HP launches Pavilion Wave and Elite Slice desktops in India
HP has turned a new page on computer designs with two new desktop computers, Pavilion Wave and Elite Slice. The two desktops are focused towards delivering entertainment and productivity packed in an innovative design.The HP Pavilion Wave, sports a triangular tower design, is designed to deliver great audio experience along with productivity. The Pavilion Wave features parabolic reflector with an integrated speaker on top of the desktop for 360-degree audio output. The Pavilion Wave has dual-microphones to enable voice integration with Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant. Powered by Windows 10, the compact desktop also packs in impressive hardware. The Pavilion Wave supports up to two 4K display along with three USB 3.0 ports, one USB 3.1 Type-C port for data transfer, one HDMI port, one DisplayPort, Gigabit Ethernet and a microphone/headphone jack. The Pavilion Wave desktop PC comes with 6th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor. The computer supports up to 2TB HDD for internal storage and 16GB of DDR4 RAM. Users can also add an optional AMD Radeon R9 M470 graphics processor for light gaming.The Pavilion Wave has been announced at a starting price of Rs 61,990. The computer will be available to buy from HP’s official website and also from select retailers from Oct 2.The other computer, HP Elite Slice, is the company’s first modular commercial desktop. The Elite Slice, which looks like a small box, is built for office spaces. The HP Elite Slice is the pricier of the two desktops. It starts from Rs 62,990. It will be available for shipment from Oct 1.advertisementHP Elite Slice’s modular design has a matte black body with polished copper accents. Users can pick and choose a factory cover or stackable options that add functionality with a Collaboration Cover or Wireless Charging Cover.According to HP, the Elite Slice is the first commercial desktop that can run from a display via USB 3.1 Type-C cable. The Elite Slice runs on Windows 10 Pro.The HP Elite Slice also has an optional fingerprint sensor for improved security. The compact PC comes with up to 6th generation Intel Core i7 processors.The Elite Slice has peripheral support including one ethernet port, built-in Wi-Fi module, one HDMI and one DisplayPort to support multiple displays. HP EliteDisplay S240uj Monitor starting price is Rs. 38,990 and is expected to be available in October 2016. The Elite Slice for Meeting Rooms starting price is Rs. 84,990.