HP at CES 2021: Unleashing new PC experiences

January 12, 2021

New Elite and Envy devices announced.

HP’s new lineup of devices has just been announced on the first day of CES 2021. Citing the PC as being more essential than ever, HP’s new devices focus on hybrid work environments as more users now alternate between working in the office and working from home.

“While the PC is more essential than ever, what’s most important of all is people. Our innovation engine continues to be grounded in deep customer insights that help keep people connected, engaged, and contributing in this new world,” said Alex Cho, president, Personal Systems, HP Inc. “We are looking beyond the device people use to what will improve their experience – from software that provides lighting control for video calls, peripherals that enable a more customized experience, to how services can make it easier to monitor and manage devices for a multitude of devices.”

HP Elite Dragonfly Series

Offering next-level collaboration, both the HP Elite Dragonfly G2 and HP Elite Dragonfly Max bring convertibles in a new ultraportable design.

The HP Elite Dragon G2 has a starting weight of just 1 kilogram, making it the world’s lightest compact business convertible. It features accents and finishes that are made from recycled materials and is powered by the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel integrated graphics. 

There’s also gigabit-class 4G LTE as well as Tile built-in and audio provided by Bang & Olufsen. HP Tamper Lock is also supported, which locks the PC automatically when it has been physically opened and informs the user.

The HP Elite Dragonfly Max delivers enhanced features that include four wide-range microphones and AI-driven audio optimization for high-quality video chats. There’s an HP Eye Ease display with blue light technology and Eyesafe certification so you can work for hours without any eye strain.

HP Elite Wireless Earbuds

Earning the designation as the world’s most advanced earbuds for collaboration, the HP Elite Wireless Earbuds bring audio tuning personalization, adjustable noise cancellation, and even sound situation presets. It supports seamless switching whether you’re using it on a phone or a PC and configure it using the free iOS, Android, and Windows 10 app.

HP Elite Folio

Amping productivity without limits, the HP Elite Folio features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cs Gen 2 5G compute platform that enables multi-gigabit connectivity speeds along with Wi-Fi 6. There’s also a magnesium unibody design, 24.5 hours of video playback, dual microphone, 76-degree FOV website, and audio by Bang & Olufsen. The notebook also has a 13.5-inch display with an optional HP Sure View Reflect privacy panel along with an HP Elite Slim Active Pen.

HP EliteBook 840 G8 Aero

This notebook comes with a starting weight of just 1.13 kilograms, and feature the latest 11th Gen intel core processors, integrated Tile capabilities, Wi-Fi 6, and optional 5G connectivity. It has a plethora of security features that keep sensitive data safe as well as a design made from 90 percent recycled materials.

Also announced are the HP EliteBook x360 1030 G8 and the HP EliteBook x360 1040 G8 as well as the HP Elite x2 G8.


Designed as a mobile creative studio, the HP ENVY 14 brings an optional 16:10 WUXGA (1920-by-1200) multi-touch enabled IPS display that brings an 11 percent greater viewing area compared to a traditional 16:9 laptop. The HP ENVY 14 is also the first HP laptop to have color calibration with Delta E <2 for the best color accuracy.

Other hardware powering the HP ENVY 14 include the 11th Gen Intel Core processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Max-Q graphics. There’s also a physical shutter for the webcam and a dedicated mute button for the microphone.


Also announced are the HP M-Series FHA Monitors made for home workers and creatives as well as the HP E24u G4 and HP E27u G4 USB-C Monitors for a clean desk solution.


HP has also introduced the HP 635 Multi-Device Wireless Mouse that can connect up to three different devices and includes programmable quiet-click buttons.

Lastly, the HP Renew Travel 15.6-inch backpack and laptop bag feature a lightweight design made from fiber material from recycled plastic bottles.

by Victor
Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff.