HP Announces Its Windows 8 PC Lineup

Posted on Oct 24 2012 - 6:03am by Editorial Staff

With Windows 8 launch just now days away, HP today announced availability and pricing details for its whole new lineup of consumer and business PCs that are designed to work with Microsoft’s new operating system. “HP’s portfolio of ultrathin notebooks, sleek all-in-ones and high-performance business PCs is designed to meet the needs of customers anticipating the release of the Windows 8 OS,” said James Mouton, senior vice president and general manager, Personal Computer Global Business Unit, HP.

Consumer notebooks:

  • HP ENVY x2 – Hybrid PC/tablet with detachable screen. Expected to be available in the United States on Nov. 14, starting at $849.99.
  • HP SpectreXT TouchSmart Ultrabook™ – 15.6-inch multitouch ultrabook with Intel’s Thunderbolt I/O. Expected to be available in the United States in December, starting at $1,399.99.
  • HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4 – 14-inch multitouch ultrabook. Currently available for preorder in the United States, starting at $799.99.
  • HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and Pavilion Sleekbook 15 – Black and ruby red ultrathin PCs. Currently available in the United States, starting at $499.99 and $579.99, respectively.
  • HP ENVY m4 notebook – Currently available in the United States at Best Buy, starting at $899.99.
  • HP Pavilion dm1 – This notebook comes with up to 200 MB of free data per month for two years of fast 4G mobile broadband service operating on the T-Mobile network (limitations apply). Currently available in the United States, starting at $499.99.

Consumer desktops:

  • HP ENVY 23 and ENVY 20 TouchSmart – 23- and 20-inch all-in-one desktops. Currently available in the United States, starting at $999 and $799, respectively.
  • HP SpectreONE – 23.6-inch non-touch all-in-one (read TNW’s first impressions here). Expected to be available in the United States in November, starting at $1,299.
  • HP Pavilion 20 AiO – Budget non-touch all-in-one. Currently available in the United States, starting at $449.
  • HP ENVY Phoenix h9 desktop PC – Currently available in the United States, starting at $899.

Business PCs:

  • HP ElitePad 900 – Business tablet that comes with a free 50GB Box account. Expected to be available in the United States in January 2013. Pricing will be announced closer to the commercial availability date.
  • HP EliteBook Folio 9470m Ultrabook – Enterprise-focused ultrabook. Expected to be available in the United States on Oct. 26, starting at $1,049
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