HP this week took the tech world by surprise with its new Spectre Folio, a laptop that swaps out the traditional aluminum design found on premium notebooks for a bit of leather-clad luxury. The result is an incredibly unique entry in the company's powerful Spectre lineup, and HP has done some pretty impressive engineering work to make sure it all comes together nicely.

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But how does it actually feel? Check out our brief hands-on video above to get the full skinny on our initial impressions.

Of course, we'll have a much more in-depth look at the Spectre Folio with a review once it becomes available. But for now, if you're ready to dive in, the HP Spectre Folio is up for preorder now, starting at $1,300, at Best Buy and HP.

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