HP has introduced its next-generation Pavilion portfolio which includes convertible, notebook, desktop PCs and gaming portfolio as well. These devices arrive built-in with digital personal assistant Cortana, Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, and also include fingerprint readers with Windows Hello for fast and secure login.
The company’s new HP Pavilion x360s comes in 14 and 15 convertibles. It features Windows Hello with a fingerprint reader safe, secure, and quick login experience on selected models. The Chrome-plated hinge allows you to switch your device into four different modes. It comes with touch functionality with Windows Ink which allows you to turn the convertible into a canvas for drawing on photos or marking up web pages.
It is powered by the 8th Gen Intel Core i5 and i7 dual and quad processors with discrete graphics options. The 14-inch model comes with NVIDIA MX130 Graphics option and an AMD Radeon 530 Graphics option on select 15-inch models. They sport a 14 and 15-inch diagonal HD or FHD IPS display with narrow bezel design.
HP Pavilion 14 and 15-inch notebooks offer power and quality in ultra-portable designs. They have options for HD and FHD IPS displays with micro-edge bezels. The company is promising up to 11.75 hours of battery life, powered by the 8th Gen Intel Core processors or the latest AMD Ryzen Mobile Processor with Radeon Vega Graphics. It packs up to 512GB SSD, 2TB HDDs storage.
There is an option for dual storage. In addition, Intel Optane memory for storage acceleration is also available on select models. These come with dual speakers custom tuned by B&O Play with HP Audio Boost for rich, authentic audio and Fingerprint reader option with Windows Hello on the 14-inch Pavilion model for secure login.
The HP Pavilion Desktop portfolio is powered up to 8th Gen Intel Core i+ processors or the new 2nd generation AMD Ryzen processors and discrete graphics options up to NVIDIA GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580 cards. It supports up to 512 GB SSD, up to 3TB HDDs. It also has support for Surround Sound 5.1.
The HP Pavilion Gaming Desktops 690 and 790 come with up to 6 core 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors or up to 2nd generation AMD Ryzen processors, supports up to 16 GB of DDR4 RAM. They come with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon RX 580 cards. While the 790 Desktop comes with up to 6 core 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and up to 64 GB of DDR4 RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 or AMD Radeon RX 580 GPUs.
Pricing and Availability:
- HP Pavilion x360 14-inch starts at $499 (Rs. 32,602 approx.) and will be available via HP.com from May 30, 2018
- HP Pavilion x360 15-inch starts at $579 (Rs. 37,828 approx.) and will be available via HP.com and other retailers from May 9, 2018.
- HP Pavilion Notebook 14-inch starts at $369 (Rs. 24,112 approx.) and will be available via retailers from June 3, 2018.
- HP Pavilion Notebook 15-inch starting price is $629 (Rs. 41,102 approx.) and will be available via HP.com and other retailers from May 9, 2018.
- HP Pavilion Desktop starting price is $329.99 (Rs. 21,563 approx.) and will be available via HP.com and other retailers from April 27, 2018.
- HP Pavilion Gaming desktop 690 starts at $549 (Rs. 35,874 approx.) and will be available via HP.com and other retailers from April 15, 2018.
- HP Pavilion Gaming 790 starts at $649 (Rs.42,408 approx.) and will be available via HP.com on April 30, 2018, and other retailers from June 3, 2018.
Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager of consumer personal systems, HP Inc said:
Pavilion excels at delivering amazing customer experiences at exceptional value. Our new lineup, featuring the sleekest, thinnest and most powerful Pavilion devices ever designed, raises the bar and inspires new ways to create, connect and share. Coachella is synonymous with creative expression and amazing experiences, making it the perfect venue to launch our new Pavilion line and enhance the event though technology.