HP today announced a new lineup of consumer PCs including two
new HP ENVY x2 detachable PCs, the ultra-portable HP Pavilion x2 detachable PC and two colorful HP Chromebooks.
Available in 13.3-inch and 15.6-inch diagonal form factors, the new HP ENVY x2 is powered by the latest-generation Intel Core M processor and has a fabric-covered, backlit Bluetooth keyboard that can be either attached or not. The device includes 500GB hybrid hard drive storage in the tablet on the HP Envy x2 15-inch or up to 256 GB of high-performance SSD on the HP Envy x2 13-inch, along with BeatsAudio.
The 13.3-inch HP ENVY x2 is expected to be available in the United States on Oct. 29 for a starting price of $1,049.99. The 15.6-inch HP ENVY x2 is expected to be available Nov. 5 for a starting price of $949.99.
HP also announced the new HP Pavilion x2, a 10-inch diagonal Windows tablet that shifts to a laptop with a detachable dual-purpose keyboard/cover that both protects the screen and serves as a multiposition stand. The HP Pavilion x2 is powered by the latest-generation Intel Atom processor, and features front-firing speakers with DTS sound and a battery that lasts up to 11.75 hours.
The HP Pavilion x2 is expected to be available in the United States beginning on Oct. 29 for a starting price of $329.99.
HP is also adding two new Chromebooks, the 11-inch HP Chromebook and full-size 14-inch HP Chromebook. Both include 100 GB of Google Drive cloud storage for two years.
The 11-inch HP Chromebook is equipped with the latest Intel processor, an 11.6-inch diagonal HD display and is available in 5 colors like Turquoise, white or black.
The 14-inch HP Chromebook has a wide 14-inch FHD diagonal screen and it is powered by the latest-generation NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor. It also features a fanless design and is optimized for Google Hangouts, supporting Hangouts in HD. It is available in black or white with a choice of complementary accent color options, including silver, orange, Turquoise or green.
The 11-inch HP Chromebook is expected to be available in the United States on Oct. 5 for a starting price of $279.99. The 14-inch nodel is expected to be available in the United States beginning on Oct. 22 for a starting price of $299.99.