by Susan Twombly, Nov. 2007
Whether it’s the hanging mistletoe, the harried shoppers or the holiday
music, you’re sure to know the gift-giving season is upon us.
HP just simplified the season for you with a sleigh full of new products – from
personal, stylish devices that help protect and preserve digital memories to
PCs and TVs that offer the ultimate in high-definition digital entertainment.
To start checking things off your list today, click on the links below and
place your order. Many gifts are shipped the same day, making it easier and
faster to wrap up your holiday shopping.
Celebrate the digital lifestyle! Many new HP products feature touchscreens
for a more intuitive and engaging experience the whole year through.
TouchSmart IQ775 PC. Leave video messages for family members
and enjoy faster, one-touch access to information, entertainment and communication.
This all-in-one touchscreen PC features AMD64 dual-core processing with AMD LIVE!™ Smarter
Digital Entertainment and a 19-inch diagonal LCD adjustable display.
HP Photosmart A826 Home Photo Center. This compact photo
printer’s huge 7.0-inch color touchscreen and 100-sheet internal paper
tray makes it easy to create personalized greeting cards and custom photos
by the batch.
Add personalized text, frames and clip art to photos, album pages and greeting
cards, or write and draw directly on photos with a stylus (included). A built-in
digital picture frame displays photos. Estimated U.S. retail price of $249.(2)
Photosmart R937 Digital Camera. A 3.6-inch touchscreen – one
of the largest on a compact digital camera (3)– can make it
simple to capture holiday moments. Editing images in-camera is easy with a
virtual keyboard that can crop photos, insert captions and add Microsoft Vista®-compatible
tags to share photos via email. HP Design Gallery (included) helps you remove
blemishes and red-eye, “slim” away extra holiday pounds and more.
Estimated U.S. retail price of $299. (2)
HP iPAQ 300 Series Travel Companion.
Offering an easy-to-use navigation system with text-to-speech guidance and online
trip-planning tools, you can research, create and download personalized trip
plans onto the device and share them with others. Also enjoy pictures, music,
video and games on the stunning 800 x 480 high-resolution screen. Estimated U.S.
retail price of $449. (2)
These HP products can help protect precious photos, videos, music and more
to preserve life’s most important moments.
Photosmart C8180 All-in-One Printer. A fast and easy
way to print photos at home!(4) This photo archiving solution features
a 3.5-inch touchscreen for easy navigation and LightScribe technology(5) for
etching labels directly onto CDs and DVDs – ideal for saving or sharing
holiday happenings. One-touch buttons, Bluetooth wireless capabilities, HP
Smart Web Printing (6) and an automated photo tray makes it easy
to handle a variety of jobs. Estimated U.S. retail price of $399.(2)
Pavilion Elite m9000 Desktop PC. Instantly
backup digital photos and videos with one touch of HP’s new Easy Back-up
button. This PC features built-in wireless connectivity, (7) high-definition
video playback and recording, crystal-clear 3D graphics, optional (8) storage
expandability and clutter-cutting cable management options. An optional (8) dual-format blue-laser combo drive can also play the latest Blu-ray and HD
DVD(10) high-definition movies. Estimated U.S. retail price starts
HP MediaSmart Server. A central and safer location to keep
the entire family’s digital media and files with easy access from virtually
any networked PC, in or outside the house. Program the server to automatically
backup files and media. With HP Photo Webshare, you can create a photo website
on the server to share photos and video clips with family and friends when
connected to the Internet. Estimated U.S. retail price of $599 for 500 gigabytes
(GB) and $749 for 1 terabyte (TB). (2)
df750 7-inch Digital Picture Frame. It’s easy
and elegant interface, 800 x 480 high-resolution picture display and support
for many commonly used memory cards, (15) makes viewing digital
photos and videos simple and enjoyable.Available with a remote control. Estimated
U.S. retail price of $129.(2)
These two gifts could make even the most tech savvy person’s wish come
HP Pavilion HDX Entertainment Notebook PC. Showcasing the
exclusive HP Imprint finish “Dragon” design, this notebook combines
home theater, mobility and powerful performance into a highly stylish design.
With a 20.1-inch diagonal high-resolution Ultra BrightView LCD display (now
capable of 1080p resolution) (11) and an easily adjustable screen,
the HDX can be perfect for watching high-definition movies (12) and
enjoying video games. Estimated U.S. retail price starts at $2,999. (2)
MediaSmart LCD HDTV. This fully networked television
enables you to stream photos, music and videos from your PCs to its stunning
high-definition (10) LCD display. Built-in wireless connectivity(13) adds
convenience and enjoyment throughout the home. With access to online services
such as CinemaNow, you can choose from more than 5,000 movies to download.
(14) Estimated U.S. retail price for 42-inch diagonal models is
$1,999 and $2,499 for the 47-inch diagonal models. (2)
For more detailed information on the available configurations, pricing and
specifications for these and other products, visit the HP Home & Home Office
Store at www.hpshopping.com .
(1) Internet access required and sold separately.
(2) Actual price may vary.
(3) The HP Photosmart R937 Digital Camera has one
of the largest touchscreen LCD display of any compact digital camera as of
June 12, 2007.
(4) Printing process research by Doxus, 2007.
Details and a list of tested printers are available at http://www.doxus.com.
(5) LightScribe creates a monochrome image. LightScribe
media required and sold separately.
(6) Requires Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher.
(7) Wireless access point and Internet service
required and not included.
(8) Optional items sold separately or as an add-on feature.
(9) Pricing and product availability are subject
to change without notice.
(10) As HD DVD and Blu-ray are new formats containing
a new technologies, certain disc, digital connection, compatibility and/or
performance issues may arise, and do not constitute defects in the product.
Flawless playback on all systems is not guaranteed.In order for some HD-DVD
and Blu-ray titles to play, they may require a DVI or HDMI digital connection
and your display may require HDCP support. Some HD DVD and Blu-ray advanced
features may not be supported.
(11) This PC supports HD DVD and can produce up
to 1080p resolution and requires a
1080p supported HD TV or monitor.
(12) High definition (HD) content is required to
view high-definition images. Over the air HD source content varies and will
depend on source input, signal, aspect ratio and other factors and may require
separately purchased service contract or other fees. Check with service provider
for availability in your area.
(13) Wireless access point and Internet service
required and sold separately.
(14) Downloaded content requires Internet access
and may require additional fees.
(15) Media Files Supported: Video file formats (MPEG1, MP4), Photo file formats
(JPEG – Baseline, extended-sequential and progressive JPEG), Audio file
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