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HP Announces the Next Wave of 2015 Back to School PCs

May 4, 2015 04:47 am CDT - 3 mins, 52 secs reading time

HP today announced a new family of all-in-one desktop and tower PCs designed to fit beautifully in the home for back to school. The new desktop lineup offers customers power and flexibility to scale for next-level productivity and entertainment.


"The desktop PC continues to be an important form factor for customers who want to get things done and be entertained, but lack style and as a result are often hidden in basements and dens," said Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager, Consumer Personal Systems, HP. "With our 2015 desktop family, we are breathing new life into the category by giving customers more capabilities wrapped in colorful and premium designs that they will be proud to place in kitchens, living rooms and other public spaces in their homes."

Specifically, HP announced:

  • The HP Pavilion All-in-One PCs offer customers power in a sleek design with a pedestal floating display to make it a focal point in the home.
  • The HP Pavilion Tower brings a splash of color to traditionally black tower designs with a wide range of configuration options.
  • The HP ENVY Tower gives content creators premium power in a brushed metal chassis featuring a signature vertical design now spanning the new tower portfolio.
  • The HP ENVY Phoenix Tower gives gamers speed and power with discrete graphics options for performance to take down the competition.
  • The HP Spectre Studio Display presents customers with a cinematic experience with advanced Ultra High Definition (UDH) 4k resolution.

New All-in-One PCs with Modern Design and Powerful Hardware

For customers who want a desktop PC as a focal point in the home to create, share and be entertained, the HP Pavilion All-in-One PCs merge design with functionality offering the right features for immersive and powerful experiences.

The HP Pavilion All-in-One PCs are thin and look beautiful from every angle with an edge-to-edge full high-definition (HD) flush glass display. White iridescent color with a white dot pattern on the back allows the HP Pavilion All-in-One PC to fit in any kitchen, living room or home office.

The HP Pavilion All-in-One PCs have HDMI Out for customers to connect to a second display for multi-tasking or TV for maximum entertainment. HP Pavilion All-in-One PCs come with and two USB 3.0 ports and a 3-in-1 media card reader located on the display chin for easy access. On the back, four USB 2.0 ports are placed with the HDMI and LAN for easy routing of cables to keep the workspace clean and organized.

For power and performance, customers have the choice of fourth generation Intel Celeron processors, Intel Core i3 through i7 processors,(2) next generation AMD A10 and A8 processors or AMD next generation mainstream A4 through A8 processors. While integrate graphics are standard, customers have the option to choose AMD Radeon R7 A330 or A360 discrete graphics for video editing or gaming. With up to 3TB of storage options, customers have the space to store all of their precious family photos and videos, movies and music.

For immersive experiences to enjoy movies or for families to gather around to share videos and photos, the 21.5-, 23- and 27-inch diagonal IPS full HD displays have a new adjustable hinge on the pedestal floating display to bring it closer to eye level for a comfortable viewing experience. The HP Pavilion All-in-One PCs feature B&O Play audio to give customers bold, crisp and accurate sound through its dual speakers.

HP Pavilion Tower Gets Makeover with New Colorful Designs

For the customer looking for the latest in power to replace their older tower without compromise, the HP Pavilion Tower offers flexible configuration choices for everyday productivity and entertainment.

Taking cues from HP's colorful notebooks, the HP Pavilion Tower offers a distinctive new look with a vertical orientated design coming in Blizzard White, Natural Silver, Nobel Blue and Sunset Red. The HP Pavilion Tower supports fourth generation Intel Celeron processors, Intel Core i3 through i7 processors and next generation AMD A-Series A4 through A10 processors. Customers have graphics options from integrated graphics up to NVIDIA GTX 745 for better performance. For storing videos and photos the HP Pavilion Tower PC offers customers a selection to choose up to 3TB hard disk drive (HDD).

With dual-display support, the HP Pavilion Tower includes at least two USB 2.0 ports, up to four USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, DVI (Intel), VGA (AMD) and 7-in-1 media card reader. The new vertical design allows customers to easily access ports placed in the front of device. The HP Pavilion Tower includes B&O Play Audio Control for customers to customize their listening experience for movies, music and voice.

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