HP has released new Pavilion dv2z, Pavilion dv6t, Pavilion dv6z Artist Edition 2 and HP Pavilion dv3t laptops. These new systems are aimed at students, here's the overview from the press release:
The HP Pavilion dv2z (starting at $599(1)) is an affordable, thin and light notebook that is perfect for the student on the go. Less than 1-inch thin and starting at 3.81 pounds, the dv2z won’t weigh down students’ backpacks. It has a 12.1-inch diagonal mercury-free LED widescreen display and features HP MediaSmart software, which provides one-touch access to entertainment.(2) The dv2z offers a full notebook PC experience with powerful discrete graphics, high-capacity hard drive up to 500 gigabytes (GB),(3) optional Blu-ray(4) disc support and a wide range of ports, with pricing that delivers unprecedented value to consumers for its class. Starting on June 10, students have the option to configure a dv2z to match their exact needs on www.hpdirect.com with options such as a dual-core(5) AMD processor and discrete graphics for extra computing power.
The HP Pavilion dv6t (starting at $649(1)) offers the latest digital entertainment features and mobile technologies in a stunning design that balances performance and mobility. With HP MediaSmart software, the dv6t puts entertainment a click away – watching movies, viewing photos, listening to music and creating videos has never been easier. Its 16-inch diagonal LED widescreen display is ideal for writing term papers and also delivers a 16:9 aspect ratio for full-screen viewing of high-definition TV and other HD content, including the latest viral videos. A separate numeric keypad allows faster data entry during class.
The HP Pavilion dv6z Artist Edition 2 (starting at $949(1)) includes all of the features of the HP Pavilion dv6z plus the winning design from the 2008 HP MTV Notebook Design Contest – a design inspired by the sea and sky in Okinawa, Japan. Students also can unleash their inner artist with a robust entertainment software package and software applications from Corel, including Video Studio X2, Corel® Painter Sketchpad and Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2. With Magix Music Maker 14, students can create unique songs. The Artist Edition notebook PC is expected to be available starting June 10 at www.hpdirect.com.
The HP Pavilion dv3t (starting at $649(1)) is a thin and light, full-powered notebook PC that brings the latest in entertainment and performance in a stylish, highly mobile design. At about 1.25-inches thick and just under 5 pounds,(6) the dv3t features an integrated optical drive and optional discrete graphics for entertainment on the go. Extended battery life and a full range of connectivity options make it ideal for students who want a notebook PC that suits their needs both in and outside the classroom.
Additionally, HP also released four new printers:
The HP Photosmart Plus All-in-One ($149(1)) wirelessly prints photos, web content and everyday documents – from class schedules to homework assignments – making it an ideal printing solution for students of all ages as well as families. With a full-featured TouchSmart screen, users can easily display, edit and print photos, with or without a PC, all with a touch of the finger. Built-in Wi-Fi support(8) enables wireless printing from PCs as well as iPhones and iPod Touches.(9) Students can rely on fast, error-free photo printing thanks to features such as an auto-engaging photo tray and the Photo Print Gadget(10) for easy drag-and-drop printing. Expected to be available Aug. 1, this ENERGY STAR® qualified printer also uses 30 percent less energy than its previous model.
Great for on-the-go students who want the flexibility to print from virtually anywhere,(8) the HP Photosmart C4780 All-in-One ($129(1)) is a versatile wireless printer that offers an ideal balance of features at an affordable price. Using the color display with HP TouchSmart frame, this printer delivers lab-quality photos, everyday prints, copies and photo reprints – all without a PC and using ink cartridges made from at least 50 percent recycled plastic. Expected to be available in mid-July, the Photosmart C4780 is compact in size, and convenient memory card slots and laser-quality text output make wireless printing easy for everyone.
Students on a budget will enjoy the most affordable HP Deskjet and Officejet printers: the HP Deskjet D1600 Printer Series ($39(1)) and HP Officejet 6000 Printer ($89/$119 wireless(1)).