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Tuesday, January 04, 2011
HP Unveils New Lineup of Desktops
HP today unveiled new business desktop PCs, thin clients and monitors.
Among the products announced:
* The HP Compaq 8200 Elite, HP Compaq 6200 Pro, HP Compaq 4000 Pro and HP 100B All-in-One Business Desktops offer a choice of computing power and design options.
* The HP t5550, t5565 and t5570 Thin Clients are ideal for environmentally conscious users seeking simple and reliable computing for office applications and web browsing for client virtualization or cloud computing.
* HP Compaq Business Monitors feature modern designs.
Designed for businesses looking for desktop performance, options, security and IT control, the HP Compaq 8200 Elite is HP?s premium business PC, delivering up to 40 percent better performance and 15 percent faster hard drive access. The HP Compaq 8200 Elite is built with HP?s highest standard of desktop stability and manageability and includes future second-generation Intel Core vPro processors.
A range of graphics solutions ? including a new discrete graphics option on the slim Desktop models ? also are available.
The HP Compaq 8200 Elite also offers the HP ProtectTools network and data security software suite, Global Series models and a three-year business PC limited warranty. Chassis options range from the HP Convertible Minitower for maximum expansion and deployment capabilities to the Small Form Factor to the Ultra-slim Desktop, which delivers enterprise-class performance in a very small PC.
The HP Compaq 6200 Pro combines industry-standard features and options with HP?s business PC designs. It is available in either a Small Form Factor or a Microtower chassis.
The HP Compaq 4000 Pro is designed for small to midsize businesses looking for a mainstream business PC. The 4000 Pro offers Intel processors delivered in a Small Form Factor chassis. This new business PC features legacy PC technologies such as PCI expansion slots, PS/2 device support and a standard serial port for maximum protection of existing technology investments, in addition to the input/output ports expected on current PC platforms.
The new AMD processor-based HP 100B All-in-One PC provides small businesses the essential technology they need in a space-saving design, at a price they can afford. Featuring a 20-inch diagonal LCD display console, the HP 100B All-in-One PC integrates advanced, high-definition (HD) graphics with dual-core processing.
HP offers a minimum 12-month life cycle and onsite service warranties to ensure stable rollouts for the HP Compaq 8200 Elite, Compaq 6200 Elite and Compaq 4000 Pro business desktops.
Select new HP business PCs ship with free 60-day trial of Norton Internet Security protection to minimize PC downtime, prevent lost productivity and reduce IT costs by protecting against viruses, spyware and other online threats.
Options for every virtualized environment
The new HP t5550, t5565 and t5570 Thin Clients deliver performance and value for environmentally conscious customers seeking simple productivity in client virtualization or cloud computing environments.
With a choice of operating systems, the t5500 thin clients feature the Superscalar VIA Nano u3500 CPU and VX900 Integrated Graphics Processor. This combines with standard dual digital monitor support, six USB ports and the HP Universal Print Driver.
Advanced security features provide customers peace of mind with Symantec Endpoint Protection Firewall, Enhanced Write Filter, a secure USB compartment and optional enterprise-class wireless connectivity.
The HP t5500 Series Thin Clients can be quickly configured and deployed with HP Easy Tools ? a startup experience that consolidates setup and configuration tools into one guided wizard and four simple steps. Also pre-installed with the latest Citrix, VMware and Microsoft plug-ins, t5500 series thin clients are ready for immediate productivity right out of the box.
The new family of HP Advantage Series business monitors can be paired with any of the desktop offerings above. The HP Compaq LA2006x, LA2206x and LA2306x WLED Backlit LCD Monitors are designed to make a positive impact on business through slim, widescreen designs.
Available in 20-, 21.5- and 23-inch diagonal screen sizes, the monitors feature an ergonomically improved slider stand that provides extensive height, 90-degree pivot, tilt and swivel adjustments. In addition, digital DVI, DisplayPort and a built-in two-port USB hub provide advanced connectivity options. The monitors offer a full HD resolution and an 1,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.
HP also introduced a business monitor in the Essential Series, the HP Compaq LE1901wl WLED Backlit LCD Monitor. With a mercury-free WLED backlit panel, this tilt-adjustable 19-inch diagonal monitor features a 16:10 aspect ratio. It also includes a VGA input for PC connectivity, as well as VESA compatibility to provide a wide range of stand options while freeing up valuable desk space.
All of the above listed business monitors come equipped with HP Display Assistant Software for custom picture quality, theft deterrence and energy savings enablement.
Pricing and availability
* The HP Compaq 8200 Elite starts at $679 and is expected to be available on March 7.
* The HP Compaq 6200 Pro starts at $619 and is expected to be available on March 28.
* The HP Compaq 4000 Pro starts at $499 and is expected to be available next month.
* The HP 100B All-in-One PC starts at $499 and is expected to be available next month.
* The HP t5550, t5565 and t5570 Thin Clients start at $249 and are expected to be available on Jan. 10.
* The HP Compaq LA2006x, LA2206x and LA2306x WLED Backlit LCD Monitors start at $209 and are available today in the United States.
* The HP Compaq LE1901wl WLED Backlit LCD Monitor starts at $157 and is available today in the United States.