Chances are, your current PC looks nothing like this one. HP's new Envy all-in-one includes an enormous 34-inch curved screen, alongside solid internals and a simple, attractive design.
The Envy Curved All-in-One is all about the display experience. The 34-inch screen has 3,440 x 1,440 resolution, offering 99 percent of the sRGB color gamut for accurate color reproduction. According to HP, the 21:9 aspect ratio makes for an immersive viewing experience.
The Windows 10-running system will ship with a choice of Intel Core i5 and i7 chips, 8 GB or 16 GB of RAM and either integrated graphics or an Nvidia GeForce GTX 960A GPU. Storage options include a 2 TB HDD and a 128 GB SSD, and there's an Intel RealSense Camera up front with Windows Hello compatibility.
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The focus is clearly on that huge display, but the audio has also been taken into consideration, with a total of six Bang & Olufsen speakers installed. There's also HDMI-in functionality here, allowing you to use the machine as an external display.
Curved panels are pretty standard nowadays, but we're used to seeing them on TV sets, not all-in-ones. It's not the first system we've seen the feature on such a system – Samsung outed a 27-inch all-in-one earlier this year – but its size and aspect ratio make it quite the interesting beast.
The 34-inch Envy Curved All-in-One will launch in November, starting at US$1,800. There are also new 24 and 27-inch Envy AiOs with flat panels on the way, with optional AMD Radeon R7 and R9 graphics inside. They're set to ship in November, starting at $1,000 and $1,200, respectively.