SINGAPORE, Aug., 30, 2012 — HP today announced two consumer notebooks featuring multitouch displays, including a uniquely designed hybrid PC that gives people more choice in how they access information.
The HP ENVY x2 is a powerful and ultrathin hybrid PC with the advantages of two devices in one. As a notebook that doubles as a tablet, the HP ENVY x2 has a detachable screen that becomes a full tablet when separated from the keyboard via a seamless magnetic latch. Customers no longer have to choose between a product that lets them create rich content and another that lets them enjoy entertainment on the go—they can have both in one device.
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The HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook™ 4 brings the intuitive power of touch to ultramobile PCs.
|“Consumers want the flexibility to move between creating rich documents and losing themselves in a great movie,” said Christoph Schell, COO & Vice President, PPS APJ Personal Systems Category, HP. “With the HP ENVY x2, customers can have it all, and the touch experience on these two new notebooks brings out the best of Windows 8.”|
These notebook PCs are the first HP products announced with Microsoft® Windows® 8; additional notebooks, desktops and tablets will be announced later in 2012.
HP ENVY x2 – the right device for the right time, every time
The HP ENVY x2 solves the “Do I bring my notebook or tablet?” dilemma. Consumers get the power of a notebook and the freedom of a tablet in one stylish, lightweight device.
Featuring a sleek aluminum finish and an innovative hinge with magnets that smoothly guide the tablet into place, the HP ENVY x2 weighs 1.41-kilos(1). When separated, the tablet portion weighs just 0.71-kilos.
Customers can interact directly with the optimized Windows 8 touch interface on the HP ENVY x2’s vivid 11.6-inch diagonal HD(2) touch display. Ultrawide viewing angles and a bright, 400-nit, In-Plane Switching (IPS) panel provide a superb visual experience indoors and outdoors, while an HD webcam on the front and an 8-megapixel camera on the back capture high-quality photos and video.
The HP ENVY x2 also features Beats AudioTM for the best-sounding, richest audio experience available on a PC. An optional stylus offers added creativity, giving customers the freedom to write, draw and navigate with added accuracy.
The HP ENVY x2 also makes sharing and staying connected with friends and family a breeze. It uses solid-state memory designed for improved reliability and faster startup times. Near Field Communication (NFC) technology lets users share content, including photos, contacts and URLs, with a simple tap.
HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook™ 4 – the power of touch
Featuring an eye-catching metal design, the HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook™ 4 offers a 14-inch diagonal multitouch HD(2) display, measures 23 mm thin and weighs 2.16-kilos(1).
HP ENVY TouchSmart UltrabookTM 4:
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Up to 8 hours of battery life(3) and a booming subwoofer with Beats Audio™ allow customers to power through their day.
The HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook™ 4 delivers powerful performance with the latest Intel processors and solid-state drive options with Intel Rapid Start(4), Intel Identity Protection Technology(5), Intel Anti-Theft Technology,(6)Intel Smart Response(7) and Intel Smart Connect(8) technologies. HP innovations such as HP CoolSense, HP Imagepad, HP ProtectSmart and HP TrueVision HD Webcam are also included.
Pricing and availability
- The HP ENVY x2 is expected to be available in Singapore from late 2012. Pricing will be available at a later date.
· The HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook™ 4 is expected to be available in Singapore from late 2012. Pricing will be available at a later date.