Saturday May 25, 2019
Home Lead Story HP Refreshes ...

HP Refreshes PC Gaming Range in India

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop is available at a price starting at Rs 74,990 while OMEN 15 laptop is available at Rs 1,05,990 (starting price)

0
//
HP
HP. (IANS)

Targetting mainstream gamers, HP India on Tuesday unveiled a fresh “Pavilion Gaming” PC range along with the new HP “OMEN 15” laptop in the country.

The HP ‘Pavilion Gaming” provides optimum gaming experiences, value and versatility for everyday use, while the HP OMEN series are powerful laptops in a smaller form and have the world’s first headset with active earcup cooling technology.

“Our aim is to make gaming more mainstream and enable the masses to participate in growing esports phenomenon in the country,” said Sumeer Chandra, Managing Director, HP Inc. India.

Gaming is one of the world’s fastest growing PC categories and has become a billion-dollar business for HP, the company added.

With over one billion gamers worldwide, mainstream gamers represent 62 per cent of this growing market.

Giving further details, Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP Inc. India said HP is building an industry-leading gaming ecosystem that appeals to all segments of the market.

“Our unparalleled design and engineering prowess is delivering the truly differentiated hardware, software and gear as gamers need to perform at their best.

laptop
With over one billion gamers worldwide, mainstream gamers represent 62 per cent of this growing market. Pixabay

“OMEN by HP is constantly setting new standards for technology that gives gamers an edge and with HP Pavilion Gaming casual gamers get powerful game play and versatility,” Bedi told reporters.

The HP “Pavilion Gaming 15” laptop has portability and hardware for gameplay, content creation and productivity.

The device includes a flexible variety of storage options and dual storage option for storage acceleration with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti.

Also Read: Instagram Begins Question-Answer Option in ‘Stories’

The OMEN 15 laptop is equipped with “144Hz Refresh” rate for immersive display with 7 millisecond response time and expanded functionality of “OMEN Command Center” software with “OMEN Game Stream5”.

The device comes with VR-ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 with MAX-Q Design4, 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processors with up to six cores and up to 16GB DDR4-2666 RAM.

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 Laptop is available at a price starting at Rs 74,990 while OMEN 15 laptop is available at Rs 1,05,990 (starting price).

OMEN by HP Sequencer keyboard will be available from August at a price of Rs 10,999. (IANS)

Next Story

India PC Market Shrinks 8% in Q1, HP Sells Most

Dell Inc retained the second position with a 25.9 per cent market share with a YoY growth of 2.2 per cent

0
HP India
HP unveils 65-inch gaming display with soundbar at CES 2019. Flickr

With a market share of 28.1 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, HP Inc maintained its leadership position in the Indian personal computing (PC) market, which shrunk for the third straight quarter, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Thursday.

The market witnessed a year-on-year (YoY) drop of 8.3 per cent with shipments reaching 2.15 million units in the first quarter of 2019, said the report.

Despite maintaining its leadership position in the market, HP Inc saw a 9.7 per cent YoY decline, mainly due to consumer segment that shrunk 21.3 per cent over the first quarter of last year.

Dell Inc retained the second position with a 25.9 per cent market share with a YoY growth of 2.2 per cent and a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth of 26.7 per cent.

HP
HP. (IANS)

Lenovo remained at third position with a market share of 25.2 per cent in Q1 of 2019 in India traditional PC market, observing a 6.2 per cent YoY growth and a 29.2 per cent sequential growth.

The India PC market remained weak outside big commercial deals due to weak consumer demand, high inventory from previous quarters and supply issues for Intel chips, IDC said.

Also Read- Tech Giant Apple Pledges to Alert Users on iPhone Performance

The notebook category contributing 61.4 per cent of the India PC market shipments witnessed a 9.8 per cent YoY decline. Within notebooks, ultra-slim category, with a 25.3 per cent share of the market, grew 86.5 per cent.

“Spending towards ultra-slim notebooks is increasing due to factors like improved mobility due to thinness of the product and enhanced aesthetics,” Bharath Shenoy, Market Analyst, PCs, IDC India, said in a statement. (IANS)