HP announces Star Wars special edition laptop in India

By Press Release | Published on 29 Oct 2015

HP India has announced a special Star Wars edition of the HP Pavilion laptop 15 in India. The company also announced two new consumer laptops and few other products in the commercial range.

HP announces Star Wars special edition laptop in India

HP India has added a few new laptops to its current range of laptops. The company announced the HP Pavilion 15 Star Wars special edition. For this, the company has tied up with Lucas films and Disney to create a Star Wars theme notebook. The design of the laptop is inspired by Star Wars’ Galactic Empire. It also has “Galactic Empire” written in Aurebesh on the front edge. The laptop also comes with special themes, wallpapers and galleries, etc.

This special edition laptop is powered by a Sixth gen Intel Core i5 processor and a Nvidia 940M series GPU. There is 8GB of RAM and 1TB HDD based storage. The laptop is priced at Rs. 73,000 and will be available from 20th November 2015.

The company announced the new HP envy 13 laptop and the HP Pavilion x360 laptop for the consumer market. The company also announced the HP 430 G3 series of laptops for commercial users. Besides laptops HP announced the new HP ProOne 400 G2 AiO and the HP ProDesk 400 G2 PC.

HP Envy 13

HP Pavilion x360

HP ProOne 400 G2 AiO

Here is the full press release from HP

HP today unveiled its Star Wars Special Edition Notebook to deliver an incredible experience for fans around the world in anticipation of the release of Star Wars: “The Force Awakens.”   

“HP is delivering an experience that is unmatched on a PC by giving customers exclusive access to rare Star Wars content so they can immerse themselves into the Star Wars universe,” said Ketan Patel, director, Personal Systems, PPS, HP India. “We are thrilled to be the only PC vendor collaborating with Disney and Lucasfilm to create a one-of-one-kind notebook for a great Star Wars experience on a PC.”

Designed to Power the Dark Side
Inspired by the Galactic Empire, the Star Wars Special Edition has a “battle-worn” distressed design with “Galactic Empire” written in the unique Star Wars Aurebesh font on the hinge and an iconic Storm Troopers on the keyboard deck. The touchpad design mirrors the X-wing Star Fighter Guidance System and the red backlit keyboard completes the dark-side design. For portability and power, the Star Wars Special Edition gets up to 7 hours of battery life and is offered with Full HD and optional touch in a 15.6 inch diagonal display. The notebooks comes with the latest Sixth generation Intel Core i5 Processor. The notebook is also offered with an optical drive for customers to enjoy all their Star Wars movies. With audio by B&O Play and dual speakers, customers will have bold sound experiences while watching movies or listening to music. Customers can enhance their Star Wars Special Edition with an optional slim, sleek and refined Star Wars Special Edition Wireless Mouse and a Star Wars Special Edition Sleeve   

Exclusive Star Wars Experience

The Star Wars Special Edition unleashes a one-of-kind experience through software, content and audio on the Windows 10 PC. Customers click on the Imperial Cog desktop icon to be taken to the Star Wars Command Center for browsing the Star Wars Special Edition’s Themes and Galleries. Users will have access to unique content collections with over 1,100 images spanning 40 years of Star Wars history.  Content includes extraordinary behind-the-scenes images, storyboards, artwork, classic photos, set and costume designs, and audio selections. Themes offer customizability with sound, wallpaper and screensaver collections. This gives customers the option to replace the standard Windows notification sounds with eight categories of iconic Star Wars sounds including R2-D2 and light sabers. Customers can choose wallpapers including planetary collections based on movie stills to truly create their own experience. Galleries host several categories for customers to explore Star Wars content. Customers can view original movie posters in Collections or explore the Concept Art section to view Lucasfilm art that guided movie development including early ideas on characters, costumes and settings. Illustrated Art celebrates Star Wars with artwork from black and whites to comic book art.  

