CES 2020: HP shows high-performance all-in-one PC with 32-inch display

HP Envy 32 All-in One. (Photo: HP)

On the CES 2020 in Las Vegas, HP shows a new version of its all-in-one PC Envy. It comes with a 31, 5-inch display with considerable coverage of the DCI-P3 color space.

HP markets the Envy 32 All-in-one rather in the semi-professional segment. Nevertheless, the compact display giant with its remarkable specs should also be interesting for creative professionals. After all, HP relies on desktop instead of notebook components and brings a performance to the desk that does not need to hide.

31, 5 inches: The best argument is the screen

The best argument for use in the creative industry is the 31, 5 inch 4K display that has a peak brightness of 600 Nits and a cover of 98 Percent of the DCI-P3 color space promises. HP also installs an anti-reflection glass over the entire screen, which should reduce the reflections on the display. The Envy 32 AiO can via Thunderbolt 3 or HDMI can be supplemented by another external screen. The computer also has an HDMI input so that the display can be used as a monitor for other devices.

HP hides a fold-out webcam above the display and in the foot is a Qi charging point with 15 Watt charging power installed. Below the display is a sound bar that was developed in cooperation with Bang and Olufsen and includes five active speakers in 2.1-channel design behind a fabric cover. The bass offers – at least on paper – a considerable frequency of 65 Hertz.

HP Envy 32 All-in-One. (Foto: HP)

HP Envy 32 All-in-one. (Photo: HP)

Lots of light, some shade

The scope of delivery of the all-in-one device includes a Bluetooth combination of mouse and keyboard, which in its compactness also reminds of competitors from Cupertino.

The slim look is thanks to the HP Envy 32 AiO, however, the fact that the power supply is housed outside the building and is in fact a much more massive piece of hardware than with common notebooks. This should be considered when there is no way to make the power supply disappear under the table.

Desktop components drive the Envy 32 on

The Envy is powered by 9th generation Intel processors, maximum from the Core i7 – 9700, one 65 – Watt- Desktop processor in 14 – nanometer architecture. The maximum memory capacity is 32 gigabytes of DDR -2666-R.A.M. A maximum one terabyte PCIe SSD according to NVMe protocol can be selected. The SSD can be supplemented with a conventional hard drive on request.

HP Envy 32 All-in-one. (Photo: HP)

The radio is used with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 5, and the network can also be contacted via Gigabit LAN. Otherwise, the Envy 32 AiO an SD card reader and five USB ports of different specifications. The five USB ports include two Type C, including the Thunderbolt port, as well as two USB 3.1 and one USB 3.0 port.

price and availability

The entry-level model of the HP Envy 32 AiO with the designation A 0035 is now due for 1. 600 USD in HP- Webshop available and with the Core i7 – 9700, 16 Gigabytes of RAM, one 256 Gigabyte SSD and a one-terabyte hard drive and preinstalled Windows 10 Home. HP has announced further model variants.

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