HP is announcing a new set of laptops which the company is focusing on small to medium business users with its ProBook 200 and ProBook 400 notebook PCs. Both notebooks will offer various screen sizes and components to choose from and will retail as low as $249.
The ProBook 200 notebooks are HP’s value line with its HP 240 starting the line with its 14-inch display capable of delivering a resolution of 1366 x 768, an Intel Celeron processor all the way up to a second and third-generation Intel Core i3 and i5 processors, up to 6GB of RAM, 320 – 750GB hard drives and will give the consumer an option of including an AMD Radeon HD 7450M GPU, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Ubuntu Linux. The HP 250 features many of the same specifications, except it has a larger 15.6-inch display. The HP 255 also has a 15.6-inch display, but it comes with an AMD A4 and A6 processors.
The ProBook 400 notebooks are more of HP’s mainstream line as the ProBook 430 features a 13-inch display and includes Intel’s fourth-generation Core i3, i5 and i7 processors, can include up to 16GB or RAM, 320 – 500GB hard drive or a 120 – 128GB SSD. The ProBook 440 and ProBook 445 both feature a 14-inch screen and offer support for Windows 7, AMD Radeon HD 8750M graphics, and WWAN. The HP ProBook 450 features a 15.6-inch display and offers the same range in processors, but can be configured to include a 320GB – 1TB hard drive or 128GB SSD.
The ProBook 470 is HP’s desktop replacement which includes a 17-inch 1600 x 900 resolution screen and features third-generation Intel Core processors, an optional AMD Radeon HD 8750M GPU and a variety of hard drive options.
HP’s ProBook 200 and ProBook 400 notebook PCs will be available later this month.