HP debuts a bunch of new Envy notebooks and PCsBy Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 May 2018 | Categories: news
HP has clearly been very busy when it comes to its notebooks and desktop PCs. So much so that the company recently unveiled a swathe of new options, primarily for the Envy and Elite range of devices.
While we cannot detail all 11, yes 11, of the products on show from HP, we can highlight the most alluring offerings. To that end, HP has new 13" and 17" Envy x360 notebooks on the way, each sporting rotating displays if you're into that kind of thing.
HP also redesigned the screen for each notebook, reducing the bezel size by 31% compared to the predecessors, as well as retaining their front facing webcams. Powering the new Envy x360 notebooks will be Intel's 8th Gen Core processors, which will differ depending on the model. Taking care of the graphics is an Nvidia GeForce MX150 card that supports the 4K or 1080p capable screens, again depending on the model.
On the ultrabook side of things is an updated version of the Envy 13, which is billed as HP's MacBook (12") rival. It sports a similar internal setup to the x360 notebooks, with 8th Gen Intel Core chipsets on offer for the range and GeForce Mx150 graphics card. Other noteworthy features include a display hinge that lifts the lower portion of the notebook slightly for a better typing position, as well as extras like a SureView privacy screen, along with fingerprint reader. Additionally the Envy 13 boasts up to 14 hours of battery life according to HP, with fast charging integrated too.
For those wanting an All-In-One (AIO) desktop PC, HP has introduced the Envy AiO 27 and AiO 34. As the names suggest, each PC's display measures 27" and 34" (diagonally) respectively and have a slight curved design. There's also built-in support for Amazon Alexa, with Intel's 8th Gen Core processors once again taking care of the heavy lifting. On the graphics card side, HP will be offering a choice of either Nvidia GTX 1050 or AMD Radeon RX 560 GPUs.
Unfortunately there is no mention of when these new devices will be landing locally or indeed how much they will cost, but at least HP has some new hardware on the way for the latter half of 2018.
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