Press Release: 01 February 2008

HP Launched the Slimline PC s3388hk Home PC with Blu-Ray and HD DVD Dual Combo Drive, Bringing Perfect High Definition Home Theater to Users

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To cater for the increasing customer demand for high definition audio-video lifestyle, HP Hong Kong today introduced the HP Pavilion Slimline s3388hk Home PC with strong digital entertainment solutions and stylish design, providing consumers with an ideal home theater experience and perfect entertaining enjoyment.


HP Pavilion Slimline s3388hk Home PC is the latest model in HP Pavilion Slimline series. Its compact design means it can fit into every corner of the home and blends into any home. Together with its powerful audio-video features, it is an ideal digital entertainment choice for consumers. HP Pavilion s3388hk is also the first Hong Kong Home PC with high-definition Blu-Ray/HD DVD dual combo drive and supports HDMI. Transmitting audio-video signals at the same time, HP Pavilion s3388hk Home PC allows users to connect with other high-end, audio-video devices at home, such as LCD/Plasma TV, loudspeaker, etc. HP Pavilion s3388hk Home PC is equipped with a TV tuner card with 500GB high capacity hard drive, allowing users to store TV programs and multimedia files, delivering exclusive all-in-one digital entertainment to users.


"Nowsdays, desktop PC plays an increasingly important role in family life. Customers are no longer satisfied with a PC that only matches with their home décor. It also needs to possess powerful audio-video performance. This is exactly why we launch HP Pavilion s3388hk Slimline Home PC -- to satisfy these customers' need in this respect. Not only with space-saving design, HP Pavilion s3388hk Slimline Home PC comes with high-definition Blu-Ray/HD DVD dual combo drive and supports HDMI, satisfying the trend of high-definition digital generation, turning their home into a mini theater," said Benny Wong, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Personal Systems Group, HP Hong Kong.

Unlimited Digital Home Entertainment


With Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo processor, the HP Pavilion s3388hk Slimline PC is pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium to allow users to enjoy the flexibility and performance they need for work and multimedia entertainment.


The dual format blue-laser combo drive of HP Pavilion s3388hk Slimline PC offers brilliant graphic quality; consumers can enjoy high-definition content in both Blu-ray and HD DVD formats. With the nVIDIA GeForce 8400GS 3D PCI Express graphic card, it supports Microsoft Direct X10, bringing more detailed, vivid and real-life movie-like video performance. Featuring an integrated High Definition Audio 5.1 surround sound, HP Pavilion s3388hk Home PC allows consumers to enjoy TV, as well as photos, music and video games to the maximum. With nVidia PureVideo technology supporting high-definition playing, HP Pavilion s3388hk Slimline PC enhances the superior picture quality for a more vivid and brighter experience. It also comes with DVI, SPDIF and HDMI ports. Users can connect with their own audio-video devices in a simple and user-friendly manner.


To satisfy users' demand for television entertainment, HP Pavilion s3388hk Slimline Home PC is equipped with a TV tuner card with 500GB high capacity hard drive, allowing users to store TV programs in hard drive or DVDs, just like a high capacity hard drive recorder. The premium performance PC also acts like a home digital entertainment center, allowing for convenient storage and transfer of precious memories, music and more. Coupled with Pocket Media Drive bays, virtually unlimited hard disk drive storage expansion is afforded with the removable HP Pocket Media Drive (80GB/120GB), which is compact in size and easy to carry around without messy cables.

Home Entertainment at Ease


Akin to HP Pavilion m series Media Center PC, the HP Pavilion Slimeline s3388hk Home PC also features a one-hub remote control, bringing a revolutionary concept of digital entertainment to the home. It has strong signal strength even over a long distance. Together with the easy to understand Chinese interface and content table, users can just sit back and relax on the sofa and control the home entertainment system at ease.


The series also includes a built-in 15-in-1 digital card reader for the easy transfer of digital files; a double-layer Super Multi-Drive that enables consumers to burn their favorite TV programs and music videos onto CDs and DVDs; as well as LightScribe, for convenient labeling.

