HP ENVY Wood Series, new Elite and ZBook models announced

At the ongoing Computex 2019 event in Taipei, HP introduced a new range of Envy, Elite and ZBook series laptops. The company introduced new additions to its Personal Systems portfolio that enable more natural and intuitive experiences across work and life.

HP ENVY Wood Series

HP has been using unique materials like Leather on its Spectre range of laptops and now, the company is expanding it further with Wood material on its ENVY range of laptops.

The company announced HP ENVY 13, HP ENVY x360 13, HP ENVY x360 15 and the HP ENVY 17 Wood Series laptops which build on previously announced metal versions. These come accented with authentic wood inlay in three combinations namely Nightfall Black with Natural Walnut, Ceramic White with White Birch, or Natural Silver with Pale Birch. Alongside the design refresh, these laptops also come with next-gen Intel Core processors or 2nd Generation AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors with Radeon Vega Graphics

HP Elite series


HP updated its 2018 Elite x2 G3 detachable to the 2019 Elite x2 G4 and it is the world’s first business detachable with a leather keyboard folio, integrated dual-camera privacy shutters, and privacy screen. It flaunts a 14-inch 4K IPS anti-glare LED-backlit display with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. The x2 G4 is powered by 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, NVIDIA Quadro M620/ Intel UHD Graphics 620, 8 GB DDR4 and 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD.

Along with the Elite x2 G4, HP also announced EliteBook x360 1030 G4, and EliteBook x360 1040 G6 laptops. The company claims that the EliteBook x360 1030 G4 is the world’s smallest and lightest business convertible and x360 1040 G6 offers the world’s longest battery life in a 14-inch business convertible.

HP also announced HP Mini-In-One 24, new HP EliteDesk 800 G5 Desktop Mini PC, HP EliteDisplay E223d and the HP EliteDisplay E273d docking monitors along with the new Elite series.

HP ZBook series

HP announced the 15.6-inch ZBook 15 G6 and 17.3-inch ZBook 17 G6 mobile workstations to replace last year’s ZBook 15 G5 and ZBook 17 G5. The announcement comes concurrently with Nvidia’s reveal of the mobile RTX Quadro series at Computex 2019. The company says that it comes with the world’s first 100 percent DCI-P3 display.

Both the laptops are powered by up to 9th Gen Intel Core and Intel Xeon processors, and next-gen NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 GPU. Aside from the upgraded internals, G6 models will sport the same chassis design, keyboard, and trackpad as their G5 predecessors.

Apart from the refreshed ZBook series of laptops, HP also introduced its entry workstations, HP Z1 Entry Tower G5, HP Z2 Mini G4, HP Z2 Small Form Factor G4, and HP Z2 Tower G4.

Pricing and Availability

The HP ENVY Wood Series portfolio is expected to be available from September to December 2019 in the US and there is no information on the pricing yet. The HP Elite x2 G4 is expected to be available in August for a starting price of $1,499 USD(Rs. 1,04,450 approx.)

The HP EliteBook x360 1030 G4 is expected to be available in July for a starting price of $1,449 USD(Rs. 1,00,970 approx.) and the HP EliteBook x360 1040 G6 is expected to be available in July for a starting price of $1,499 USD(Rs. 1,04,450 approx.)

The HP ZBook Mobile Workstations, HP Z1 Desktop Entry Tower and HP Z2 Desktop are expected to be available in July and there is no information on the pricing yet.


Author: Manoj Nagendra

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