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HP showcases new PC lineup

10 Jan 17

HP has debuted its latest PC offerings at CES 2017, in a move the company says will change the way people interact with their PCs.

The new line of premium PCs includes the EliteBook x360, HP’s thinnest business convertible, the ENVY Curved All-in-One 34, HP’s widest curved all-in-one, with a new integrated sound bar design, Sprout Pro by HP, the company’s first immersive PC, had had a major hardware and software redesign to power HP’s Blended Reality 3D experiences, and OMEN X 35 Curved Display, designed for immersive gaming with NVIDIA G-Sync technology.

“HP has been on an innovation roll over the last year and that momentum continues with major advances across our PC portfolio that create incredible customer experiences for both personal and business uses,” explains Paul Gracey, director, Personal Systems, HP South Pacific.

“By continuously seeking insights from customers we are changing the way we create and deliver computing experiences,” he says.

According to a company statement, HP is introducing the new Sprout Pro to better meet the demands of commercial customers.

“The advanced technologies and new features empower users in education, retail kiosk and manufacturing to create highly visual content and interactive experiences by blending the physical and digital worlds,” Gracey explains.

“This generation makes it easier to interact with Windows 10 Pro and streamlined software gives easy access to Sprout’s key features including faster 2D scanning and, for the first time, high-precision 3D scanning,” he says.

The HP EliteBook x360 is the company’s thinnest business convertible, and combines HP Spectre’s thin and light design, HP EliteBook Folio’s collaboration capabilities and HP Elite enterprise security and durability. It features the HP’s longest battery life in a convertible.

Pricing and Availability

•       The HP EliteBook x360 is expected to be available in early 2017 starting at $1,999 (inc. GST).

•       The HP ENVY Curved All-In-One 34 is expected to be available on HP.com and select retailers in late February 2017 starting at $2,999 (inc. GST).

•      Pricing and availability for the Sprout Pro by HP is to be confirmed.

•       The OMEN X 35 Display is expected to be available on HP.com and through select retailers in late March 2017 starting at $1,999 (inc. GST).

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