HP Envy Recline 23 and 27 TouchSmart All-in-One announced; Specs and Price
HP has added a series of new All-in-One desktops to its portfolio. The new computers are coming from HP Envy Recline series, with a Windows 8 friendly touch screens and adjustable neck to position the screen for better viewing angle while utilizing the touch functionality on the PCs. The new series is just continuation from the HP’s innovation, the company has launched such devices before, but with these series, the company is trying to fill any gap appeared in usability options. The Envy All-in-One series include HP ENVY Recline 23-k030 TouchSmart All-in-one, HP ENVY Recline 27-k050 TouchSmart All-in-One, and special edition Recline 23 with Beat Audio.
What makes the new All-in-One series attractive is its adjustable display that can be positioned in any manner from 90 degrees standard to down over the side of a table surface or whatever, which HP has found users work most comfortably on a touchscreen PCs.
In terms of specs, the HP ENVY Recline 23-k030 TouchSmart All-in-one is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor and sports a 23 inch display with 1920 x 1080p resolution. The All in One desktop has 8GB PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 SDRAM which can be expanded up to 16 GB in case you worry of running out of memory while multitasking with more windows and applications. For a better graphic experience, you have a NVIDIA GeForce GT 730A with 1GB DDR3 dedicated memory.
Next up is the Envy Recline 23 Beats SE All-in-One, the main difference between this one and the above model is its design and look as well as processor, Intel Core i5 processor. The special edition Beats Audio version has a dual speaker setup and an optional subwoofer and works with quad speakers and a subwoofer standard. design-wise, the Beats Audio edition is red and black while the standard edition is silver and black.
Finally the HP ENVY Recline 27-k050 TouchSmart AIO PC, which is powered by a 4th Generation Intel Core i5 processor and sports a 27-inch display with 1920 x 1080p resolution. The desktop also packs an NVIDIA GeForce GT 730A graphics card with 1 GB dedicated DDR3 memory and 12GB of PC3-12800 DDR3-1600 SD RAM, which is expandable up to 16 GB of RAM. The computer also features built-in NFC and a standard speaker setup like the one on the 23-inch model.
Release date for the HP Envy Recline TouchSmart All-in-one PC i set to September 6th for a starting price of $1,349, while $1,249 for the special Beats Audio edition. HP has also revealed pricing details for “other configurations”, starting at $1,099 USD, which will be available later this fall. If you are into 27-inch version of the HP Envy Recline 27 TouchSmart AIO, you will have to shell out $1,399 USD. The 27-inch AIO release date is set to September 6th.