If you are in the market for a new mobile editing workstation maybe you should consider the latest entries in HP’s ultrabook lineup. The company just announced the world’s first quad-core workstation Ultrabook – the 15.6 inch HP ZBook Studio, which becomes HP’s thinnest and lightest full performance model ever brought to the market.
The unit boasts an Intel Core or Xeon processor, Dual 1TB HP Z Turbo Drive G2 for up to 2 TB of total storage, up to 32 GB of RAM, dual Thunderbolt 3 compatible ports, dual cooling fans, and optional HP DreamColor UHD or Full HD touch displays. If this is not enough for you, the ZBook Studio is built to handle heavy graphics loads and 4K video files, with the ability to utilize the new NVIDIA Quadro M1000M 2 GB GDDR5 Professional graphics or Intel HD Graphics 530.
On top of bringing desktop level performance to mobile users, there are three additional HP ZBook Mobile Workstation models for even more convenient and versatile choice depending on creative professionals’ specific needs and preferences.
HP ZBook 15u is the entry-level model offering workstation performance in a low-cost, compact package. With its 15.6-inch display, it is the perfect combination of mobility and affordability. This particular model can be configured with up to 32 GB of memory, AMD FirePro professional graphics with 2 GB frame buffer, HP Z Turbo Drive G2, 1.5 TB of total storage, and a Full HD touch display.
The HP ZBook 15 is the next generation of the world’s top-selling mobile workstation. In essence, it’s a redesigned and improved version of its predecessor as it comes with improved battery life and thinner and lighter body. The HP ZBook 15 is equipped 15″ display, an Intel Core or Xeon processor, 64 GB of RAM, dual 1 TB HP Z Turbo Drive G2 for up to 3 TB of total storage, dual Thunderbolt 3, and optional HP DreamColor UHD or Full HD touch displays.
At last but not least, comes the HP ZBook 17. It sports an Intel Core or Xeon processor, up to 64 GB RAM memory, dual 1 TB HP Z Turbo Drive G2 for up to 4 TB of total storage, dual Thunderbolt 3, and optional HP DreamColor UHD or Full HD touch displays. This high-end model also features NVIDIA graphics support up to M5000M Quadro with an 8 GB frame buffer and it’s the most powerful one of the three. The newly announced Ultrabooks also offer a choice of Intel Iris Pro Graphics P580, Intel HD graphics P530 or Intel HD graphics 530.
Additionally, users can also get the new HP ZBook Dock with Thunderbolt 3. The unit can link up to 10 devices at once through ports that include Thunderbolt 3 (supporting DisplayPort 1.2, USB 3.1 Gen 2, and PCIe), four USB 3.0, RJ-45, VGA, combo audio, and two additional DisplayPorts.
The HP ZBook Studio is planned for availability in December starting at $1,699, whereas the HP ZBook 15u,will hit the shelves in January with retails price of $1,099 while pricing on the HP ZBook 15 and ZBook 17 is not yet available.