HP Sleekbooks, Ultrabooks, Elitebooks Offer PC Power for Different Users

 
 
By Michelle Maisto  |  Posted 2012-05-10
 
 
 

High-Flying Notebooks

With its new line of Envy Sleekbooks and Ultrabooks, HP hopes to appeal to both consumers and business users wanting thin, light, speedy and, of course, attractive notebooks with plenty of features for nonworking hours.

High-Flying Notebooks

Apple Envy?

Available in 14- and 15.6-inch options, this HP Envy Sleekbook in silver bears a resemblance to the Apple MacBook Pro. HP says this is a result of following good design, not Apple. Pricing will start at $700 and $600, respectively.

Apple Envy?

HP Envy Ultrabook

The Envy Ultrabook also comes in 14- and 15.6-inch display options. It runs the latest Intel Ivy Bridge chips and offers eight to nine hours of battery life, depending on the display size.

HP Envy Ultrabook

HP Envy Ultrabook

The Envy Ultrabooks are also available in a black-red palette. Arriving in the United States May 9, the 14-inch version will start at $750 and the 15.6-inch at $800.

HP Envy Ultrabook

HP EliteBook Folio 9470m Ultrabook

HP calls this EliteBook everything an Ultrabook should be. It weighs 3.6 pounds, is 19mm thin, has a 14-inch diagonal display and offers optional built-in 4G. All Ultrabooks and Sleekbooks also feature integrated Beats Audio with dual speakers and a subwoofer.

HP EliteBook Folio 9470m Ultrabook

HP Elitebook Folio 9470m

Pricing hasn't yet been disclosed for the Elitebook Folio 9470m, but it will arrive in the United States in October.

HP Elitebook Folio 9470m

Elitebook 2570p

For business users, the Elitebook 2570p combines a 12.5-inch high-definition display with an optical drive and optional 4G wireless WAN for Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and a Docking Station. It'll arrive June 22, starting at $1,099.

Elitebook 2570p

Elitebook 2170p

The smallest and lightest of HP's business notebooks, the 2170p has an 11.6-inch display, weighs less than 2.9 pounds, can deliver up to nine hours of battery life and offers enterprise-class connectivity, security and management features. On June 22, pricing will begin at $999.

Elitebook 2170p

Compaq Elite 8300 Series

HP's new "top of the line" commercial towers combine the latest Intel processors with various chassis options and management and security features. These PCs will arrive in June.

Compaq Elite 8300 Series

RP7 All-in-One Retail System

Among HP's newly introduced business solutions is the RP7. Touch-enabled displays come in 15- or 17-inch options and a retailer can choose to add a magnetic stripe reader, biometric fingerprint reader or Webcam, and either a two-line or 10-inch customer-facing display.

RP7 All-in-One Retail System

HP t410 All-in-One Zero Smart Client

For cloud solutions, the HP t410 AiO works with virtualization environments from Citrix, Microsoft and VMware, enabling companies to mix infrastructures. It features ARM processor technology, an 18.5-inch display, super energy efficiency and requires no external power supply. It will arrive sometime this summer.

HP t410 All-in-One Zero Smart Client

HP Z220 Workstations

HP says the Z220, available in convertible min-tower (CMT) and small-form-factor (SFF) options, sets the standard for affordable, entry-level workstations, ideal for demanding tasks like video editing and mechanical computer-aided design.

HP Z220 Workstations

HP Compaq L2206tm

This 21.5-inch LED backlit touch monitor is ideal for customer-facing environments. It has two USB ports, integrated speakers and a built-in Passive Stylus for drawing and writing applications. It can be mounted a number of ways and shipped with an anti-glare panel treatment for optimal viewing in high-ambient lighting conditions.

HP Compaq L2206tm

Compaq LA2405 x Backlit Monitor

This 24-inch backlit monitor has a full high-definition resolution of 1920 by 1200, smart connectivity options, brush-aluminum accents and—for optimum viewing—height, tilt, swivel and pivot adjustment options.

Compaq LA2405 x Backlit Monitor

HP ProBook b-series

Included among HP's beguiling new lines of business-focused PCs are HP ProBooks, which further break down into b-series (shown here) and s-series models. The b-series notebooks come with 14- or 15.6-inch displays, uniform memory access (UMA) or discrete graphics, Intel vPro Technology and HP 3D DriveGuard to protect against the bumps that come with mobility.

HP ProBook b-series

HP ProBook s-series

ProBook s-series notebooks offer Intel or AMD-based configurations, displays in 13.3 or 17.3 inches and a slew of multimedia options for video conferencing and post-work fun.

HP ProBook s-series

HP Pavilion m6

Offering still more consumer options, HP also let loose new Pavilion notebooks. HP says the m6—with its 15.6-inch LED backlit HD display, Beats Audio, and up to eight hours of battery life—is the "ideal balance" of mobility, performance and entertainment.

HP Pavilion m6

Pavilion dv-series

HP's dv6 and dv7 models have a lot of sensory appeal. They feature metal finishes, soft-touch bottom and display cover finishes, and an infinity waterfall edge. To heighten the Beats Audio listening experience, a speaker bar has been integrated into the display. In black licorice, linen white and carmine red, they'll arrive June 20 and start at $550 and $800, respectively.

Pavilion dv-series

Pavilion g-series

The Pavilion notebooks continue with the g-series—a g6 and g7. Available in ruby red, linen white, sparkling black, winter blue and bright purple, they have curved, beveled edges, bowl-shaped keyboard decks and textured touchpads. They'll arrive July 25 and start at $450 and $500.

Pavilion g-series

HP 2311xi LED Backlit Monitor

Neither last nor least is an LED backlit monitor option for consumers, the HP 2311xi. With a 23-inch full HD display for videos, gaming or photo sharing, it has a slim footprint, a resolution of 1920 by 1080 and lots of environmentally-friendly credentials.

HP 2311xi LED Backlit Monitor

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