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HP Fuels the Future of Computing at CES 2018

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News Highlights:               

  • HP Spectre x360 15, the world’s most powerful convertible PC1, is designed for creative enthusiasts.  
  • OMEN Game Stream brings the power of OMEN to any Windows 10 PC2 in any location with internet connection. 
  • OMEN X 65 Big Format Gaming Display with NVIDIA G-Sync™ delivers an immersive 65” diagonal HDR immersive gaming experience. 

London, January 8, 2018 – HP, Inc. today unveiled a series of new products at CES 2018, ushering in the next generation of personal computing and enabling a wide range of exciting PC experiences. 

The latest HP products take PC performance, design, and functionality to new heights – ranging from the world’s most powerful convertible1 to 2-in-1 to cutting-edge gaming technology. 

“Every aspect of the PC experience is being reinvented, and HP is at the forefront,” said Anne-Sophie Hadberg, head of Consumer Personal Systems EMEA, HP Inc. “We are fundamentally reshaping the way the world connects and creates. Our CES 2018 lineup showcases what’s possible when you combine the voice of the customer with world-class design and engineering capabilities. Whether it’s the world’s most powerful convertible or our cutting-edge suite of OMEN gaming hardware and software, HP technology is changing the game.”

HP Spectre x360 15 

The premium HP Spectre x360 15, the world’s most powerful convertible PC1, offers fast performance and powerful discrete graphics to effortlessly create, edit and stream 4K and 3D content. 

Specific features include: 

  • Power and performance for creative enthusiasts: From intensive workloads to editing huge video files, users will experience fast and responsive performance and graphics capabilities with the choice of: 

o   8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 8705G processor3 with Radeon™ RX Vega M graphics offering up to 12 hours of battery life4 with Fast Charge Technology – 50 percent in 30 minutes5 or

o   Quad core 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processors3 with NVIDIA® GeForce® MX 150 graphics with up to 13.5 hours of battery life4 with Fast Charge Technology – 90 percent in 90 minutes6

  • Gorgeous, premium design: Built from an aluminium CNC machined chassis with a new angular profile at 19.5 mm and weighs 2.09kg (4.62 lbs.)7 It is offered in Dark Ash Silver with Copper Luxe accents featuring sleek geared hinges for seamless transitions between laptop, tablet and entertainment modes. Speakers now sit above the keyboard for an improved audio experience in any mode while allowing the keyboard to offer a numeric keypad ideal for Adobe short-cut keys. 
  • Imagination is the limit: The 4K UHD8 15.6-inch diagonal touch display and optional HP Tilt Pen set ideas in motion on the digital canvas. The durable and brilliant Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 display is strong and scratch-resistant for when creating on the go and using a touch display.
  • Secure and Smart: Packed into this powerful PC includes an IR camera supporting Windows Helloand a finger print reader to safely and seamlessly log in with both in any mode. 

OMEN Game Stream

OMEN Game Stream17 allows gamers to play top AAA games anytime and anywhere by leveraging the power and performance of their OMEN PC on any Windows 10 mobile device2 with a high-speed internet connection.

Specific details include: 

  • Connected cloud gaming experience: Offered within the OMEN Command Centre, gamers can now take their OMEN gaming experience with them on-the-go with their OMEN gaming PC doing all the heavy lifting by acting as a cloud gaming server. 
  • Push gaming boundaries: Using any Windows 10 device2, gamers can connect to their OMEN PC and play games that are well beyond the hardware specifications of the connecting device for an incredible cloud gaming experience.  

OMEN X 65 Big Format Gaming Display with NVIDIA G-SYNC™ 

The OMEN X 65 Big Format Gaming Display with NVIDIA G-SYNC™ is a next-generation big format gaming display for the home featuring a cutting edge 4K UHD10 65-inch diagonal display. 

