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2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) Gaming Laptop Preview!

2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) Gaming Laptop Preview!

HP just unveiled their 2021 OMEN 15 gaming laptop, codenamed Valkyrie – powered by both AMD and NVIDIA!

 

2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) Gaming Laptop

Codenamed Valkyrie, the 2021 HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop is a 15.6-inch laptop built with serious gaming in mind, with a sleek and modern minimalistic design!

15.6-inch IPS Display

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with a large 15.6-inch IPS display, with a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

You can opt for a 144 Hz refresh rate, as well as a premium 144 Hz display with 300 nits brightness and 72% NTSC colour gamut.

Gaming Performance

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 5000 series processor, and paired with up to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 graphics!

It is kept cool by the OMEN Tempest Cooling Technology, with 3-sided venting and 5-way airflow, to ensure maximum performance even during prolonged gaming sessions!

Memory + Storage

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with up to 16 GB of DDR4-3200 memory, in dual-channel mode for maximum performance.

You can equip it with up to a 1 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD, or up to two 256 GB SSDs in RAID 0 mode for super-fast transfers.

Connectivity

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with Gigabit LAN wired connectivity built in, and offers either Intel Wi-Fi 6 or Realtek Wi-Fi 5 wireless connectivity.

Audio

You do not have to rely on headphones for maximum gaming enjoyment. The new OMEN 15 comes with Bang & Olufsen speakers and support for DTS:X Ultra!

Gaming Keyboard

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 comes with an island-style backlit keyboard with integrated numeric keypad.

You have the option of simple dragon red backlighting, or RGB backlighting with 4 independent zones.

 

2021 HP OMEN 15 (Valkyrie) : Specifications + Options

The 2021 HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop comes with these specifications and configuration options :

Specifications 2021 HP OMEN 15
Display 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Display Options 144 Hz, 300 nits, 72% NTSC
144 Hz, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
60 Hz, 250 nits, 45% NTSC
Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Professional
Microsoft Windows 10 Home
CPU Options AMD Ryzen 9 5900H
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
AMD Ryzen 5 5600H
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
Memory Options Up to 16 GB DDR4-3200
GPU Options NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti
Storage Options Up to 1 TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD
Up to 2 x 256 GB PCIe NVMe TLC SSDs
Card Reader SD card reader
Audio Bang & Olfusen dual speakers
DTS:X Ultra support
Networking Gigabit LAN
Wireless Options Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0
Realtek Wi-Fi 5 (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0
I/O Ports 1 x USB 3.0 Type C with DisplayPort 1.4
1 x USB 3.0 Type A with Sleep + Charge
2 x USB 3.0 Type A
1 x RJ45 LAN port
1 x headphone / mic combo port
1 x Mini DisplayPort
1 x HDMI 2.0a
Camera HD camera with dual-array digital mic
IR thermal sensor
Keyboard Options 1-zone dragon red backlit keyboard
4-zone RGB backlit keyboard
Touchpad HP Imagepad Touchpad
Battery Options 6-cell Li-Po, 70.9 Wh
3-cell Li-Po, 52.5 Wh
Charger 150 / 200 watt charger
Dimensions 357.96 mm wide
239.7 mm deep
22.5 mm thick
Weight 2.37 kg

 

2021 HP OMEN 15 : Price + Availability

The new HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop has a starting price of RM 3,899 (about US$965 / £684 / A$1,220 / S$1,272).

It comes with 2-years of Accidental Protection Damage warranty, and is available from the HP Online Store in Malaysia right now.

Here are purchase options in other countries :

 

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The 2018 HP Spectre x360 13 Laptop Revealed!

HP just released the new HP Spectre x360 13, the latest edition from its range of premium laptops. Here is everything you need to know about the 2018 HP Spectre x360 13 laptop!

 

The 2018 HP Spectre x360 13 Laptop Revealed!

The 2018 HP Spectre x360 13 features a new design that includes a new Poseidon Blue colour and is HP’s first consumer notebook with privacy camera kill switch. It comes equipped with the world’s longest battery life in a quad-core convertible.

 

 

Bold Design And Great Audio

The redesigned 2018 HP Spectre x360 13  is available in the all-new Poseidon Blue with pale brass accents. It features a gem cut design achieved through aluminum CNC machining.

The USB-C port is angled on the right side of the device for better cable management while dual chamfer design makes the lid easier to lift from any side.

