HP Inc. begins life with a new 4K laptop

HP Inc. announced new mobile workstations and a Thunderbolt 3 dock

It didn't take long for the newly formed HP Inc. to release its first product, the ZBook Studio, a feature-packed, 15.6-inch laptop with a 4K screen.

The laptop can be configured to be as speedy as a gaming laptop, but is targeted at mobile workers.

The laptop marks the first product launched by HP Inc., which officially commenced operations last week after Hewlett-Packard split into two: HP Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise. More laptops, hybrids and tablets are expected to be released by HP Inc. in the coming months.

The ZBook Studio is 18 millimeters thick and weighs 1.99 kilograms (4.6 pounds). It can be configured with Nvidia Quadro graphics cards, which are more for professional graphics and engineering applications.

The laptop has up to 2TB storage capacity, but HP is selling a separate dock with a Thunderbolt 3 port, which will make it easy to add external storage drives.

Beyond the Intel Core chips, the ZBook Studio is one of the few laptops that can be configured with a Xeon server-class chip. Starting at US$1,699, the laptop will ship in December.

A cheaper option would be HP's new ZBook 15u, which starts at $1,099. It has a 1080p screen, up to 1.5TB of storage and can be configured with an AMD FirePro graphics processor, which competes with Nvidia's Quadro.

A 4K screen can be included in HP's ZBook 15 and 17 laptops, which have 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch screens, respectively. The ZBook 15 has up to 3TB of storage, while the ZBook 17 offers up to 4TB of storage.

The laptops have up to 64GB of memory and can be configured with Intel Xeon or Core chips. Prices weren't immediately available, and the laptops may ship in January.

The products were announced at an event in New York City.

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