PC VENDOR HP has unveiled the Envy Rove20 all-in-one (AIO) PC, an Intel Haswell powered mobile computer that is aimed at liberating the traditional desktop PC from the desktop.
HP said the Envy Rove20 gives users more flexibility and allows them to "enjoy a shared environment" around the home via its 20in multi-touch display that has in-plane switching (IPS) technology and 1600x900 resolution.
HP is marketing the Envy Rove20 on its mobility due to its desktop performance, built-in rechargeable battery and pull-out support bracket. Essentially, it's a large scale tablet with a kickstand.
According the HP this kickstand feature won't prove too arduous task to operate. "The HP Envy Rove20 can easily move from upright to completely horizontal for a tabletop entertainment experience," the firm said.
HP said that the Envy Rove20 running Microsoft Windows 8 and powered by fourth generation Intel Core processors along with Intel HD graphics which will power through everyday working tasks as well as entertainment, all with full supported touch operation.
So far, that's all we know about the Envy Rove20. More detailed internal specifications as well as connectivity and storage options have so far not been announced by the firm. However, we do know it will be available in the UK come July for £899.
Alongside the Envy Rove20, HP also announced UK availability for its latest range of Windows 8 computers including the 23in AIO PC and the Pavilion 23 Touchsmart, which will be available in the UK sometime in July for £699, as well as the Touchsmart Notebook that will be available around the same time for £329. HP said the Pavilion 14 TouchSmart Sleekbook is available now in the UK with a starting price of £429. µ
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