Desk Correspondent, abptakmaa, Kolkata, 17th June 2020 : HP today expanded its portfolio of always connected PCs with the introduction of the HP14s notebooks for mainstream users. The new notebook portfolio comes with 4G LTE connectivity, which was previously only available with HP’s premium notebooks such as HP Elite Dragonfly and HP Spectre X360.
With the ongoing global health emergency, millions of users have been forced to work from home. With low fixed-line broadband penetration and sub-optimal security protocols for home Wi-Fi; 4G LTE plays a critical role providing fast and secure internet connectivity. The new HP notebooks fill a critical gap in the market, by providing enterprise grade connectivity and security in an affordable price band.
Always Connected, Secure and Stylish: HP 14s
Weighing 1.53 kgs, the new stylish and lightweight HP 14s comes with a long battery life of up to nine hours accompanied with fast charging, best suited for on-the-go consumers. Powered by Intel’s 10th gen i3/i5 processors, the HP 14s offers micro-edge displays in 78% screen-to-body ratio providing a superior ergonomic, video and creative experience.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vinay Awasthi, Managing Director, HP India Market said, “Our constant endeavour at HP is to democratize access to technology by making premium features available for all consumer segments. The introduction of 4G LTE access in a mainstream device will transform the experience for millions of PC users in India to work, learn and play from anytime, anywhere.”
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP India Market said, “With remote working becoming the new normal, the HP 14s range is aimed at arming employees and employers to battle the given situation. Being India’s first* PC with personal internet at affordable price point, we aim to address key concerns such as security and connectivity of the modern users.”
Mobility with Security – HP14s
Redefining productivity and collaboration, the HP14s delivers power in an ultra-mobile design with Intel® Core™ i5/i3 processor with windows 10 operating system and built-in Intel® XMM™ 7360 4G LTE6 to provide a fast, connected and very secure solution. Supporting HP True Vision 720pHD Camera and digital integrated microphone, it enables users to stay connected.
The lightweight notebook has a micro-edge FHD display with ultra-narrow bezel and includes 6 ports- 1 super speed type C and 2 type A, multi-media SD media card reader and a HDMI, and Bluetooth® 5 combo that supports gigabit file transfer speed to a 256 GB storage unit. With strong security features and lower lag times, the HP14s provides enhanced security than a public Wi-Fi.
Always Connected HP Pavilion X360 14
The always connected HP Pavilion x360 14 supports 10th generation Intel processor with Intel Iris Plus Graphics for exceptional performance. These devices contain 4G LTE sim slot for secure connectivity and enhanced port functionality like faster data transfer speed on the Type C port. .
The HP Pavilion x360 14 supports 11 hours of battery life, hands free access to Amazon Alexa voice service, wake on voice feature and comes equipped with dual speakers, B&O Audio, and HP Audio Boost for a more immersive experience. Versatile and premium, the HP Pavilion x360 14 offers a larger screen-to-body ratio of 82.47% in a 3-sided micro edge bezel display. The Pavilion x360 14 is available in a natural silver color.
Pricing, availability and offers:
Available at all HP World stores and online store.hp.com/in, the new HP notebooks are priced as follows:
- HP14s with i3 processor and 4GB RAM is available now at a price of INR 44,999
- HP14s with i5 processor and 8GB RAM is available now at a price of INR 64,999
- HP Pavilion x360 14 i5 is available July 1 onwards at a price of INR 84,999
On purchase of these new products from HP, consumers can get a Reliance Jio SIM with 6 months free data (1.5GB/Day), access to their ecosystem of popular Apps like Jio Movies and 30% discount on overall Jio data plans post 6 months. To redeem this offer, consumers need to visit a Reliance Jio store and share the laptop invoice and serial number details. Terms and Conditions apply. Publicity : Edelman.