Despite the recent trend of dropping PC sales, HP seems to be resilient. The company has announced a slew of new products, which include tablets and hybrid PCs, for the US market. The newly launched products will be available in the US during October and November. Let's take a quick look at all the new devices.
HP Spectre 13 x2
The HP Spectre 13 x2 is a 13-inch hybrid that uses a 1080p display, Intel's wonderful new Hasswell processors and at least 4GB of ram. Like all other hybrids, you can detach the keyboard and use the device a a tablet when required. The tablet alone can give you around 7.5 hours of battery life, but attaching it to the keyboard will allow for an additional 2.5 hours of charge. The device launch with a price tag of Rs. 68,321.00.
HP Pavillion 11 x2
Yes, this happens to be the the predecessor to last years Pavilion 11 x2. This new model features Intel's Bay Trail processor, 4 GB of RAM and a 11.6-inch (1366 by 768 resolution) detachable touch screen. It comes in a plastic shell and will retail at Rs. 37266.00
HP Pavillion 13 x2
It's very similar to the Pavillion 11 x2. The difference being that you can choose between AMD A6 or Intel Haswell processors. Apart form this, users will also have the option of adding a nice 500GB hard disk into the keyboard dock. It will come with a price tag of Rs. 37266.00.
HP Envy 17
This one's for Potter fans. The "HP Envy 17 Leap Motion" is the offspring of a collaboration between HP and Leap Motion. It happens to be the world's first laptop with built-in motion-gesture control, which resembles Microsoft's Kinect camera on the Xbox. Thanks to tiny little sensor, you can control the Windows operating system as well as several apps and games with gestures. This Envy will be available in the U.S. first for Rs. 65194.50.
HP Omni 10
This happens to be HP's frist Windows 8.1 tablet with a 1920-by-1200 resolution display, a peppy Intel Bay Trail processor, 2 GB of RAM and a 9-hour battery. There's no news on pricing yet, but the good news is that it comes loaded with Microsoft Office.
HP Slate 7 Extreme
Don't be deceived by its name, because its nothing more than an Android tablet with a 7-inch screen (1280-by-800 resolution) and a Nvidia Tegra processor.
HP Slate 8 Pro
An 8-inch screen with 1600-by-1200 resolution and 4:3 aspect ratio. Sounds similar to the iPad Mini right? It will come with a Tegra 4 processor, 2 GB of RAM and Android onboard.
HP Slate 7 HD
This Android lsate comes with 1280-by-800 resolution screen, a dual-core Marvell chip and 1 GB of RAM. Yes, we're almost at the lowend of HP's new tablet line.
HP Slate 10 HD
Take the Slate 7 HD and give it a 10 inch screen without chaning key components and you'll end up with the Slate 10.