The unique design of the speaker pattern is also purposeful with each hole micro-drilled for better acoustic transparency to deliver great audio experience by Bang & Olufsen.

Security Features

The 2018 HP Spectre x360 13 has also been equipped with leading security features. A privacy camera kill switch acts as a physical on/off switch to electrically turn off the webcam when not in use.

It also comes equipped with HP Sure View, an integrated privacy screen to help users avoid prying eyes in public areas.

 

 

 

 

Great Connectivity And Battery Lifespan

The 2018 HP Spectre x360 13  is also built to deliver an Always-On, Always-Connected PC experience. This includes long-lasting battery life with up to 22.5 hours.

The optional gigabit-class 4G LTE on the 13-inch device and ultra-fast Wi-Fi with up to 1 gigabit download speeds on the HP Spectre x360 13 ensure connectivity from almost anywhere.

Connected modern standby allows emails, calendars, and contacts to be constantly updated. The wake on fingerprint reader and wake on voices enable full log-on almost instantaneously.

Powerful Function

The 2018 HP Spectre x360 13 is designed for mobile professionals on the go with the 8th generation Intel Quad Core processors. The two USB-CTM Thunderbolt ports support dual 5K displays and is ideal for users who are into content creation.

The 15-inch convertible features a new thermal design and the optional NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti with Max Q design.

 

 

2018 HP Spectre x360 13 Price + Availability

The 2018 HP Spectre x360 13  retails from RM 5,249 / ~US$ 1,252 / ~£992 and is available at HP Online Store and authorised HP resellers in Malaysia.

 

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The 2018 HP OMEN 15 + OMEN 17 Gaming Laptops Revealed!

HP today officially launched the 2018 HP OMEN 15 and 2018 HP Omen 17 gaming laptops. Get the lowdown on HP’s newly-refreshed OMEN gaming laptops!

 

The 2018 HP OMEN 15 + OMEN 17 Gaming Laptops

The 2018 HP OMEN gaming laptops are now sleeker, and feature the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processor with up to six cores and up to 8 GB of DDR4-2666 memory. They are also powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with Max-Q Design.

Here are the 2018 HP OMEN gaming laptops’ key features :

Power That Goes The Distance

The 2018 HP OMEN gaming laptops are not just powered by the 8th Generation Intel Core processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with Max-Q Design, they come with a variety of storage options – SSD, HDD, SSD + HDD, or even HDD + Intel Optane Memory.

Cool Things Down

The 2018 HP OMEN gaming laptops have been engineered with larger fans that have a 3-phase motor and fluid dynamic bearings. Vents on the back and the bottom pull in cool air, while two large fans push heat out the rear corner vents. Some models even come with an expanded vent area on the bottom for increased airflow.

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Lose Yourself In The Game

The 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch displays have a Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, with 60 Hz or 144 Hz refresh rate options, and NVIDIA G-SYNC support.

They also boast Bang & Olufsen stereo speakers, with a discrete audio amplifier. If you prefer to wear headphones, you’ll be able to enjoy an expanded surround soundscape with its support for DTS Headphone:X.

Expansion and Flexibility

The 2018 HP OMEN gaming laptops are designed to be easily upgraded. It has a single panel access with Phillips head screws for storage and memory upgrades.

It also comes with a wide variety of ports at the back for more freedom of movement, particularly if you are using a mouse.

 

The 2018 HP OMEN Price + Availability

The 2018 HP OMEN 16 retails from RM 4,485 / ~US$ 1,121, and is available immediately from the HP Online Store and authorised HP resellers.

The 2018 HP OMEN 17 retails from.RM 8,699 / ~US$ 2,175, and will be available starting mid-September 2018.

 

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The HP OMEN Gaming Laptop & Desktop PCs Revealed!

HP just launched the OMEN by HP line of gaming PCs. Their new OMEN gaming PCs have reputedly been engineered to give esports and competitive gamers the edge to perform at their very best. Let’s take a look at the new HP OMEN gaming laptop and desktop PCs!

 

The 2017 OMEN Gaming Laptop & Desktop PCs Revealed!

The highlight of the HP OMEN launch event was this presentation by Stacey Gan, HP Market Development Manager (Consumer Notebook) on the key features of the new OMEN gaming PCs. Check it out!

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The HP OMEN Gaming Desktop

The new OMEN gaming desktop PC was inspired by the OMEN X desktop. It leverages key features from the OMEN X desktop, like the ability to easily upgrade components, and improved cooling, to allow gamers to push the envelope of the system’s gaming performance.

