HP’s CES 2024 unveiling may not have been the most attention-grabbing, but they’ve introduced some impressive features for their upcoming products this year, enhancing the lives of dedicated fans.
Let’s begin by exploring the 2024 Spectre x360 2-in-1 Laptop. Available in both 14-inch and 16-inch sizes, it boasts the latest Intel Core Ultra 5 processors with an integrated NPU, accelerating various AI workloads. The laptop features a dazzling up to 2.8K OLED display for vibrant colors, meeting IMAX Enhanced certification standards. With a variable refresh rate of up to 120Hz, users can also opt for an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4050 Laptop GPU for enhanced individual power, catering to light gaming and productivity apps. The AI enhancements extend to the 9MP webcam, adjusting dynamically in low light, coupled with walk-away locks, wake-on-approach, privacy alerts, and smart power management.
In addition, the Spectre x360 laptops offer Poly audio tuning for superior online conference sound quality, with the webcam supporting Windows Studio effects like automatic framing, background blur, and eye contact adjustment.
The product lineup also introduces new peripherals, such as the Poly Voyager Free 20 TWS with hybrid ANC for intelligent ambient noise filtering during calls. This TWS offers up to 8 hours per full charge, with an additional 2.5 times provided by the case.
For ergonomic enthusiasts, the HP 960 Ergonomic Wireless Keyboard provides 20 reprogrammable keys and a separate NumPad, maintaining connectivity via Bluetooth and a dongle.
Alternatively, HP offers a range of accessories, including the HP 690 Rechargeable Wireless Mouse, HP 430 Programmable Wireless Keypad, HP USB-C Travel Hub G3, and HP 400 Backlit Wired Keyboard.
The display portfolio expands with the Series 5 monitors, available in 24/27/32-inch sizes, offering a 100Hz refresh rate and 1500:1 contrast ratio in a sleek design suitable for most offices.
In the gaming realm, OMEN introduces the Transcend 14, providing a top-tier gaming experience in a compact form factor. It features up to Intel Core Ultra 9 185H + NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, an IMAX Certified 2.8K OLED display with VRR, and an optimized cooling solution for superior performance.
HyperX also contributes to the gaming experience with new releases, including the HyperX Cloud Mini Headsets and Clutch Tanto Mini Wired Controller which are tailored for younger gamers.
On the other hand, the new Alloy Rise Keyboard, Pulsefire Haste 2 Mini, and Knight/Delta Gaming Backpacks offer diverse options for gamers of all preferences.
Desktop gamers can look forward to the OMEN Transcend 32 UHD 240Hz OLED Gaming Monitor, boasting a 4K OLED display with a 240Hz refresh rate, 0.3ms response time, and advanced cooling technology to address burn-in concerns, ensuring longevity. Surprisingly, the USB-C port delivers up to 140W of USB PD power to compatible devices like laptops which adds another layer of convenience to pseudo-desktop setups.