HP Unveils Its Latest Pavilion Notebooks, Convertibles, Desktops
HP's new x360 portables come in three screen sizes each, while its latest all-in-one desktop model gets a micro-edge display option.
HP has debuted a new generation of notebook and convertible portable computers that are thinner and lighter than its previous models, as well as a new all-in-one computer and a Pavilion desktop machine with a footprint 30 percent smaller than its earlier version. The latest machines are aimed at a wide range of customers, from general users to students, families and others, with colorful designs and myriad features and options. The new lineup was announced by HP on May 3. The new HP Pavilion x360 (pictured) comes in a range of colors and is available in three screen sizes—11.6 inches, 13.3 inches and a new 15.6-inch version—while the HP Pavilion notebooks will come in 14-inch, 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch versions. The latest HP Pavilion all-in-ones will be available with a standard 23.8-inch Full HD display or with optional 23.8-inch quad HD or 27-inch Full HD touch-screen or non-touch-screen displays, while the latest Pavilion desktop computer is available with a wide range of processor, memory and storage drive options. "Some customers want thin and light PCs for on the go while other customers want power and performance to create and store," Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager of consumer personal systems at HP, said in a statement. "HP's redesigned Pavilion PCs offer affordability and a variety of options for customers to get the functionality they need in a PC packed with style and personality."
The HP Pavilion x360 Convertible
The redesigned 11.6- and 13.3-inch Pavilion x360 models are 12 to 14 percent thinner than the models they replace and are also lighter than previous versions, according to HP. The 11.6-inch version is 0.75 inches thick and starts at 2.93 pounds, while the 13.3-inch model is 0.77 inches thick and starts at 3.48 pounds. The all-new 15.6-inch version is 0.94 inches thick and starts at 5.07 pounds. All three x360 machines get a new geared hinge that is inspired by the HP Spectre x360, allowing the machines to be positioned into four different user modes.