  • Supports up to dual NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti graphics cards in SLI, or dual AMD Radeon RX 580 graphics cards in CrossFire mode.
  • Powered by the 7th Generation Intel Core i7 or Core i5 CPUs with unlocked options for overclocking.
  • Improved thermal engineering with all-around edge vents and optional liquid-cooling capability.
  • Optional PCIe SSD or SSD + HDD storage options.
  • OMEN Command Center with Overclocking improves CPU performance on-the-fly.
  • Network Booster prioritises gaming traffic to reduce latency in online games.

 

The HP OMEN Gaming Laptops

The HP OMEN gaming laptops will be available in two sizes – the HP OMEN 15 with a 15.6″ display, and a HP OMEN 17 with a 17″ display. These gaming laptops feature more expansion capabilities, additional ports and more VR compatibility.

  • The HP OMEN 15 supports up to the GeForce GTX 1060 with Max-Q, or the Radeon RX 550.
  • The HP OMEN 17 supports up to the GeForce GTX 1070, or the Radeon RX 580.[adrotate group=”2″]
  • Powered by the 7th Generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processors.
  • Improved cooling thanks to a multi-fan, multi-heatpipe, multi-exhaust thermal solution.
  • Integrated dual speakers tuned by Bang & Olufsen, and boosted by HP Audio Boost.
  • Dragon-red keyboard with red-accented WASD keys, white backlights and 26-key rollover anti-ghosting capability.
  • Option of 4K display / 1080p 120Hz display with NVIDIA G-Sync / 1080p 60Hz display with AMD FreeSync.
  • Single access panel for easy HDD, SSD and RAM upgrades.
  • VR-ready configurations available for virtual reality gaming.

 

Price & Availability

The HP OMEN Desktop is currently available, with prices starting at RM 5,999 / ~US$ 1,429.

The HP OMEN 15 gaming laptop is currently available, with prices starting at RM 4,499 / ~US$ 1,069.

The HP OMEN 17 gaming laptop is currently available, with prices starting at RM 8,899 / ~US$ 2,119.

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The 2017 HP Spectre x360 With Active Pen Revealed!

HP just introduced the 2017 HP Spectre x360. This is the second-generation HP Spectre x360 model, featuring a near-zero border display in a design that is 13% thinner and 11% lighter! Not only is the 2017 HP Spectre x360 sleeker and lighter, it is designed to work with the HP Active Stylus Pen. Check it out!

 

The 2017 HP Spectre x360 Launch & Presentation

The Malaysian launch of the 2017 HP Spectre x360 was held at the 24th floor of the swanky Troika, hosted by Miss World Malaysia 2012, Lee Yvonne. HP Malaysia Business Director (PC), Frankie Chan, kicked off the event with a launch keynote on the Spectre x360.

Then Stacey Gan, HP Market Development Manager (Consumer Notebook), then gave a presentation on the new features of the 2017 HP Spectre x360 with the HP Active Stylus Pen.

 

 

The Sleeker, Lighter HP Spectre x360

The new 2017 HP Spectre x360 boasts a new hinge design, which squeezes its form factor even thinner by 2 mm to just 13.8 mm. It is also much lighter at just under 1.3 kg, compared to 1.45 in the previous model. Even so, HP managed to pack in a larger 57.8 Whr battery, allowing it to run for up to 15 hours – 25% more battery life than its predecessor!

The 2017 HP Spectre x360 is powered by the 7th Generation Intel Core i7 or Core i5 processor, but it’s not just about raw performance. Its new micr-edge display design eliminated almost 10 mm from each side of the display, giving you a much larger display in the same form factor!

The new Spectre x360 comes with four speakers, instead of just two. These speakers are not just tuned by Bang & Olufsen, they also support HP Audio Boost. It is also designed for Windows Ink, with the HP Active Stylus Pen delivering a precise pen experience.

