by Susan Twombly, September 2008
New HP solutions for mobility, home networking and entertainment are designed to fit your busy on-the-fly or at-home-with-the-family life. So, whether you want to connect with the people and information you care about or the movies, photos, music and videos you rave about, you can have the stunning designs, performance and capabilities you need for a standout experience.
Now you can make a stylish statement when you’re on the move – and do the things you want to do easier and more reliably. A range of new notebooks are designed to suit your mobile computing needs and tastes – while combining easy connectivity, sophisticated elegance and immersive entertainment capabilities for a captivating experience.
HP HDX Premium Notebook PC. Want premium innovation at the edge of entertainment? This family of advanced notebooks can deliver just that with striking titanium designs, vivid displays and riveting home-theater-quality audio/video. Both notebooks include built-in WiFi1 networking, along with premium audio with Altec Lansing speakers, HP Triple Bass Subwoofer and Dolby Home Theater software.
HP HDX18 Notebook PC series. This streamlined, powerful full-sized HDX notebook with an eye-catching liquid metallic design creates at-the-theater sights and sounds.
Enjoy entertainment in high-def2 16:9 with an 18.4-inch diagonal wide-screen Ultra BrightView display, 1080p resolution, enthusiast-class graphics and high-def2 audio/video. It combines built-in TV reception3 and Blu-ray™4disk capabilities and a full size keyboard with separate numeric keypad.
HP HDX16 Notebook PC. This thin, sleek and mobile mid-sized HDX notebook boasts a unique color and a beautiful liquid metallic design. It delivers entertainment in high-def2 16:9 with a 16-inch diagonal widescreen display and high-def2 audio/video with 720p or 1080p resolution. Choose a BrightView Infinity display or an optional Ultra BrightView display for a cinematic boost. Combines a built-in TV Tuner3 and Blu-ray™4 disk capabilities with full size IMR backlit keyboard5 and more.
HP TouchSmart IQ800 PC. The sleek, next-generation, touch-enabled PC combines a 25.5-inch diagonal hi-def2 widescreen with a powerful energy efficient Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo6 processor in a single, integrated design. It includes HP TouchSmart software, webcam1, media card reader, colored HP Ambient Light and premium speakers for fast, easy access to photos, videos, music and applications.
Digital clutch notebook. HP and fashion designer Vivienne Tam now add even more style to your digital experience with a first in designer notebooks: the digital clutch notebook. Specially designed for the modern woman on the go, the digital clutch notebook is mobile and light to help fashionistas stay more connected and simplify their busy lives.
Gleaming red and bursting with pink and purple peony flowers, it’s the perfect embodiment of double happiness – Tam’s stunning design on the outside and HP’s reliable technology on the inside.
HP Digital picture frames. Enjoy digital photos and slide shows without a PC. These 7-, 8- or 10-inch diagonal displays feature high-resolution LCD screens that bring your photos to life in any room.
The new 10-inch diagonal display has a cherry wood finished frame that features clock and calendar options. Or, take your photos to go with a 3.5-inch diagonal pocket frame.
HP SimpleSave. Provides an easy way to save digital music or important documents in just three steps.
HDX Laser Mouse and Laser Gaming Mouse. Designed for expert gamers! HP's new gaming mice offer up multiple levels of on-the-fly sensitivity, so you can adjust your settings.
HP Wireless Comfort Keyboard and Mouse. The spill-resistant keyboard and mouse combo provides three different adjustable heights and has keys arranged in waves for better comfort while typing.
Now you can experience what you want, when and where you want in a way that’s uniquely yours. So, find out more about these new HP solutions – for a standout experience all your own.
||Wireless Internet service and access point required and is not included. Availability of public wireless access points is limited.|
||HD content required to view HD images.
||Availability of signals limited by the strength and accessibility of the originating TV signal, location and other factors. Performance issues may arise, and do not constitute defects in the product.
||As Blu-ray is a new format containing 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 Blu-ray titles to play, they may require a DVI or HDMI digital connection and your display may require HDCP support. This Blu-ray drive does not support writing to ultra-high speed CDRW media (16X to 32X advertised performance). HD-DVD movies cannot be played on this Desktop PC.
||Available on select models.
||Dual core is a new technology designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of
Expected pricing and availability
Unless otherwise noted, expected U.S. availability is shown. Availability will vary per region. Estimated U.S. prices. Actual prices may vary.
HP HDX16: Starts at $1,299. Available starting late September.
HP HDX18: Starts at $1,549. Available starting late September.
HP TouchSmart IQ804 PC: Starts at $1,899. Available late September.
HP TouchSmart IQ816 PC: Starts at $2,099. Available mid October.
Digital clutch notebook: Available starting January 2009.
HP Digital Picture Frames: Available now for prices ranging from $69 to $219.
HP SimpleSave: Available in a five-pack for $14.99 from major electronics retailers.
HP HDX Laser Mouse and Laser Gaming Mouse with VoodooDNA: Priced at $39.99 and $59.99, respectively.
HP Wireless Comfort Keyboard and mouse combo: Available now for $79.99.