HP’s message for the 2023 CES device portfolio is to meet the needs of hybrid workers and home-based freelancers. I have a new laptop, Chromebook, AIO PC, monitor, wireless earbuds and mouse. Like many manufacturers, HP is keen to emphasize the sustainability of its products and emphasizes the extensive use of recycled materials in its devices and packaging.
HP Dragonfly Pro Series
Somewhat confusingly, HP’s new Dragonfly Pro series is actually aimed at “freelancers who want a higher experience in a hybrid life.” This is a group that needs “technology with the power needed for multitasking and heavy workloads, and built-in support and services for peace of mind,” HP said.
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The Dragonfly Pro series has two 14-inch devices, an AMD-powered PC and an Intel-powered Chromebook.
HP Dragonfly Pro series specifications
|HP Dragonfly Pro||HP Dragonfly Pro Chromebook|
|OS||windows 11 home||Chrome OS|
|processor||AMD Ryzen7 7736u||Intel Core i5-1235U|
|graphic||AMD Radeon Graphics (Integrated)||Intel UHD Graphics (Integrated)|
|sheep||16GB, 32GB||16 GB|
|screen||14″, 1920 x 1200, multi-touch, IPS, edge-to-edge glass, micro-edge, anti-reflective Corning Gorilla Glass NBT, low blue light, 400 nits, 100% sRGB, flicker-free||14″, 2560×1600, multi-touch, IPS, 1200 nits, 100% sRGB|
|– screen-to-body ratio||86.50%||87.60%|
|webcam||5MP with IR & Shutter||8 MP|
|audio||Audio by B&O; Dual mics and quad speakers. Soundwire Waves Maxx Audio||Audio by B&O; 4 speakers (2 upfire, 2 downfire)|
|input||tactile trackpad; backlit keyboard||RGB backlit keyboard|
|connection||2x USB-C (40Gbps, USB 4/Thunderbolt 3), 1x USB-C (10Gbps, USB 3.2)||4x USB-C (USB 4/Thunderbolt 4)|
|wireless||Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E||Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6E|
|battery life||Up to 16 hours of mixed use and video playback.Up to 12.5 hours of wireless streaming||all-day battery life|
|battery charging||96W USB-C power adapter; ~ 50% in 30 minutes||96W USB-C power adapter; ~ 50% in 30 minutes|
|Size||12.39″ x 8.78″. ×0.72 inch.||12.4″ x 8.7″ x 0.7″|
|weight||3.53 pounds||3.33 pounds|
|colour||Sparkling Black; Ceramic White||Sparkling Black; Ceramic White|
|safety||Fingerprint sensor, facial recognition, IR camera for Windows Hello login||H1 Secure Microcontroller|
|price||to be decided||to be decided|
According to HP, the AMD Ryzen7 7736u based Dragonfly Pro is the first PC to feature the most advanced version of AMD’s Adaptive PMF (Platform Management Framework). PMF automatically manages system performance, power consumption, and cooling based on how you use your laptop. Dragonfly Pro offers up to 16 hours of battery life with a 64.6Wh battery.
The Intel Core i5-1235U based Dragonfly Pro Chromebook features an ultra-bright 1200 nit touchscreen, 8MP webcam, customizable gaming-style RGB keyboard, and four USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports. The Dragonfly Pro Chromebook offers “all-day battery life” with a 51.3Wh battery.
HP Dragonfly G4, EliteBook 1040 G10, Elite x360 1040 G10
HP’s laptops for professional users have been updated to better offer hybrid work modes with video conferencing enhanced by HP Presence. Key innovations are support for dual video streams, camera switching, and simultaneous use of two cameras. For example, show people and objects or whiteboards. Other collaboration features include intelligent face tracking, keystone correction when sharing a whiteboard, and an ‘instant return’ option that replaces the video feed with a still image during breaks. Later (spring 2023), HP will add the ability to automatically adjust skin tones based on lighting conditions.
13.5 inches Dragonfly G4HP’s new flagship laptop for mobile pros runs Windows 11 Pro with 13th Gen Intel Core processors with integrated graphics, up to 32GB of RAM and up to 2TB of SSD storage. Weights start at 2.2 pounds (0.999 kg) and the device comes in Slate Blue or Natural Silver. The 3:2 aspect ratio display is available in WUXGA+ resolution with 400 nits of brightness or 1000 nits with HP’s Sure View Reflect privacy technology. There is also a 400 nits 3K2K OLED option. Touch and non-touch versions are available. HP hasn’t revealed the battery capacity, but the company says it can be recharged to 50% in 30 minutes with fast charging support. Connectivity includes two 40Gbps USB-C Thunderbolt 4/USB 4 ports and one 5Gbps USB-A port, plus an HDMI connector and Nano SIM slot for optional 4G LTE or 5G mobile broadband. Despite its slim and lightweight chassis, the Dragonfly G4 has passed 19 of his MIL-STD-810H tests.
