HP Ushers in Holidays with Tech Gifts that Offer Style and Convenience
PALO ALTO, Calif., This holiday season, HP offers a selection of PCs, printers and online solutions to satisfy every consumer, from music and entertainment enthusiasts to busy, on-the-go families.
Whether buying for family, friends or coworkers, customers will find that HP provides products with advanced technologies, such as 3-D, premium audio and touch interfaces, at great value.
In addition, HP makes holiday shopping simple with its online Holiday Gift Guide. The guide includes three categories – Stocking Stuffers, Gifts for Everyone and Ultimate Gifts – to meet a variety of budgets and needs.
Superb technology for entertainment and music enthusiasts
HP PCs and printers include the latest technologies that offer users an intuitive experience they can see, hear and touch.
* Delivering power and performance, the HP ENVY 17 3D notebook provides a memorable entertainment experience with its advanced 3-D(1) technology, 17.3-inch diagonal HP 3D Ultra BrightView Display, HP 3D Active Shutter Glasses, Beats Audio™ and an HP Triple Bass Reflex subwoofer. Starts at $1,599.99.(2)
* The HP ENVY 14 Beats Edition notebook features Beats Audio, a unique, high-performance technology developed by HP and Beats by Dr. Dre. Beats Audio provides an optimal sound experience when playing music or audio through headphones or external speakers. This powerful notebook also has the signature Beats Audio black and red design. Starts at $1,149.99.(2)
* The HP ENVY100 e-All-in-One is an ultra-slim, stylish web-connected printer that features HP ePrint, whisper-quiet operation and a large retractable touchscreen display. The ENERGY STAR® qualified e-All-in-One is also the planet’s first PVC-free printer.(3) Available for $249.99.(2)
* HP TouchSmart PCs provide a personal, intuitive computing experience with the latest version of HP TouchSmart software. Select models also include Beats Audio. The TouchSmart features built-for-touch applications including Twitter, Hulu, Netflix and Facebook. Users can access even more applications via the new HP TouchSmart App Center. Starts at $699.99.(2)
* The HP Photosmart eStation is an e-All-in-One printer that features HP ePrint technology to enable printing from any mobile device, anywhere in the world.(4) The eStation also has a 7-inch detachable touchscreen(5) to take anywhere in or out of the house with full wireless web browser,(6) access to an eBook Store and email as well as useful and fun content available through print apps.(7) Available for $399.99.(2)
* The HP Wireless TV Connect allows users to wirelessly stream 1080p high-definition (HD) multimedia content, such as Blu-ray movies, videos and photos, from almost any notebook PC with an HDMI port to a TV or home entertainment center without the clutter of audio or video cables. Starts at $199.99.(2)
All-in-one technology for stylish simplicity
To enhance everyday life, HP delivers affordable all-in-one PCs and printers to keep things simple without sacrificing performance. In addition to simple setup and use, these products have features that help customers reduce their environmental impact.
* The HP Omni 100 features a sleek, all-in-one design, a 20-inch diagonal HD(8) display, AMD VISION technology and up to 1 terabyte(9) of storage. Starts at $499.99.(2)
* The HP Officejet Pro 8500A Plus e-All-in-One delivers professional-quality color documents and marketing collateral for up to 50 percent less energy use and cost per page than competitive laser printers(10) and up to 80 percent less packaging and supplies waste.(11) The printer’s suite of business apps combined with HP ePrint provides any home office with a combination of speed, quality and low cost. Available for $399.99.(2)
* Designed with the environment in mind, the HP Deskjet 3050 All-in-One is made with 35 percent recycled plastic and uses Original HP ink cartridges with up to 70 percent recycled content. The ENERGY STAR qualified printer also offers quick power-up and power-down and ships in a reusable tote bag to further save on energy use, time and resources. Available for $69.99.(2)
Thin and light notebooks for the mobile user
For on-the-go users who demand style and performance, HP provides ultraportable notebooks at a great value.
