HP Announces New PCs Built to Deliver Amazing Experiences Made Possible by Windows 10
Today in Barcelona, Spain Terry Myerson joined HP to announce new premium PCs. You can read more from Terry here. The new devices from HP feature one-of-kind form factors in sleek industrial designs, bright high-resolution displays and Audio by Bang & Olufsen. Delivering amazing Windows 10 experiences, each PC is built with powerful processors and will help customers do great things.
HP’s amazing hardware lineup shows off Windows 10 at its best, and we’re proud to share the following products HP announced, just in time for the 2015 holiday season!
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And without further ado, here are the great Windows 10 devices HP introduced to the world today.
HP Spectre x2
In addition to the new Spectre x360 that is now offered in Ash Silver with Copper Accents, HP introduced the HP Spectre x2, a tablet-first PC that combines extreme portability with a killer metal detachable keyboard. At only eight millimeters thick, and weighing less than two pounds, the HP Spectre x2 is one of the lightest and more portable 2-in-1s on the market. And because it’s powered by Windows 10, all core computing tasks are available – making it the best, most convenient way to bring powerful media and office functionality wherever you go.
On top of all this power and convenience, the HP Spectre x2 can take great pictures with the help of its three cameras: It features one on the rear for capturing lectures, PowerPoint presentations, or other note-taking opportunities, and two in the front for selfies. You can even take 3D pictures by using both cameras at once! The Spectre x2 will be available in the U.S. on November 8, for $799.99.
HP ENVY 8 Note
This sleek, beautifully designed, and lightweight two-in-one tablet is just 7.7 millimeters thin, and weighs just shy of one pound. But it packs a lot of power into that minimalist frame for productivity on the go: The HP ENVY 8 Note offers the flexibility of a tablet and the functionality of a notebook, thanks to the optional 10-inch HP ENVY Note Keyboard Folio. The folio allows you to dock the tablet horizontally or vertically – whichever is best for working on your blog posts, presentations, or spreadsheets. The HP ENVY 8 Note itself packs in a 1.84 GHz Intel Atom CPU, a beautiful eight-inch 1080p HD display, and built-in high-speed Verizon 4G LTE, ensuring that you’ll be able to connect and get your work done wherever you go. A rear-facing camera, USB 2.0 OTG port, and a micro SD card reader round out this big little package. You’ll be able to get your hands on the HP ENVY 8 Note in the U.S. starting on November 8; the tablet runs $329.00, while the tablet-and-folio combo runs $429.00.
HP ENVY Notebook
If you’re looking for a traditional Windows 10 notebook, HP announced its thinnest notebook yet with the 13.3-inch HP ENVY Notebook. Equipped with the most powerful CPUs (including Intel’s Core i3, i5, and i7s), and just under 13 millimeters thick, the new HP ENVY Notebook is pushing the limits of what can be done with power/weight ratios in laptops. Ten hours of battery life and an easy-to-read, back-lit keyboard combine with Windows 10 to make the ENVY Notebook a fantastic purchase for those seeking to upgrade their notebook, for business or gaming. These are expected to retail for $899.99, and will be available on October 18 in the U.S.
HP ENVY Curved All-in-One and HP ENVY All-in-One
On the desktop side, HP announced the world’s widest curved all-in-one PCs that combines a monitor, audio, camera, and the computer itself into a single, attractive package that can function as the focal point of your living room. The 34-inch HP ENVY Curved All-in-One PC and the 27- and 24-inch HP ENVY All-in-One PCs leverage Windows 10 to provide easy access to a plethora of apps and media – including Windows Hello facial recognition technology, which uses the integrated camera to recognize users and log them into their own, personal Windows 10 experiences.
The new All-in-One PCs have both HDMI and USB ports, allowing them to interface easily with other media devices. And while the 27- and 24- inch models each have four front-firing speakers, the awesome 34-inch Curved model sports six speakers by Bang & Olufsen, for a premium audio experience. The 24- and 27-inch HP ENVY All-in-One PCs debut on earlier on November 1, for $999.99 and $1,199.99, respectively. The 34-inch HP ENVY Curved All-in-One PC follows on November 15, starting at $1,799.99.
