The expanded memory option up to 32 GB of memory (expandable up to 128 GB depending on model) allows users to work faster with large amounts of data. New security feature RAID 1 gives users mirrored SSD storage, providing peace of mind by always providing back up. Also, both the HP ZBook Studio and Studio x360, gain a boost in graphics performance to render and edit with the NVIDIA Quadro P2000 graphics card.
HP ZBook Studio x360 features a new optional anti-glare touchscreen, as well as enhanced durability with the latest generation Corning Gorilla Glass. The HP DreamColor anti-glare display supports 100 percent Adobe RGB, has 600 nits of brightness.
HP also announced Z Club; an exclusive program for elite creators to upgrade their studios. A group of 100 creative professionals will be selected as initial members and will be outfitted with custom-made photographer, video editor, graphic designer or artist bundles.
HP will provide this bundle free of charge for three months, encouraging creators to experience the full power of Z. HP will offer a subscription-based hardware and services bundle for these creative customers. For a monthly fee, the Z Club will provide powerful computers bundled with pro-grade displays, printers and accessories. Additionally, HP experts will be available to help members along the way.
HP also announced the global availability for HP SmartStream Designer for Designers (D4D), a new plug-in for Adobe Illustrator CC. HP SmartStream D4D is a suite of "light" design solutions to empower designers to customize and personalize any design through the use of variable text, color, and images. In addition, the HP SmartStream Mosaic feature within the D4D software allows designers to create seed files which can be infinitely manipulated through the use of algorithms to create unique outcomes in real-time. HP SmartStream D4D is now available as a free download plug-in app, for both Mac and PC platforms, on Adobe Exchange.
Pricing and Availability
- The HP ZBook Studio x360 is available now for a starting price of $1,499
- The HP ZBook Studio is available now for a starting price of $1,349
- The HP ZBook 15 is available now for a starting price of $1,349
- The HP ZBook 17 is available now for a starting price of $1,349