HP has launched three new devices in India, with two new HP Pavilion dm4 laptops, and the redesigned HP Mini 210 netbook. All three devices devices are ultraportable offerings, with sleek frames and lightweight bodies.
Two variants of the HP Pavilion dm4 are available, the HP Pavillion dm4 at Rs. 51,999, and the HP Pavilion dm4-3000 Entertainment Beats Edition at Rs. 54,999. Specifications are roughly similar, with the exception of Beats Audio technology, HP’s Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer, and Beats Audio branding. Both laptops come with Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium pre-installed, HP CoolSense, HP SimplePass fingerprint reader, as well as the optional Intel Smart Response Technology, which provides faster boot times and application loads.
The HP Pavilion dm4 Entertainment Beats Edition ships with a 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-2450M processor, 6GB of DDR3 RAM (up to 16GB), 1GB GDDR5 AMD Radeon HD 7470M GPU, 640GB 5,400 RPM hard drive, DVD writer, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, as well as VGA, HDMI, USB 2.0, 2xUSB 3.0, and Ethernet ports. It will ship with Windows 7 64-bit Home Premium onboard.
The HP Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition’s 14-inch BrightView backlit-LED display has a resolution of 1366x768 pixels. The Beats Audio-branded laptop also features a built-in HP TrueVision HD webcam (720p) with integrated digital microphone. Notably, the HP Pavilion dm4 comes with Beats Audio technology onboard, with. The laptop’s dimensions are 33.8 x 22.5 x 3.24 cm, while its weight is 1.97 kg. HP says the Pavilion dm4 Beats Edition will deliver up to 7 hours of battery life.
The redesigned 10.1-inch HP Mini 210 netbook will also come with Beats Audio technology, and has been priced at Rs. 19,990. Two versions are available, with one featuring a 1,024x600 pixel display and a 1.66GHz Intel Atom N455 processor, and the other, featuring a 1,366x768 pixel display with the dual-core 1.5GHz Intel Atom N550 processor. The HP Mini 210 models will be available in charcoal, crimson red, ocean drive, luminous rose, and sweet purple colours.
Both HP Mini 210 models come with Windows 7 32-bit Starter Edition pre-installed. Other specifications and features include 1GB of RAM (up to 2GB), 250GB 5,400 RPM HDD (up to 500GB), spill-resistant keyboard, 6 cell / 55 Whr battery rated to deliver up to 9.5 hours of life, Wi-Fi connectivity, 3 USB ports, VGA output, multi-card reader, 3.5mm mic/headphone jacks, SD card slot and Ethernet port. The HP Mini 210 weighs in at 1.4 kg. It comes with Beats Audio technology for “high-quality entertainment on the go (headset not included).”