HP Elitebook P-Series gets 2012 Refresh
Hewlett-Packard has announced the Intel Ivy Bridge update for the HP EliteBook p-series business laptop line and they even added a new ultraportable model. The smallest EliteBook member of the family now is the new HP 2170p with a 11.6-inch display. After that, there’s the 2570p, 8470p, and 8570p with 12.5″, 14″, and 15.6″ displays.
The EliteBook p-series notebooks feature aluminum cases and chiclet keyboards like the previous models. All models come with spill resistant keyboards and touchpads and pointer sticks. There is a keyboard backlight only on the 2170p.
The 3rd Gen Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processors are available on the 2170p and 2570p ultraportables, while the larger models will also ship with the quad-core i7 chips. The only graphics choice for the ultraportable is the Intel HD 4000, while the 8470p and 8570p provide AMD Radeon HD 7570M 1GB GDDR5 option. HP has also added 4G connectivity across the lineup and all come with SRS Premium Sound PRO audio and stereo speakers.
The HP EliteBook 2170p and 2570p will be available on June 22. They start at $999 and $1,099. The 8470p and 8570p will arrive on June 4 for $899 and up.