HP has announced three new 2-in-1 PCs today – including the HP ENVY x360 and HP Pavilion x360 which can easily switch from a notebook to a stand, tent or tablet and the HP Split x2.
HP ENVY x360 and HP Pavilion x360:
The HP ENVY x360 is designed for people looking for a high-performance PC that bridges the gap between work and play. The ENVY x360 has a 15.6-inch diagonal 10-point capacitive touchscreen and a unique hinge that lets you seamlessly shift to tablet or tent mode to watch movies or play games from the Windows Store. It also supports Windows 8.1 touch gestures with its HP Control Zone trackpad. On the inside, it is powered by an Intel Core processor. The HP ENVY x360 is expected to be available in the U.S. on June 11th starting at $679.99 (U.S.).
The HP Pavilion x360 also lets you seamlessly shift to tablet or tent mode and is a bit smaller with a 13.3-inch 10-point touchscreen display. The Pavilion x360 is perfect for someone who has productivity and mobility in mind. It also comes with Beats Audio and dual speakers and is powered by the latest Intel or AMD processors. The HP Pavilion x360 is expected to be available in the U.S. with an AMD A8 processor on July 9 and with an Intel Core i3 processor on July 20 for starting prices of $629.99 (U.S.) and $599.99 (U.S.) respectively.
HP Split x2:
The HP Pavilion x2 is a sleek, lightweight detachable PC that has an advanced hinge design and dual battery system that includes a battery in the base and one in the tablet so that users can easily switch from notebook to tablet and back. The Split x2 has a 13.3-inch 10-point touchscreen display and an ultra-quiet fanless design and is powered an Intel Core processor. The HP Split x2 is expected to be available on July 16 starting at $599.99 (U.S.).
Not bad, I guess... but HP continues to do it wrong and cut corners. Where's the inking support on these tablets?