by Susan Twombly, March 2009
Tired of the same old, same old? Then spring forward into something new from HP.
These HP products for consumers and businesses include a new lineup of thin and light notebooks, high-performance desktops, a Mini PC and one of the first touch-enabled desktops for businesses – along with new accessories and a photo printing application for the Apple iPhone.
First appearing at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show, you can now reserve or order them online or at your favorite HP retailer.
So, spring into action with the sophisticated looks and innovative features you want to connect with family, friends, office mates and customers from more of the places you live, work and play.
With an innovative, highly mobile design, the HP Pavilion dv2 Series Entertainment Notebook PC is made for travel and priced for affordability.
Measuring less than 1-inch thick and starting at 3.8 pounds,(1) the dv2 is built to deliver a full notebook experience – with powerful discrete graphics, a high-capacity hard drive for up to 500 gigabytes (GB)(2) of storage and Blu-ray disc support.
Get ready to rock your entertainment world with the HP Pavilion dv6t Series Entertainment Notebook PC. Balancing mobility and size with visual performance and a sophisticated, elegant style, this 16-inch (diagonal) notebook is built to help you stay productive and entertained on the road - and look great doing it.
Centralize and share digital media and files from multiple computers on your home network with an
HP MediaSmart Server.(3) It’s a great way to automatically backup and help protect digital content and to enjoy it at home or away.
Our newest high-performance PC, the HP Firebird with Voodoo DNA, combines luxury and rich technology innovation in an ultra-quiet package.
Designed for photo and video editing, music creation, gaming and other demanding tasks, it features a sleek design and an elevated chassis that echoes the iconic Blackbird 002 style and aids in cooling. Even at full crank, an advanced thermal management system helps keep the HP Firebird running cooler and quieter than most gaming PCs do at idle.
Built for speed and style, its Intel® Core 2 Quad processor,(4) dual NVIDIA GeForce 9800S small form factor graphics cards in SLI configuration and hot-swappable 320 GB(2) dual hard drives provide performance-grade operation.
Need a convenient alternative to carrying your primary notebook PC?
The new HP Mini 2140 Notebook PC is designed specifically for mobile professionals needing a rich computing experience in a small, ultra-portable package. Starting at 2.6 pounds,(1) the HP Mini 2140 has a simple, refined and durable all-aluminum case that can make it the ideal companion PC.
A 10.1-inch diagonal HP Illumi-Lite LED display, user-friendly 92 percent of full-size QWERTY keyboard, increased battery life and a range of hard drive options help keep you productive. HP 3D DriveGuard gives you additional hard drive protection to help protect your data and reduce the risk of losing valuable business information.
Powered by the latest Intel® Atom processor, the HP Mini includes wireless technologies that can make it easier to connect to the internet,(5) along with an integrated VGA Webcam.(6)
As HP’s first all-in-one touch-enabled desktop PCs for businesses, the
HP dx9000 TouchSmart Business PC can transform the way your employees connect and interact with each other and with customers. Its high-end look and space-saving design makes the TouchSmart great for customer-facing areas. But it’s versatile enough to be your everyday desktop PC, too.
Easy touchscreen access can put real-time information, video chat/conference and multimedia capabilities at your fingertips. So, you can browse the internet,collaborate and communicate via email, IM and more using HP TouchSmart software and integrated WLAN.(5)
HP is working with software vendors to offer touch-enabled applications for the hospitality, healthcare, education and retail industries.
Now you have even more reasons to buy what you need and get what you want from HP. So, bring a breath of fresh air to your home, business or mobile computing today.
(1) Actual weight may vary by configuration.
(2) For hard drives, 1 GB =1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less.
Commercial notebooks (with Windows Vista): Up to 10GB (for Windows Vista) of hard drive is reserved for the system recovery software.
Consumer notebooks: Up to 12GB (for Windows Vista) of hard drive is reserved for system
Consumer desktop PCs: Up to 12GB (for MCE) and up to 10GB (for Windows Vista, Windows XP and Windows XP Professional) of storage space is reserved for the system recovery software.
Commercial desktop PCs: Up to 8GB of hard drive (for Windows XP and Windows XP Professional) and up to 12GB (for Windows Vista) of system disk is reserved for system recovery software.
(3) Wired or wireless home network required.
(4) Dual/Quad/Triple Core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Dual/quad/triple-core processing available with AMD technology is designed to improve performance of this system. Given the wide range of software applications available, performance of a system including a 64-bit operating system will vary.
(5) Wireless access point and Internet service required and not included. Availability of public wireless access points limited.
(6) Internet access required. Sold separately.
(7) The HP Pavilion dv2 Series Entertainment notebook PC can be reserved today. Expected availability in the U.S. is April with a starting price of $699. Estimated street price. Pricing and availability may vary.
(8) A list of compatible products is available at