HP Pavilion Gaming Notebook
The HP Pavilion Gaming Notebook is the top dog in terms of screen size and power, with a 15.6-inch display, highly tuned hardware – including the NVidia GeForce GTX 950 graphics card and Intel Core i5 and i7 CPUs – and a slick, gaming-oriented exterior. Customizable with up to 16 GB of RAM and anywhere up to a 2 TB hard disk with a 128 GB solid-state drive (SSD), this PC can crank with the best desktop PCs, at a surprisingly affordable $999 starting price.
Each HP Pavilion Gaming Notebook features a reptilian-patterned, back-lit gaming keyboard, and comes DirectX 12-ready, to play all of the latest and greatest new games. At just under 5.5 pounds in weight, and just over one inch thick, it’s easy to get top-tier gaming anywhere. The HP Pavilion Gaming Notebook will be available in the U.S. beginning November 8, 2015.
HP Spectre x360
The updated HP Spectre x360 convertible looks particularly elegant with its new ash and silver coloring, designed to accent the 90th anniversary of Bang & Olufsen – who are also providing the top-quality audio for this tablet/laptop hybrid. Powered by Windows 10 in both modes, this convertible boasts outstanding battery life (over 12 hours at normal function). Thanks to a blazing SSD of up to 512 GB in capacity, combined with the ultra-fast load times built into Windows 10, HP Spectre x360 users won’t have to spend a lot of time waiting for their programs to load.
The HP Spectre x360 takes advantage of new experiences enabled by Windows 10 like Continuum. Customers can expect fluid and seamless transitions between notebook mode for work, stand mode for viewing entertainment, tent mode for touchscreen entertainment, or tablet mode for on the go. With USB 3.0 ports that support HP Sleep-and-Charge, the Spectre x360 provides a convenient means for users to charge their USB devices quickly, even while the computer is in sleep mode. Available in the U.S. on November 8 in Ash Silver and Copper accents, it is expected to retail for $1,299.99.
HP Stream Notebook PCs
In addition to its refreshed Spectre x360, HP announced all-new versions of its HP Stream 11- and 13-inch notebook PCs. These colorful PCs are thinner and lighter designs, with longer battery life. HP Stream notebooks also come with a front-facing HP TrueVision HD web cam (perfect for Skype chats), as well as 1 TB of free Microsoft OneDrive cloud storage and a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal. The HP Stream 11 Pro G2 – powered, of course, by Windows 10 – provides the ideal solution for an upgraded classroom learning experience, thanks to 64 GB of Microsoft OneDrive storage and an enhanced microphone that helps to reduce noise and echoes during online group discussions.
The HP Stream 11 Pro G2 is expected to be available in the United States on October 12, for $249.00. Both HP Stream notebooks will follow on October 18; the 11-inch model will cost $199.99, with the 13-inch model running at $229.00.
HP ENVY 32 Media Display
Finally, the HP ENVY 32 Media Display complements the HP desktop lineup with stunning visuals and technology, for one of the smoothest cinematic and gaming experiences possible. This 32-inch diagonal Quad HP display lets you enjoy all of your favorite media – from photos, to games, to movies – with beautifully accurate color and brilliant image clarity at a wide array of viewing angles.
Thanks to AMD FreeSync technology, you’ll never have to worry about image tearing, stuttering, or choppy gameplay. Use your phone or tablet to stream content easily and flawlessly, and enjoy a stunning Bang & Olufsen-powered sound experience with dual six-watt front-facing speakers. And you can even charge your mobile devices on the HP ENVY 32 Media Display, by way of DisplayPort, MHL, and HDMI ports. The HP ENVY 32 Media Display will be available in the U.S. for $499.99, starting on November 24.
So there you have it: HP’s next generation of incredible hardware, built from the ground up with Windows 10 in mind. It was a proud day today to be with HP as they announced their new Windows 10 devices, these are truly great PCs that deliver hardware innovation and enable new and exciting experiences.