HP today announced a new consumer personal systems portfolio with a host of form factors, and multiple operating system (OS) options, including a new notebook powered by Android.
HP introduced two new 360° convertible PCs and a new detachable PC, along with a new Chromebook and an Android-based notebook.
The new HP ENVY x360 and the next-generation HP Pavilion x360 are touch convertible PCs that can switch easily from a notebook to a stand, tent or tablet.
The high-performing HP ENVY x360 is featuring an Intel Core processor, 15.6-inch diagonal Full HD 10-point touch screen display, and the HP Control Zone trackpad. It runs the
Windows 8.1 OS. It is expected to be available in the United States on June 11 for a starting price of $679.99.
The HP Pavilion x360 has a 13.3-inch diagonal touchscreen and is available in multiple colors. They are built with the latest Intel or AMD processors, a 10-point touch screen and Beats Audio.
The HP Pavilion x360 is expected to be available in the United States with an AMD A8 processor on July 9 and with an Intel Core i3 processor on July 20 for starting prices of $629.99 and $599.99, respectively.
The HP Split x2 combines tablet portability with notebook productivity. It comes with an Intel Core processor, a 10-point touchscreen display, a fanless design and Windows 8.1 OS. With an optional dual battery system users can switch from notebook to tablet and back on this 13.3-inch detachable PC.
The HP Split x2 is expected to be available in the United States on June 29 for a starting price of $599.99.
HP also expanded its Chrome and Android offerings with the new HP Chromebook and the HP SlateBook.
The HP Chromebook is a thin notebook with an 11.6-inch diagonal HD. It is available in Snow White or Ocean Turquoise and offers up to six hours of battery life. It is expected to be available in the United States in July for a starting price of $279.99.
The HP SlateBook is a lightweight Android-powered notebook that gives customers access to Android apps and games on Google Play. Equipped with a 14-inch Full HD touch screen, the 16-mm thin notebook provides up to nine hours of battery life. It is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 4 mobile processor plus integrated GeForce graphics.
The HP SlateBook is expected to be available in the United States on July 20 for a starting price of $429.99.
HP Slatebook specs
- Operating system:Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
- Nvidia Tegra 4 mobile processor with quad-core CPU (1.8 Ghz) GPU
- Dual Channel support
- On-board 2GB 1600MHz DDR3L SDRAM
- Internal storage: 16GB eMMC (WiFi only), 32GB,
64GB eMMC (WiFi only)
0.63 in (H) x 13.54 in (W) x 9.45 in (D)
- Display:14.0-inch diagonal FHD BrightView WLED-backlit Display (1920x1080) Touchscreen Brightness: 270 nits
- Audio: Beats Audio - Quad speakers
- Webcam: (Front-facing) HP TrueVision HD Webcam with integrated digital
- Wireless: 1x1 802.11b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth
- SuperSpeed USB 3.0
- USB 2.0
- HDMI version 1.4b
- Headphone-out/microphone-in combo jack