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HP EliteBook 2760p Convertible Windows 7 Tablet Gains Sandy Bridge – Hands On Video

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Hp has announced the HP EliteBook 2760p, a Windows 7 convertible tablet designed for corporate users that maintains the 12.1″ 16:10 display and adds the latest Sandy Bridge processors from Intel.

The EliteBook 2760p replaces the current EliteBook 2740p (review), but maintains the same form factor rather than getting an upgrade in looks like the Elitebook 2560p which was also announced.

EliteBook 2760p Convertible Tablet

HP EliteBook 2760p Convertible Tablet

HP EliteBook 2760p Processors and Graphics

The HP EliteBook 2760p will use the latest Intel Core i5 and Core i7 2nd Generation Intel Core i processors with TurboBoost. These processors will also allow for remote manageability with Intel vPro technology.

The EliteBook 2760p will make use of the integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics which offer significant improvements over past generation graphics. This means that the 2760p will be more capable for business users that need to show off HD video or work on graphically intense applications, but want to enjoy the benefits of a tablet form factor.

In addition, The HP EliteBook 2760p comes with numerous hard drive options, including 7200RPM drives as standard this year.

HP EliteBook 2760p Hand On Video

HP EliteBook 2760p Display and Touch

The HP EliteBook 2760p maintains the 12.1″ antiglare display with 1280 x 800 resolution. The notebook also comes with the option for an outdoor view display for end users that need to see the screen in bright outdoor settings.

EliteBook 2760p Tablet with Stylus

HP EliteBook 2760p Tablet with Stylus

The 12.1″ display is multitouch enabled with support for the included stylus and for fingers and uses a Wacom digitizer.

HP has opted to keep the 12.1″ 16:10  format display after feedback from customers that have invested significant resources in developing application sot run on these tablets.

HP EliteBook 2760p Durability and Security

The 2760p is designed to handle the harsh realities of the business environment and meets MIL-STD 810G standards for vibration, dust, humidity, altitude and high temperature.

On the security side, the 2760p includes standard HP security tools including HP ProtectTools and also has an option for a 320GB Self Encrypting Drive.

HP Elitebook 2760 Pricing and Availability

The HP EliteBook 2760p starts at $1,499 and is available starting May 9th.

HP Elitebook 2760p Gallery

HP EliteBook 2760P Specs

System features
Operating system Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 32
Genuine Windows® 7 Professional 64
FreeDOS
Processor 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 Mobile Processors with TurboBoost. 2nd Gen Core i5 Mobile Processors with TurboBoost
Chipset Mobile Intel® QM67 Express w/ vPro support
Dimensions and weight
Weight Starting at 3.94 lb (1.79 kg)
Dimensions (w x d x h) 11.42 x 8.35 x 1.27 in( at front
Memory
Memory, maximum 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
(Memory bus runs at a maximum of 1066 MHz)
Memory slots 2 SODIMM
Storage
Internal drive SATA II (7200 rpm)
From: 250 GB
Up to: 320 GBSATA II (7200 rpm) Self Encrypting Drive
320 GB 

Solid State Drive
From: 128 GB
Up to: 160 GB

Graphics
Display 12.1″ diagonal LED-backlit WXGA UWVA anti-glare display with multi touch. 1280 x 800.
Graphics Intel® HD 3000 Graphics
Expansion features
Ports 3 USB 2.0
1 eSATA/USB 2.0 Combo
1 external VGA monitor
1 DisplayPort
1 1394a
1 stereo microphone in
1 stereo headphone/line-out
1 AC power
1 RJ-11 (select models)
1 RJ-45
1 docking connector
1 secondary battery connector
Slots 1 Express Card/34
1 Secure Digital
Audio SRS Premium Sound, stereo speakers, combo headphone/microphone jack, integrated dual microphone array, HD webcam
Keyboard Spill-resistant keyboard with drains
Input devices Dual pointing; Digital Eraser Pen with tether and clip; Multi-touch with support for screen gestures (select models). jog dial, rotate button, launch buttons,.
Communications
Network interface Integrated Intel Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000 NIC)
Wireless HP Mobile Broadband Solutions
Intel Centrino 802.11a/b/g/n
HP Integrated Module with Bluetooth 2.1+EDR Wireless Technology
Service provider AT&T, Sprint or Verizon Wireless
Power and operating requirements
Energy efficiency ENERGY STAR® qualified configurations available
Power supply 65W Smart AC adapter; HP Fast Charge
Battery  type 6-cell (44 WHr) Li-Ion
HP Long Life 6-cell (39 WHr) Li-Ion
HP 6-cell (46 WHr) 2700 UltraSlim Battery
Security management
Security management Standard: HP ProtectTools, Integrated Smart Card Reader, HP Fingerprint Sensor, TPM Embedded Security Chip 1.2, Kensington Lock slot, Enhanced Pre-Boot Security, HP Spare Key (requires initial user setup), HP Disk Sanitizer
Enhanced Drive Lock, Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools, Credential Manager for HP ProtectTools, File Sanitizer for HP ProtectToolsOptional: LoJack for HP ProtectTools, McAfee Security Solution
What’s included
Software installed HP Recovery Manager (available with Windows 7 or Vista only); HP Support Assistant (available with Windows 7 or Vista only); HP ProtectTools Security Manager ; HP QuickLaunch Buttons Software; HP QuickLook 3; HP QuickWeb; HP DayStarter; HP Power Assistant; HP Connection Manager ; HP Wireless Assistant; McAfee Total Protection; Microsoft Office 2010 preloaded (purchase of a Product Key required to activate a full Office 2010 suite)
Manageability features HP 3D DriveGuard

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2 Comments

  1. Dale Strauss

    05/09/2011 at 10:12 pm

    Nice move to 2.5″ hard drives (big SSD’s here we come), and if it does use an IPS screen, that will be a great boon, because the screen fades badly at off angles on the 2740p, so that writing on the screen is tough unless it is directly in front of you and not tilted off axis. I’m still not happy lack of DVI/HDMI output on the unit itself. I know, I’ve heard form multiple sources that it needs to stay backward compatible with the ever-present old office projectors and their VGA resolution; but isn’t that what dongles are for?

    Now, if only they could shave another 1/2″ off the thickness, and $500 off the price, THEN we’re talking. Still, it is another good step in the evolution of the Tablet PC

  2. Arthurschuessler

    05/12/2011 at 9:49 am

    NO USB 3 ????

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