HP has announced new HDX16 and HDX18 consumer notebook PCs and TouchSmart IQ800 series desktop PCs, pushing the boundaries of personal computing design that makes it even easier for people to enjoy photos, music and other important content with anyone and anywhere.“HP’s new consumer notebooks and TouchSmart PC deliver smart and creative ways to engage the wealth of photos, videos, music and entertainment that was previously stuck on
our PCs gathering digital dust,” said Stephen DeWitt, senior vice president, Personal Systems Group, HP. “HP is developing new products and solutions that help make connecting to people and information simple and fun and create a truly personalized computing experience.”The new HP Notebook PCs come with striking new designs and amazing features for the demanding users who want access to friends and family, TV, photos, movies, music, games and online information wherever they are.These notebooks bundle up vivid bright 1,080-pixel displays, built-in TV tuners, HP MediaSmart, Blu-ray disk capabilities, built-in Wi-Fi networking and home-theater-quality audio/video options like Altec Lansing speakers, an HP Triple Bass subwoofer and Dolby Home Theater software.The HP HDX16 sports a 16-inch diagonal widescreen and 1,080-pixel resolution display while the powerful and visually captivating HDX18 comes with an 18.4-inch diagonal Ultra BrightView 1,080-pixel screen. It also equips graphic capabilities.The HP TouchSmart IQ800 series PC features a 25.5-inch diagonal high-definition widescreen, user touch interface of the HP TouchSmart, crop, edit and share photos, watching TV with a tap or swipe of a finger, image resolution of 1,920 x 1,200 pixels, Blu-ray player.The HP IQ800 series also equips a powerful, energy-efficient Intel Core 2 Duo processor, HP power management technology saves 45 percent energy compared to other PCs, webcam, colored HP Ambient Light, media card reader, high-speed hard drive, Pocket Media Drive Bay and premium speakers.The starting price of HP TouchSmart IQ804 PC is $1,899 (approx Rs. 87,837) and is expected to be available on September 21 while the HP TouchSmart IQ816 PC starts at $2,099 and is said to be available on October 12. The HP HDX16 comes at a starting price of $1,299(approx Rs. 60,100) while the HP HDX18 carries a starting price of $1,549 (approx Rs. 71,890). They are expected to be available later this month.