HP has announced a new lineup of consumer PCs and accessories that are designed to work with Windows 8 and are ideal for savvy, tech-conscious users who desire great performance and beautiful design at a great value.
The consumer PC lineup is powered by the latest generation of Intel Core processors that deliver performance and stunning visuals for everyday life.
HP also added four new business desktop and notebook PCs powered by the latest AMD processors to its industry-leading commercial portfolio. AMD’s new A-series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) deliver a significant leap in PC graphics performance, offer exceptional manageability, and provide an affordable total cost of ownership.
HP Pavilion Sleekbook
The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and Pavilion Sleekbook 15 PCs provide the performance and easy applications consumers need every day – now in ultrathin style.
Available in sparkling black and ruby red, the lightweight HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and 15 feature 14- and 15.6-inch diagonal high-definition (HD) displays respectively, plus up to one terabyte of storage for apps, movies, music, photos, documents and more. A full array of ports including HDMI, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 allow for fast connections to mobile devices and accessories. The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 also includes a numeric keypad for increased productivity.
The HP Sleekbooks include HP TrueVision HD Webcams and HP MyRoom for video calling, sharing photos and more in a private virtual room. Dolby Advanced Audio comes standard, and optional NVIDIA discrete graphics can improve gaming as well as video creation and playback.
The Sleekbooks also feature exclusive HP innovations, including HP CoolSense for a noticeably cooler PC and HP ProtectSmart to help prevent file loss in case of a bump. HP Connected Photo powered by Snapfish by HP and HP Connected Music powered by Meridian allow users to access their favorite photos and music seamlessly.
The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 is powered by AMD Accelerated Processors. The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 is powered by Intel processors and features Intel Hyper-Threading technology for effortless multitasking performance.
HP ENVY m4
The HP ENVY m4 notebook PC delivers the perfect balance of mobility, performance and entertainment in a thin and light package so customers have all they need while on the go.
The notebook includes exclusives like HP ProtectSmart to guard against data loss if the notebook is dropped; HP CoolSense, which automatically adjusts performance and internal fan settings for a noticeably cooler PC; and HP SimplePass technology for enhanced security with just a swipe of a finger.
With a beautifully simple brushed-aluminum design and optional backlit keyboard, the HP ENVY m4 PC features a 14-inch diagonal HD display and third-generation Intel Core processors that deliver a rich visual experience and a burst of speed for heavy processing tasks.
For users who want to explore digital content and connect with loved ones, the HP ENVY m4 comes standard with an HP TrueVision HD Webcam and select models feature Intel WiDi, which allows consumers to project PC content wirelessly to an HD TV. A subwoofer and two speakers amplify Beats Audio to deliver the best-sounding, richest audio experience available on a PC. The ENVY m4 also offers HP Connected Photo and HP Connected Music.
HP Pavilion dm1 with T-Mobile 4G
HP will offer up to 200MB of free data per month for two years of fast 4G mobile broadband services operating on the T-Mobile network with the purchase of an HP Pavilion dm1 notebook –all with no contracts or commitments. This incredible value allows consumers to enjoy internet access wherever life takes them. Consumers can update their social media posts, check in at their favorite locations, and stream entertainment.
Customers also receive a free 25 GB Box account, to make it simple to share, access, and collaborate with their files. Additional information is available at www.hp.com/go/dm1mobility.
HP ENVY Phoenix h9
For users who enjoy creating digital content or immersive gaming, the HP ENVY Phoenix h9 desktop PC has new features to make the computing experience faster and more enjoyable. It features a distinct armor-plated design and attention-grabbing lighting, with tool-less hard-disk bays that support up to three internal drives. Updated cable dressing improves airflow and cooling in the chassis for enhanced longevity and makes swapping components easier than ever.
Top-of-the-line third-generation Intel processors and a choice of NVIDIA discrete graphics or AMD ultra-high-performance graphics coupled with powerful options such as ExpressCache, solid state drives (SSDs) and liquid cooling make this HP’s most powerful desktop tower to date. With an ExpressCache SSD option, users will enjoy fast boot-up and application start times. Music and games will sound great with Beats Audio, while HP Connected Remote and Connected Photo make it simple to access content from a smartphone, tablet, or other PC.