Specific details include: 

  • Stunning graphics and performance: The display runs a 120 Hz refresh rate with ultra-low latency for gamers to enjoy gorgeous visuals with the performance they crave to beat the competition. 
  • Striking visuals for gaming: 4K UHD8 and HDR-10 brings gorgeous colour, brightness, and contrast to most current games on the market. 
  • Designed for gaming and more: NVIDIAG-Sync™ and NVIDIA® SHIELD™ TV integration provide incredible fluidity to the screen for gaming, streaming movies, TV shows, and music16

For more information on new OMEN hardware and software, please see visit the OMEN Game Stream the blog post and OMEN X 65 Big Format Gaming Display with NVIDIA G-SYNC™ blog post

Pricing and Availability18

  • HP Spectre x360 15-inch is expected to be on sale in the UK from February, starting at £1,499.99. The range will be available via HP Store, Dixons (Currys & PC World), John Lewis, Amazon, Shop Direct (Very) and Costco.
  • OMEN Game Stream is planned to ship on OMEN systems in Spring 2018.
  • OMEN X 65 Big Format Gaming Display with NVIDIA G-SYNC™ is planned to  be available in Autumn 2018. Pricing will be disclosed closer to product availability. 

About HP

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our portfolio of printers, PCs, mobile devices, solutions, and services, we engineer experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at http://www.hp.com

  1. Based on HP internal testing using the PCMark 10 benchmark, 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8705G Processor with Radeon RX Vega M GL graphics, Radeon RX Vega M Graphics, 16gb RAM, 512gb SSD, 4K display.
  2. Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers, software or BIOS update to take full advantage of Windows functionality. Windows 10 is automatically updated, which is always enabled. ISP fees may apply and additional requirements may apply over time for updates. See http://www.microsoft.com.
  3. Multi-core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. Intel’s numbering is not a measurement of higher performance.
  4. Windows 10/ MM14 battery life will vary depending on various factors including product model, configuration, loaded applications, features, use, wireless functionality, and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage. See www.bapco.com for additional details. 
  5. Recharges your battery up to 50% within 30 minutes when the system is off (using “shut down” command). Recommended for use with the HP adapter provided with the notebook, not recommended with a smaller capacity battery charger. After charging has reached 50% capacity, charging speed will return to normal speed. Charging time may vary +/-10% due to System tolerance. Available on select HP Spectre x360, HP Spectre and HP x2 PC models. See http://store.hp.com for a full list of product features.
  6. Recharges your battery up to 90% within 90 minutes when the system is off (using “shut down” command). Recommended for use with the HP adapter provided with the notebook, not recommended with a smaller capacity battery charger. After charging has reached 50% capacity, charging speed will return to normal speed. Charging time may vary +/-10% due to System tolerance. Available on select HP Spectre x360, HP Spectre and HP x2 PC models. See http://store.hp.com for a full list of product features.
  7. Weight and system dimensions may fluctuate due to configuration and manufacturing variances.
  8. 4K Ultra High-definition (HD) content required to view 4K Ultra HD images.
  9. Thickness includes detached tablet only.
  10. Weight includes tablet only. Weight and system dimensions may fluctuate due to configuration and manufacturing variances.
  11. WUXGA+ content required to view full WUXGA+ images.
  12. Battery life tested by HP using continuous FHD video playback, 1080p (1920x1080) resolution, 150 nits brightness, system audio level at 17%, player audio level at 100%, played full-screen from local storage, headphone attached, wireless on but not connected.  Actual battery life will vary depending on configuration and maximum capacity will naturally decrease with time and usage.
  13. System in Connected Modern Standby mode wireless on. Standby time will vary depending on various factors including battery, network configuration, individual usage pattern and configuration. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage.
  14. 4G LTE module requires activation and separately purchased service contract. Check with service provider for coverage and availability in your area. Connection speeds will vary due to location, environment, network conditions, and other factors. 4G LTE not available in all regions.
  15. For solid state drives, TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 35GB of system disk is reserved for system recovery software.
  16. High-speed internet required. 
  17. OMEN cloud-based service that streams high-end gaming to other Windows 10 PCs. Must activate a Game Stream account and download the OMEN Command Center app in the Microsoft store. System requires a minimum upload speed of 10 Mbps at 5GHz and is compatible with Windows 10 PCs only. Internet service required and not included.
  18. Pricing and availability subject to change.