HP Inc. is expanding its line of mobile workstation, launching of new models from 15 and 17 inches, with Skylake Intel and Nvidia or AMD (optionally), but among all the most interesting is the HP ZBook Studio. It ‘a high-performance laptop with a 15.6-inch display, various processor options from Intel Core i7 and Intel Xeon processors, support for (up to) 32GB of ECC RAM and maximum 2TB of storage space on two HDD. Despite everything, however, the workstation is very compact, only 18 mm thick and weighs less than 2 kg.
ZBook Studio G3 HP Mobile Workstation, the full name should be available on the US market from December to the starting price of $ 1,699. Will be on sale two SKUs: the first with a screen DreamColor Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) and the other with a DreamColor display 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels), either touch or non-touch according to their needs. As for the processor and graphics, HP offers the possibility to choose between several combinations: Intel Xeon with Intel Graphics Iris E3-1545M v5 Pro P580, Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 with Intel HD Graphics P530, Intel Core i7-6820HQ with Intel HD Graphics 530, Intel Core i7-6700HQ with Intel HD Graphics 530 and (for all) optionally a Nvidia Quadro M1000M with 2GB GDDDR5.
The rest of the specifications and is not far behind: there are two Thunderbolt ports 3, two cooling fans, two SODIMM memory slots and space for a maximum of two solid-state drives. The notebook also features a Gigabit Ethernet, WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, a HDMI 1.4, two USB 3.0 ports, audio jacks and SD card slot for expanding the internal storage. ZBook Studio also has a backlit keyboard, but waterproof camera 720p and stereo speakers signed Bang & Olufsen. The whole is powered by a battery of 64Wh. And if you need more ports, HP ZBook Dock is priced at $ 229, which offers other 3 Thunderbolt ports, four USB 3.0, Ethernet, VGA, a combo audio port and two DisplayPort outputs.
In practice, by admission of HP, ZBook Studio is “one of the first ultrabook-workstation quad-core” outstanding but certainly not the only one: MSI recently unveiled the model WS60 from 1.95 Kg, Dell has a new line of workstations Precision Precision 15-5510 including the model with a weight of 1.76 kg or Lenovo, which was one of the first to announce a laptop with Intel Xeon chips, but now the ThinkPad P50 2.5 Kg starts to be a bit ‘heavy .