HP Teams Up With AMD To Deliver 14 Notebooks Utilizing VISION And VISION Pro Technology

HP today unveiled its broadest selection and largest single introduction of
AMD-powered notebook PCs.

The company introduced 14 notebooks utilizing VISION and VISION Pro
Technology from AMD, giving consumers and businesses a wide range of mobile
products and a vivid visual experience at virtually every price and performance

Consumers have a choice of VISION Technology across HP Pavilion notebooks,
including the dm and dv lines, as well as Compaq notebooks. Business customers
can tailor new HP ProBook s-series, HP ProBook b-series or HP or Compaq
notebooks with the VISION Pro Technology from AMD featuring AMD Phenom II, AMD
Turion II, AMD Athlon or AMD V-Series processors.

“Businesses and consumers can turn to HP not only for the deepest portfolio
of notebook products, but also for a wide range of technology choices to meet
specific mobile computing needs,” said Ted Clark, senior vice president and
general manager, Notebook Global Business Unit, Personal Systems Group, HP.
“HP’s commitment to providing customers a choice of technology helps us maintain
our position as the worldwide leader in notebook sales.”

HP customers get improved performance on popular applications with the
updated AMD multicore processors. For example, an HP notebook that employs a new
AMD Phenom II Dual-Core N620 processor offers up to 69 percent faster
performance than previous-generation HP AMD-powered notebooks and
gets up to 24 percent longer battery life.

This performance, coupled with long battery life and exceptional visual
performance, gives users hassle-free, efficient computing – all at a price that
makes sense.

“Our close relationship has evolved to today’s expansive consumer and
commercial product lineup, providing outstanding technology innovation and
performance competitiveness that ultimately benefits the customer,” said Chris
Cloran, corporate vice president and general manager, Client Division, AMD.
“VISION and VISION Pro Technology from AMD enables an exceptional visual
experience, great system performance and is designed to simplify the PC
purchasing experience.”

The new HP products span all customer segments, including consumer, small and
midsize businesses (SMBs), and the enterprise. Highlights include:

  • Thin and light, the HP Pavilion dm3 offers
    ultramobility and fast performance paired with cool etched patterns and a sleek
    metal finish. With an internet connection, consumers can stay connected with
    Skype, instant messaging and HP QuickWeb. At less than 1 inch
    thick and weighing 4.2 pounds, the dm3 boasts a battery life of up to 7
    hours, ensuring that consumers can take it anywhere, leaving power
    cords at home.
  • The HP
    ProBook 4425s
    features a sophisticated brushed-aluminum metal case in caviar
    or bordeaux. Weighing only 4.71 pounds, it offers enhanced graphics
    capabilities, outstanding performance and a long battery life. Designed for SMB
    professionals who want stylish, affordable notebooks for everyday office
    applications, the HP ProBook 4425s includes various productivity enhancing HP
    Professional Innovations
    , as well as Central
    Management for HP ProtectTools

Additional newly announced HP notebooks powered by AMD VISION and VISION Pro
Technology include:

  • HP Pavilion notebook PCs: dm1, dv5, dv6 and dv7
  • HP ProBook notebook PCs: 4325s, 4525s, 6455b and 6555b
  • HP notebook PCs: 425
    and 625
  • Compaq notebook PCs: CQ42/G42 and CQ62/G62


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