New OMEN and Pavilion PCs, monitors, and mice keep gamers connected, relaxed, and entertained while at home; HP study finds 64% of people who started playing video games during these unprecedented times feel more hopeful
June 2, 2020
Palo Alto, Calif., June 2, 2020 — Today HP unveiled new OMEN hardware and accessories, updates to OMEN Command Center, and introduced the first 16” Pavilion Gaming laptop – all designed for today’s gamer to play their best while pushing the limits of what their devices can do.
Gaming benefits are being unlocked as people are spending more time at home, uncovering new avenues for both entertainment and general well-being. 80% of people in the United States agree that playing video games provides an escape during these unprecedented times and 73% cite “relaxation” as one reason they game1. According to tests with the Adult Hope Scale, Americans who started playing games during the COVID-19 quarantine feel 64% more hopeful and 39% state a reduction in stress1.
“Now, more than ever, gaming serves as an outlet for entertainment, social connection, and relaxation for gamers new and old,” said Judy Johnson, Director of Gaming and Esports, HP Inc. “HP continues to push progression in gaming by growing and evolving our world-class ecosystem with enhanced experiences through OMEN Command Center and innovative features found across our broad gaming portfolio.”
DESIGNED FOR IMMERSION, ENGINEERED FOR PERFORMANCE
Today’s gamers need the right experience and technology to get the most out of gaming. Innovative thermal technology and winning horsepower, stunning visuals to bring games to life by enhancing the overall experience, and great accessories designed to trick out how people play today. The newest OMEN line-up brings together an ecosystem of hardware and software to help today’s gamers feel connected and entertained.
The latest OMEN 15, featuring a redesigned chassis with a smaller footprint generation over generation, offers minimalist aesthetics and includes the new OMEN diamond logo in a blue to green gradient. The laptop comes in both Mica Silver and Shadow Black with optional full RGB per-key lighting. Additional features include:
The OMEN Vector Mouse and OMEN Vector Essential Mouse, both featuring sensors co-developed with PixArt, are designed for ultimate comfort during long gaming sessions with ergonomic lightweight designs, textured rubber grips, and OMEN Command Center integration to save preferred settings for RGB control for up to 16.8 million colors, six programable buttons, and DPI15.
BIG SCREEN. MOBILE FOOTPRINT.
As gaming continues to grow at record numbers, with more than 1 billion gamers worldwide17 and well over half of that number representing mainstream gamers, the HP Pavilion Gaming Portfolio is designed to power both work and play, including gaming, video editing, or content creation.
The new HP Pavilion Gaming 16 laptop is the company’s first ever 16” diagonal gaming PC. It features up to 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor6 and up to NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 with Max-Q4 design graphics within a sleek angular black chassis. Micro-edge bezels and 300 nits IPS-level display deliver rapid refresh rates of up to 144 Hz at 1080p help make games pop off the screen15. Designed for reliable gaming and creating content, this highly portable device is the first Pavilion Gaming laptop to include OMEN Command Center and is equipped with a Wi-Fi 6 option18 to keep a reliable connection when playing from the desk to the couch.
CURVED MONITOR. MASSIVE SOUNDS.
The HP Gaming line of displays and accessories offer ambitious designs to complement at home set-ups including a curved display for the ultimate gaming experience.
For more information about the OMEN ecosystem of gaming PCs, displays and accessories, visit: omen.com
Pricing and Availability22
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1 OMEN Research Findings – May 2020.
2 Compared to all gaming laptops PCs currently in the market as of 06/02/2020.
3 Supported Devices: All Windows 10 based PCs (RS3 or later) will be supported by OMCC. This app should not install on any PCs which is not Windows 10 (RS3 or later). Support language: English/Arabic (ar)/ Chinese-S (zh-cn)/ Chinese-T (zh-tw) Croatian (hr)/ Czech (cs)/ Danish (da)/ Dutch (nl)/ Finnish (fi)/ French (fr)/ German (de)/ Greek (el)/ Italian (it)/ Japanese (ja)/ Korean (ko)/ Latvian (lv)/ Lithuanian (lt)/ Norwegian (no)/ Polish (pl)/ Portuguese (Portugal) (pt-pt)/ Russian (ru)/ Serbian (sr)/ Slovak (sk)/ Slovenian (sl)/ Spanish (es)/ Swedish (sv).
