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HP has introduced a new host of devices, displays, and accessories, including new laptops, desktop computers, monitors, and more.
The new 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, comes with an integrated, intelligent 5 MP camera that allows owners to easily 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 includes Beauty Mode to touch up skin, teeth, and eyes; while you can take a break mid-call with Auto Frame. 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. The device automatically locks when you walk away and awakens when you approach. When you look away, the screen dims so you can save battery. I someone is behind you, the device will blur the screen to protect against shoulder surfing. You can also receive wellbeing reminders, including screen time and distance.
With the 16:10 ratio and up to UHD+OLED displaywith VESA True Black HDR and 100% colour calibration, the Spectre x360 16-inch features an extra 22 mm of viewing space compared to the 15-inch version with the 91% screen-to-body ratio.
There’s also newly designed quad speakers for higher volume, more balanced treble, and AI Noise Removal that mutes background noise; an Intel Evo verified platform 11th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor,16 NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU,17 up to Wi-Fi 6E18 with Network Booster and Bluetooth 5.2, and up to 17 hours of battery life.
This is also the first HP consumer notebook made with recycled CNC aluminum along with a sustainably made keyboard, bezels and a speaker box made with ocean-bound plastic, along with molded fiber packaging to help reduce the environmental impact. It also has EPEAT Gold & ENERGY STAR ratings.
The HP Spectre x360 16-inch is expected to be available beginning in October for a starting price of US$1,639; Canadian pricing and availability is TBA.
The HP ENVY 34-inch All-in-One Desktop PC (October; starting price US$1,999) has a height-adjustable display with a wide 21:9 ratio micro-edge. Coupled with the new Windows 11 Snap Layouts, you can easily view multiple documents side by side or quickly move a window to a specific region of the screen. The 5K display and true colour accuracy is offered with factory colour calibration and 98% DCI-P3. It also has a detachable, magnetic camera with an advanced 16 MP binning technology and 2 μm pixel sensor. You can customize how you appear in the camera with HP Enhanced Lighting, which leverages the lighting controls in your display.
It comes equipped with an up to 8-core 11th Gen Intel Core i9 S-series processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics. Design-wise, it cleverly has an embedded power supply design, advanced thermal solution, wireless charging pads built into the stand, and multiple ports including Thunderbolt 4 support.
The HP 11-inch Tablet PC (December; starting US$599) is has a rotatable camera and 13 MP front camera. The company’s first Windows 11 tablet PC allows you to leverage Windows 11 Snap Layouts in both landscape and portrait mode using the built-in kickstand to view content, edit between two apps, and share content while on a video call. There’s an optional detachable magnetic keyboard that can also work in portrait and landscape mode, or use 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.
HP is also introducing HP Palette, a digital workspace for creatives to help simplify their creative flow and offers cross-device collaboration. It includes four applications, available across all new Spectre and Envy devices and the new HP Tablet: PhotoMatch, a photo search tool that enables search based on AI Face Recognition; HP QuickDrop for easily sending photos and images to a phone wirelessly from an HP device – even if the phone has a different operating system; Duet for HP for connecting a second device like a laptop, tablet, or AiO to extend a workspace and use the second device as an input screen to edit with a pen, zoom in or out with touch or for easier editing; and Concepts for creating on the go with quick sketching or editing, then sharing the creation via HP QuickDrop.
There’s also a new 14-inch Laptop PC (October; pricing TBA), which will be deemed HP’s lightest 14” consumer laptop with optional 4G LTE, Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Compute Platform, up to 8 GB LPDDR4 memory, 128 GB of storage, and up to 15 hours of battery life.
The HP Pavilion All-in-One Desktop PC (October; starting at US$799) is a Zoom Certified 24- or 27-inch AiO that features a 5 MP pop-up privacy webcam. It comes with a Full or Quad HD display featuring a flicker-free and anti-glare screen with a low blue light filter and AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors.
Ideal for students, the HP All-in-One Desktop PC (October; starting at US$749) comes with a choice of an AMD Ryzen 5000 series or Intel processor and a new emoji key integrated on the keyboard.
Along with the company’s new premium and mainstream PCs, HP will also begin shipping devices with Windows 11 across its existing portfolio beginning later this fall.
To complement the computers are new displays, including the HP U32 4K HDR Monitor (October; starting at US$499) with a 31.5-inch diagonal 4K HDR monitor, factory-calibrated colour gamut with 99% sRGB and 98% DCI-P3; and the HP M34d WQHD Curved Monitor (available now, starting at US$530), a fully immersive 34-inch diagonal display complete with integrated speakers and a WQHD resolution. Both monitors offer a clutter-free space with the unified USB-C cable that can handle both data and power for the monitors when connected to a laptop. Built using recycled plastics, they also feature a low blue light filter and stand adjustability.