HP has launched a brand new high-end laptop computer aimed toward demanding customers. The brand new EliteBook 1050 G1 pocket book comes with Intel’s Espresso Lake CPUs with as much as six cores, a discrete GeForce GTX 1050 GPU (in choose configurations), and could also be outfitted with a 4K LCD. Like all Elite-branded methods, the EliteBook 1050 was designed with necessities of assorted enterprises and authorities companies in thoughts, so it might be geared up with encrypted storage and different superior security measures, together with a TPM 2.zero module and an encrypted fingerprint reader.
HP’s EliteBook 1050 are positioned a bit under the corporate’s ZBook 15 G5 cellular workstations launched earlier this yr. Which means they’re significantly lighter and thinner than ZBooks: the brand new items are 1.89 cm/zero.74 inch thick and weigh 2.06 kilograms/four.54 kilos. In the meantime, the EliteBook 1050 PCs supply far larger efficiency than mainstream 15.6-inch machines: essentially the most superior configurations shall be powered by Intel’s six-core Core i7-8850H processor (even entry-level configs function quad-core CPUs), NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 1050 graphics chip with four GB of GDDR5 reminiscence (choose SKUs), as much as 32 GB of DDR4-2666 reminiscence, and as much as four TB PCIe/NVMe storage with RAID assist. Variations of the EliteBook 1050 for presidency companies will use SED or FIPS 140-2 self-encrypting SSDs.
Show choices that HP plans to supply with the EliteBook 1050 G1 deserve a particular mentioning. Essentially the most inexpensive variants of the laptop computer shall be geared up with an anti-glare FHD show panel that includes 400 nits of brightness. The methods designed for individuals who worth privateness shall be outfitted with an anti-glare FHD panel that includes HP’s Positive View privateness display coating and a 650 nits brightness to make the LCD snug to make use of in varied situations. Lastly, HP will supply a 4K UHD show panel with a 400 nits brightness for many who want a really excessive decision. All of the LCDs to be equipped with the EliteBook 1050 G1 will use IPS know-how, will cowl 100% of the sRGB coloration gamut, and shall be geared up with an ambient gentle sensor to regulate their brightness robotically.
Shifting on to connectivity. Like many different 2018 HP Elite-branded machines, the brand new EliteBook 1050 laptops function Intel’s twin band Wi-fi-AC 9560 CRF resolution that helps 802.11ac Wave 2 Wi-Fi with as much as 1.73 Gbps throughput in addition to Bluetooth 5.zero. As well as, the brand new notebooks additionally function NXP’s NPC300 I2C NCI NFC controller. As for wired connectors, the EliteBook 1050 G1 comes with two Thunderbolt three headers, two USB three.zero ports, an HDMI output, an SD card reader, and a TRRS audio jack.
In relation to audio and conferencing capabilities, the EliteBook 1050 G1 is supplied with a 720p webcam (with or with out a privateness hatch), IR sensors, a microphone array with noise cancellation capabilities, a speaker system co-developed with Bang & Olufsen that includes built-in amplifiers, and a keyboard with controls for Skype calls.
HP plans to supply the EliteBook 1050 G1 methods in varied configurations geared up with a 64 Wh or a 95.6 Wh battery. In one of the best case situation, the laptop computer will work for 16 hours on one cost (based mostly on Cell Mark 2014 testing), the corporate stated.
|Normal Specs of the HP EliteBook 1050 G1|
|1920&instances;1080 | 400 nits|
1920&instances;1080 | 650 nits, Positive View privateness
3840&instances;2160 | 400 nits
|CPU Choices||Core i5-8300H (4C/8T)|
Core i5-8400H (4C/8T)
Core i7-8750H (6C/12T)
Core i7-8850H (6C/12T)
|Graphics||Built-in||HD Graphics 630 (24 EUs)|
|Discrete||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050|
four GB GDDR5 reminiscence
|RAM||32 GB DDR4-2667|
2 SO-DIMM slots
|Storage||SSD||256 GB – 2 TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD|
256 GB – 512 GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SED SSD
512 GB M.2 SATA FIPS 140-2 SSD
256 GB SATA SED
|Complete Capability||four TB|
|Wi-fi||Wi-Fi||Intel Wi-fi-AC 9560 CRF|
802.11ac (2×2) Wi-Fi
with or with out vPro
|NFC||HP Module with NXP NFC controller NPC300 I2C NCI|
|USB||three.1||2 &instances; TB three|
|three.zero||2 &instances; Sort-A|
|Thunderbolt||2 &instances; TB three (knowledge, DP 1.three shows)|
Titan Ridge controller
|Show Outputs||1 &instances; HDMI 1.four/2.zero (iGPU/dGPU)|
2 &instances; TB3 with DP 1.three
|Card Reader||SD Card Reader|
|Webcam||720p digital camera with shutter or|
720p + IR digital camera with shutter
|Fingerprint Sensor||Sure (encrypted, non-obligatory)|
|Different I/O||Microphone, stereo audio system, audio jack|
|Battery||64 Wh, 95.6 Wh|
|Dimensions||Width||36 cm | 14.17 inch|
|Depth||24.5 cm | 9.65 inch|
|Thickness||2 cm | zero.79 inch|
|Weight||2.06 kilograms | four.54 lbs|
|Worth||Beginning at $1,899|
HP will begin promoting the EliteBook 1050 G1 laptops later this month at a value beginning at $1,899.
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