HP unveiled a new line of laptops today, and they should do well for creatives and power users in need of workstations that provide oomph. You can choose between new ZBooks and Envys, and depending on your needs; there should be something for your budget. The Envy 15 stands out immediately, thanks to its Intel i9 processor.
Starting with the Envy series, HP refreshed the entire lineup. But they have lots of shared specs. Envy 13, and the x360 15 and 17, each get 10th generation Intel Core processors and Wi-FI 6 connectivity for future-proofing. And you can choose between NVIDIA GeForce MX330 graphics or AMD Ryzen Radeon graphics.
If your needs aren’t quite so powerful, the x360 13 comes with an AMD Ryzen 4000 Series processor and WiiFi 5, which is still the reigning standard. The x360 13 also promises a battery life of up to 17.5 hours.
The HP Envy 15, however, is the crown jewel of the lineup, in part thanks to its powerful Intel i9 processor. It also sports GeForce RTX 2060 graphics and an optional 4K OLED display. And if you need RAM, this is the laptop for you thanks to its 32GBs of DDR4 memory.
The newly refreshed Envy series arrives sometime in May.
The ZBook Create and Studio are potent workstations and come with a choice of Intel Core or Xeon processors. Depending on how much power you need, you can choose between Quadro or GeForce graphics cards. Of the two, the Studio offers more power while the Create comes in a thinner body.
HP says the ZBook lineup will be ready in August. No word on pricing for any of the laptops announced today.