High Definition Digital Entertainment


HP also launched HP w2207h 22-inch and HP w2408h 24-inch HDMI widescreen LCD monitors with BrightView panel. They features excellent picture quality resolution at 1080i or 1080p, offering high-definition playing that is perfect for viewing videos, photo editing and mainstream gaming. Drenched in HP's signature high-gloss designer black and a slim profile, the monitors minimize clutter and can fit into every corner of the modern digital home. Paired with HP Pavilion Home PC, users can have new experience on perfect entertainment, communications and high productivity.

Both HP w2207h and w2408h widescreen LCD monitors feature a single HDMI connector. Users can enjoy high video image quality displacing a clutter of wires. HP w2408h 24-inch widescreen LCD monitor also comes with USB ports. Users can connect their digital cameras or other digital devices easily. In addition, the monitors are dynamically designed for tilting, swiveling and rotating to suit the users' preferred viewing orientation.


Picture quality is outstanding with extreme resolution picture quality and up to 92% color gamut1 for truer and richer colors. BrightView technology enhances the superior picture quality for a more vivid and brighter experience while ambient light sensor2 intuitively tunes the brightness to suit viewing comfort. A 3000:1 dynamic contrast ratio drives faster response times for the enjoyment of high definition movies.

Price and specification


HP Pavilion s3388hk Slimline PC features:


  • Intel® CoreTM 2 Duo Processor E4500 (2.2GHz)
  • GenuineWindows Vista® Home Premium (Traditional Chinese/English)
  • 2MB L2 Cache Memory, 800 MHz FSB
  • 2048MB DDR2 RAM (667MHz)
  • 500GB hard drive at 7200RPM
  • nVIDIA GeForce 8400GT 3D PCI Express graphic card (with 256MB DDR2 individual memory, up to 1023MB share memory ), HDMI and DVI, support HDCP
  • Blue-Ray and HD DVD dual read combo, SuperMulti (Double Layer) Drive with LightScribe
  • Integrated Intel® High Definition Audio, 5.1 Surround Sound Ready
  • Digital Media Reader: supporting CompactFlash Type I/II, SmartMedia (SM), Secure Digital (SD), Memory Stick/Memory Stick Pro (MS/MS PRO), Micro Drive, miniSD, MS Duo, MS Duo Pro, RSMMC, MMC+, MMC Mobile
  • TV Tuner
  • HP Media Center Remote Controller, wireless keyboard and wireless mouse
  • HK$8,199/HK$9,998 (with 19-inch LCD Monitor)

HP w2207h BrightView widescreen LCD monitor (22-inch)


  • 1680 x 1050 extreme resolution, up to 1080i high definition resolution
  • 300 nits brightness
  • 72% color gamut
  • 5ms fast response speed; 1000:1 contrast
  • Dynamic contrast ratio: 3000:1
  • Horizontal and vertical viewing angle: 160 degrees
  • High Definition Multimedia Interface with High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) compliant input connector types as well as HDMI cable included
  • Supports HDCP, USB 2.0 x 2, integrated speaker
  • HK$2,799


HP w2408h BrightView widescreen LCD monitor (24-inch)


  • 1920 x 1200 extreme resolution, up to 1080p high definition resolution
  • 400 nits brightness
  • 92% color gamut
  • 5ms fast response speed; 1000:1 contrast
  • Dynamic contrast ratio: 3000:1
  • Horizontal and vertical viewing angle: 160 degrees
  • High Definition Multimedia Interface with High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) ompliant input connector types as well as HDMI cable included
  • Supports ambient light sensor, USB 2.0 x 4, integrated speaker
  • HK$5,999


About HP


HP focuses on simplifying technology experiences for all of its customers – from individual consumers to the largest businesses. With a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure, HP is among the world's largest IT companies, with revenue totaling US$104.3 billion for the four fiscal quarters ended Oct. 31, 2007. More information about HP (NYSE: HPQ) is available at www.hp.com.hk.



1 Only the HP w2408h model offers a 92% color gamut. The HP w2207h model offers a 72% color gamut.
2 The built-in ambient light sensor is only available on the HP w2408h model.


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