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Here is a summary of its key features :

  • The new dual-fan design optimises thermals to ensure the device runs cool during demanding activities
  • 7th Generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processors
  • Options with up to a 256 GB PCIe SSD for fast performance and plenty of storage space
  • HP TrueVision FHD Webcam with 12% wider field of view
  • A FHD IR camera allows Windows Hello facial recognition for secure, easy logins.
  • HP Fast Charge allows the Spectre x360 to recharge its battery to 90% in just 90 minutes

 

The 2017 HP Spectre x360 Specifications & Price

MODEL HP Spectre x360 13-ac029TU HP Spectre x360 13-ac028TU
PART NO 1HP10PA#UUF 1HP09PA#UUF
COLOUR Dark Ash Silver Dask Ash Silver
ILP PRICE + 6% GST RM 5,299 / ~US$ 1,259 RM 6,099 / ~US$ 1,449
DISPLAY SIZE 13.3-inch FHD 13.3-inch FHD
DISPLAY RESOLUTION 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
PROCESSOR Intel Core i5-7200U (2.5 GHz, up to 3.1 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, 3 MB cache, 2 cores) Intel Core i7-7500U (2.7 GHz, up to 3.5 GHz with Intel Turbo Boost Technology, 4 MB cache, 2 cores)
MEMORY On-board 8 GB LPDDR3-1866 SDRAM On-board 8GB LPDDR3-1866 SDRAM
STORAGE 256 GB PCIe M.2 SSD 256 GB PCIe M.2 SSD
GRAPHICS Intel HD Graphics 620 Intel HD Graphics 620
OPTICAL DRIVE None None
OPERATING SYSTEM Windows 10 (64bit) Windows 10 (64bit)
PORTS 2 X USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2 / Thunderbolt 3
1 x USB Type A 3.1 Gen 1,
1 headphone/microphone combo
2 X USB 3.1 Type-C Gen 2 / Thunderbolt 3
1 x USB Type A 3.1 Gen 1,
1 headphone/microphone combo
THICKNESS 13.9 mm 13.9 mm
WEIGHT 1.32 kg 1.32 kg
BATTERY 3-Cell 3-Cell
POWER FOR ADAPTER 65 W 65 W
CONNECTIVITY Intel 802.11 ac 2X2 WiFi + BT 4.2 Combo Adapter Intel 802.11 ac 2X2 WiFi + BT 4.2 Combo Adapter
WARRANTY Two years Local Onsite Warranty inclusive of One year limited International Warranty (part/labor/carry-in); 1-year limited warranty on primary battery Two years Local Onsite Warranty inclusive of One year limited International Warranty (part/labor/carry-in); 1-year limited warranty on primary battery
PEN Comes with HP Active Stylus Pen Comes with HP Active Stylus Pen

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HP Unveils Sleeker, Lighter 2nd Generation Spectre x360

Kuala Lumpur, 19 December 2016HP PPS Sales Sdn Bhd today announces the new HP Spectre x360, the second generation of HP’s revolutionary x360 convertible that now features a near zero border display in a design that is 13 percent thinner and 11 percent lighter.

 

Spectre X360

Delivering powerful performance in a sleek package, the Spectre x360 now achieves 25 percent more hours of battery life with up to 15 hours . This was accomplished by optimizing the PC for the latest 7th Generation Intel Core processors and fitting a larger 57.8W battery in the thinner design.

The new micro-edge display bezel design reduces the overall footprint by eliminating almost 10mm from each side of the screen to provide a beautiful viewing experience for improved portability.

With a new hinge design, it is 13.8mm thin, over 2mm thinner than the previous generation and is lighter at 1.295kg compared to 1.45kg. The PC now includes four speakers instead of two to deliver crisp audio. Thanks to tuning by Bang & Olufsen plus HP Audio Boost, the two forward facing speakers in addition to two on the bottom provide superb sound in every mode.

The new Spectre x360 also features great connectivity with two USB-Type C ports with Thunderbolt 3 support and a USB-Type A 3.0 port allowing users to connect the latest peripherals both today and tomorrow. The bright display boasts a 13.3-inch diagonal FHD IPS panel that delivers great viewing experiences. The Natural Silver color with polished accents on the hinges creates the sleek profile customers crave.

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Other features include:

  • The new dual fan design optimizes thermals to ensure the device runs cool during demanding activities
  • 7th Generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processors
  • Options with up to a 256GB PCIe SSD for fast performance and plenty of space to store high resolution videos and photos
  • HP TrueVision FHD Webcam with 12% wider field of view, great for web chats
  • A FHD IR camera supports Windows Hello Facial Log-In for secure, easy log in without typing a password.
  • HP Fast Charge to recharge the batteries to 90 percent capacity in just 90 minutes

 

Pricing and Availability

The HP Spectre x360 is expected to be available in Malaysia from December 2016 onwards starting at RM4,999 inclusive GST / ~US$1109.

 

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