HP refreshes EliteBook, ENVY, Mini, Pavilion, ProBook, notebook lines

By on May 10, 2011 at 3:35 AM.

HP refreshes EliteBook, ENVY, Mini, Pavilion, ProBook, notebook lines

On Monday HP announced that it has updated its EliteBook, ENVY, Mini, Pavilion, and ProBook notebook families with some more robust models. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s new:

  • HP’s ProBook 5330m, designed for business users, is less than an inch thick, weighs 3.9 pounds, and has a 13.3-inch screen. It’s powered by Intel’s Core i5 and Core i3 processors and comes with a fingerprint reader and other security options. It will debut on May 9th for $799.
  • The ultraportable EliteBook 2560p can be equipped with either an Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor, has a 7,200rpm hard drive (or SSD), and sports a 12.5-inch LED-backlit HD display. Its brother, the EliteBook 2760p has a smaller 12.1-inch display and doubles as a tablet. The EliteBook 2560p will launch on May 23rd for $1,099 and the 2760p will hit the market on May 9th for $1,499.
  • HP’s updated Mini 210 netbook has been revamped with a more modern aesthetic, weighs under 3 pounds, is less than 1-inch thick, and offers up to 9.5 hours of battery life. HP also added Beats Audio for improved music playback. The Mini 210 will launch in purple, charcoal, red, rose, and blue on June 15th starting at $299.99.
  • HP’s Pavilion dv4 notebook has been updated to include CoolSense technology, which adjusts PC cooling on the fly to prevent overheating. It weighs under 5 pounds, has a 14-inch HD LED BrightView display, and will be available in espresso black and blue when it launches for $599 on May 18th.
  • HP dropped Intel’s second-generation Core processors into the HP ENVY 14, and also added USB 3.0, a new “HP imagepad” for gesture support, and a precision-etched metal alloy-case. The ENVY 14 sports a 14.5-inch HD BrightView infinity LED display, Beats Audio, and more. It will launch on June 15th for $999.99.

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HP adds Core i5 and Core i7 to its ultraportable business laptop lineup

By on March 1, 2010 at 2:52 PM.

HP adds Core i5 and Core i7 to its ultraportable business laptop lineup

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HP upped the ante in the ultra-portable notebook category with the addition of the Core i5 and Core i7 processor to its 12 inch EliteBook models. The standard 2540p and the convertible 2740p are part of HP’s ultra-tough business lineup and meet MIL-STD 810G military-standards for vibration, dust, humidity, altitude, and high and low temperatures. The EliteBook 2540p includes a 12.1-inch diagonal LED display, integrated Intel HD graphics, optional 2-megapixel webcam, SATA II hard drive up to 250GB or SSD drive up to 160GB, Integrated Intel Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000 NIC), 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, optional HP Mobile Broadband (powered by Gobi) with GPS, optional optical DVD drive, a generous amount of ports and slots and Windows 7 with a Windows XP downgrade option. The Elitebook 2740P is similarly configured with the addition of a touchscreen display with outdoor-view option for tablet functionality. Both EliteBook models are expected to arrive stateside next month with the EliteBook 2540p starting at $1,099  and the EliteBook 2740p starting at $1,599. More →

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