Press Release: June 25, 2009

New HP Consumer Desktop PCs Perform in Style

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 25, 2009

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Just in time for going backto school, HP today announced a new generation of consumer desktopPCs and an updated HP TouchSmart PC software suite.

The PCs feature stylish newlooks that complement any room and give consumers a fast andpowerful computing experience with plentiful storage for digitalcontent. The redesigned consumer desktop lines include: HPSlimline, HP Pavilion, HP Elite and Compaq Presario.

The new HP TouchSmart PCsoftware suite provides an enhanced touch experience for enjoyingphotos, videos, music and more.

“This new generation ofdesktop PCs features a fresh and modern design, unbeatableperformance and tremendous value,” said John Cook, vice president,Worldwide Consumer PC Marketing, HP. “And with matching monitorsand accessories, it’s easy to customize a desktop solution thatcombines performance with style.”

Perfect balance ofform and function

When creating the new lineof desktop PCs, HP focused on refinement and detailing – frombuttons and ports to the classic glossy piano-black finish withsilver accents and touches of chrome.

The HP Slimline, HPPavilion and HP Elite lines of desktop PCs include the HPMediaSmart software suite – a one-stop solution for multimedia andentertainment. HP MediaSmart software offers a fun and easy way toenjoy digital content, from watching TV(1) or Blu-raymovies(2) and sharing photos via Snapfish to burning music,slideshows and playlists to DVDs.(3)

  • HP Pavilion Slimline s5000 series desktop PC – Stands at halfthe size of a conventional PC tower and is small enough to fitneatly on a desk or in a small office or dorm room.
  • HP Pavilion p6000 series desktop PC – Provides a rich andrewarding experience when surfing the web,(4) mixingsoundtracks or creating home videos.
  • HP Pavilion Elite e9000 series desktop PC – Deliversperformance and style for the most demanding multimedia tasks, fromvideo editing to gaming and multitasking.
  • Compaq Presario CQ5000 series desktop PC – A reliable andefficient PC for everyday use at an affordable price.

To complement its desktopPCs, HP offers the 20-inch HP 2009m Monitor and 21.5-inch HP 2159m Monitor, as well as matching keyboard and mouse.

HP TouchSmart PCsoftware suite enhances entertainment

HP now offers an updatedsoftware suite for HPTouchSmart all-in-one PCs. New TouchSmart software featuresinclude Pandora Internet Radio service,(4) improvedphoto and video editing and searching, and the ability to burnmusic CDs. In addition, consumers can now stream content to theTouchSmart from an HP MediaSmart Server or any home server.(5)

HP SimpleSavedrives and calculator applications make travel easy

HP will soon introduce theHP SimpleSave external hard drive series to offer customers simpleand automatic backup for photos, video, music and data. Protectingpersonal content with SimpleSave hard drives is as easy as pluggingthe drive in to a USB connection, so families can feel confidentthat their precious memories are safe.

The hard drive familyconsists of two products, HP SimpleSave Portable, available in 320-and 500-gigabyte capacities, and HP SimpleSave Desktop, availablein 1- and 2-terabyte capacities. Both devices feature preinstalledbackup software.

HP also announced newcalculator software for PCs, Apple iPhones and Apple iPod touchdevices. The HP 12c and 12c Platinum software will be available foriPhones and iPod touch devices through the Apple iTunes store andfor PCs at 15c calculator software will be available for the iPhone andiPod touch. HP 20b and HP 35s calculator software will be availablefor PCs.

All are exact replicas ofthe original calculators and perform identical functions. Thesoftware is designed for business professionals and students whohave relied on these calculators and is built with the samealgorithms and calculation sequences users trust.

Most of the software isavailable now from the iTunes App Store and through HP at pricesstarting at $9.(6) The 12c Platinum calculator solutionis expected to be available in late summer. More details areavailable at


HP products are availabledirect from HP via, atparticipating retail locations nationwide or by calling +1 888 9994747.

HP Windows 7Upgrade Program

Select consumer desktop PCspurchased on or after June 26 at 12:01 a.m. ET will be eligible forHP’s Windows 7 Upgrade Program. Details are available in a relatednewsrelease and at

HP TotalCare

HP products are backed byHP Total Care, thecompany’s award-winning service, solutions and support for in- andout-of-warranty products. HP Total Care services include the newlydesigned HP Customer Caresite and consumer supportforums, the new HPTotal Care Support video channel and online classesoffered at no charge. HP Total Care representatives are alsoavailable 24/7 by phone, email and real-time chat.

HP PCs come with built-insupport through HP Total Care Advisor, which allows consumers to navigatethrough PC care, check up on health and security, get productinformation, view connections and get updates from a single accesspoint. More information about HP Total Care is available at


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(1)Availability of signals limited by the strength and accessibilityof the originating TV signal, location and other factors.Performance issues may arise and do not constitute defects in theproduct.

(2) AsBlu-ray is a new format containing new technologies, certain disc,digital connection, compatibility and/or performance issues mayarise, and do not constitute defects in the product. Flawlessplayback on all systems is not guaranteed. For Blu-ray titles toplay they may require a DVI or HDMI digital connection and thedisplay may require HDCP support.

(3) Don’tcopy copyright-protected materials.

(4)Internet access required and sold separately.

(5) Wiredor wireless home network required.

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

Apple, iPhone andiPod are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.

This news releasecontains forward-looking statements that involve risks,uncertainties and assumptions. If such risks or uncertaintiesmaterialize or such assumptions prove incorrect, the results of HPand its consolidated subsidiaries could differ materially fromthose expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements andassumptions. All statements other than statements of historicalfact are statements that could be deemed forward-lookingstatements, including but not limited to statements of the plans,strategies and objectives of management for future operations; anystatements concerning expected development, performance or marketshare relating to products and services; any statements regardinganticipated operational and financial results; any statements ofexpectation or belief; and any statements of assumptions underlyingany of the foregoing. Risks, uncertainties and assumptions includemacroeconomic and geopolitical trends and events; the execution andperformance of contracts by HP and its customers, suppliers andpartners; the achievement of expected operational and financialresults; and other risks that are described in HP’s QuarterlyReport on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2009 andHP’s other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission,including but not limited to HP’s Annual Report on Form 10-K forthe fiscal year ended October 31, 2008. HP assumes no obligationand does not intend to update these forward-lookingstatements.

© 2009Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. The information containedherein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties forHP products and services are set forth in the express warrantystatements accompanying such products and services. Nothing hereinshould be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HPshall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissionscontained herein.

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