Desktops and Notebooks: 11 Desktops and Laptops That Enterprises Should Take Notice of This Holiday Season

 
 
By Scott Ferguson  |  Posted 2008-11-26
 
 
 

11 Desktops and Laptops That Enterprises Should Take Notice of This Holiday Season

11 Desktops and Laptops That Enterprises Should Take Notice of This Holiday Seasonby Scott Ferguson

11 Desktops and Laptops That Enterprises Should Take Notice of This Holiday Season

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This is a first look at the Hewlett-Packard TouchSmart tx2 laptop, which features multitouch capabilities and allows the user to work in either PC or tablet mode. This notebook uses an Advanced Micro Devices Turion X2 processor.

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The HP tx2 laptop works with a stylus pen.

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Here is the HP tx2 laptop in tablet mode.

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HP is also offering a desktop replacement notebook, the HP Pavilion HDX. This model offers an 18.4-inch display with 1,920 by 1,080 resolution, an Intel Core 2 Duo processor and room for two hard disk drives offering up to 1TB of data storage.

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This is one of several new "netbooks" that HP plans to bring out during the 2008 holiday shopping season and into 2009. This is the HP Mini 1000, which uses the Intel Atom processor.

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The HP Compaq 2133 ultraportable PC uses a Via processor and is designed for students in kindergarten through high school.

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While Asus may be best known for its Eee PC netbook, the company also makes a number of mainstream laptops as well, such as the Asus N50 laptop, below.

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This is the Asus N80 laptop.

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Asus was also showing off its signature Eee PC, which remains one of the more well-known of the netbooks. This is the newer Asus Eee PC S101, which uses an Intel Atom processor and has a 16GB solid-state drive and 1GB of main memory.

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The Asus G71 is one of the company's newer gaming notebooks.

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The Dell XPS Studio PC is the first mainstream desktop PC to use the new Intel Core i7 processor, built using Intel's "Nehalem" microarchitecture.

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The Dell Mini 9 laptop uses the Intel Atom N270 processor.

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The Dell Inspiron Mini 12, which also uses an Intel Atom processor, blurs the line between a netbook and an ultraportable notebook.

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