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HP's two new contortionist laptops for work and for play

Our first look at the Spectre x360 15-inch and EliteBook x360, HP's cool new folding laptops for 2017.

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Gordon Gottsegen

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HP's two new laptops for 2017 have 360-degree hinges and fold in four different ways.

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First, say hello to the HP Spectre x360 15-inch (2017).

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The Spectre has an aluminum chassis and is thinner and lighter than previous models.

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The 4K touch display performs at all angles with a 3,840x2,160-pixel resolution.

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The glass touchpad is extra-wide for easy navigation.

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The Spectre has plenty of ports for your docking needs.

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On one side, the laptop has an HDMI-out, a USB Type-C and a Type-C port that also supports Thunderbolt 3.

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If you look on other side you'll find an audio jack and USB port.

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If you already have an HP Active Pen (sold separately) you can write directly on the Spectre's screen.

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Keep clicking through for more Spectre pictures and for a look at the EliteBook x360 (2017).

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HP's EliteBook x360 (2017) is the business model of the two.

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It's thin, but delivers up to 15 hours and 15 minutes of battery life.

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In the US and select countries, the EliteBook is bundled with the HP Active Pen you can use to draw on the screen.

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The EliteBook connects to docks and displays with HDMI, VGA and USB ports.

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Check out the laptop at more angles in the next few slides.

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For a closer look at the two new laptops, check out CNET's take on the and the .

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