HP Debuts Four New All-in-One Windows 8 Desktops

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The HP SpectreOne

The HP SpectreOne

While HP is known for its TouchSmart line of devices, the SpectreOne is not a touchscreen. At just 11.5-mm thin, however, it is the company's slimmest all-in-one PC.It also features a 23.6-inch flush-glass full HD display and a curved back.The SpectreOne expected to be available across the U.S. in November, with a starting price of $1,299.

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Hewlett-Packard unveiled four all-in-one PCs on Monday, most notably the super-slim SpectreOne.

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Interestingly though, while HP is known for its TouchSmart line of devices, the SpectreOne is not a touchscreen. At just 11.5-mm thin, however, it is the company's slimmest all-in-one PC. A spokesperson told Mashable that the desktop is not touch because HP wanted to focus on the thinness of the panel.

With a 23.6-inch flush-glass full HD display and a curved back, the SpectreOne is equally sleek. It features a wireless trackpad with multi-touch technology (a la Apple), so users can easily scroll, swipe and tap through Windows 8's tile-based user interface.

The SpectreOne includes an NVIDIA 1 GB graphics card, optional SSD and optional ExpressCache, which speeds up boot times and application start times. It also has two USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.0 ports.

Another notable feature is the desktop's near-field communication technology (NFC), which lets users instantly transfer content or login to the computer by tapping a smartphone or NFC tags on its base.

HP says the SpectreOne is equipped with "the latest intel processors," but does not mention any specifications in its release. It is expected to be available across the U.S. in November, with a starting price of $1,299.

HP also announced two touch screens, the Envy 23 and the Envy 20 TouchSmart PCs, each so-called for their respective diagonal display sizes (in inches). Compatible with Windows 8, the desktops offer 10-point multi-touch technology. They also feature 3 TB of storage space.

Both are expected to come out in October, with the 23-inch starting at $999 and the 20-inch starting at $799.

Another all-in-one, the Pavilion 20, is also slated for an October release, with a starting price of $449.

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This story originally published on Mashable here.

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