HP wi-fi all-in-one has 83 Wh rechargeable battery, deal with for portability

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By Calvin S. Nelson

In a tech world with highly effective desktops and ultralight laptops, all-in-one PCs have turn out to be a distinct segment class. But, with the proper twist, they will turn out to be extra fascinating. HP’s Envy Transfer all-in-one PC, launched at this time, has a deal with and an built-in, rechargeable 83 Wh battery. Mixed with a deal with on its bottom and a built-in pocket for its wi-fi keyboard, this AIO is able to go wherever you need.

The Envy Transfer is barely 9.04 kilos and measures 21.74×5.85×14.43 inches. In a weblog publish on Thursday, Jo Tan, senior vice chairman and division president of Private Techniques Client Options at HP Inc., mentioned the pc was the “world’s solely” all-in-one with an built-in battery.

The PC additionally has a built-in stand that Tan mentioned makes use of two HP patents and may work on “any flat floor.” In movies shared with the press, the machine’s two toes appear to be they align horizontally with the machine’s backside edge till they’re pressed down onto a floor. Then, the legs flip out perpendicular to the machine’s backside edge and supply stability.

Battery life claims and specs

The battery is meant to last as long as 4 hours, by HP’s measures. It arrived at that determine throughout three kinds of battery checks. One is MobileMark25’s check (circumstances not supplied), the second check streams Netflix utilizing Wi-Fi and Edge with the display screen set to 200 nits. The third check performs 1080p native video full-screen with max audio and Wi-Fi “on however not related.”

As with every OEM battery-life outcomes, now we have to stay skeptical. However even 4 hours is not adequate for a full workday. It is also lower than what you may get from a superb thin-and-light laptop computer nowadays. However you additionally do not get a 23.8-inch show with a kind of. In fact, you may all the time plug in HP’s all-in-one for energy.

To assist battery life, the machine makes use of a U-series processor. It comes with as much as an Intel Core i5-1335U, which has two Efficiency-cores (P-cores) at as much as 4.6 GHz, eight Environment friendly-cores (E-cores) at as much as 3.4 GHz, and 12 threads. As a result of it is marketed as a flexible, family-friendly machine, it does not have probably the most highly effective specs. For comparability, Lenovo’s ThinkCentre M90a Professional Gen 3 introduced in January goes as much as an i7-12700 vPro (eight P-cores at as much as 4.8 GHz, 4 E-cores at as much as 3.6 GHz, and 20 threads) and an built-in Nvidia GeForce MX550 (2GB GDDR6).

Different specs for HP’s new all-in-one embrace as much as 16GB of LPDDR5-4800 reminiscence and 1TB of PCIe 4.0 storage.

The display screen is 2560×1440 IPS. It additionally helps contact, which might be acquainted for youths (who are likely to poke at each display screen inside attain these days) and means you may ditch the keyboard. HP is claiming as much as 300 nits of brightness and simply 99 p.c sRGB protection, whereas many screens and transportable laptops are speaking about DCI-P3 colour gamuts nowadays.

Port choice can be minimal on the Envy Transfer. You get one USB-A (as much as 10Gbps), one USB-C (with DisplayPort 1.4a. and as much as 10Gbps speeds), and HDMI 1.4b.

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Enlarge / The Envy Transfer has two 5 W audio system from Bang & Olufsen.


As talked about, all-in-one computer systems aren’t for everybody, however the Envy Transfer brings a useful unique approach to the class, and, with its versatility, it may probably be an honest answer for a central, cellular home-computing machine with a big display screen.

OEMs appear fascinated by mobilizing bigger screens currently, with LG additionally making an attempt a novel strategy by way of the 27-inch StanbyME Go.

LG's StandbyME Go tablet-briefcase thing.
Enlarge / LG’s StandbyME Go tablet-briefcase factor.

The $1,000 StandbyME pill is sure to a suitcase and principally targeted on streaming TV, counting on LG’s webOS software program. At 28 kilos, the StanByME Go is way heavier than the Envy Transfer but in addition extra protected, due to its distinctive encasing.

However if you happen to’re after cellular big-screen computing, the Envy Transfer has some benefits, assuming you may steadily transfer a 24-inch-class touchscreen pc from room to room with out injury (not all households can handle this). HP’s all-in-one gives a recent tackle transportable big-screen computer systems, making them probably extra interesting, due to their (better-than-a-tablet) processing potential and Home windows assist.

HP launched its all-in-one at this time at a $900 beginning value.

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