HP's CES 2011 Laptop and PC Announcements

HP's CES 2011 Laptop and PC Announcements

HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr (Image: HP/Verizon)

While we covered the HP Pavilion dm1 already in a separate post, the company has released plenty of other laptops that should get some mention at CES.

While having names that are very unpronounceable, the company is touting these two computers as the first notebook PCs to be on Verizon’s 4G LTE network.

The Pavilion dm1-3010nr will be less than 1-inch thin, have an 11.6-inch display and will include the latest VISION technology from AMD – which includes DirectX 11 compatibility. It will also have 320GB of storage, 9.5 hours of battery life and a full-size keyboard, media card reader, HDMI port and GPS.

The Compaq CQ10-688nr is also a less than 1-inch thin laptop, but with a 10.1-inch anti-glare LED display on an Antom N455 processor. It also has a media card reader, webcam, and 8.6-hours of battery life. Both laptops can also be used as mobile hotspots, via its integrated Internet Connection Sharing application.

Release dates and pricing have not been confirmed.

The HP Envy 17 is to get an upgrade to include 3D graphics and will include DDD’s TriDef 3D Experience Ignition Game Player. It will also feature Beats Audio and HP’s own Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer; a 17.3-inch HD display and up to 2 terabytes of storage. It’s expected that it will AMD Radeon HD 6850M and Intel’s “Sandy Bridge” Core processors. Wireless Display technology from Intel is also included.

The updated HP ENVY 17 has not been given a release date, and pricing has also not been released.

The Pavilion line is to get an update for both its desktop and notebook lines. The notebooks and desktops (Pavilion P6700, Slimline S5700 and Elite HPE-500) will now feature Intel’s “Sandy Bridge” Core processors and AMD’s Radeon graphics cards inside. The desktops will also feature HP’s Multi-Display Capable technology that will allow users to have two side-by-side monitors act as one huge monitor – excellent for gamers.

The updated line is to be out on January 9. The dv6 will cost $899.99, while the dv7 will cost $999.99. The p6700 desktop will cost $299.99, the Slimline will cost $329.99 and the HPE-500 will cost $599.99.

The HP Mini 210 is getting expanded with two new styles – iceberry and raspberry. The notebook will be less than 1-inch thick and be powered by an Intel Atom processor. Battery life, from its six-cell battery, is said to be 10.75 hours. The netbooks are expected, however, to still have most of the same internals.

The HP Mini 210 iceberry model will be out on January 9 for $349.99, while the HP Mini 210 rasberry model will be an exclusive to Best Buy in the US and will be out on January 23 for a price tag of $329.99.

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