Intel 8th Gen CPUs come to HP Pavilion, Pavilion x360 Laptops

HP introduced the latest generation of its 14 and 15-inch Pavilion and Pavilion x360 laptops. hp pavilion x360 lifestyle02

Not only do all these models feature Intel's 8th Gen Core processors, but each includes HP's Fast Charge technology, so you can bring your battery empty to 50 percent in approximately 45 minutes.

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Pavilion x360 14, Pavilion x360 15

The most important update here is that the Pavilion x360 now includes the Intel 8th Gen Core series processors, and these laptops have discrete Nvidia graphics (14 inches ) and AMD (15 inches) optional. The Pavilion x360 comes in Natural Silver, Pale Gold and Sapphire Blue.

HP also reduce the frames on the left and right sides, which have gone from 12.7 mm to 6.5 mm. In terms of ports, x360 laptops have a Type-C USB port and two Type A 3.1 USB ports.


The new Pavilion laptops also benefit from slight aesthetic improvements, including a geometric loudspeaker grille and chrome hinges. The pattern on the keyboard has changed from a curved pattern to one with vertical lines.

The price starts at $ 499 for the 14-inch X360, with a Core i3 CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive and 1366x 768-pixel touchscreen. The $ 729 Core i5 processor model includes 8 GB of RAM, a 128 GB SSD and a 1920 x 1080 pixel touch screen. The 15-inch model costs $ 759 and includes a Core i5-8250U processor, 8GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive and a 1920 x 1080 touchscreen.

HP sells models of the 14-inch Pavilion x360 notebook with a Nvidia GPU MX130, while the 15-inch model can be purchased with an AMD Radeon 530 GPD.

HP is also selling a 14-inch x360 Premium model, which includes a unibody metal keyboard case chassis and a reader fingerprint that is on the right side of the machine, near its volume button, so it is accessible in all modes. This machine has a starting price of $ 749, and there will be an optional camera oriented to the world built into the keyboard for use in tablet mode.

Pavilion 14, Pavilion 15

HP made its Pavilion lines easier to open, by adding an hourglass design on the front edge, where the lid and cover taper inward, and your fingers You can open it with less effort. Not only will that make the machine easier to open, but a new hinge design lifts the keyboard platform and offers better typing angles, which certain HP Envy laptops already do.


Pavilion introduces 8th Gen Core i processors, and the option for AMD Ryzen processors in 15-inch models. Intel Optane memory adds improved performance and, optionally, can upgrade to discrete Nvidia or AMD graphics. HP says the Pavilion will last up to 11.75 hours on a single charge.

The Pavilion comes in six color options, including Mineral Silver, Pale Gold, Sapphire Blue, Velvet Burgundy, Tranquil Pink and Ceramic White. HP makes those colors look great with an Advanced Electro Deposition finishing process for a matte finish with a metallic look.

The Pavilion starts at $ 629 for the 14-inch Core i5 with 8 GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive and a 1366 x 768-pixel non-touch screen. The $ 699 14-inch Pavilion updates you to a 256 GB SSD and a 1920 x 1080 pixel screen. The 15-inch model costs $ 739 and contains a Core i5-8250U CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive.

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