Over the last two years, the entire world has observed a drastic change in the way things work because of COVID-19. Almost all the teaching and learning methods are now migrating towards teaching online via smartphones and laptops. Keeping that in mind, HP has recently launched a new lineup of laptops that are made for these evolving learning environments.
The new lineup is called HP Fortis laptops and it contains a series of laptops for different uses. Along with that, HP has also launched two new webcams for better video calls.
In their press release, HP clearly highlights that these laptops are built to last long. With solid build-quality, these laptops can withstand the daily chaos that goes on in students’ lives.
Let’s look at all the laptops and their specs.
HP Fortis 14” G10 Chromebook
The new HP Fortis 14” G10 Chromebook is a 14-inch laptop that comes with ChromeOS and a bright antiglare display. It is powered by Intel processors and along with that, users also have the option to get 4G LTE connectivity. This results in providing reliable connectivity to students when they are attending some important class.
To enhance the learning experience, the laptop has a 180-degree lay-flat hinge, an 88-degree wide-angle HD camera, and dual mics for superior sound quality.
Next on the list is the ProBook Fortis 14” G9. It is again going to be powered by Intel processors and will come with Windows 11 Pro/Windows 11 Pro Education/Windows 11 SE. Along with that, it will have WiFi 6 and 4G LTE connectivity option for users who want it.
The new ProBook Fortis 14” G10 is going to come with 12th Gen Intel i3 or i5 processors. Users will get the option to opt for either Windows 11 or Windows 11 Pro Education. With WiFi 6 and such good specifications, students will be able to run their STEM applications on this laptop. Along with that, they will also be able to do entry-level video editing with this device.
Next up in the line are the 360-degree foldable laptops: HP Pro x360 Fortis 11” G9 and HP Pro x360 Fortis 11” G10. They come with an optional 5-megapixel camera and a rechargeable pen with which students can draw something creative with it.
The HP Pro x360 Fortis 11” G9 comes with an Intel processor and Windows 11 Pro/ Windows 11 Pro Education/Windows 11 SE. On top of that, it has WiFi 6 and optional 4G connectivity for reliable connections.
The HP Pro X360 Fortis 11” G10 on the other comes with 12th Gen Intel® i3/i5 processors and Windows 11 Pro or Windows 11 Pro Education. For connectivity, it has WiFi 6E. It also has intelligent charging that helps optimize power consumption.
Finally, we have to HP Fortis 11” G9 Q Chromebook and as per HP, it is their thinnest and lightest Fortis device. The laptop is powered by a Snapdragon 7c compute platform which is specially made for cloud-native mobile learning. For connectivity, this laptop comes with support for 4G LTE connections.
All of the laptops seem to have a USB-A port, a headphone jack, 2 USB-C ports, and a sim card tray(in laptops with a 4G LTE connection option).
HP 320 FHD Webcam and HP 325 FHD Webcam
Along with the new Fortis laptops, HP has also launched two new webcams: HP 320 FHD Webcam and HP 325 FHD Webcam. They can shoot full HD videos at 1080p @30fps and have a 66-degree wide-angle field of view. The webcams interface with a UDB-A port and have a full 36–degree rotation to set them comfortably. To enhance privacy, these webcams come with removable lens covers.
|HP Fortis 14” G10 Chromebook||Now Available||USD 349|
|HP ProBook Fortis 14” G9 PC||Now Available||USD 369|
|HP ProBook Fortis 14” G10 PC||Will Be Available in April||Price Will Be Revealed Later|
|HP Pro x360 Fortis 11” G9 PC||Now Available||USD 399|
|HP Pro x360 Fortis 11” G10 PC||Will Be Available in April||Price Will Be Revealed Later|
|HP Pro x360 Fortis 11” G10 PC||Will Be Available in June||Price Will Be Revealed Later|
|HP 320 FHD Webcam||Will Be Available in February||USD 39.99|
|HP 325 FHD Webcam||Will Be Available in March||USD 39|
*Note: The laptops that are going to have the option for Windows 11 SE will be launching in April.
That was all about the new HP Fortis laptops and webcams. These are some great laptops for students who are now studying online. Which laptop do you like the most in the lineup, do let us know.