HP announce 16 new models in Notebook & Tablet ranges

HP has obviously been keeping its notebook division busy, as today they've announced sixteen new models that span the consumer and business ranges.  Those shown here are those intended for personal use, in the shape of the Pavilion dv4, dv5 and dv7 Entertainment notebooks, the Pavilion tx2500 Tablet PC, and the Presario CQ40, CQ45 and CQ50 notebooks.

The three Pavilion dv-series notebooks use Intel Core 2 Duo processors, can be fitted with up to 4GB of RAM and all have webcams, microphones and optional fingerprint scanners.  The dv4 and dv5 have a choice of 120GB to 320GB HDD, while the dv7 bumps that range up to 160GB to 640GB.  For more details, click here: dv4, dv5 and dv7 [pdf links]

Meanwhile, the Pavilion tx2500 Tablet uses an AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual-Core processor, with up to 4GB of RAM, 160GB to 320GB HDD, optional webcam and standard fingerprint reader.  The display is 12.1-inches and WXGA resolution and the tx2500 has both WiFi and gigabit ethernet.  More information here [pdf link] The new Presario models all use AMD Athlon and Sempron processors, have up to 2GB RAM and up to 250GB HDD, and NVIDIA GeForce 8200M G graphics.  The display for each is 15.4-inches WXGA resolution, a 5-in-1 memory card reader is optional, as is a webcam.  More information here [pdf link]

HP also announced a new business range, the EliteBook series, of which the 6930p is shown above.  It meets military standards for dust, vibration, humidity, altitude and temperatures, and supports 45nm Intel Core 2 Duo 9000 and 8000 series CPUs.  Up to 8GB of RAM can be specified, and a choice of 120GB to 250GB 5,400rpm SATA hard-drives or 120GB/160GB 7,200rpm SATA drives.  Optical drives options include SuperMulti or Blu-ray, and the 14.1 inch WXGA or WXGA+ display is driven by either an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450 or Intel integrated graphics.  Networking includes WiFi a/b/g/draft-n, Bluetooth 2.0 and gigabit ethernet.  More details here [pdf link]

For more information on the rest of HP's business notebooks, here are the pdf details:

  • HP Compaq 6530b Business Notebook
  • HP Compaq 6535b Business Notebook
  • HP Compaq 6530s Business Notebook
  • HP Compaq 6535s Business Notebook
  • HP Compaq 6730b Business Notebook
  • HP Compaq 6735b Business Notebook
  • HP Compaq 6735s Business Notebook
  • HP Compaq 6730s Business Notebook
  • HP Compaq 6830s Business Notebook