Press Release: September 15, 2009

HP Unveils New Designs Across PC Portfolio

New HP Mini from world-renowned designer Tord Boontje features industry’s first 3-D PC surface technology
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2009

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HP today unveiled new PCdesigns that reflect its design philosophy of balancing materialselection, product usability and sensory input to deliver asuperior PC experience.

Among the new productsannounced:

  • The HP Mini 110 by Studio Tord Boontje, the first companion PC fromthe critically acclaimed Dutch designer, features the industry’sfirst three-dimensional PC surface technology.
  • The HPENVY series is a new line of hand-crafted premium notebooksthat is designed to delight even the most demanding consumers.
  • The HPPavilion dm3 entertainment notebook gives consumers the perfectbalance of mobility and performance in an affordable “thin andlight” notebookPC. Its meticulously clean design and iconic keyboard areenhanced by the brushed aluminum-magnesium alloy case. Select dm3configurations deliver up to 10 hours of batterylife.(1)
  • World-renowned designer VivienneTam and HP unveiled the design of her spring 2010 digitalclutch on the catwalk during New York’s Fashion Week at BryantPark on Sept. 12.
  • The HPProBook 5310m, the world’s thinnest full-performancenotebook(2) combines durable, black-anodized aluminumwith a magnesium frame, wrapped in soft-touch paint that offers itssophisticated design at an affordable price.

“Design is not just aboutwhat the computer looks like or even what it does for us. It’s alsoabout the experience of using the PC and ultimately what thecomputer says about us,” said Stacy Wolff, director of notebookdesign, Personal Systems Group, HP. “We look at every opportunityto design the ‘wow’ that people value in a PC – that surprises,delights and fulfills.”

HP Mini 110 byStudio Tord Boontje

Starting at only 2.68pounds(3) and measuring just over an inch thin, the HP Mini 110 by Studio TordBoontje features a 10.1-inch, mercury-free LED display and a 92percent of full-size keyboard that makes it an ideal travelcompanion.

The HP Mini 110 featuresthe debut of HP Imprint 3-D, the industry’s first 3-D PC surfacetechnology. Multiple layers on the top cover are used to make theart appear to float on the surface while casting shadows onto lowerlayers. This new technology brings a depth to Boontje’s intricatepattern of plants and animals.

Built-in tools includingWindows® Live Writer desktop icon for blogging enable quick accessto popular social networking sites for staying in sync with friendsand family.(4)

The Mini 110 by Studio TordBoontje with Windows 7 Starter can be personalized with 15wallpapers, a screen saver and a Stardock MyColors desktop theme –all unique to this product and designed by Boontje to deliver anintegrated visual experience.

In keeping with HP’s andBoontje’s shared environmental philosophies, the packaging, QuickSetup Poster and User Guide are all printed with soy- orwater-based inks while the outer box and cushions are all made from100 percent recycled material. A custom microfiber protectivesleeve ships with the Mini. Additional accessories are availablefor purchase including a matching PVC-free wireless mouse and ahandbag made in part with natural materials.

HP Mini311

The HP Mini 311 takesperformance to a higher level, delivering a richerInternet(4) and media experience than most netbooks withan 11.6-inch, high-definition(5) widescreen display,NVIDIA ION graphics and a 92-percent of full-size keyboard.

Whether consumers want toenjoy entertainment or simply get online, the Mini 311 is the idealcompanion PC for those who want the convenience of a mini, but theperformance of a notebook. The Mini 311 features award-winningNVIDIA ION graphics for smooth HD video playback.

The Mini 110 and Mini 311feature HP QuickSync software that automatically synchronizes filescreated or edited on the road with a home PC over a wirelessconnection when connected to the same network.(4)

HP ENVYseries

The thin, light HP ENVY 13boasts designs such as an aluminum-magnesium casing and the HPRadiance LED widescreen display with edge-to-edge glass forexceptional brightness – nearly twice the brightness of othernotebook displays its size – color gamut and viewing angle.

The HP ENVY 15 is HP’sfastest consumer notebook. It features an elegant laser-etchedpattern on its all-magnesium case that provides a visual indicatorof the attention to detail throughout the machine.

Both ENVY notebooks featureHP exclusives, including the HP Slim Fit Extended-Life Battery, apowerful, optional, ultra-thin battery that dramatically increasesbattery life(1) and snaps seamlessly into the bottomcasing; the HP Clickpad that integrates the buttons into the glasstouchpad for quick, fluid control; and HP QuickWeb, which allowsusers to rapidly access key multimedia and communicationapplications without the need to boot the Microsoft Windowsoperating system.

Business desktops,displays and home server

HP also announced severalother products, including the HP Pavilion MS200 consumer desktopPC, the HP MediaSmart Server EX 490/EX495 consumer home server, theHP Compaq Pro 6000 and HP Compaq Pro 6005 business desktop PCs, andvarious HP and Compaq widescreen LCD business displays.

Additional information isavailable at

Pricing andavailability(6)

Customers can reserve theHP Mini 110 by Studio Tord Boontje, the HP ENVY 13, the HP ENVY 15or the HP Pavilion dm3 beginning today by visiting

The HP Mini 110 by StudioTord Boontje with Windows 7 Starter is priced at $399 and isexpected to be available Oct. 18.

The HP Mini 311 starts at$399 and is expected to be available with Windows XP® on Sept. 23and with Windows 7 Premium on Oct. 18.


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(1)Battery life will vary depending on the product model,configuration, loaded applications, features and power managementsettings. The maximum capacity of the battery will decrease withtime and usage. Extended battery is sold separately or as an add-onfeature.

(2)Thinnest standard-voltage notebook when measured at its thickestpoint.

(3)Weight will vary by configuration.

(4)Wireless access points and Internet service required and notincluded. Availability of public wireless access pointslimited.

(5) HDcontent required to view HD images.

(6)Estimated U.S. street prices. Actual prices may vary.

Microsoft, Windowsand Windows XP are U.S. registered trademarks of MicrosoftCorporation.

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