Hewlett Packard (HP) has announced the introduction of new consumer and business range of Personal Computers (PCs) that are compatible
with the newly launched Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System (OS). The new HP products, ranging from stylish notebooks and desktops to a
tablet, leverage premium materials and a purposeful design philosophy to deliver a distinct HP look and feel, the company said.
The new hybrid PCs come with a detachable screen, a business tablet with functionality-boosting HP Smart Jackets and an ultrathin all-in-one desktop that will enable users to take advantage of Windows 8 along with HP innovations such as HP TouchSmart technology. The Senior Vice President and General Manager, Personal Computer Global Business Unit at HP, Mr. James Mouton said: “HP’s portfolio of ultrathin notebooks, sleek all-in-one and high-performance business PCs, are designed to meet the needs of customers, in anticipating of the release of the Windows 8 OS. “Consumers and organisations can now choose from a broad range of HP PCs featuring multi-touch displays, versatile form factors, sleek designs or customisable solutions that address their needs.”
The HP consumer notebook portfolio, featuring Windows 8, includes a hybrid PC and notebooks with slim and sophisticated designs, multi-touch display technology, strong performance and great value.
The HP Envy x2 is a powerful, ultrathin hybrid PC that delivers the power of a notebook and the freedom of a tablet in one stylish, lightweight device. It has a detachable screen that becomes a full tablet when separated from the keyboard via a seamless magnetic latch. The HP Envy x2 comes in 11.6-inch/295 millimetres diagonal high-definition (HD) touch display, Beats Audio, an HD webcam plus an 8 megapixel camera, and near field communication (NFC) technology that lets users share content, including photos, and it is available in Nigeria.
HP’s new consumer desktops include PCs, featuring the latest multi-touch technology and offering head-turning designs and powerful performance.
Delivering outstanding performance, versatility and value, HP’s business PC portfolio maximises productivity for businesses and government organisations of any size.
It comes as HP EliteBook Folio, with lightweight and efficient performance. With enterprise docking capabilities and a swappable battery, the HP EliteBook is built for the ‘on-the-go professional.’
Other range includes HP ElitePad 900, which is a true tablet for business that balances a beautiful design with enterprise-grade features, serviceability and support. The ultrathin and lightweight Windows 8-based tablet also features optional HP ElitePad Smart Jackets, which add connectivity options and longer battery life along with specific add-ons that customise the tablet for specialised uses.