By this time next year, Hewlett-Packard hopes to have spun off or sold its PC business as it restructures into a printer, software, and cloud oriented outfit. But let's not get ahead of ourselves. In the here and now, HP is still making PCs, and almost as if trying to prove that point, the OEM just revealed its largest investment in the all-in-one (AIO) desktop PC market to date by announcing over half a dozen models aimed every which way.
"The popularity of the all-in-one form factor continues to grow, and HP’s contribution to this market is significant," said Todd Bradley, executive vice president, Personal Systems Group, HP. "We continue to expand our portfolio to remain the global leader in Windows-based all-in-one PCs, introducing innovation that matters to business customers and consumers alike."
Bradley and company were swayed, in part, by NPD Group's data suggesting that 34 percent of all consumer desktop purchases in the month of July were AIO PCs. With all that said, here's everything HP just unveiled.
The Omni 220 ($800), TouchSmart 420 ($700), and TouchSmart 520 ($900) will be available starting September 11. On September 21, HP will launch the Omni 120 ($400), TouchSmart Elite 730 ($850), and Pulse Subwoofer ($150). The HP TouchSmart 320 will launch on October 2 starting at $600, and the HP Pro 3420 sometime that same month starting at $600. Whew!
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