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In a bid to to overcome the languid sales of PCs, HP is coming up with hybrid stuffs to re-establish there lost stature in recent times. The concept of all-in-one computer is on the rise now and HP is hell-bent to ride on this new wave in the electronic market. HP launches ENVY ROVE, a 20 inch all-in-one which can lie flat on the surface and give an ultimate multi-player gaming experience in particular.
This one has a sharp display of 1600×900 pixels which gets even better with integrated Intel HD graphics. Rove is very portable, as it comes with a spring base, hinged stand, which gives the users freedom to place it tilted at any angle on a surface or just simply put it flat and use it as a gaming table or so. The battery backup is good, given the standards and is rated to give at least 3hrs of support.
Envy uses Intel’s fourth generation Core CPU, famous as the Haswell, as its processor. There is a range of games which come pre-loaded on the Envy Rove like, Electronic Arts’s Monopoly, Disney Fairies, Musical instruments etc.
Through the sources, it is clear that HP ENVY ROVE is expected to be off the shelf in he month of July but, the price at which, is still a mystery.
There is going to be raft of similar touchscreen all-in-one, table types coming up from the HP, in the near future. As per the announcements made by the company recently, HP Pavilion TouchSmart series is also about to see its launch pretty soon. Initially there are only two models to be retailed all over, namely, 20-inch Pavilion TouchSmart 20 and the 23-inch Pavilion TouchSmart 23. This series will be more budget oriented though, but, without slackening the performance threads. These might come with an option to choose between Intel 4th generation Core CPUs and AMD CPUs. Their easel stands could go as low as 10 degrees for adjustments. Pavilion TouchSmart23 will meet its buyers from 5th June onwards by accepting the indicative price of $749, while the TouchSmart20 will be on roll from 23rd June onwards @ $620.
There are also some new gaming desktops planned to be released with the all-in-ones. With all this buzzing in the HP, the company’s CEO, Mr. Meg Whitman, told this to the media that HP has been trying hard to stand out in the PC market. With the launch of ENVY ROVE, TouchSmart and all other cutting edge PCs lined up with them, the expect their time to change considerably and see a fair rise in the sales all together.
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HP is on a roll and spree of launching various hybrids and all-in-ones, all to get his hold back on the market what once seemed to be slipping out of their control. Pursuing the plan, HP introduces HP Envy 20, an all-in-one desktop which you can also think of a large screen Tablet PC, as an intuitive touch screen is enabled on this and responses to all your feather touches. The screen is as large as 20 inches! . You can imagine the out of the world Tablet PC experience the Envy 20 can offer with this large screen.
There are a number of things which make this assemble a quality product wiz. Intel Core i3 processor, Windows 8 OS, an optional solid state drive, optional Express Cache to make the boot time almost negligible, edge-to-edge screen display, clutter-less wire arrangement (just a single wire), HP Beats Audio, unbelievable RAM, a world of space and what not.
Take a look at the detailed feature list of the HP Envy 20 put below:-
|Screen Size & Display||20inch TFT LCD( diagonally)Use all your 10 fingers, a complete Hands On experience|
|Storage||1 TB SATA (7200 rpm)|
|Camera||HP TrueVision HD Webcam|
|Price||~$950, can also avail $100 discount|
Book it here from the HP’s official space.
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After Envy x2, HP braces up for the launch of another hybrid in this brimming segment, and this they have fondly named as the “HP Split x2”. The name itself gives us an inkling about what it is going to be. Yes, the Split x2 is a Laptop-Tablet hybrid, analogous to its senior Envy x2. Keeping it simple, Split x2 is a detachable PC where one can remove the screen and use it as a standalone Tablet PC to one’s comfort. There are two battery bases, docked one each in the screen and the keyboard panels. At the release of Split x2, HP also announced the release of a yet another Hybrid to this portfolio, which will called as the HP SlateBook x2. Words on its specs are still not spoken outside yet, except for the fact that SlateBok x2 will be an Android driven device. But we have managed to get all the info needed about the Split x2 model for you.
The ostensible specs and features HP Split x2, along with its tentative price is all put together in a form of a table, all for your better reading and understanding. Please have a look:-
|Screen Size & Display||13.3 inch HD touchscreenLED-backlight IPS display1366x768 pixels.|
|Processor||Intel 3rd generation i3 or i5 processor(optional)|
|Storage||64/124 GB SSD (Solid Storage Drive)An external mSDcard port in the screenAn external drive upto 500GB can be in the base(keyboard)!!|
|Camera||8MP rear2MP front|
|Connectivity/Ports||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/nBluethoothno NFCUSB 2.0 (1)
USB 3.0 (1)
Combo audio jack
SD card slot
|Battery||2 : Screen(1) Keyboard(1)|
If you want to purchase the HP Split x2, you can pre-order it now on HP’s official website.
On the launch event,Jim Mcgregor,chief analyst at Tirias Research, said that HP is doing good by bringing full sized keyboards, as for him and many, nothing is worse than using a small keyboard. He says Split x2 is on par with Ultrabooks and wished the product and the company all the success.
HP ENVY x2 11-G004TU, a tablet err a notebook or oh wait! It’s a bit confusing. Is it both? The answer is: Yes, HP delivers this new entry in the market trumpeting it as 100% both, tablet and a notebook. The highlight here is the detachable screen off a complete notebook or you can look it as the other way round, one or the same thing. So now if you thing the space around you is too cramped (especially while travelling) spare your notebook and just use the transformed tablet out of it. Since we write about tablets, we would selfishly recommend you to use it more often like a tablet.
|Processor||1.8 GHz Intel Atom Processor Z2760|
|Screen||11.6 inch LED Widescreen|
|Storage||64 GB SSD|
|Camera||Front- HD webcamBack – 8 MP|
|Battery||2 cells (one for each)|
With HP intrinsic features like HP Smart Touch, Beat Audio and HP Cool Sense, this tablet bundles up into a nice buy. With the power of two batteries ie, one in the tablet and other in the notebook, the device promises amazingly more than 19hrs of run.
Indeed it’s an expensive ask for someone looking just for a tablet. But combining all, it is a good deal. Check the Milagrow X11 tablet which also falls in the same price range slot.