HP today announced five new notebooks in its business notebook portfolio: the HP Compaq nc2400, HP Compaq tc4400 / nc4400, HP Compaq nc6400, HP Compaq nx7400 and HP Compaq 8400 notebooks. The nc2400 is the company’s thinnest and lightest notebook with an optical drive to date.
HP’s thinnest and lightest business notebook with optical drive to date, the HP Compaq nc2400 Notebook PC is designed for frequent travelers with its ideal balance of size and functionality. With a starting weight of less than three pounds and less than one-inch thin, the nc2400 offers a 12.1-inch widescreen display, integrated optical drive support, full-size keyboard, flexible battery solutions and a variety of wired and wireless communication solutions to maximize productivity while on the go. Additionally, the convenient, easy-to-use HP 2400 Series Docking Station accessory features port replication and cable management in a space-saving design.
HP Compaq nc 2400 12.1″ notebook (view large image)
HP Compaq nc2400 with optical drive on left (view large image)
HP Compaq tc4400 Series: Versatile Mobility
Configurable as either a notebook PC or a convertible tablet PC, the versatile HP Compaq 4400 series is ultra-light, power-packed and adaptable to the way users work. A tablet PC, the tc4400 is a full-function notebook with the added convenience of handwriting input. Intel Core Duo processors allow simultaneous use of multiple applications so users can accomplish more in less time and power-saving features enhance battery life.
Above is pictured the HP Compaq tc 4400 convertible notebook / tablet pc (view large image)
The tc4400 also features a 12.1-inch XGA display with 160-degree wide viewing angle and an optional outdoor viewable panel to increase productivity — even in outdoor or bright environments. Design features such as the sparkle-free glass enhance durability and provide a comfortable writing surface. Users can enjoy peace of mind when on the road as this convertible tablet also offers enhanced security with an integrated biometric fingerprint reader and a TPM security chip.
HP Compaq nc6400 Notebook PC: Thin-and-Light Widescreen Wireless Broadband
The HP Compaq nc6400 Notebook PC offers investment protection with modular mobile broadband capabilities that are designed to allow users to upgrade to select future wireless networks such as CDMA 2000 1xEVDO or, later this year, UMTS/HSDPA by simply changing out wireless modules.
This thin-and-light notebook also features 14.1-inch widescreen displays, HP Privacy Filter, a built-to-fit security filter that narrows the viewing angle without blurring or image distortion ensuring the screen is visible only to the user, powerful Intel Core Duo processors and 3D graphics to deliver the optimal balance of connectivity and performance.
Pictured above is the nc6400 14.1-inch widescreen notebook (view large image)
HP Compaq nx7400 Notebook PC: Affordable Widescreen Productivity
The Compaq nx7400 Notebook PC is targeted for price-conscious users looking for performance and a widescreen in a thin-and-light package. Intel Core Duo processors and 15.4-inch widescreen displays deliver greater productivity, while strong, yet lightweight magnesium-alloy frames offer best-in-class mobility.
Above is pictured the nx7400 15.4″ widescreen notebook (view large image)
HP Compaq nc8400 Notebook PC Series: Robust Widescreen Performance
Armed with Intel Core Duo processors and high-performance discrete graphics, the HP Compaq 8400 Notebook PC series is a powerful mobile office that rivals any notebook or desktop PC. Powerful ATI graphics deliver the performance, quality and stability required for demanding projects, and the 15.4-inch widescreen display boasts anti-glare and wide-viewing angle technology in addition to a full size keyboard for greater productivity.
Above is pictured the 15.4″ screen HP Compaq nc8430 notebook (view large image)
Pricing and availability
- HP Compaq nc2400 Notebook PC starts at $1,599 and is expected be available mid-May.
- HP Compaq tc4400 Tablet PC starts at $1,649 and is expected to be available early June.
- HP Compaq nc6400 Notebook PC starts at $1549 and is expected to be available mid-May.
- HP Compaq nx7400 Notebook PC starts at $749 and is expected to be available mid-May.
- HP Compaq 8400 Notebook PC series starts at $1,599 and is expected to be available mid-May.
- Compaq & HP Compaq 8400 (Core Duo processor, 15.4″ screen, released 2006)
- Compaq & HP Compaq nx7400 (Core Duo processor, 15.4″ screen, released 2006)
- Compaq & HP Compaq nc6400 (Core Duo processor, 14.1″ screen, released 2006)
- Compaq & HP Compaq nc4400 (Core Duo processor, 12.1″ screen, released 2006)
- Compaq & HP Compaq tc4400 (Core Duo processor, 12.1″ screen, released 2006)
- Compaq & HP Compaq nc2400 (Core Solo or Intel Celeron processor, 12.1″ screen, released 2006)