HP Pavilion dv6 & dv7 and HP Envy 17 & HP Envy 17 3D Update (CES 2011)

HP is launching only one new laptop at CES, and for the rest, the number one PC manufacturer in the world is mostly updating existing products with the Intel Core processor second generation.

The Envy 17, first introduced in May, now gets the HP CoolSense technology and the new Intel Core processor with multi-core Turbo Boost. AMD switchable graphics technology allows to dynamically switch from integrated graphics to AMD Mobility Radeon HD 6850 M graphic processor to provide better performances and battery life.

Additionally, this ultimate multimedia machine features a 17.6-inch display, up to 2TB of storage, Beats Audio and an HP Triple Bass Reflex Subwoofer for enhanced audio experience.

The new HP Envy 17 3D wiil include DDD’s TriDef 3D Experience Ignition Game Player to experience 3-D stereoscopic gaming at no additional cost. The Envy 17 will be available soon and pricing is still unknown.

HP is also updating the dv6 and the dv7 laptops with the new Intel Core processor second generation. The HP Pavilion dv6 is a 15.6″ laptop that runs either a Core i3 or a Core i5 processor (second-gen) and features built-in WiFi N, HDMI 1.3b port, optional Blu-ray/DVD or RW/DVD writer. 

The HP pavilion dv7 boats an Intel Core i5 (second-gen) or optional Core i7 (second-gen), a 17.3″ display, dual hard drive option with up to 1TB or 160GB SSD, Direct X 11 support with a 1GB ATI radeon 5650, up to 8 GB DDR3 memory and a standard 6-cell Lithium-Ion battery, 4 USB ports, WiFi N, 5-in1 media card reader, HDMI port.

The HP Pavilion dv6 anddv7 are expected to be available on Jan. 9 in the US with starting prices of $899.99 and $999.99 respectively.