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Monday, January 06, 2014
HP Announces New all-in-one Business PCs, Laptops and Desktops
Today, HP announced the ProOne 400 G1 and the HP 205 all in ones, its first all-in-one that runs the Android 4.3 operating system, the HP 200 Microtower and the HP Pro x2 410 and HP 350 G1 notebooks.
Let?s start with the ProOne 400. There are two iterations of this device - a 21.5" version with a touch screen, as well as a 19.5" version without touch.
The ProOne 400 is powered by Windows 8.1. It also features a 4th generation Intel Core processor.
Featuring standard VESA support, you can mount this device to a wall, cart, arm or other accessories enabling you to work where and when you need to. It also includes a built in webcam ideal for Skype meeting or chatting . A Display port allows you to connect to a secondary monitor, and the USB 3.0 ports making connecting to other peripheral devices easy.
The HP 205 is a bit smaller than the ProOne 400 and features an 18.5" HD display and starts at a price of $499 in the US. It features a sleek design and thin profile and it is powered by Windows 8.1 and AMD E-Series Dual-Core processors.
The HP ProOne 400 is now globally available and starts at $649, while the touch version starts at $799.
The Slate 21 Pro AiO is HP's first all-in-one that runs the Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) operating system instead of Windows. HP is positioning as an everyday business machine that also has applications in the education and hospitality markets. But you can also use it as a touchscreen display for a Windows PC.
The Slate 21 Pro is powered by a quad-core Nvidia Tegra 4 processor, 2GB of DDR3/800 memory, and 16GB of eMMC flash storage. Its 21.5-inch IPS optical touchscreen (two touch points and three cameras) has a native resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels. The all-in-one also comes with an HDMI input and can be used as a display for another computer. Connect a USB cable and you can control the computer using the Slate 21 Pro's touchscreen.
The Slate 21 Pro will have three USB 2.0 ports, one USB 2.0 upstream port, an SD media card reader, and a 720p webcam and mic. Its networking capabilities include an onboard 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi adapter and 10/100 mb/s wired Ethernet.
Citrix XenMobile and Citrix Receiver are preinstalled, so that enterprise buyers can deploy the Slate 21 Pro as a smart thin client. With these apps, users can run Windows apps in a virtual workspace running on a remote server.
HP says the Slate 21 Pro is available now at prices starting at $399, including a wired keyboard and mouse.
The new HP 200 Microtower will be available March 5 at prices starting at $349. Processor choices range from a dual-core Intel Celeron J1750 to a quad-core Intel Pentium J2850, with base configurations coming with just 2GB of DDR3/1600 memory (you can also order one with 4- or 8GB of memory).
HP also announced two new commercial notebooks at CES: the HP Pro x2 410 and the HP 350 G1. The former is a 2-in-1 design with an 11.6-inch, 1366 by 768-pixel display that detaches from its keyboard dock.
The tablet and keyboard dock weigh 5.3 pounds when combined.
It?s available with either a fourth-generation Intel Core i3 or i5 processor; 4GB of DDR3/1600 memory; and a 64, 128, or 256GB SSD. The laptop has an Intel HD Graphics 4200 integrated GPU and HDMI 1.4a. It comes with a gigabit Ethernet adapter and can be configured with one of three 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi adapters. The tablet half of the product weighs 1.8 pounds, and the keyboard dock weighs 3.48 pounds. The laptop is available now at prices starting at $899.
Prices for the HP 350 G1 will start at just $399.
The base configuration consists of a dual-core Intel Celeron processor, 2GB of DDR3/1600 memory, and a 320GB hard drive, but other configurations are also available.