Ultrabook promises up to 33 hours of battery life
HP announced a new 800 series that goes in the company's EliteBook ultraportable range. HP says that the machines are designed with the security and management features required for enterprise IT usage. The new series includes the EliteBook 820 G1, 840 G1, and 850 G1.
The 820 G1 claims to be 35% thinner and 18% lighter than previous generations. The notebook has a 12-inch screen and weighs under 3 pounds aiming at business travelers looking for a light device to take on the road. The 840 G1 is an ultrabook with a 14-inch screen with optional touch capability designed specifically for Windows 8.
HP also promises that the 840 G1 has a battery life of up to 33 hours with equipped with the optional secondary Slice Battery. The last machine in the new 800 series is the 850 G1 with a large 15.6-inch display and it uses the latest generation Intel Architecture along with HP Client Security Portfolio. The EliteBook 800 series is available in the US right now starting at $799.