CES 2024 is just about to kick off, and every tech brand is making their entry for the grand event. Recently, HP presented various groundbreaking products, redefining the gaming and personal computing experience. With an emphasis on personalization and cutting-edge technology, HP’s Spectre x360 laptops and HyperX peripherals are the key highlights. Let’s take a look at all of the major announcements from HP.
OMEN Transcend Gaming Laptop for Personalized Gaming
At the core of HP’s gaming revolution is the OMEN Transcend 14 Gaming Laptop, a testament to the fusion of gaming prowess and creativity. The laptop boasts an advanced OLED display, an elegantly slim design, and formidable internals, making it a lightweight 14-inch gaming laptop.
The laptop features an IMAX Enhanced Certified 2.8K 120Hz VRR OLED display, delivering unparalleled details and vibrant colors. The lattice-less sky-printed RGB keyboard extends the visual experience beyond the screen. with up to 11.5 hours of battery life, the OMEN Transcend 14 redefines portability without compromising power.
Equipped with up to an Intel Core Ultra 9 185H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPUs, the laptop leverages AI for enhanced gaming and streaming experiences. With features like Auto Dynamic Refresh Rate and ECO mode, users can enjoy a smoother gameplay experience with improved battery life.
The laptop introduces a thermal revolution, utilizing Intel’s dual channel flow technology to achieve 4x higher static pressure. This ensures optimal performance without uncomfortable heat during extended gaming sessions.
Catering to student gamers, the OMEN Transcend 14 offers local AI capabilities through Intel and NVIDIA processors and built-in AI with Otter.ai for real-time captions during meetings or classes.
Complementing the gaming experience, HyperX introduces a suite of peripherals designed for ultimate personalization and customization. For those who don’t know, HyperX is a gaming sub-brand by HP that is very popular among the gaming community.
- Versatile Keyboard Options: HyperX unveiled the Alloy Rise Keyboard, the world’s most customizable toolless mechanical gaming keyboard. With features like hot-swappable key switches, magnetic top plates, and a 3D Mythic-Themed Collection, it offers a level of personalization never seen before. The keyboard’s gasket-mounted design and pre-lubed HyperX Linear Switches ensure durability and flexibility.
- Compact Gaming Mouse: HyperX gaming mice have always been a fan favorite, and now we have the compact HyperX Pulsefire Haste 2 Mini. It promises superior handling for extended gaming sessions with a HyperX 26K Sensor, dual wireless mode connectivity, and dust-proof HyperX Switches.
- Travel-Ready Gaming Backpacks: We have the HyperX Knight and Delta Gaming Backpacks, which provide secure storage for gaming laptops and accessories. Their durable and weather-resistant design, coupled with compliance with most airlines’ carry-on size regulations, make them ideal companions for gamers on the go.
HP’s commitment to delivering the pinnacle of gaming display technology culminates in the OMEN Transcend 32 UHD 240Hz OLED Gaming Monitor. As the world’s first gaming monitor with independent switchable USB Ports, users can seamlessly switch between devices and enjoy smart KVM features for efficient file transfer.
The monitor also features the world’s first OLED gaming display with 140W USB-C power delivery. The QD-OLED Panel Technology enables an extraordinary 1,500,000:1 contrast ratio, coupled with a 4K UHD, 240Hz refresh rate, and 0.3ms response time. The inclusion of Dolby Vision and VESA DisplayHDR True Black 400 certification guarantees a breathtaking HDR experience.
Shaping the future of personal computing, HP introduces the Spectre x360 laptop, heralding a new era of adaptability and personalization.
The Spectre x360 laptops feature a dedicated AI chip, enabling built-in security features, adaptive screen adjustments, and automatic performance optimization. With three engines across Intel Core Ultra processors and optional NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 Laptop GPUs, they deliver powerful local AI workloads for efficient content creation.
The laptops are the first consumer devices to feature audio tuning by Poly, ensuring unparalleled voice clarity and remarkable sound. Windows Studio effects enhance calls and video, offloading AI features for a seamless collaboration experience. The Spectre x360 laptops have the world’s most immersive display, with up to a 2.8K OLED screen and IMAX Enhanced Certification. Then, the 16:10 aspect ratio allows users to view more content, adjusting dynamically based on the type of content being viewed.
HP has also launched some other peripherals for everyday use:
- Wireless Earbuds for On-the-Go: First, we have the Poly Voyager Free 20 wireless earbuds that deliver powerful sound with adaptive adaptive active noise canceling. With up to eight hours of listening time and a portable Qi charging case, these earbuds ensure a seamless audio experience.
- Versatile Ergonomic Keyboard: Then we have the HP 960 Wireless Keyboard, which adapts to your typing style with a split-zone layout and 20 programmable keys. Bluetooth and dongle connectivity make it an ideal tool for various tasks, promoting comfort and efficiency.
- Enhanced Mouse and Keypad Options: HP introduced the world’s first Qi-charging Bluetooth mouse, the HP 690 Rechargeable Wireless Mouse, and the HP 430 Programmable Wireless Keypad, the world’s most customizable Bluetooth mechanical keypad. The HP USB-C Travel Hub G3 and HP 400 Backlit Wired Keyboard offer additional connectivity and convenience.
Rounding off the lineup is HP’s Series 5 Monitors, available in 24-, 27-, and 32-inch models. These monitors have a 1500:1 contrast ratio and enhanced 100Hz refresh rates. They also come with a thin, light design with ultra-thin bezels and integrated cable management for a seamless multi-monitor setup.