PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 24, 2001-- Hewlett-Packard Company today announced a line of home PCs -- including an entry level-priced PC -- equipped with CD-ReWritable (CD-RW) drives to join the wide range of HP's easy-to-use digital entertainment products that include external CD-RW and DVD-ROM combo drives and HP Jornada pocket PCs with MP3 capabilities.
This line of HP Pavilion home PCs offers consumers a variety of multimedia features, including CD-RW drives which enable consumers to create CDs of their favorite music, store data for home offices easily and efficiently, send digital photo albums to families and friends, and more.
The home PCs also feature fast processors, DVD-ROM drives -- for watching movies -- and enhanced graphics capabilities. In addition, select HP Pavilion home PC models now include a smooth-functioning optical mouse equipped with navigation sensor technology from Agilent Technologies -- eliminating the need for a mouse pad.
"This announcement is another example of the wide array of digital entertainment solutions made available by HP to meet the ever-growing demand for reliable products and services for today's and tomorrow's technology user," said Sam Szteinbaum, business manager, HP North America Consumer Computing Organization.
The HP digital entertainment solutions announced today include:
- The HP Pavilion 6835 home PC, which is powered by an Intel® Celeron(TM) 800 MHz processor and includes 128 MB SDRAM, 30 GB hard-disk drive and HP CD-Writer Plus CD-RW drive. Estimated U.S. street price: $699(1);
- The HP Pavilion 7855 home PC, which is powered by an Intel Pentium® III 1.0 GHz processor and includes 128 MB SDRAM, 60 GB Ultra DMA hard-disk drive, HP CD-Writer Plus CD-RW drive, 12x DVD drive and 10/100 Base-T networking card. Estimated U.S. street price: $1,099(1); and
- The HP Pavilion 7875 home PC, which is powered by an AMD Athlon 1.3 GHz processor and includes 128 MB DDR memory, 80 GB Ultra DMA hard-disk drive, HP CD-Writer Plus CD-RW drive, 16x DVD drive, IEEE 1394 port, USB optical scroller mouse and Nvidia GeForce2 MX 32MB graphics card. Estimated U.S. street price: $1,599(1).
The HP Pavilion home PCs are available today at consumer electronics, computer, and office superstores nationwide, online at http://www.hpshopping.com or by calling +1 888 999 HPHP. More information about HP Pavilion home PCs is available at http://www.hp.com or by calling +1 800 PC HOME 1.