TechArena Community

TechArena Community (
-   Portable Devices (
-   -   HP HDX18t Now Available (

spookshow 02-10-2008 06:18 PM

HP HDX18t Now Available
Hewlett-Packard is now selling the recently announced HP HDX18t entertainment notebook PC, featuring a 18.4-inch screen and the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

The HDX18t is configurable with up to 4GB of DDR2 memory, and up to 640GB of hard drive space using two 320GB HDDs. It has an optical drive that can read Blu-Ray discs and burn DVDs, and optionally built-in HDTV tuner with remote control. The notebook features the NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT 512MB video card which manages the display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and a full HD resolution of 1920×1080 pixels.

HP’s HDX18t has four speakers and a subwoofer, a web camera, fingerprint reader, HDMI and VGA outputs, a wireless-N (802.11n) module, Ethernet LAN port, four USB ports (one shared with eSATA), an ExpressCard slot, 5-in-1 media card reader, and Firewire port.

The laptop includes the latest titanium “liquid metallic” design, a full-size keyboard with numeric keypad, 8-cell battery, and a weight of around nine pounds.

The HP HDX18t runs Windows Vista OS (32-bit or 64-bit) and starts at $1,549.99 at Hewlett-Packard’s store.

[ laptoping ]

opaper 02-10-2008 06:44 PM

A striking titanium design. A vividly bright, ultrawide, flush-glass display with 1080p (optional) and a 16:9 ratio. Home-theater-quality audio/video, optional built-in TV tuner1, Blu-ray2, and advanced graphics. That's our Pavilion HDX18t—part of our new family of advanced, innovative notebooks—and it's ready to bring you premium entertainment.
Note: this series is available only online.

Genuine Windows Vista

Get things done, stay connected, and enjoy entertainment in a protected environment with genuine Windows Vista with Service Pack 1. This series comes with genuine Windows Vista Home Premium, which includes Windows Aero, Windows Media Center, and instant search.††
» Compare operating system choices

Striking designs
This 18.4" (diagonal) HDX notebook delivers extreme entertainment in high-definition3 via a 16:9 1080p ultrawide screen. You get:
Our latest titanium "liquid metallic" design
  • A full-size, color-matched keyboard with numeric keypad
  • A stunning 1080p dual-back-light display (optional)
  • Powerful Intel Centrino2 processor technology up to Intel Core 2 Duo Edition (dual core4)
  • Fast performance and first-rate Nvidia discrete graphics
  • An ultrawide, 16:9 flush-glass display that supplies 55% better viewing than standard panels, making it easier to see at a distance or present to a group
  • A Full High Definition (FHD) display (1920 x 1080) for intense realism while watching HD movies and playing games
  • A 5400 or 7200 speed dual hard drive (optional)

Extreme entertainment
Immerse yourself in high definition with home-theater audio/video, TV reception, and cool entertainment features with our MediaSmart software. Highlights include:
  • Home-theater-quality audio with premium 7.1-capable speakers, a triple bass reflex subwoofer, and Dolby-simulated surround sound
  • Built-in Blu-ray drive2 that lets you experience visually stunning movies that far surpass traditional DVDs (standard)
  • Software that lets you watch, record, and view live, streamed, and mobile Internet TV in high definition; you can also create, edit, and enjoy HD video, music, and photos
  • An HDMI 1.3 port for connecting your PC (via HDMI cable) to an external monitor or HD TV3
  • An optional built-in TV tuner1 that can receive video broadcasts in hi-def at up to 1080p

Superb experiences
Power your digital lifestyle with this one-of-a-kind PC. You'll get:
Built-in Wi-Fi5, a low-light webcam, digital microphones, and enhanced social networking features
  • Simplified password management with an integrated fingerprint reader
  • Built-in HP ProtectSmart Hard Drive Protection, which automatically detects if your notebook has been dropped and locks your hard drive to help protect your data
  • Quick access to files via the high-speed eSATA combo port, which also serves as an additional USB 2.0 port
  • A PC that's ENERGY STAR® qualified and packaged in environmentally friendly material

Software, security and support
We test and qualify all software sold with our PCs to help ensure a trouble-free experience with software on your new computer. You get:
  • Peace of mind with the one-year limited hardware and software6 warranty
  • Help 24 x 7 toll free or online: our North America call center provides one year of HP Priority Service and Support exclusively for HDX customers
  • The option of additional coverage: an extended service plan with Accidental Damage Protection and House Call

1. Avail. of signals limited by strength, accessib. of orig. TV signal, location, other factors. Perf. issues may arise, don't constitute defects in product.
2. As Blu-ray is new format w/new technologies, certain disc, digital connection, compatibility and/or performance issues may arise, do not constitute defects in product. Flawless playback on all systems not guaranteed. For some Blu-ray titles to play, may req. DVI or HDMI digital connection, display may req. HDCP support. This Blu-ray drive does not support writing to ultra-high-speed CD-RW media (16X to 32X advertised perf.). HD-DVD movies can't be played on this PC .
3. HD content required to view HD images.
4. Dual Core is designed to improve performance of certain software. Not all customers or software apps will necessarily benefit from its use.
5. Wireless access point and Internet service required, not included.
6. Limited software technical support avail. for non-HP/third-party software purchases.

All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 12:59 PM.