Tuesday, 17 January 2017
Computing

HP Omen 15.3 inch and 17.3 inch Gaming Laptops announced

Two HP Omen series laptops have been announced by HP, as refreshment of the premium series of gaming laptops.

The brand name Omen is HP’s umbrella for all of its hardcore game-centric devices and is recognized for its quality. The series was first introduced in 2014 when HP launched the 15.6-inch Omen laptop targeted for the gamers.

HP Omen 15.3 and 17.3 features

Both laptops arguably sport the same specs, save for their screen sizes. The smaller one measures 15.3 inches diagonally while the bigger one measures 17.3 inches in the same manner.

The two gaming laptops offer Full HD and 4K IPS display options along with NVIDIA GTX graphics up to 965M. Users can also have up to 6th Generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processors to power the device. They run on the latest Windows 10 Operating System.

The HP Omen laptops also come with up to 16GB of memory and up to 512GB PCIe SSD or up to 2TB for single storage options. Users can also order for a variant offering dual storage options with up to 4TB HDD and 128GB SSHD9.

As per camera abilities, prospective users of the laptops can have a wide Vision HD Camera with an option for an Intel RealSense Camera for 3D experiences. This allows users to gesture control apps and interact with the PC when gaming.

They feature the popular Bang & Olufsen and HP Audio Boost technology which offers added depth on their speakers. They also support fast charge and HP says some models can offer up to 10 hours life on a single charge of their 62 watt battery.

The two new laptops sport the HP-owned VooDooPC branding, and they also come with a ‘Dragon Red’ backlit keyboards. They sport a dual fan design to maintain performance.

HP said the Omen Laptops will be available on HP.com and Best Buy on July 10. The smaller model is priced at $899.99, while the larger pinches the pocket by $979.99.