Press Release: 10 October 2008

New 16” Compaq Presario CQ60 Notebook PC Series with 16:9 Best Movie Viewing Aspect Ratio Widescreen, Providing Invaluable Digital Entertainment Enjoyment

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Subsequent to the launch of a new series of Compaq Presario notebook PCs, HP Hong Kong today unveiled the first Compaq Presario notebook PC series featuring a 16:9 best movie viewing aspect ratio widescreen. Users can now enjoy better digital entertainment experience at an affordable price.


"HP has been at the forefront of time to fulfill the needs of consumers. Our objective is always to put industry-leading mobile technologies and designs into our new consumer notebook series," said Benny Wong, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Personal System Group, HP Hong Kong. "The brand-new Compaq Presario CQ60 notebook PC series features strong performance at an affordable price, not to mention its 16:9 widescreen, which further enhances digital entertainment experience, making it another value-for-money choice for users."


Compaq Presario CQ60 notebook PC series features sleek design in black and glossy casing. Its 16” BrightView WXGA with 16:9 best movie viewing aspect ratio widescreen brings the entertainment of home theatre, the mobility of notebook PC and the high performance of desktop PC together. With 1366 x 768 in 720p high resolution, it provides perfect movie, TV drama and video-game enjoyment to multi-media enthusiasts.


Compaq Presario CQ60 notebook PC series is equipped with Intel® Centrino® technology with Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo processor T5800 or Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core mobile processor T3400 and Intel® PM45 respectively, delivering powerful multi-tasking performance and processes entertainment and work-applicable programs at the same time. With NVIDIA® GeForce® 9200M GE Graphics Card, it enhances graphics smoothness and performance, satisfying multimedia entertainment needs and offers excellent responsive mobile computing experience to users, showcasing games, movies, music and photos with amazingly sharp graphics.


Compaq Presario CQ60 notebook PC series features 250GB or 160GB hard disk respectively, letting users save their favorite home videos, movies, digital photos and songs. With Double-Layer SuperMulti DVD+/-RW drive supporting LightScribe Technology, it allows users to burn text or graphics directly on disc covers, and simplifies the complexity of reading and writing DVDs. Together with HDMI 1.3b output, it delivers wide ranges of color in high speed. Users can connect notebook PCs to LCD or TV with ease and get satisfied with its professional AV level. The Altec Lansing speakers bring perfect sound effect to users.


To facilitate video conference with friends, Compaq Presario CQ60 notebook PC series is equipped with a video camera and microphone, ensuring sharp images and clear voice transmission when seeing and chatting with friends via MSN and Skype. Besides, Compaq Presario CQ60 notebook PC series features built-in wireless connectivity, providing high quality and high-speed connection and easy sharing via a peer-to-peer network, making transmission more flexible.


Compaq Presario CQ60 notebook PC series is preloaded with Microsoft® Window Vista® Home Premium (SP1). Its Windows Media Center interface improves the quality of digital entertainment, data transfer and security capability.


HP Compaq Presario CQ60-105TX notebook PC features:


  • Latest Intel® Centrino® technology
    • Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo processor T5800 (2.0GHz, 800MHz FSB, 2MB L2 cache memory)
    • Intel® PM45 Chipset
  • Preloaded Genuine Windows® Vista Home Premium (SP1) (Traditional Chinese/English);
  • 3GB DDR2 RAM (1 x 2GB + 1 x 1 GB) ;
  • Hard disk: 250GB SATA (5400rpm);
  • 16-inch WXGA BrightView Widescreen (1366 x 768; 720p);supports 16:9 best movie viewing aspect ratio;
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 9200M GE Graphics Card with 256MB discrete memory, provides optimum display functions for software applications with rich graphics, 3D games, and high quality digital entertainment;
  • Built-in Altec Lansing speakers;
  • Integrated webcam;
  • Integrated Double-Layer SuperMulti DVD+/-RW drive with LightScribe Technology for silkscreen-quality, laser-etched CDs and DVDs;
  • Integrated Intel® WiFi Link 5100, supports 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet and Bluetooth;
  • HDMI 1.3b and USB 2.0;
  • Standard QWERTY keyboard with separated numeric keypad, similar design to desktop PC, delivers same performance;
  • 5-in-1 media card reader;
  • 6-cell Lithium battery;
  • Suggested street price: HK$7,480

HP Compaq Presario CQ60-106TX notebook PCs features:


  • Latest Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core mobile processor T3400 (2.16GHz, 667MHz FSB, 1MB L2 cache memory)
    • Intel® PM45 Chipset
  • Preloaded Genuine Windows® Vista Home Premium (SP1) (Traditional Chinese/English);
  • 2GB DDR2 memory (667MHz) (1 x 2 GB) , free upgrade to 3GB RAM during promotion period;
  • Hard disk: 160GB SATA (5400rpm);
  • 16-inch WXGA BrightView Widescreen (1366 x 768; 720p);supports 16:9 best movie viewing aspect ratio;
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® 9200M GE Graphics Card with 256MB discrete memory, provides optimum display functions for software applications with rich graphics, 3D games, and high quality digital entertainment;
  • Built-in Altec Lansing speakers;
  • Integrated webcam;
  • Integrated Double-Layer SuperMulti DVD+/-RW drive with LightScribe Technology for silkscreen-quality, laser-etched CDs and DVDs;
  • Supports 802.11b/g Wireless LAN, 10/100 Ethernet and Bluetooth;
  • HDMI 1.3b and USB 2.0;
  • 5-in-1 media card reader;
  • Standard QWERTY keyboard and separated numeric keypad, similar design to desktop PC, delivers same performance;
  • 6-cell Lithium battery;
  • Suggested street price: HK$6,480


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