HP today announced its updated Pavilion lineup for 2017. They are introducing updated 14, 15.6, and 17.3 inch Pavilion laptops and a new line of Pavilion x360 convertible devices with 11.6 inch, 14 inch, and 15.6 inch displays.
In the HP Pavilion laptops, they have removed Optical Drive and reduced the thickness of these devices. They come in five new colors: Red, Pink, Gold, Blue and Silver. The overall design of these laptops has also been updated, they now feature lift-hinge design, sloping keyboard and diamond cut touchpad. They have also reduced the bezel size to reduce the overall footprint of the device.
You can configure these laptops with processors ranging from Intel Celeron to Intel Core i7 or up to AMD A10. You also have an option to choose up to 512GB SSD and option NVIDIA/AMD RADEON graphics. HP claims that they offer up to 10 hours of battery life and they also support fast charging tech. 1 USB Type C port, 2 USB 3.1 ports, HDMI port and media card slot comes as a standard. You can also opt for Windows Hello camera for simple and secure authentication process.
In the HP Pavilion x360 convertible lineup, there is a new 11.6-inch model. The 11-inch model will come with Intel Pentium processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, touch/pen support, HP Pen and it will cost just $399. The 14 inch, and 15.6 inch HP Pavilion x360 models will have all the configuration options we described above for HP Pavilion laptops, but touch displays comes as a standard and they also come with a HP Pen. HP Pavilion x360 convertible devices will offer 12 hours of battery life, two hours more than HP Pavilion laptops.
The updated HP Pavilion laptops will start at $699 and HP Pavilion x360 convertible will start at $399.