HP unveils their new PC line-up at CES 2017
At CES 2017 today, HP Inc. announced their new PC lineup including a new business laptop and next generations of few other devices for both regular consumers and business users.
HP has been on an innovation roll over the last year and that momentum continues with major advances across our PC portfolio that create incredible customer experiences for both personal and business uses.
– Ron Coughlin, President, Personal Systems, HP Inc.
HP EliteBook x360
The company claims that the EliteBook x360 is the world’s thinnest business convertible and combines the thin and light design of HP Spectre, the collaboration capabilities of the HP EliteBook Folio, as well as the enterprise security and durability of the HP Elite.
According to the press release, the EliteBook x360 features the world’s longest battery life in a convertible with over 16 hours of battery life and sports an optional 13.3” diagonal 4K UHD display with Windows Hello and pen support.
As part of the HP Elite family targeted at businesses, the business convertible includes HP Sure Start Gen3, the self-healing BIOS with run-time memory (SMM) protection and HP WorkWise, the advanced app for PC Management and first to offer Tamper Protection. It will be soon available as a free download on the App Store and Google Play. HP Sure Start Gen3 is available on all HP Elite products equipped with Intel 7th generation processors.
The HP EliteBook x360 is expected to be available at the end of January 2017.
HP Spectre x360
Following the success of the 13.3-inch diagonal HP Spectre x360, HP has unveiled the second generation of the company’s 15.6-inch diagonal x360 – the most powerful in the Spectre portfolio.
The new Spectre x360 features the latest Intel Core processors with high-performance NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics. It also packs bigger battery that allows for up to 12 hours and 45 minutes while powering a micro-edge 4K display. There’s also two new front facing speakers by Bang & Olufsen and an IR camera for Windows Hello.
The HP Spectre x360 15.6” is expected to be available for pre-order starting today via BestBuy.com and HP.com in the US. It will be available for purchase later this month via BestBuy.com and the Best Buy stores in the US starting at $1,499. It will be expected to be available via HP.com on February 26, 2017 starting at $1,279.99.
HP ENVY Curved All-in-One 34
HP ENVY Curved All-in-One 34 is the next edition of the company’s widest curved all-in-one with more computing power for immersive media experiences.
The new AIO features a 34” diagonal Technicolor Color Certified Ultra WQHD micro-edge display that floats over an integrated four-speaker sound bar by Bang & Olufsen. The display can easily switch to a low blue light mode for improved eye comfort during evening.
The HP ENVY Curved All-In-One 34 is expected to be available on HP.com on January 11 and select retailers on February 26starting at $1,729.99.
Sprout Pro by HP
HP has also introduced the second generation of its immersive all-in-one PC, the Sprout Pro by HP. The latest edition features a grounds-up hardware and software redesign. It sports a 2.2mm thick, 20-point capacitive Touch Mat display with a sharper, near 1080p projected resolution. The specifications sheet also gets a bump with Intel Core i7 processor, 1TB of SSHD storage, up to 16GB of RAM, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics.
Sprout Pro is geared towards users in education, retail kiosk, and manufacturing to create highly visual content and interactive experiences. It features faster 2D scanning as well as high-precision 3D scanning. There’s also an Active Pen included that allows pressure-sensitive digital inking for annotation and design.
The pricing and availability details for commercial consumers for Sprout Pro by HP will be available in March 2017 in select countries.Further reading: CES, CES 2017, HP, HP EliteBook x360, HP ENVY Curved All-in-One 34, hp spectre x360, Sprout Pro by HP