Business computers have been seeing a reinvention in terms of design and performance. HP has taken a step in this direction with its new line of HP EliteBook p and HP ProBook b and s series of smart laptops with added features. They come with performance features like Intel’s brand new second generation Sandy Bridge CPUs, USB 3.0, superior sound options and HD webcams.
HP EliteBook p series models include the 14-inch EliteBook 8460p and the 15.6-inch HP EliteBook 8560p with a new USB 3.0, SRS premium speakers and a battery with long backup time. It is built with attention to detail as can be seen from the sleek metal finish to its chassis, a one up from its predecessor. The HP ProBook p series forms a part of a bigger family consisting of a 13, 14 and 15 inch versions, namely the HP ProBook 6360b, 6460b and the 6560b. It comes with several utility features like a spill resistant keyboard, a brilliant HD DisplaySafe display unit packed with a smudge proof aluminum cover and magnesium reinforced ABS chassis. The highly efficient processors are bundled with Intel’s latest HD graphics solutions providing a wholesome multimedia experience at fast speed. They come with Intel Quick Sync Video technology that is a video transcoder which on being used with the inbuilt Intel graphics core helps deliver an unbelievable performance and video transcoding power that no GPU can match in terms of performance.
The HP ProBook s series bears close resemblance to the metal clad HP Pavilion range of laptops. It comes in various sizes ranging from 12-inch to 17-inch screens, namely the the 12.1-inch HP ProBook 4230s, 13.3-inch 4330s, the 14-inch 4430s, the 15.6-inch 4530s, and the 17.3-inch 4730s all power packed with an amazing array of features including Intel’s latest second generation Sandy Bridge processors speakers with SRS Premium Surround Sound and also a security feature in the form of a fingerprint reader that is oriented so as to avoid accidental swipes. They are available in a varied price range. The HP EliteBook 8460p for $999, HP EliteBook 8560p for $1,099, the HP ProBook b series for $799 and the HP ProBook s series for $579. HP is building on its performance delivery capabilities and reaching out to new markets.