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 HP today announced a number of new notebooks and desktops, offering ground-breaking technologies such as HP CoolSense Technology and Beats Audio. Some of the latest models include the compact Pavilion dm1 notebook, the new ENVY 17 featuring Beats Audio as well as new technology on its desktop PC range. 

HP Pavilion dm1
 
Ideal for the mobile user, the thin and light HP Pavilion dm1 delivers notebook performance in a compact, stylish design. Measuring 2.1 cm thin with an 11.6” diagonal HD BrightView display, the HP Pavilion dm1 features HP CoolSense Technology, which combines advanced hardware and intelligent cooling software for a notebook that feels noticeably cooler. The technology automatically adjusts cooling levels according to a customer’s personal preferences.
 
For a smooth 1080p, full HD viewing experience, the HP Pavilion dm1 includes the latest VISION Technology from AMD, powered by an AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit, which integrates a Microsoft DirectX 11 capable graphics processing unit into the main processor. HP also claims in excess of 10 hours of battery life, with the HP Pavilion dm1 including a full-size, chiclet keyboard for typing comfort and Dolby Advanced Audio for optimal playback of movies, music and games.
 
For such a small notebook it is big on storage, offering up to 500 GB of storage for photos, music and video, optional GPS for mapping and navigation and an optional external Blu-ray disc player.
 
HP ENVY 17
 
The powerful HP ENVY 17, first introduced in May, now features HP CoolSense Technology, making it the first high-performance HP PC with advanced cooling technology.
 
Switchable graphics technology dynamically alternates between integrated graphics and Mobility Radeon HD 6850M discrete graphics for enhanced performance and battery life. Coupled with future second-generation Intel Core processors, the HP ENVY 17 is the ultimate multimedia machine.
 
The HP ENVY 17 features Beats Audio and an HP Triple Bass Reflex subwoofer for superb sound, 17.3” HD BrightView display and up to 2 terabytes of storage capacity.
 
Future models of the HP ENVY 17 3D are expected to include DDD’s TriDef 3D Experience Ignition Game Player, allowing users to experience 3-D stereoscopic gaming at no additional cost.
 
HP brings increased power and Beats Audio to desktop lines
 
The future second-generation Intel Core processors and Radeon HD graphics technology will also be included on the HP Pavilion p6000 and Elite HPE series desktop PCs.
 
The new HP Elite HPE desktop PC (optional on Pavilion p6000) will also feature Beats Audio, which was created by Beats by Dr. Dre co-founders Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine to restore the emotion that is missing from digital music. Working in collaboration with HP, Iovine and Dr. Dre tuned and applied the signature Beats sound profile across HP’s product lines to provide the optimal sound experience – the way the artist intended it – when playing music or audio through headphones or external speakers.
 
There is no news yet about local release dates or pricing.

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