PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, HP Inc. introduced its newest devices, displays and accessories, designed for people who want technology that enables them to seamlessly switch between productivity, creativity, entertainment, and collaboration – regardless of location.
PCs are more important than ever as we settle into a new way of life. According to a recent HP study, 36% of respondents say they will continue watching TV, movies, and videos as much as they did in 2020.1 One-third of users say they expect to continue using their PCs for video calls to connect with others to take meetings, network, or have happy hours with friends.2 And 73% of respondents want a device that offers enough power and professional features to express themselves creatively.3
“The last 18 months has forever changed how we work, learn, and play – now more than ever, consumers need devices with the latest technologies to keep up with their lifestyle,” said Josephine Tan, Global Head and General Manager, Consumer PCs at HP Inc. “We are excited that this powerful combination of HP and Windows 11 will give consumers the best consumption, collaboration, and creation experiences to bring them closer to the people and things they love.”
Connect, Collaborate and Create for Meaningful Connections: HP Spectre x360 16 inch 2-in-1 Laptop PC
Consumers are seeking technology that has the portability and power to stay connected wherever they are, and the ability to seamlessly switch between productivity, creativity, entertainment, and collaboration. The HP Spectre x360 16 inch 2-in 1 Laptop PC, available in nocturne blue with celestial blue accents, and nightfall black with pale brass accents, offers a PC to easily consume, collaborate, and create with the people and things you love. Features include:
- With video calls part of the new normal, the world’s first 16” laptop PC with an integrated, intelligent 5 MP camera4 also makes it easy to log-in using Windows Hello. The camera features a physical shutter controlled by a hot key, with an on-screen display shown in all apps that use the camera to remind the user of its status for added security.
- HP GlamCam in the HP Command Center elevates the video call experience. Enable Beauty Mode to touch up skin, teeth, and eyes.5 Get up and take a break mid-call with Auto Frame.6 Lighting Correction brings the right amount of light to your face by adjusting poor lighting conditions for a seamless transition when you're moving from the home office to the patio.6 The device automatically locks when you walk away and awakens when you approach; 6 when you look away, the screen dims so you can save battery; and if someone is behind you, the device will blur the screen to protect against shoulder surfing.7 Receive wellbeing reminders including screen time8 and distance.9
- Whether streaming the latest movie or editing the perfect image, the 16:10 ratio10 and up to UHD+OLED display11 with VESA True Black HDR and 100% color calibration brings bold details and visuals to life. Experience an extra 22 mm of viewing space compared to the 15-inch version with the 91% screen-to-body ratio.12
- Sound comes alive with newly designed quad speakers for higher volume, more balanced treble,13 along with AI Noise Removal that mutes any background noise.
- Experience superb performance with an Intel® Evo™ verified platform14, 11th Gen Intel®ï¸ Core™ï¸ i7 Processor,15 NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU,16 up to Wi-Fi 6E17 with Network Booster and Bluetooth 5.2, and up to 17 hours of battery life.18
- This is the first HP consumer notebook made with recycled CNC aluminum, also features a sustainably made keyboard, bezels and a speaker box made with ocean-bound plastic19, along with molded fiber packaging to help reduce the environmental impact. It also has EPEAT® Gold & ENERGY STAR® ratings.20
Made by Creators for Creators: HP ENVY 34 inch All-in-One Desktop PC
Creators desire a powerful hub with a high-resolution screen and incredible performance to bring their creations to life. And many creators experience the greatest level of productivity to complete multiple tasks when given an ultra-wide display versus a laptop, a single external monitor, and even a dual monitor set-up.21 These insights led to the development of the HP ENVY 34 All-in-One Desktop PC. Fit more of what you love into your creative process with the 34-inch, height-adjustable display; the wider display with its 21:9 ratio micro-edge display01 reduces time wasted in scrolling or switching to different windows and allows you to focus your full attention on a single task. Coupled with the new Windows 11 Snap Layouts, easily view multiple documents side by side or quickly move a window to a specific region of the screen.
Other exciting new features include:
- Enjoy the most immersive experience possible with the ultra-sharp details and anti-reflection coating of the world’s first 34-inch All-in-One with 5K display,22 and true color accuracy with factory color calibration and 98% DCI-P3.23
- With the world’s first All-in-One with a detachable, magnetic camera24 – which features an advanced 16 MP binning technology and 2 μm pixel sensor – easily move the camera along the sides of the display to change the way you collaborate with others. Customize how you appear in the camera with HP Enhanced Lighting, which leverages the lighting controls in your display.
- Creators expect a professional grade tool for both their personal and professional lives and this all-in-one delivers, with up to an 8-core 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 S-series processor15 and is the world’s first All-in-One with NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3080 graphics.25
- Clever design features include an embedded power supply design, advanced thermal solution, wireless charging pads built into the stand, along with multiple ports including Thunderbolt™ 4 support.
The Perfect Companion for Your Hybrid Life: The HP 11 inch Tablet PC
The HP 11 inch Tablet PC is a thin and light device optimized for touch and designed for productivity and creativity on the go. Share your experiences in real time using the world’s first tablet with rotatable camera26 and world’s first tablet with 13 MP front camera,27 which allows users to go from selfie mode to a world-view mode in an instant, or even to the desktop view for real-time sharing during video calls. The company’s first Windows 11 tablet PC allows you to leverage Windows 11 Snap Layouts in both landscape and portrait mode using the innovative built-in kickstand to view content, edit between two apps, and share content while on a video call. Increase productivity with the optional detachable magnetic keyboard that can also work in portrait and landscape mode, or discover new ways to collaborate and create with ease using the optional HP Rechargeable Tilt Pen, HP Palette software, and Windows Ink. Seamlessly move between devices to create, work, and play with the HP Tablet and its SuperSpeed USB Type-C® port.
A Creative Toolbox for What You Love: HP Palette
Creating and sharing content is often done on the go and can be challenging across multiple devices. That’s why HP is introducing HP Palette – a digital workspace for creatives to help simplify their creative flow and offers cross-device collaboration to create the things you love, faster and easier.
There are four applications within HP Palette, which is available across all new Spectre and ENVY devices and the new HP Tablet:
- PhotoMatch: Developed by HP Labs, this innovative photo search tool enables search based on AI Face Recognition.
- HP QuickDrop: Easily send photos and images to a phone wirelessly from an HP device – even if the phone has a different operating system – to share content quickly and easily with others.
- Duet for HP: Connect a second device – whether it be a laptop, tablet or AiO – using Duet for HP to extend a workspace. Use the second device as an input screen to edit with a pen, zoom in or out with touch or for easier editing. 28
- Concepts: Create on the go with quick sketching or editing, then share the creation via HP QuickDrop. 29