HP’s partnership with world-renowned Dutch industrial designer, Tord Boontje, follows the successful collaboration with fashionista, Vivienne Tam, and is the next step in HP’s strategy to align with leading designers who have a unique point of view on design and technology.
The HP Mini by Studio Tord Boontje breaks new ground with the industry’s first three dimensional (3D) PC surface technology – HP Imprint 3D. This technology brings a unique depth and effect to Boontje’s pattern of flora and endangered animals that unravels onto the palm rest and touchpad of the notebook.
Designed to Impress
Profile: Measuring just over one-inch thick and starting from 1.06-kilos.
Display: 10.1-inch diagonal Widescreen VGA or HD(2) LED Anti-glare Display.
HP Imprint 3D: A world’s first in 3D surface technology, HP Imprint 3D is made possible by a unique in-mold decoration process.
A personalised experience: Choose from 15 wallpapers and special icons designed by Tord Boontje, plus a customised Stardock MyColors™ desktop theme and custom screen saverfor a truly personal experience.
Video experience: Broadcom® Crystal High-Definition Enhanced Video accelerator (configurable).
Keyboard: A 92% full-size keyboard.
Smarter choices about the environment: Notebook packaging, Quick Setup Poster, and User Guide are all printed with soy-based inks and made of 100% recycled material.
Coordinated accessories: A reusable microfiber protective sleeve ships with the HP Mini and accessories are available for purchase separately, including a PVC-free wireless mouse and a handbag made from natural materials.
Connectivity for an “on the go” lifestyle
Built-in tools: Windows® Live Writer for blogging and the Seesmic social networking desktop client enables quick access to popular social networking sites for staying in sync with friends and family.
HP QuickWeb: Access key applications –Web browsing, Instant Messaging, Skype™, music players and video viewers – rapidly without the need to booth into the Windows® operating system.
HP QuickSync: Synchronise your music, pictures, videos and other documents effortlessly and automatically between your HP Mini and a primary notebook or desktop PC.
Connectivity: Keep friends close with email, chat, web conferencing and VOIP – from anywhere with WLAN, webcam, and optional WWAN.
Battery: 6-Cell Lithium-ion battery that delivers up to 8 hours of battery life.
Pricing and availability in Asia Pacific
The HP Mini by Studio Tord Boontje with Windows XP® starts at US$549 from September 2009 onwards, and with Windows® 7 Starter Edition at US$599 from October 22, 2009 onwards.