Press Release: 22 June 2010

HP Debuts New ProBook b and m series to Enable Powerful and Professional Business User’s Experience

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HP today introduced the new b and m series range of powerful, slim and light commercial notebooks. The two series are designed to meet the performance and reliability demands of business users, as well as to provide the users with an enhanced professional and stylish image, which breaks the traditional boring image of commercial notebooks.

HP’s ProBook b series offer practical and high performance with reasonable price
HP ProBook 6550b Professional Notebook PC

HP ProBook b series Professional Notebook PC – HP ProBook 6440b and HP ProBook 6540b, are not only offered at reasonable price, but are also practical in functionalities, and are incorporated with a number of HP commercial notebooks’ special and professional features to fulfil corporate needs:

Vogue and Professional Design: The stylish body design with smooth finishing, keeps the notebooks looking vogue as well as professional. In addition, the distinguished keyboard is spill-resistant, dust free and easy for maintenance. Together with a stylish TouchPad that is simple and easy to use, users can scroll up and down freely. ProBook b series perfectly complements the trendiness and professional lifestyles of business executives.

High Performance: Sporting the latest Intel® Quad-Core and Intel® Dual-Core™ i5/ i7 Processor, Intel® HM57 Express chipset and memory up to 4GB DDR3 RAM, the HP ProBook b series meet different needs from business professionals and demands for high performance. Together with its WiFi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth, HP ProBook can meet all sorts of commercial needs.

HP Professional Features: Available in 14-inch/ 15.6-inch* HD LED-backlit widescreen display with HD+ LED Backlit widescreen display (1366 x 768 resolutions/ 1600 x 900* resolutions). Incorporating ATI Mobility Radeon HD4550 graphics with 512MB discrete video memory, b series allows excellent picture quality viewing experience. The built-in SuperMulti DVD writer supports multi-format as well as CD-ROM reading and burning, users can read and backup business information easily and conveniently.

HP Unique Professional Features: In addition to the upgraded and brand new stylish outlook, HP ProBook b series offers a range of HP’s special and unique features to provide its business users with worry-free solutions:
  • HP QuickLook 3: Users can read and write emails, calendar, task and contact information without having to boot up the notebook2.
  • HP QuickWeb: Users can access to the internet easily and conveniently without having to boot up the notebook.
  • HP 3D DriveGuard: Efficient detection of shakes. HP 3D DriveGuard will stop achieving data automatically after crashes, so as to protect the hard disk from crash or shakes.
  • HP File Sanitizer: Meets the US National Defense standard to permanently delete any sensitive data from the hard disk so as to ensure no confidential business information will be leaked. 
  • HP SpareKey: Through a 3-step and hassle-free personal authentication process, users can log in to the system.
  • HP Power Assistant: Monitor and be in control of power consumption. Users can choose the suitable power usage pattern according to their needs, so as to reduce the power usage and extend battery life.
(* The above functions varies from different models)

HP ProBook m series as the choice of stylish, slim and professional
HP ProBook 5220m Professional Notebook PC

HP ProBook m series is ultra slim, light in weight and full-featured. It has incorporated a range of HP’s professional and unique features, and is available as a perfect choice for mobile users.

Stylish and slim design: Aluminium casing less than 1”, weighs 1.5kg, HP ProBook 5220m is slim and light as well as easy to travel with. Together with a stylish HP Multi-Gesture Clickpad offers users a smooth scrolling experience yet still looks fashionable and stylish.

High performance: Sporting with the latest Intel® Dual-Core™ i3/ i5 Processor*, Intel® HM57 Express chipset, memory up to 8GB DDR3 RAM* and Intel® HD graphics, ProBook 5220m offers outstanding performance.

HP Unique Professional Features: In addition to the upgraded and brand new stylish outlook, HP ProBook m series offers a range of HP’s special and unique features, so as to provide its business users with worry-free solutions:
  • HP QuickLook 3: Users can read and write emails, calendar, task and contact information without having to boot up the notebook1.
  • HP QuickWeb: Users can access to the internet easily and conveniently without having to boot up the notebook2.
  • HP 3D DriveGuard: Efficient detection of shakes. HP 3D DriveGuard will stop achieving data automatically after crashes, so as to protect the hard disk from crash or shakes.
  • HP File Sanitizer: Meets the US National Defense standard to permanently delete any sensitive data from the hard disk so as to ensure no confidential business information will be leaked. 
  • HP SpareKey: Through a 3-step and hassle-free personal authentication process, users can log in to the system.
  • HP Face Recognition Technology: Through the identification of face, users can log in to the system quickly and easily, thus further enhance the protection of users’ privacy and security.
  • Arcsoft Camera Suite: Includes WebCam Companion that allows photo editing and video capture, users can enjoy the fun from video work as well as meets the business needs.
  • Corel® Home Office: Installed 60-days free trial version, users can use Word, Spreadsheet or PowerPoint in Microsoft® Office to edit and insert different effects.
  • HP Power Assistant: Monitor and be in control of power consumption. Users can choose the suitable power usage pattern according to their needs, so as to reduce battery usage and extend battery life.
The latest HP ProBook b and m series are available in Hong Kong.

For sales enquiries, please contact HP at tel. 800-93-8855.


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1 HP QuickLook 3 is accessible when the notebook is off in Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7-based systems; not supported from hibernation. Timing may vary depending on the system configuration.To enable the feature following the removal of the battery, reboot the notebook prior to subsequent use. Intel and DDR3, or AMD or DDR2 have to be installed in for ProBook s-series’ HP QuickLook 3. This software can only access to Microsoft® Office Outlook®, and is restricted to email, calendar, task and contact details only.
2 The Internet service needed for HP Quick Web is not included. The user interface and functions of QuickWeb may be different from other Internet browsers and applications.

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