During the Pepcom event for CES 2021, HP showcased their Elite Dragonfly G2, HP Elite Dragonfly Max, HP Elite Wireless Earbuds, HP Elite Folio, EliteBook 840 G8 Aero, HP ENVY 14, M-Series FHD Monitors, HP E24u G4 and HP E27u G4 USB-C Monitors, and lastly the 635 Multi-Device Wireless Mouse. Below are HP’s CES 2021 announcements.
HP Elite Dragonfly G2
With a starting weight at less than 1 kg, the HP Elite Dragonfly G2 is the world’s lightest compact business convertible. It is also part of the world’s most sustainable PC portfolio with striking finishes and accents that incorporate recycled materials, including ocean-bound plastics. The device offers incredible power through 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and new Intel® integrated graphics and allows users to stay connected through impressively fast 5G or gigabit-class 4G LTE connectivity, with Tile™ now built in. The striking Dragonfly Blue chassis is a convertible 2-in-1 with an easy-to-clean design.
New features include crystal clear sound with Audio by Bang & Olufsen plus it’s AI-enabled to maximize the audio experience for speech, music, and movies. HP’s new intrusion detection technology, HP Tamper Lock, locks the PC if it has been physically opened or compromised and notifies the user.
HP Elite Dragonfly Max
The HP Elite Dragonfly Max takes the Elite Dragonfly G2 beyond expectations to deliver the world’s most advanced collaboration in a business convertible. Available in Sparkling Black or Dragonfly Blue, the Elite Dragonfly Max provides a clear, crisp, and comfortable collaboration experience with enhanced features. The features include four wide-range microphones with AI-driven audio optimization, a 5 MP + IR camera for high quality video chatting, and an HP Eye Ease display with blue light technology with Eyesafe® certification, to work, surf, or chat without burdening eyes.
HP Elite Wireless Earbuds
The HP Elite Wireless Earbuds feature personalized audio tuning, adjustable noise cancellation, and sound situation presets. The earbuds can switch from a conference call on a PC to listening to music on a phone via the simple Windows® 10, iOS, or Android app. The Elite Wireless Earbuds will be offered as a bundle option with the Elite Dragonfly Max or available separately for purchase.
HP Elite Folio
With the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 8cx Gen 2 5G compute platform the HP Elite Folio delivers multi-gigabit connectivity speeds with optional 5G connectivity, Wi-Fi 6, and up to 24.5 hours of local video playback. Featuring a pull-forward form factor with a flexible, magnesium unibody design, the Elite Folio combines what people love about their phone, tablet, and PC all into one device. Get up and move around without missing a beat with a 76-degree field of view webcam, dual microphone array, and high-definition speakers with Audio by Bang & Olufsen.
The 13.5- inch diagonal display features an optional HP Sure View Reflect privacy panel, and a HD webcam with a built-in privacy shutter for enhanced security. The Elite Folio can adapt to any environment with a fan less design and quiet keyboard. The device also includes an always-ready HP Elite Slim Active Pen with an integrated charging and storage cradle for quick access.
HP EliteBook 840 G8 Aero
With a starting weight under 2.5 lbs., the HP EliteBook 840 G8 Aero comes equipped with 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors, integrated Tile™ capabilities, Wi-Fi 6, 31, 32 and optional 5G LTE connectivity options. People can work together even when apart with the integrated 720p HD camera, world-facing third microphone, top-firing speakers, and AI-based audio.
The device hosts a variety of HP security features that include an HP Privacy Camera and optional HP Sure View Reflect to protect against visual hacking. The design features a new magnesium chassis that contains 90% recycled materials, recycled plastics, and 100% sustainably sourced packaging to reduce environmental impact.
HP ENVY 14
The HP ENVY 14 is a mobile personal creative studio, giving people the freedom to create and stay connected from anywhere. The head-turning 16:10 optional WUXGA (1920 x 1200) multi-touch enabled IPS display allows for an 11% greater viewing area than a traditional 16:9 laptop. This is also HP’s first 14-inch diagonal laptop featuring color calibration with Delta E <2 for color accuracy right out of the box. Easily access and customize display settings depending on the creative scenario with HP Display Control.
Based on a person’s workflow, customize the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q design graphics via four different settings in HP System Control. It features an advanced thermal solution using an IR thermopile sensor within HP Performance Control. Allocate power between the CPU and GPU for the ultimate in creator workflow with HP Dynamic Power. Achieve all this while experiencing up to 16.5 hours of battery life to create confidently.
The ENVY 14 includes a physical shutter for the webcam, a dedicated mute microphone key on the keyboard, and features AI Noise Removal to intelligently mute background noise when using speakers, headphones, or the microphone during video chats, audio calls, and recordings. Easily and reliably transfer photos, videos, documents, and more, wirelessly between PC and mobile devices with HP QuickDrop.
HP M-Series FHD Monitors
The HP M-Series FHD Monitors are designed for home workers and creatives who need to be productive, with a slim design for a modern look and feel. Eyes stay comfortable when working with always-on, lowblue light technology without impacting color accuracy with Eyesafe® certification. Colors stay true-to-life and vibrant when viewing content with 99% sRGB for a wider color gamut. The M24f, M27f, and M32f FHD feature a three-sided borderless design with Full HD for image clarity and wide viewing angles. Workspaces can stay clean and organized with integrated cable management along the back of the stand to reduce wire clutter.
HP E24u G4 and HP E27u G4 USB-C Monitors
The HP E24u G4 and HP E27u G4 USB-C Monitors provide a clean desk solution with quick and easy USBC® connectivity that can power a connected laptop up to 65W. For home and office workers who need a simple multi-monitor configuration, these displays offer daisy chaining, multi-port connectivity, four-way ergonomics, and HP Eye Ease always-on blue light protection to assist with long hours of productivity. With the display’s power button, wake up or put to sleep your monitor and laptop, even when the lid is closed.
HP 635 Multi-Device Wireless Mouse
The HP 635 Multi-Device Wireless Mouse is the perfect, ultra-small travel companion – from work to home with year-long battery life. Connect with up to three different devices with the USB® nano dongle or connect up to two devices using Bluetooth® for uninterrupted transitions between the PC and tablet.
Simplify workflow with four programmable quiet-click buttons that can activate predefined commands such as undo and redo using the side buttons in up to 10 applications, including: Adobe® Illustrator, Adobe® Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Sketch Up, Chrome, and Zoom.
Pricing and Availability
• HP Elite Dragonfly G2 is expected to be available in January. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
• HP Elite Dragonfly Max is expected to be available in January. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
• HP Elite Wireless Earbuds are expected to be available in April. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
• HP Elite Folio is expected to be available in February. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
• HP EliteBook 840 Aero G8 is expected to be available in March. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
• HP Smart Support is expected to be available in January.
• The HP EliteBook x360 1030 G8 and the HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 are expected to be available in January. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
• HP Elite x2 G8 is expected to be available in April. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
• HP ENVY 14 is expected to be available in January via HP.com for a starting price of $999.
• The HP M-Series FHD Monitors are expected to be available in March via HP.com for a starting price of $139.
• The HP E24u G4 and HP E27u G4 USB-C Monitors are expected to be available in February for $219 and $339, respectively.
• HP 635 Multi-Device Wireless Mouse is expected to be available in February for $59.99.
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Source: HP, CES, Pepcom