

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CategoryHP ENVY x360 13
OSWindows 10 Home
ProcessorIntel Evo platform powered by 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1165G7
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe
Memory8GB DDR4-2933 SDRAM
Storage512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD
Display13.3-inch diagonal, FHD (1920 x 1080), multitouch-enabled, IPS, edge-to-edge glass, micro-edge, BrightView, Corning Gorilla Glass NBT, 1000 nits, 72% NTSC, HP SureView integrated privacy screen
SecurityFingerprint reader
Camera shutter
Mic mute key
Ports1x Thunderbolt 4 with USB 4 Type-C
1x SuperSpeed USB Type-A (HP Sleep and Charge)
1x SuperSpeed USB Type-A
microSD card reader
Headphone jack
WirelessIntel Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5
Camera720p with Windows Hello support
AudioBang & Olufsen with dual speakers
Dual-array mic
Battery51Wh
Weight2.92 lbs (1.32kg)
Dimensions12.07 in (W) x 7.66 in (D) x 0.65 in (H)
30.66cm (W) x 19.46cm (D) x 1.65cm
ColorGold
AvailabilityOctober 2020
PriceFrom $950

Both devices should launch in October and will be available to order on HP's website and through Best Buy.