4 NVIDIA® Max-Q Design can help reduce system heat and noise in thinner form factor PCs. Form factor design and thickness of the system will vary. Overall graphics performance may be lower than alternative graphics solutions that do not utilize Max-Q design. NVIDIA, GeForce, Surround, and the NVIDIA logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. MAXQ® is the registered trademark of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
5 OMEN 15 with AMD processor goes up to NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX™ 2060.
6 Multi-core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. Intel’s numbering, branding/and or naming is not a measurement of higher performance. Quad-core is 4 cores and Hexa-core is 6 cores.
7 Multi-core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. AMD’s numbering is not a measurement of clock speed.
8 OMEN 15 with 32 GB of RAM supported with Intel version and not qualified on AMD.
9 For hard drives, GB = 1 billion bytes. TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less. Up to 35GB of system disk is reserved for system recovery software.
10 OMEN 15 with RAID 0 supported with Intel version at launch and not AMD.
11 OLED content required to view OLED images, UHD content required to view UHD images. Full high-definition (FHD) content required to view FHD images.
12 Thunderbolt™ 3 available on select Intl SKUs that have NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660TI and above.
13 12V fan module only available on select models. (Graphics: GTX 1660Ti/ RTX 2060 / RTX 2070 with Max-Q design/ RTX 2070 Super with Max-Q design).
14 Performance mode adjusts fan speed to help improve cooling and potentially improve time spent at boost frequencies but is not a guarantee of higher overall system performance. Based on HP Internal Testing in May 2020 using Blender Benchmark v2.82, the CPU Benchmark comparison between balanced mode and performance mode. OMEN 15 configuration with Intel i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4-2933 Dual channel, GTX 1600Ti. Tested under 25C room temperature.
15 All performance specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP's component manufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower.
16 Weight and system dimensions may fluctuate due to configuration and manufacturing variances.
17 Statistica, Number of PC gamers worldwide 2014-2021.
18 Wireless access point and internet service required and sold separately. Availability of public wireless access points limited. Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) is backwards compatible with prior 802.11 specs. The specifications for Wi-Fi 6 are draft and are not final. If the final specifications differ from the draft specifications, it may affect the ability of the notebook to communicate with other Wi-Fi 6 devices.
19 FreeSync™ is only available when it is connected on DisplayPort or HDMI. FreeSync is an AMD® technology is enabled on FHD or QHD displays and is designed to eliminate stuttering and/or tearing in games and videos by locking a display’s refresh rate to the frame rate of the graphics card. AMD Radeon Graphics and/or AMD A-Series APU-compliant monitors with DisplayPort/HDMI Adaptive-Sync required. AMD 15.11 Crimson driver on FreeSync™ is only available when it is connected on DisplayPort or HDMI. FreeSync is an AMD® technology is enabled on FHD or QHD displays and is designed to eliminate stuttering and/or tearing in games and videos by locking a display’s refresh rate to the frame rate of the graphics card. AMD Radeon Graphics and/or AMD A-Series APU-compliant monitors with DisplayPort/HDMI Adaptive-Sync required. AMD 15.11 Crimson driver (or newer) required to support FreeSync over HDMI. Adaptive refresh rates vary by monitor. More information is available at www.amd.com/freesync.
20 Actual battery life will vary with use and environmental conditions and will naturally decrease with time and usage.
21 Listening to personal stereo equipment at full volume for long periods can damage the user’s hearing. To reduce the risk of hearing damage, lower the volume and amount of time listening at full volume.
22 Pricing from HP.com, subject to change without notice. Retailers pricing may vary.
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