Hewlett Packard

HP Showcases Powerful PCs and Digital Gadgets for Every Holiday Budget

Press Release   •   Nov 22, 2011 04:00 EST

This holiday season, HP offers notebook and desktop PCs as well as accessories to satisfy everyone’s technology needs – at a range of prices sure to fit any budget.

From high-performance 3-D PCs to high-definition (HD) webcams, HP’s holiday lineup brings family and friends together to virtually share memories and stay entertained with music, movie or games.

In addition, HP makes holiday shopping simple with its online Holiday Gift Guide. The guide provides gift suggestions for everyone on a shopper’s list, from the entertainer to the entrepreneur.

Stocking stuffers – gifts under $100

  • HP 4 Gigabyte (GB) USB Flash Drive provides a fashionable and user-friendly way to carry photos, video clips, documents and music files. Offered in red and purple, this USB Flash Drive makes transferring, storing and sharing files fast and easy. Starts at $14.99.(1)  
  • HP 12c Financial Calculator, a time-tested favorite, makes a great gift for students, collectors or business professionals in real estate, banking and finance. The limited edition 30th anniversary model has a unique production number laser-etched on the back and is sold in an elegant gift box. Starts at $79.99.(1)  
  • HP Webcam HD 5210 offers video so lifelike it feels like friends or loved ones are in the same room. This ultracompact webcam delivers HD(2) video that streams more clearly and with less lag time than previous models. With two noise-cancelling stereo microphones, all conversations sound crisp and clear. Starts at $99.99.(1)  

Perfect presents – gifts under $400

  • HP Wireless TV Connect allows wireless streaming of 1,080p HD(2)  multimedia content, such as Blu-ray movies, videos and photos to a TV or home entertainment center without the clutter of cords. All that’s needed is a notebook with HDMI output and a USB port, and a TV or entertainment system with an HDMI port. Starts at $149.99. Expected to be available with 3-D technology next month at a starting price of $179.99.(1)
  • HP Mini 210 is the ideal mobile companion for the savvy social networker. Small enough to fit in a purse or bag and offered in a variety of fun colors, this slim PC keeps users connected in style. The HP Mini 210 comes with Beats Audio™ for superior audio quality on the go, a comfortable near-full-size keyboard and QuickWeb for connecting to the web, Facebook or Skype within seconds of powering up.(3) Starts at $299.99.(1)  
  • HP Pavilion dm1 is the ultimate ultraportable PC, blending performance and mobility in a stylish, compact design measuring less than 1-inch thin. With up to 11.5 hours of battery life,(4) an 11.6-inch diagonal HD(2) LED display, Beats Audio and HP Premier Experience, this affordable PC offers high-quality entertainment for mobile users. Starts at $399.99.(1)  

Gifts for the whole family – priced under $600

  • HP 3-D Monitor delivers the ultimate 3-D experience in an ultraslim 23-inch diagonal LED backlit display.(5) Bundled with two pairs of lightweight and comfortable 3-D glasses, and preloaded with a 3-D movie trailer for the animated film “Puss in Boots” from DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., the HP 2311gt 3-D Monitor offers instant entertainment. Film Patterned Retarder technology provides a brighter display, clearer images and a flicker-free 3-D picture. Starts at $299.99. (1)  
  • Perfect for the whole family, the HP TouchSmart 320 is an all-in-one PC that provides a free-standing, tilt-enabled 20-inch touch display for interactive viewing and play. Create fun holiday videos and pictures, and connect with long-distance friends and family with the built-in webcam.(3) Families can experience endless entertainment with the HP TouchSmart 320 PC’s range of built-for-touch apps, TV tuner and Beats Audio. Starts at $599.99.(1)  
  • HP Pavilion dv6 is an entertainment powerhouse notebook with the right amount of screen real estate at a great value. Movies look crisp on the notebook’s vivid 15.6-inch diagonal HD Bright View LED(2) display, and music sounds the way the artist intended with Beats Audio technology and optimized on-board quad speakers. Starts at $599.99.(1)  

Spectacular splurge – gifts under $2,000

  • For those seeking the ultimate multimedia experience, the HP ENVY 17 3D offers the best 3-D visual experience in a notebook PC. In addition to sporting six powerful speakers, a subwoofer and Beats Audio for premium audio, the ENVY 17 3D provides 1,080p full HD(2)  viewing along with improved viewing angles and color gamut for all 2-D and 3-D content. Starts at $1,599.99.(1)  

More HP technology shopping tips, configuration suggestions and test results are available at www.TheNextBench.com.