HP today announced a whole array of touch enabled devices, with varying form factor in New Delhi. These products include notebooks, detachable and all in one PCs. Let’s take a look at what HP is offering this time with its 6 new mobility intended devices.
People today demand extreme mobility and performance in their computing devices, to access and create content effortlessly anytime and anywhere,” said Ketan Patel, Director, Consumer Product Category, PPS, HP India.”As India PC market leader, HP is happy to introduce the next-generation of PCs in a variety of form factors. These new products also bring novel touch experiences to help people connect, share and create in ways they never imagined.”
HP Envy Rose is company’s first all in one mobile pc and is powered by latest Intel 4th generation Core i3 processor and comes with Intel HD 4400 graphics. This device has a 20 inch IPS HD backlit display which will give you pretty good Clarity and wide viewing angles. The 10 point multitouch will suit those who are fond of intense gaming applications. This device comes with Beats Audio to lure in Music Lovers and is priced at 69,990 which will be little difficult to swallow for a quotidian user.
Hp Slatebook X2 couples as a two in one tablet and notebook. You can detach the screen using a magnetic hinge and use it as a tablet. It features both Android jelly bean 4.2 O.S. and Windows 8 O.S. It is powered by NVIDIA Tegra 4 Quad core processor with a RAM capacity of 2GB along with 64 GB of internal storage, thus making it Apt for your gaming requirements. This overall seems a powerful chipset. The display of this device is 10.1 inch with 1920 x 1200 full HD resolution. It also sports a HP TrueVision Webacam and a battery backup of 13.5 hours. HP Slatebook X2 is priced at 39990 INR
HP Split X2 also is a detachable PC which comes with a 13.3 Inch HD touch screen. This device employs Windows 8 Operating system and is powered by intel core I processor. Storage capacity in slate is 64/128 GB and that in the base is 320/500 GB. The 2MP webcam of this device is quite good and will allow full HD video recording. It also comes with HP click pad for gesture based navigation. Another eye-catching feature of this device is presence of Dual batteries which will give you sufficient backup for moderate to high usage through the day. HP Split x2 is available for a price of Rs. 64,990.
HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultra book 14 is equipped with a better intel 3rd generation i5 Quad core processor and comes with a bigger 14 inch HD LED backlit 10 point touch screen display with bright viewing technology and 1366 x768 pixel resolution. Gesture support is also available on this device. The ample battery backup of this Ultrabook will last 9 hours. This product is priced at Rs. 64,990
HP Pavillion TouchSmart Notebook comes with a 11.6 inch Antiglare backlit display, with a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, and is powered by a AMD dual core microprocessor clocked at a frequency of 1 GHz. RAM capacity of this device is 4 GB and it comes with a 320 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive. The HP TrueVision Webcam comes with an integrated microphone to support video calling. It has a 3 cell Lithium Ion battery which will last up to 7 Hours. This device has been designed for general purpose entertainment and good graphics , it is most affordable HP device launched today, with a price tag of Rs. 31,990
HP Slate All in One comes with Full HD 21.5 inch touch screen display and runs on Android 4.2 jelly bean Operating system. This device too is powered by NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad core processor. It is based on Easel design with a recline range from 15 to 70 degrees. This good clarity wide screen display comes with 2 point optical touch to support easy navigation and several two finger gestures like pinch rotate and zoom. It is priced at 64,990 INR
The key issues with this new range of devices will be their pricing. Various manufactures are offering good quality android tablets at affordable prices, so it remains to be seen exactly how excited people will be to have PCs which they can carry as tablets, at these prices.