HP unveils new laptops designed for businesses

HP has revealed a range of eight new business laptops.

The company has unveiled three new notebooks under its HP Elitebook 800 series, which it says are 28 per cent lighter and two-fifths thinner than previous incarnations – perfect for people who travel regularly.

Further add-ons for the Elitebook 800 series include up to 33 hours of battery life and MIL-STD 810G certification to provide added reliability.

The HP Probook 600 and 400 series offers consumers a more budget-friendly options, with the former retailing at $699 (£431) and the latter from $499.

Users of the Probook 600 line can expect either a 14 or 15-inch  high-definition screen, while it uses both Intel and AMD CPUs. Meanwhile the 400 range consists of three laptops with 14-inch, 15-inch or 17-inch displays, Intel CPUs, hybrid storage options and the choice of adding touchscreen capabilities alongside optional LTE.

HP says that the 400 series is aimed at smaller businesses, describing the products as “durable, stylish and fast”.

Finally, the company has also revealed details of its HP Security Jacket, which allows better network and device protection for the HP ElitePad Windows 8 commercial tablet.