11 April 2018
HP has announced the new lineup of mobile workstations. These are the fifth-generation ZBook Workstations refreshed with Intel’s brand-new 8th-generation Coffee Lake Xeon mobile processors. These new laptops have been designed especially for the professionals, executives, and students who demand high-performance computing.
Among this new lineup, there’s a Studio x360, a convertible 2-in-1 featuring a 15-inch screen with the brightest 4K display. It comes either with Core i5 or Core i7 Coffee Lake processors or Xeon processors and coupled with NVIDIA’s Quadro P1000 GPU. The configuration includes 32GB RAM and 2TB SSD storage.
Both the ZBook Studio and ZBook Studio x360 can be configured with up to 32GB of RAM and 4TB of SSD storage, with GPU memory of 4GB.
HP has also updated the ZBook 15 and ZBook 17 laptop and they now come with Coffee Lake-H or Xeon processors and a wide range of Quadro GPU options along with AMD’s Radeon Pro graphics. The laptop can be configured with up to a 64GB RAM.
Talking about the ZBook 17, it’s touted as the world’s most powerful mobile workstation having a tool-less design for easy upgrades.
The ZBook 15 meanwhile supports up to 6TB of storage, three drives, and up to 4TB of local PCIe TLC storage.
HP is also bringing a low-cost option, well compared to others here. The ZBook 15v is a high-performance laptop aiming engineering students and SMBs. This model has fast response times with 6-core Intel Xeon processors and 32 GB memory, The users can access large 4K files quickly with up to 4 TB of high-speed storage.
The ZBook 17 and ZBook 15 are also expected to be available in May, but the pricing hasn’t been revealed.
The HP ZBook Studio x360 is expected to be available beginning in May for a starting price of $1,499; HP ZBook Studio is also expected to be available beginning in May at a starting price of $1,299. The HP ZBook 15v may arrive in beginning of May for a starting price of $949.