HP expands thin and light notebook range
Dubai, October 8, 2012
HP has expanded its notebook portfolio with thin and light Ultrabook systems and Sleekbooks packed with the latest technologies for both consumer and business demands.
The HP SpectreXT, an ultramobile premium Ultrabook, HP Envy Sleekbooks and Ultrabook systems and the enterprise-ready HP EliteBook Folio 9470m join the HP thin and light portfolio, which also includes the recently introduced HP Folio13 and HP Envy14 Spectre.
The new HP Envy and HP SpectreXT notebooks also boast exclusive HP Innovations for an enhanced user experience including Beats Audio, a high-performance technology and HP CoolSense technology, which automatically adjusts performance and internal fan settings for a cooler PC.
HP Imagepad provides precise multifinger touch and gesture navigation, and the HP TrueVision HD Webcam produces bright, clean high-definition (HD) images.
Built with a mix of premium materials, the HP SpectreXT boasts an all-metal design with stark lines that contrast with a soft texture. Crafted for mobility, the HP SpectreXT measures 14.5mm thin, weighs 1.395kg and includes a 33.8cm (13.3”) HD diagonal display with a slim bezel line.
It also includes up to 256 GB of solid state storage and up to eight hours of battery life. A full array of ports, including Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 and HDMI, provide more ways to network without compromising size.
The HP SpectreXT supplies the speed users need, with support of an ultrafast mSATA solid state drive and Intel Rapid Start Technology allowing for quick boot and resume times. Powered by the latest Intel Core processors, the HP SpectreXT also includes Intel Smart Connect Technology, which automatically updates email while the notebook is in sleep mode.
The HP SpectreXT offers a performance-tuned software image, full versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 and Adobe Premiere Elements 10. A concierge phone line for technical support is dedicated exclusively to HP Spectre users.
To safeguard confidential data and thwart cyber threats, the HP SpectreXT is preloaded with one year of Absolute Data Protect; two years of Norton Internet Security; and Intel Identity Protection, which provides advanced security.
Designed for rich audio quality, the HP SpectreXT features Beats Audio over quad speakers and via the headphone jack.
As thin as 19.8mm and starting at less than 1.79 kg, the new HP Envy notebooks feature a soft-touch, slip-resistant base in red.
The HP Envy Ultrabook, available in 14-inch- and 15.6-inch display sizes, includes the latest Intel Core processors and offers up to eight or nine hours of battery life, respectively. The Ultrabook systems include an mSATA solid state drive along with Intel Rapid Start, Intel Identity Protection Technology, Intel Smart Response and Intel Smart Connect technologies.
The HP Envy Sleekbook—available with either a 14-inch display and the latest Intel Core processors, or a 15.6-inch display and the latest AMD Accelerated Processing Units (APU)—boasts up to eight or nine hours of battery life, respectively.
With optional discrete graphics on Intel platforms and discrete-class graphics from AMD on AMD platforms, users can create and edit videos quickly.
In addition to Beats Audio, the Envy Sleekbooks and Ultrabook systems contain dual speakers and a subwoofer for movies and music that look and sound their best. The HP Imagepad also includes a spun finish design.
HP EliteBook Folio 9470m
The new HP EliteBook Folio 9470m is the first HP Ultrabook to provide a stylish, lightweight design without compromising its enterprise features. Measuring 14-inches and weighing 1.58 kg, this 19mm-thin Ultrabook offers a full array of key ports and connectivity options for business users, including optional built- wireless WAN, full-sized Ethernet, VGA, DisplayPort and USB 3.0 connections.
The HP EliteBook Folio features an optional solid state drive) the Windows 7 Professional operating system that enable quick boot up. The Ultrabook’s third-generation Intel Core vPro processor also delivers intelligent performance with embedded security.
Additional IT-friendly features include an integrated Smart Card reader, fingerprint reader, embedded TPM security chip and choice of management tools.
HP SpectreXT Pro
HP also unveiled the sleek HP SpectreXT Pro which incorporates Microsoft Windows 7 Professional for business productivity. This notebook also includes an embedded TPM security chip that protects data in email as well as information on the solid state drive for security-conscious users. – TradeArabia News Service
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