HP launches ultra-mobile Elitebook 2170p

HP EliteBook 2170pHP has introduced a new business laptop in India, called the HP Elitebook 2170p, with a starting price of Rs. 69,000.

Supposedly HP’s smallest (11.6-inch display) and lightest (1.31kg) Elitebook, the Elitebook 2170p delivers 8 hours of battery life, ideal for professionals on the move.

The HP Elitebook 2170p boasts of enterprise-level connectivity, management and security features, as well as rugged, durability features, such as HP FitTight battery lock, HP DisplaySafe frame, and HP DuraCase.

Other features include laser-precision indicators to keep a track of the notebook’s status, and HP Power Assistant to help conserve battery life. An optional backlit keyboard, and fingerprint scanner will also be available.

The HP Elitebook 2170p will be available with ultra-low voltage Intel Ivy Bridge processors, in Core i3, i5, and i7 variants. Storage configurations range from 500GB HDDs to 256GB SSDs. No discrete graphics options will be available, and users will have to rely on Intel’s integrated Unified Memory Architecture (UMA) graphics solution, however, users can customize their laptops with up to 16GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM.

The Elitebook 2170p’s 11.6-inch LED-backlit anti-glare display bears a resolution of 1366×768 pixels. The laptop also features a 720p HD webcam.

Speaking on the launch, Vinay Awasthi, Senior Director, Product Category, Printing and Personal Systems, HP India, said:

“The new Elitebook 2170p is designed for mobile business professionals, offering a host of features that make this the ideal choice for professionals on-the-move. With innovative, reliable hardware designs and predictive software technologies, this notebook will make it easier for customers to keep their businesses running securely and efficiently”.

Specifications (base version)
Manufacturer     HP
Model name     EliteBook 2170p
CPU type     Intel Core 3rd Generation (2012)
Graphics     Intel HD 4000
OS         Windows 7
Display Size
11.6″ 1366 X 768
Screen Type
LED-Backlit LCD
RAM         16384 MB
Flash         256 GB
Hard Disk     750 GB
Keyboard     YES
Mouse Pointer     YES
Battery capacity 48 (Wh)
Weight         1310gm / 46.2 oz.
Size (w/h/d mm)     292/192/27 mm
Size (w/h/d inches)     11.5/7.6/1.1

Physical Interfaces
Display Port
Ethernet 10/100/1000
Line-out / Headphone (3.5mm)
SDHC Card Slot
USB3.0 (x2)

Wireless Interfaces
802.11 a/b/g/n
BT 4.0
3G option

Additional Specs and Accessories
AC Adaptor
Backlit Keyboard
Matt (Non Glossy) Screen
Multitouch Touchpad
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Stereo speakers
WebCam 1.3Mp