The new HP x2401 24-inch diagonal LED backlit monitor looks as good as it performs. With an 11-millimeter profile, the HP x2401 is strikingly thin and complements any setting with its glossy black-piano finish and brushed-metal case. Its unique, adjustable easel design frees up desk space and adds a touch of modern architecture.
The HP x2401 monitor delivers on functionality and connectivity, offering users image consistency and vivid color for clear viewing from almost any angle thanks to MVA panel technology and 5,000:1 and 10,000,000:1 static and dynamic contrast ratios. The integrated DisplayPort and HDMI ports and wall-mounting capabilities give users the freedom to design a space around the monitor that’s clean and clutter-free. The HP x2401 monitor also was designed with the environment in mind with mercury-free LED backlighting, BFR/PVC free components and arsenic-free display glass.
For business users who value a sophisticated design that does not add bulk to cramped workspaces, HP also offers a commercial version of this sleek monitor. The wafer-thin HP L2401x 24-inch LED Backlit Monitor delivers a modern, premium design and expansive screen real estate to enhance executive and employee productivity.
HP Compaq Pro 6305
The HP Compaq Pro 6305 Desktop PC provides outstanding performance and value to maximize productivity for businesses and governments of all sizes with long, predictable life cycles of up to 15 months. The improved x86 architecture enables speedy and efficient computing, such as smoother Internet browsing and accelerated file conversion rates.
Powered by AMD’s latest APU A10, A8, A6 and A4 processors, the HP Compaq Pro 6305 delivers up to 21 percent better performance than previous generations, including significant graphics improvement for intensive business applications. AMD Turbo Core 3.0 technology automatically boosts system performance when running multiple applications, and the HP Compaq Pro 6305 offers an AMD Accelerated File Converter that enables more efficient web browsing for smooth webcast videos, trainings, and videoconferencing. The HP Compaq Pro 6305 includes HP Client Security to help keep organizations protected at every level, and a choice of HP Client Management solutions helps simplify system deployment and maintenance.
The HP ProBook 4445s, 4446s and 4545s Notebook PCs are equipped with all-new 2012 AMD A-Series accelerated processors and VISION Pro Technology to provide the right performance to tackle intensive work assignments. AMD Enduro Technology – formerly known as AMD Dynamic Switchable Graphics – uses discrete graphics to create brilliant visuals when plugged in and allows the PC to automatically switch to battery-saving mode by powering down the discrete GPU when unplugged, all while still delivering great performance on everyday business applications. These HP ProBook s-series notebook PCs also provide the option for AMD Radeon Dual Graphics for high-end 3-D rendering processing performance.
Pricing and availability
- The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and 15 PCs start at $499.99 and $559.99, respectively and are expected to be available in the United States on 26 October.
- The HP ENVY m4 PC starts at $899.99 and is expected to be available in select markets on 26 October.
- The HP Pavilion dm1 with T-Mobile 4G is expected to be available on 26 October.
- The HP ENVY Phoenix h9 starts at $899 and is expected to be available in the United States on 26 October.
- The consumer HP x2401 LED Backlit Monitor starts at $249 and is expected to be available in the United States on 7 November.
- The commercial HP L2401x LED Backlit Monitor starts at $259 and is expected to be available in the Americas region on 5 November.
- The HP Compaq Pro 6305 Desktop PC starts at $539 and is expected to be available worldwide on 8 October with Windows 7. Windows 8 configurations will be available at a later date.
- The HP ProBook 4445s, 4446s and 4545s Notebook PCs start at $499. The HP ProBook 4545s is currently available worldwide. The HP ProBook 4445s and 4446s will be available only in the Asia-Pacific and Japan regions.
This announcement follows HP’s unveiling of new touch-enabled notebooks, the HP ENVY x2, SpectreXT TouchSmart Ultrabook and ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4, on 30 August and new All-in-One desktops on 10 August. An enterprise-ready tablet will be announced soon.