HP’s first business Ultrabook™, has been introduced. It features a thin and light design, strong security options and a responsive solid-state hard drive for the ultimate mobile experience and up to 9 hours of battery life. This is the highest record performance available among Ultrabook devices currently on the market which affords users less effort with carrying power adapters to charge their notebook PCs.
Among other features, the Business Ultrabook boasts of a wide array of ports, including Ethernet, eliminates the need to carry dongles. It measurs less than 18 millimeters thin and using an ultraslim 13.3-inch diagonal high-definition (HD) BrightView display, the HP Folio13 weighs just 3.3 pounds. It combines the cool industrial design found on consumer products with the security and usability business users demand; powered by the latest Intel® Core™ processors, the HP Folio13 also includes Intel Rapid Start Technology, which helps save time by getting users systems up and running fast. Additional features include an HP TrueVision HD Webcam for brighter, cleaner HD images, and Dolby Advanced Audio, HP CoolSense technology, HP ImagePad for highly accurate and advanced multitouch gesture support.
“This category of product breaks new ground and will be a likely choice for businesses to offer to employees looking for a more consumer-centric experience,” said Crawford Del Prete, executive vice president, Worldwide Research Products, and chief research officer, IDC. “We expect Ultrabooks will re-ignite interest in the small form factor PC category, and by 2015 expect 95 million Ultrabooks will be shipping worldwide annually.”
The HP Folio13 is expected to be available on Dec. 7 with a starting price of $899.99.