Published on January 9th, 2018 | by admin
HP Fuels the Future of Computing at CES 2018
AUSTRALIA, January 9, 2018 – HP, Inc. today unveiled a series of new products at CES 2018, ushering in the next generation of personal computing and enabling a wide range of exciting PC experiences.
The latest HP products take PC performance, design, and functionality to new heights – ranging from the world’s most powerful convertible1 and its newest Always-Connected PC 2-in-1 cutting-edge gaming technology.
“Every aspect of the PC experience is being reinvented, and HP is at the forefront,” said Chris Price, Director, Personal Systems, HP South Pacific. “We are fundamentally reshaping the way the world connects and creates. Our CES 2018 lineup showcases what’s possible when you combine the voice of the customer with world-class design and engineering capabilities. Whether it’s the world’s most powerful convertible and the incredible versatility of our ENVY x2 Always-Connected PC, or our cutting-edge suite of OMEN gaming hardware and software, HP technology is changing the game.”
HP Spectre x360 15
The premium HP Spectre x360 15, the world’s most powerful convertible PC1, offers fast performance and powerful discrete graphics to effortlessly create, edit and stream 4K and 3D content.
Specific features include:
- Power and performance for creative enthusiasts: From intensive workloads to editing huge video files, users will experience fast and responsive performance and graphics capabilities with the choice of:
- 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 8705G processor3 with Radeon™ RX Vega M graphics offering up to 12 hours of battery life4 with Fast Charge Technology – 50 percent in 30 minutes6 or
- Quad core 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors3 with NVIDIA® GeForce® MX 150 graphics with up to 13.5 hours of battery life4 with Fast Charge Technology – 90 percent in 90 minutes6.
- Gorgeous, premium design: Built from an aluminum CNC machined chassis with a new angular profile at 19.5 mm and weighs 4.62 lbs.7 It is offered in Dark Ash Silver with Copper Luxe accents featuring sleek geared hinges for seamless transitions between laptop, tablet and entertainment modes. Speakers now sit above the keyboard for an improved audio experience in any mode while allowing the keyboard to offer numeric keypad ideal for Adobe short-cut keys.
- Imagination is the limit: The 4K UHD86-inch diagonal touch display and optional HP Tilt Pen set ideas in motion on the digital canvas. The durable and brilliant Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 display is strong and scratch-resistant for when creating on the go and using a touch display.
- Secure and Smart: Packed into this powerful PC includes an IR camera supporting Windows Hello2 and a finger print reader to safely and seamlessly log in with both in any mode.
HP ENVY x2
The HP ENVY x2, an Always-Connected PC, it is purpose built for an always-on, always ready to work experience featuring Intel® CoreTM processors.
Specific features include:
- Thin, light, and durable: The fanless CNC Machined Aluminum tablet is 7.9 mm9 and 1.69 lbs.10 features a brilliant 12.3-inch diagonal touch WUXGA+ display11 with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 for increased durability and scratch resistance when on the go.
- Optimised for editing and multi-tasking: The leather-like textured case in Oxford Blue integrates an adjustable stand to transform the device into laptop, reading and tablet modes. The backlit keyboard has a 1.3 mm key travel for a smooth typing experience in any lighting condition. The Windows Ink pen offers a natural drawing and writing experience with simultaneous pen and touch.
- Freedom to be productive and connected in more places: Up to 17 hours of battery life12 and Window 10 Home2, stay productive on Wi-Fi, in sync with Connected Modern Standby13, and connect with a LTE-Advanced support14 option with Intel® XMM™ LTE modems.
- Built for productivity: 7th Gen Intel® CoreTM Y-Series processors3 are optimized for maximum performance gains, equipped with up to 256 GB PCIe SSD Storage15 to store presentations and multi-task with up to 8GB LPDDR3 memory.
OMEN Game Stream
OMEN Game Stream17 allows gamers to play top AAA games anytime and anywhere by leveraging the power and performance of their OMEN PC on any Windows 10 device2 with a high-speed internet connection.
Specific details include:
- Connected cloud gaming experience: Offered within the OMEN Command Center, gamers can now take their OMEN gaming experience with them on-the-go with their OMEN gaming PC doing all the heavy lifting by acting as a cloud gaming server.
- Push gaming boundaries: Using any Windows 10 device2, gamers can connect to their OMEN PC and play games that are well beyond the hardware specifications of the connecting device for an incredible cloud gaming experience.
For more information on new OMEN hardware and software, please see visit the OMEN Game Stream the blog post.
Pricing and Availability18
- HP Spectre x360 15-inch starting pricing is $3,499. Availability via Harvey Norman and HP.com.au will be announced in coming weeks.
- HP ENVY x2 starting price is $1,899. Availability via Harvey Norman and HP.com.au will be announced in coming weeks. Mobile carriers will be disclosed closer to product availability.
- OMEN Game Stream is planned to ship on OMEN systems later in 2018.