HP launches new range ahead of Windows 7 release
HP New Zealand has announced a range of new PCs, laptops and notebooks to accompany Windows 7 to be launched on the same day as Microsoft’s updated software.
The new range includes hardware for corporate and consumer use. HP launched “one of the world’s thinnest full-performance notebooks” in Singapore today.
The new notebook, HP ProBook 5310m weighs about 1.7kg and has a black anodised aluminium with a magnesium frame finish.
HP director of personal systems at IDC Asia Pacific Bryan Ma said, “ The consumer notebook market is red hot right now.
“Notebooks have the potential to resonate with consumers in the Asia Pacific and become a major driver for the overall PC market in the process.”
The ProBook starts at $2132 with an IntelCore2 Duo, the HP dm1 Notebook PC starts at $1499 and the HP Pavilion dm3 starts at $1699.
The new limited edition HP Mimi notebook was launched at Air New Zealand Fashion Week a fortnight ago. It comes in a 3D type finish designed by Dutch artists Tord Boontje, it will retail from $999,
HP New Zealand general manager of personal systems group Brent Kendrick said, “We look at every opportunity to design the wow factor that surprises and delights people.”
The notebooks, PCs and other items such as printers will be available on October 22, when Windows 7 is officially launched to the public.