* Measuring less than 1-inch thin, the HP Pavilion dm3 features HP CoolSense Technology, which combines advanced hardware and intelligent software for a notebook that feels noticeably cooler. Starts at $549.99.(2)
* The HP Mini 210 is the ideal PC companion, providing all-day(12) computing, optional HD video playback(8,13) and a broad range of color options in a slim design. Matching accessories also are available for HP Minis such as durable, neoprene mini-sleeves and mice. The HP Mini 210 starts at $329.99.(2) The accessories start at $19.99.(2)
Artistic expressions for the creative home
For those looking for new and unique ways to express their creativity, HP offers products and do-it-yourself projects that are both easy and affordable.
* HP Wall Art allows families to personalize their rooms with colorful, easy-to-install wall decor from Nickelodeon, including designs from popular shows such as “SpongeBob SquarePants,” “Dora the Explorer,” “Go, Diego, Go!” and “iCarly.” Unlike traditional wallpaper, HP Wall Art allows for design around windows and doors, can be customized to the exact dimensions of a room, and requires only water and a sponge to install.
* The HP Creative Studio offers a one-stop shop for free printable projects for the season such as creative holiday card designs, gift tags, festive decorations, holiday stationary and gift boxes. New this year are the snowflake photo ornament, angel tree topper, and wreath and nutcracker party invites.
For last-minute shoppers
Snapfish, HP’s online photo service, can be a quick fix as it offers more than 100 affordable photo gifts available for mail order, print at home or same day in-store pickup at more than 10,000 retail locations. Snapfish’s new Holiday Card Studio provides inspiration and tools to make the perfect card. Other popular gifts for the season include customizable photo books and calendars.
Ditch the impersonal gift card and create customized holiday photo gifts such as HP Photo Books, photo calendars, posters and more at an HP in-store retail kiosk. Find a nearby location and great gift inspiration at www.hp.com/go/retailphotoservices.
Service and support
HP products are backed by HP Total Care, the company’s award-winning service, solutions and support, for both in and out of warranty products. HP’s online support options include the HP Customer Care site, the HP Support Forums, the PC Tune-up Center as well as free online classes and video support channel.
On Jan. 11, HP plans to host the next installment of its Meet the Experts series. The free, 24-hour event will host more than 100 experts answering a range of printing and computing questions on the HP Consumer Support Forum.
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(1) 3-D glasses and 3-D content are required to view images in 3-D. 3-D visual experience may vary by viewer.
(2) Estimated U.S. street prices. Actual prices may vary.
(3) HP ENVY100 e-All-in-One is polyvinyl chloride-free (PVC-free); meeting the evolving definition of PVC-free as set forth in the “iNEMI Position Statement on the ‘Definition of Low-Halogen Electronics (BFR-/CFR-/PVC-free).” Plastic parts contain fewer than 1,000 parts per million (ppm)(0.1%) of bromine (if the Br source is from BFRs) and fewer than 1,000 ppm (0.1%) of chlorine (if the Cl source is from CFRs or PVC or PVC copolymers). All printed circuit board (PCB) and substrate laminates contain bromine/chlorine total fewer than 1,500 ppm (.15%) with a maximum chlorine of 900 ppm (.09%) and maximum bromine being 900 ppm (.09%).
(4) Requires an internet connection to the printer. Feature works with any internet- and email-capable device. Print times may vary. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintCenter.
(5) Requires a wireless access point and an internet connection to the printer. Touchscreen menus are in English or English/French only. Availability varies by region. Services may require registration. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintCenter.
(6) Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment and distance from access point.
(7) Requires an internet connection to the printer. Services may require registration. Apps availability varies by country and language. Details at www.hp.com/go/ePrintCenter.
(8) HD content is required to view HD images.
(9) For hard drives, 1 terabyte = 1 trillion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 14 gigabytes of hard drive is reserved for system recovery software.
(10) Majority of color laser all-in-ones less than $600, March 2010; details are available at www.hp.com/go/officejet. Energy use based on HP testing using the ENERGY STAR program’s TEC test method criteria.
(11) Compared with the majority of color laser all-in-ones less than $600, March 2010. Calculation compares weight of supplies and cartridge packaging needed for the same amount of pages.
(12) Battery life will vary depending on the product model, configuration, loaded applications, features, use, wireless functionality and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will decrease with time and usage. See MobileMark07 battery benchmark www.bapco.com/products/mobilemark2007 for additional details.
(13) Sold separately or purchased as an optional feature.
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