HP Unveils First USB-Powered Monitor, Monitors Lineup, Touchscreens At CES 2013

Posted on Jan 7 2013 - 12:25pm by Editorial Staff

HP updated its first USB-powered monitor, the U160, monitors ranging in size from 20 to 27 inches as well as two thin-and-lights touchscreens at CES 2013. Starting with the U160, the company’s first USB-powered monitor featured 15-inch screen with 1,366 X 768 resolution, comes with a built-in leather case, weighing 3.4 pounds and measures 1.2 inches thick, and all over the top it will cost you $179 and will goes on sale starting from this month itself.


HP USB-Powered Monitor U160

The company on the second roll has announced the monitors in size ranging from 20 to 27 inches, and cost between $130 to $500: Envy 27, Pavilion 20xi, 22xi, 23xi, 25xi and 27xi, ProDisplay P191, P201, P201m and P221. The Envy 27 features 1080p IPS panel, costing $499, come equipped with VGA, DisplayPort, HDMI, a 3.5mm headphone jack and optical digital output. It goes on sale starting from February 3rd.


The second monitor lineup, Pavilion 20xi, 22xi, 23xi, 25xi and 27xi comprised of 1080p screen and a port which includes VGA, DVI and HDMI, with the 20-inch 20xi comes with 1,600 X 900 resolution, along with VGA and DVI output, costing your pockets from $130 to $340. The ProDisplay P191, P201, P201m and P221featuring a 250-nit brightness rating, 1,000:1 contrast ratio and 5ms response time with varies in resolution. The asking price for the monitors range from $129 to $179.


The company also announced two thin-and-lights touchscreens called the Pavilion TouchSmart Sleekbook and the Pavilion Sleekbook. The key features in both the models include 15.6-inch, 1,366 X 768 displays, replaceable batteries, along with trackpads and numpads supporting Windows 8 gestures. The TouchSmart will be available in the market starting from February, priced from $699 while the Sleekbook go on sale this month, starting at $499.

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