The Star Wars Special Edition includes several more features to enhance the customer experience. This includes access to the first Marvel Star Wars comic in the series, e-book excerpts from the Star Wars Universe and Star Wars movie trailers. All features can be easily found on the desktop. 

Hardcore fans will appreciate added Star Wars nuances on the Star Wars Special Edition.  Aurebesh font allows customers to type in Galactic Base Standard language for a truly engaging Star Wars experience. The Aurebesh font is located with other standard fonts in the font library. Another nod to Star Wars includes replacing the Recycle Bin with a Death Star icon – not destroyed when empty and destroyed when full. 

Pricing and Availability

The pricing is INR 73,000 and will be available from 20th November 2015. 

Press Release continued

HP India, today, unveiled two new consumer devices including the thinnest and lightest 13-inch Notebook by HP and another 13-inch convertible suitable for millennials. Both the devices are built with 6th Generation Intel i-Core processor and delivers amazing Windows 10 experiences for customers. HP also launched three new commercial devices including one Notebook, an All-in-One and a Desktop meant for enterprises. All new devices are packed with Sixth Gen Intel Core processors deliver great graphics, outstanding battery life and increased flexibility.

HP’s deep understanding of consumer and commercial computing need allows it to combine these benefits with its hardware prowess to deliver a comprehensive set of products that address customer needs like never before. “This is an incredibly exciting time in the personal systems space with major advances in technology and design,” said Ketan Patel, director, Personal Systems, HP India. “The new products we are announcing today brings excitement back to the personal systems space with powerful innovation and incredible experiences for our customers.” No matter the form factor – thin and light notebooks, versatile 2-in-1s, powerful desktops and all-in-ones – today’s PCs let people consume and create in a way that is unique to them – the definition of personal computing. Among the new HP products that will help drive new experiences for customers include:

HP ProBook 430 G3, a compact Notebook with optional 10-point touchscreen sleek design, and latest generation technologies delivers powerful performance in the office or on the go. Proven reliability and comprehensive HP security features help keep your data and investment protected. The HP ProBook 430 helps keep sensitive data secure with comprehensive security features like HP Client Security and HP BIOSphere as well as the embedded TPM 1.2 
Both the HP ProOne 400 G2 AiO and the HP ProDesk 400 G2 use 6th Generation Intel Core processors for maximum power and performance. The new HP ProOne 400 G2 AiO is completely redesigned, offering expansive versatility for SMBs with a space-saving, stylish design, built-in cable management, and a number of new deployment options such as an articulating reclining stand which can go completely flat, so users can choose the best angle to view and interact whether at their own desk, a front desk or when collaborating and presenting in a group. The 20” diagonal HP ProOne 400 also optimizes features in Windows 10 like Cortana  and collaboration is optimized with HP Noise Reduction Software, an integrated 1MP HD Webcam and an optional edge-to-edge 10-point capacitive touch panel.

HP’s thinnest notebook ever, the HP ENVY notebook gives customers big power with 6th Gen Intel Core i7/i5 processors and Solid State Drive for blazing performance. This specially designed 13.3 inch notebook is only 12.95 millimeters thin, and weighs only 1.3 kilograms . The notebook has a premium metallic body that gives it a stylish look.
The all new 13.3” HP Pavilion x360 comes with a refined new metallic finish ID and four seamless modes for ultimate flexibility that provides a smoother experience in an ultra-portable form factor. The Pavilion x360 comes with 6th Gen i5 and i3 processor, Full-HD Display and a 360 degrees display rotation option, unique and fluid geared hinge and solid battery life to enhance the user experience.

Pricing and Availability
The HP ProBook 430 G3 is available in the market starting at INR 49990/-.
The HP ProOne 400 G2 available in the market starting at INR 49000/-.
The HP ProDesk 400 G2 is available in the market starting at INR 45000/-. 
The HP Envy 13 is available in the market starting at INR 64990/-.
The HP Pavilion 13 x360 is available in the market starting at INR45990/-.

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