Monday, December 04, 2006

HP Crossfire is An iMac Killer?

HP and AMD is teamed up for readying Windows Vista launching in January 2007. The HP IQ770 Crossfire, the first mass market touchscreen desktop PC, surely good for taking advantage of Vista's integrated tablet functionality.

The features are as follow:
  • 19-inch touchscreen,
  • AMD Turion 64 X2 dual core TL-52 processor,
  • 2GB SDRAM,
  • 320GB drive,
  • NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600,
  • WiFi, Bluetooth,
  • integrated 1.3 megapixel camera,
  • integrated FM and ATSC HDTV tuners,
  • a DVD±RW / DVD-RAM burner with LightScribe,
  • Pocket Media Drive bay,
  • wireless keyboard,
  • mouse,
  • stylus,
  • front media reader,
  • Ethernet,
  • two FireWire,
  • six USB 2.0,
  • one with HP printer power Y-cable connector,
  • 5.1 + digital audio out,
  • IR out,
  • mini-VGA, and
  • inputs: FM coax, TV coax, ATSC, and two S-Video.
It also features some new widget-like dashboard interface, featuring HP new SmartCalendar, which serves as a central point for virtual fridge notes and shared family calendars; as well as Photosmart Touch, a new image editing and printing interface.

The price? Expect $1799 - $1899.

[via Engadget]

1 comment:

Andrew said...

This is supposed to be an iMac killer? God awful! I was somewhat hopeful it would be at least decent looking, but this makes me want to cringe. It's so bulky and look at the desktop space it takes up! Almost like one of those oldschool horizontal desktop boxes! DOA.