New HP PCs Elevate Productivity for Business Users, IT Teams, & Creators

With more than half of worldwide employees working from home, employees and IT teams are adjusting to the new ways people collaborate and create – whether at home, in the office, or other remote locations. HP has announced new additions to its Personal Systems portfolio to help people stay connected, engaged, and productive.

The latest EliteBook 800 Series PCsZBook Firefly 14, and ZBook Firefly 15 feature new capabilities allowing business users, IT teams, and creators to:

  • Be productive anywhere. Stay connected and work virtually anywhere at the highest connection speeds possible with gigabit data rate Wi-Fi 6, 4G LTE or 5G. New AI-based noise reduction suppresses background noises and keyboard clicks during conference calls. HP QuickDrop helps users transfer photos, videos and files quickly and securely between an HP PC and phone.
  • Work with peace of mind. HP Elite PCs and HP Workstations are part of the world’s most secure and manageable PCs. Newly embedded Tile™ capability allows users (and IT) to easily locate the PCs whether nearby or far away. HPs new intrusion detection technology, HP Tamper Lock, locks your PC if it has been physically opened or compromised and notifies the user. Devices can be wiped down with common household cleaning wipes[ix] for easy sanitization and HP Easy Clean disables the touchscreen, keyboard, and clickpad at the touch of a button to clean without need of powering off. HP Sure View Reflect allows users to work discreetly, by showing a copper reflective finish when screen is viewed from the side.
  • Feel good about sustainably sourced materials. Driving support for more environmentally conscious products, the PCs are part of the world’s most sustainable PC portfolio and use ocean-bound plastics in the speaker enclosure, and the outer box packaging is 100% sustainably sourced.

New Premium PCs for Business Users and IT Teams

The HP EliteBook 800 G8 Series PCs are crafted with a lightweight and flexible design, and superb connection and collaboration for powerful business resiliency. Powered by up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors,  the devices are designed to meet the demands of mobility around the home, office, and everywhere in between. 11th Gen Intel® Core™ vPro® processor-based systems coming in January 2021.

The HP EliteBook 800 G8 Series, available with 13.3″, 14″, and 15.6″ diagonal screens, users get a powerful, highly secure, and durable laptop with long battery life that keeps them connected and productive in any work setting. The HP EliteBook 850 G8 has an NVIDIA® GeForce® MX450 discrete graphics option for ultimate performance. Co-engineered with Intel, select configurations of the HP EliteBook 800 series have been tested and verified to meet standards for the Intel® Evo® Platform ensuring high-, responsiveness, battery life, fast charge and instant wake. Systems that have been tuned and verified to meet the requirements of the Intel® Evo™ vPro® platform based on 11th Gen Intel® Core™ vPro® processors are coming in January 2021. With not only users but IT teams working remotely, HP Patch Assistant​ helps IT monitor HP device health and security across employee devices by automating critical updates.

In addition to the features mentioned above, the HP EliteBook x360 830 G8 features a 360-degree hinge and 13.3” diagonal touchscreen display to adapt to the way users create, connect, and collaborate. The optional HP Rechargeable Active Pen G3 features a proximity alert that notifies users if they leave the pen behind.

The new HP ZBook Firefly G8, available with a 14” and 15.6” diagonal screenequips users on-the-go with the power and performance needed to design in 2D and review 3D iterations. Built for extreme mobility starting at just 2.98 pounds, the ZBook 14 is the world’s lightest mobile workstation with a color accurate display. It is engineered to take select high-end ZBook experiences into the mainstream while maintaining the thin, sleek design that is as light as a MacBook Pro 13”. Now today’s technical and creative managers, STEAM students, and product designers can tap into pro-level performance with curated creator experiences like color accuracy and ISV certifications, seamless collaboration with enhanced connectivity, and industry-leading security.

  • Enjoy a true color digital canvas with a DreamColor display boasting a billion on-screen colors with world-class visual fidelity. Creators will have confidence in their colors as new PANTONE® Validated displays meet Pantone’s color fidelity criteria in the simulation of the full range of real-world PANTONE Colors.
  • Keep remote workers productive. Get improved performance with new NVIDIA T500 professional graphics, featuring 4 GB GDDR6 VRAM, and up to 3X graphics performance over the previous generation, and 2.6x better performance than the Dell Precision 3550 – pull up schematics or designs and get the job done from anywhere, even while multi-tasking with conferencing or web applications. Additionally, be more productive while using multiple applications like video conferencing, web browsing, and streaming.
  • ZCentral Remote Boost brings users a revolutionary way to collaborate by taking advantage of remote access to even more powerful desktop workstations at the office. The real-time collaboration capability of this solution allows collaboration across teams and applications remotely with almost any device.

Additionally, the ZBook Studio and Create G7 will soon be available with Ubuntu 20.04 and data science tools preloaded to be productive on day one. This means data scientists can start training models with their new PC immediately instead of spending time tracking down and installing all the required tools. This hardware and software solution set will allow data scientists to augment and accelerate their workflows with the flexibility and portability of a ZBook. Find out more about how HP is simplifying data science workflows here.

Pricing and Availability

  • The HP EliteBook 800 G8 PC Series is expected to be available later in December. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
  • The HP EliteBook x360 830 G8 is expected to be available later in December. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
  • The HP ZBook Firefly 14 G8 is expected to be available later in December. Pricing will be available closer to availability.
  • HP ZBook Firefly 15 G8 is expected to be available later in December. Pricing will be available closer to availability.

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