In the UK, the Dragonfly G4 will be available from £1,699 in May.
14 inch Elite Book 1040 G10 and convertible Elite x360 1040 G10 is a more enterprise Windows 11 Pro laptop, also based on 13th Gen Intel Core processors, the former supports up to 64 GB of user-upgradeable RAM. Various 16:10 IPS screen options are available, with up to WQXGA resolution, 500 nits brightness, 120Hz refresh rate, and touch capabilities on x360 models. Standard (38Wh) or long life (51.3Wh) batteries support 65W charging and fast charging. Both devices support the same connectivity as the Dragonfly G4, including mobile broadband, and add an optional smart card reader. Both laptops are MIL-STD-810H tested.
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In the UK, the EliteBook 1040 G10 will be available in May from £1,349 and the Elite x360 1040 G10 from £1,399.
Both the Dragonfly G4 and Elite 1000 series G10 laptops benefit from HP’s Power Manager dashboard, which lets you access battery information and customize settings and charging options. Dragonfly G4 also includes an OLED power saving mode. Another of his new features, Intelligent Hibernate, learns your usage patterns and automatically enters hibernate mode at the end of the day to save battery life.
HP also announced…
E-series G5 monitor
HP’s E-series monitors range in size from 21.5 to 44.5 inches and offer resolutions up to 4K on curved ultra-wide screens with 99% sRGB coverage. The top-of-the-line E45 G5 curved monitor can replace two 24-inch QHD displays via the new Virtual Dual Display feature.
M24h & M27h FHD Monitors
Aimed at home users and students, the M24h and M27h monitors come with integrated display software with a comfortable setup guide.
Poly Voyager Free 60 Series Wireless Earbuds
Poly Voyager Free 60 Series offers up to 5 hours of talk time with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) and WindSmart technology that blocks out background noise. The Poly Voyager Free 60+ (above) has an OLED touchscreen with volume and mute functions, battery life and call status, and a smart charging case with a 3.5mm input designed to connect to in-flight entertainment systems. Included.
HP 620/625 FHD Webcam & HP 710 Rechargeable Silent Mouse
The HP 620/625 FHD Webcam is a Zoom certified 1080p webcam with dual noise reduction microphones, adjustable field of view, autofocus, AI face framing and background light enhancement. IR is integrated for Windows Hello facial recognition, and the webcam also offers 360-degree rotation and 90-degree tilt.
The HP 710 Rechargeable Silent Mouse offers up to 90 days of battery life, six programmable buttons for custom shortcuts, and is made from 60% post-consumer recycled plastic.
Sustainable Laptops & AIO Consumer PCs
HP doubles down on sustainability with its 14-inch and 15.6-inch laptops. Especially the 14-inch Eco Edition, where up to 25% of the product is post-consumer recycled plastic. Used cooking oil was also incorporated into the bottom cover of the device, which is 100% sustainably sourced and features recyclable packaging.
HP’s new 24-inch and 27-inch all-in-one PCs are the most sustainable AIO PCs ever. According to HP, this is the world’s first PC to use recycled coffee grounds, which is deployed as speckles in the computer’s finish. Over 40% post-consumer recycled plastic is contained in the AIO housing, 75% recycled aluminum is used in the arm stand, and 100% recycled polyester is used in the stand base. The packaging is also 100% sustainably sourced and recyclable.
OMEN Cloud Games, Laptops, and Desktops
HP’s OMEN Gaming Hub offers cloud gaming with integrated Nvidia GeForce NOW capabilities, giving non-gaming PC owners access to otherwise unplayable titles.
The OMEN 17 laptops will feature up to 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900HX processors with discrete Nvidia GeForce graphics and OMEN Tempest Cooling Technology to enable “desktop caliber gaming,” HP says. says. The keyboard also has optical mechanical keys.
OMEN 40L and 45L desktops feature up to 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900K processors and up to Nvidia® GeForce RTX 4090 GPUs. The 45L model offers an additional range of CPU overclocking via the OMEN Cryo Chamber, a patented CPU cooling solution that houses an all-in-one liquid cooler in a separate compartment at the top of the case.