HP Pavilion in May with thin frames and new CPUs

HP officially announced overseas the renewal of the range Pavilion 14 and 15 and the Pavilion x360 under the banner of new designs and eighth-generation Intel CPUs. All new products also have the Fast Charge feature, which allows you to recharge the battery to 50 percent in 45 minutes.

Most of the news affects the Pavilion x360 which alongside the new Intel CPUs They offer dedicated graphics chips, produced by Nvidia for the 14-inch version and by AMD for those with 15-inch screens. Three color ranges of the coating: Natural Silver, Pale Gold and Sapphire Blue.

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One of the most interesting news from the aesthetic point of view regards the frames of the screens, which have been thinned: from 12.7 millimeters of the previous models are now down to 6.5 mm . As for connectivity we find both USB Type-C and traditional USB A 3.1. to be pointed out also the new grilles to protect the speakers, which have a geometric pattern

The availability is set for May, and we are waiting for the official price lists. To get an idea of ​​configurations and prices let's take a look at the US proposal: the 14-inch x360 will have a base price of $ 499, for the configuration with Core i3 CPU, 8 GB of RAM, 500 GB hard drive and touch screen at 1366 x 768 pixels

The mid-range staging is proposed at $ 729 and provides a Core i5 processor flanked by 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB SSD and Full HD touch screen. For the 15-inch start at a minimum price of $ 759, which corresponds to the configuration with Core i5-8250U, 8 GB of RAM, 1 TB hard drive and Full HD touch screen. The 14-inch Pavilion x360 comes with a Nvidia MX130 GPU, while the 15-inch can be equipped with AMD Radeon 530. There is also a premium version of the 14-inch x360, with fingerprint reader, unibody chbadis and keyboard more luxurious, with prices starting at $ 749.

Pavilion 14 and Pavilion 15

Pavilion 14 and Pavilion 15 are among the most popular consumer consumer notebooks. HP has redesigned the design proposing new hinges, edges that facilitate the opening of the lid and give the base an angle that makes typing more comfortable.

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Here too we find Intel Core processors and optional AMD's eighth-generation Ryzen graphics for the 15-inch version. Intel Optane Memory storage media should boost performance, as well as dedicated Nvidia or AMD graphics. HP promises a runtime of up to 11.75 hours on a single charge, which if tested would be excellent news.

All new Pavilion will have six coating color options, including Mineral Silver, Pale Gold, Sapphire Blue, Velvet Burgundy, Tranquil Pink and Ceramic White. As for prices, here too we are waiting for the official notes from HP Italy regarding the quotation in our country.

Overseas prices start from a minimum base of 629 dollars for the Pavilion 14 equipped with Core i5 CPU, 8 GB of RAM, 1 TB hard disk and 1366 x 768 pixel non-touch screen. Going up in price you can have the $ 699 Pavilion 14, with 256 GB SSD and Full HD screen (the rest remains identical to the version described above). The Pavilion 15 will have prices starting from 739 dollars, for the model with Core i5-8250U CPU, 8 GB of RAM and 1 TB hard disk.

Clearly the displays reflect the current market positioning of the Pavilion, which they remain mid-range products addressed to end consumers who are not interested in gaming.

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The new Pavilion range notebooks will be on sale in May. If you want to take advantage of the offers, on the HP website the current models are discounted.

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