HP has announced a refresh of its impressive Elite series, which represent the top of the range for the business sector. The main highlight is the new generation Intel Kaby Lake processors, of course; there are redesigned HP EliteOne 800 G3 All-in-One desktop PC; EliteDesk 800 G3 Tower, and EliteDesk 800 G3 Desktop Mini products aimed at the commercial market.
HP EliteOne 800 G3 AIO
This is a star of the show: a high-end AiO features a 23.8-inch micro-edge bezel touchscreen display with FHD resolution and speakers in collaboration with Bang & Olufsen. The webcam is retractable, and of course supports Windows Hello; It can be improved with an additional sensor that looks toward the back – useful for counters and public workstations.
Coming to the processor, starting from Intel Celeron G390 to Core i7-7700 with Intel HD Graphics 630 along with option for a discrete GPU only for AMD Radeon RX460GFX with 2GB of RAM. The system RAM reaches up to 32GB, while for storage there are options including 512GB SSD / 1TB SSHD.
Port options, including 1x DisplayPort, 1x HDMI, 4x USB3.1 Type-A, 1x Ethernet, combo audio jack + headphones and SD card reader slot. The size is 53.96 x 5,38 x 34.18 cm, and weighs 6.03 kg.
The HP EliteOne 800 G3 price starting from $1,049 for US. Among the compatible operating systems are Windows 10, Windows 7, FreeDOS and NeoKylin (Linux distro).
HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Tower
The HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Tower is equipped with the latest Intel Core processors, four full-size slots and two M.2 connectors. The model comes with the system, which includes a number of proprietary functions of the HP, ensuring safe use, as well as some options designed specifically for businesses.
Here we have several options for discrete GPUs from both AMD and Nvidia. The maximum RAM capacities are also impressive up to 64GB. Pricing starts at 1,169 Euros for refresh variants with Kaby Lake.
There is also a more compact and slim case called HP EliteDesk 800 G3 SFF – which is the Small Form Factor (SFF) and similar to the Desktop Mini; and its pricing starting from $829.
HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Desktop Mini
HP EliteDesk 800 G3 Desktop Mini is equipped with a seventh-generation Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors, RAM capacity from 4GB to 32GB; while the SSD reaches up to 1TB M.2. Connectors, including HDMI, VGA, USB Type-C and DisplayPort.
“The millennial workforce is clamoring for stylish devices that inspire creativity and an open exchange of ideas, and employers are demanding technology that looks beautiful in their open floor plans yet are powerful and secure with no barriers to their employees’ productivity, ” said Alex Cho, vice president and general manager, Commercial PCs, HP Inc.