HP Spectre One 23-e010se

The HP Spectre One 23-e010se, dubbed the Windows alternative to the Apple iMac, is a sleek and beautifully designed all-in-one PC that benefits from a competitive processor, a remarkable display and great inclusive features. The elegant silver design of the Spectre One 23-e010se comprises of an ultra thin monitor, only 0.45 inches thick, and a sleek arching stand that stores all of the PC’s components along with the impressively clear and crisp Beats Audio integrated speakers. The seamless edge-to-edge glass, 23 inch monitor of the Spectre One 23-e010se consists of an impressive high resolution that creates a striking Full HD display. The Windows 8 desktop is enhanced by its high definition screen projection, making it seem imminently touchable even though the Spectre One 23-e010se does not facilitate touchscreen options. However, the HP all-in-one does include a wireless touchpad that supports a number of gesture controls for intuitive Windows 8 navigation and interaction.


Equipped with a quad-core Intel processor, the Spectre One 23-e010se runs smoothly, quietly and quickly, with the speed of the PC deemed faster than many of its competitors. Due to its processing speed, the all-in-one PC is able to run multiple programs without slowing down, from streaming movies to web browsing and report writing,  and can provide an enjoyable gaming experience thanks to its improved graphics performance. The Spectre One 23-e010se benefits from a large storage capacity and a number of memory (RAM) options to suit the needs of its user, but it does not include an optical drive. It does however offer a generous software selection including Microsoft Office Starter 2010, full versions of both Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere Elements 10 as well as a 24 month Norton Internet Security trial and free technical support from HP up to 90 days after purchase.

The stylish all-in-one desktop by HP is a great choice for those who wish to find a computing system similar to that of the iMac, yet benefit from the use of Windows 8. Although the Spectre One 23-e010se lacks a touchscreen feature, its intuitive wireless inputs ensure Windows 8 can still be easily used, whilst its technical performance provides a reliable and well-functioning desktop capable of attending to the demands and needs of its user.


Size 22.4 x 17.64 x 7.05 inches
Screen 23.6 inch Widescreen display
Display  1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution
Audio Integrated HD  Beats Audio
Camera Integrated HP TrueVision HD 720p Webcam
Processor Intel Core i5 / Core i7 processor
Memory 6GB / 8GB / 10GB / 12GB / 16GB
Storage Capacity 1TB
Wireless 802.11n WLAN Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.0
Input Wireless Keyboard
Wireless Optical Mouse
Wireless Touch Pad