HP Unveils New Range of Notebooks – Celebrating Individuality and Diversity through ‘My Life, My HP’
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 30, 2010 – HP, the world’s largest technology company, unveiled a new range of notebooks to celebrate individuality and diversity in life at ‘My Life, My HP’ on April 28, 2010. The new range of notebooks unveiled on Wednesday will cover a range of needs and demands of everyday consumers, in aspects varying from style, price, size, and computing needs. The notebooks include:
— Compaq Presario CQ42 Notebook PC: The new high-performing notebook features the subtle curves and mesmerizing etched details of the new Compaq Textured Imprint design.
— HP Pavilion dv3 Entertainment Notebook PC: Designed to help you live life without limits, the latest HP Pavilion dv3 Entertainment Notebook PC redefines power and performance in a portability package.
— HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition Notebook PC: Combining Vivienne Tam’s stunning “Butterfly Lovers” design with premium PC technology, the HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition is poised to become the next must-have accessory.
Danny Lee, Country General Manager, Personal Systems Group, HP Malaysia, said, “HP continues to see consumers who seek a variety of notebook PC choices, from traditional notebooks to Internet-centric Mini notebooks, full-featured notebooks targeted at gaming as well as entertainment. Our experience suggests that it is not just about the cost – it is about the experience, usage and interaction that the consumers are looking to get from their PCs.”
“As consumers today have a growing emotional connection with their notebook PCs, HP continuously strive to offer our consumers the widest range of quality notebooks to meet their computing needs and challenges at different price points – and the new Compaq Presario CQ42, HP Pavilion dv3 as well as HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition are exemplary of our efforts in doing so.”
Compaq Presario CQ42
Everyone deserves a well-designed computer. Featuring subtle curves and the mesmerizing etched details of the new in-mold design, the new Compaq Presario notebook PC offer a stylish and sophisticated aesthetic without compromising on price.
The new Compaq Presario CQ42 leverage the latest Intel® Core™ processers(1), and offer powerful productivity and value packaged in a stylish exterior that looks as good as it performs.
At a starting weight of 2.2-kilos(2), the Compaq Presario CQ42 offers a balance of performance and mobility in design. Available in polished Biscotti or alluring Matte Black, the stylish and durable Compaq Textured Imprint and matte design of the notebook also minimize against the appearance of fingerprints and makes it easier to clean and maintain.
HP Pavilion dv3 Entertainment Notebook PC
Enjoy entertainment on your own terms with a notebook that moves at the speed of life.
Packed with 640GB HDD and Intel® Core™ i7 processor (Quad Core™)(3), show off your favorite digital content in superior quality with a 13.3-inch diagonal High-Definition HP BrightView LED Display(4), DirectX®11 discrete graphics, as well as switchable graphics technology for Intel® HD Graphics and ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5450 graphics card.
Configurable with up to 8GB System Memory (5), you can enjoy more of your favorite music and movies with Dolby Advanced Audio, Altec Lansing Internal Speakers, and exclusive HP MediaSmart software. The Digital Personal Fingerprint Reader (6) and HP ProtectSmart also help to protect your data and manage your online security.
You will also be able to surf the Internet, access your photos, music and more in just seconds without booting up your notebook with HP QuickWeb.(11,12)
The new HP Pavilion dv3 represents the perfect balance of mobility and performance. With support for Quad Core™(7) performance and DirectX® 11 graphics in brand new colors, textures and designs, the HP Pavilion dv-series notebooks will impress even the most discerning of entertainment enthusiasts.
HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition Notebook PC
Reflecting Vivienne Tam’s spring 2010 collection, the mini notebook design is inspired by the classic Chinese love story, “Butterfly Lovers,” a beautiful tale of freedom, romance and inspiration. Integrated directly into the mini notebook’s lid using HP Imprint technology, the design is as durable as it is stunning.
The HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition is the ideal companion PC for the highly mobile, Internet-centric fashionista, providing freedom and fun with up to 5.5 hours of battery time.(8) It has a 10.1-inch diagonal LED widescreen display and a keyboard that is 93 percent of the size of a standard notebook PC keyboard.
Partnering with Beats™ by Dr. Dre™, HP has included high-performance audio software that enables listeners to experience music – through headphones or external speakers – the way artists intended.
The HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition comes with 2 gigabytes (GB) of memory and large hard-drive options up to 320 GB, HP QuickWeb(11,12), automatic backup software and Microsoft Windows® 7 Basic.(9)
The launch of the HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition coincides with the unveiling of the HP 2010 Tech Chic program which aims to marry fashion and technology through a series of activities designed to engage more deeply with women.
‘My Life, My HP’ Charity Auction
In line with HP 2010 Tech Chic program to engage more deeply with women, HP Malaysia will be organizing a charity auction in conjunction with the ‘My Life, My HP’ roadshow. The roadshow will be held in Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur from 28 April, 2010 to 2 May, 2010. All proceeds raised from this charity auction will be donated to All Women’s Action Society Malaysia (AWAM).
Pricing and availability (10)
— The Compaq Presario CQ42 Notebook PC is available now in Malaysia at the recommended starting price of RM1,799.
— The HP Pavilion dv3 Entertainment Notebook PC will be available from early May 2010 at the recommended starting price of RM4,099.
— The HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition Notebook PC will be available from early May 2010 at the recommended starting price of RM1,599.
About Vivienne Tam
Vivienne Tam is a leading designer fashion house founded in 1994. The company produces, designs and markets women’s contemporary apparel distributed in major department stores, specialty stores and independent boutiques throughout the U.S. The company also has a strong presence in the Asia Pacific region with over 30 freestanding stores and in-store boutiques.
The Vivienne Tam brand’s unique positioning – designs that meld the aesthetic and feminine mystique of Asia with the spirit of the modern world – is well recognized around the globe. The company’s philosophy is to create harmonious clothing that enhances one’s personality while at the same time provides fashionable clothing for modern women that is beautifully designed, superior in quality, wearable, easy to travel with and affordable. www.viviennetam.com.
HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at www.hp.com.
(1) Processor speed varies according to notebook models.
(2) Starting weight includes a 6-cell battery. Weight varies by configuration.
(3) Intel’s numbering is not a measurement of higher performance.
(4) High-Definition content (e.g., WMV HD files) is required to view high-definition images. Most current DVDs do not provide high-definition images.
(5) Memory capability varies by configuration – 1066MHz DDR3 System Memory for Duo Core configuration; max 8GB (with 64bit OS), 1333MHz DDR3 System Memory for Quad Core configuration.
(6) Available only on the HP Pavilion dv3 in Argento Blush (Metal) with modern etched Stream illustration.
(7) Processor speed varies according to notebook models.
(8) Battery life will vary depending on the product, model, configuration, loaded applications, features and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will decrease with time and usage. More information is available at MobileMark07 battery benchmark: www.bapco.com/products/mobilemark2007.
(9) In select regions in Asia, the HP Mini 210 Vivienne Tam Edition will come with the option of 1 GB of memory and/or Windows 7 Basic.
(10) Estimated Malaysia street prices. Actual prices may vary.
(11) Internet access required and sold separately.
(12) HP QuickWeb is accessible when the notebook is off in Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7-based systems; not supported from hibernation. Internet access required. Timing may vary depending on the system configuration. To enable the feature following the removal of the battery, reboot the notebook prior to subsequent use.