HP unveiled a bold line-up of its gaming portfolio, OMEN at the HP Gaming Festival in Beijing today. It includes a refreshed look and feel of the OMEN 15 gaming laptop, the new Mindframe Headset, the Sequencer Keyboard, and Mouse along with a gaming software update.
HP OMEN series has established itself as a powerful brand in the laptop gaming market. It is known for its terrific performance, upgraded software, sharp displays, and an array of gaming accessories.
According to Statistica, gaming is one of the world’s fastest-growing PC categories. For HP, it has become a billion-dollar business, especially after the launch of OMEN ecosystem in 2016.
“Our unparalleled design and engineering prowess are delivering the truly differentiated hardware, software and gear, gamers need to perform at their best,” mentioned Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager, Consumer Personal Systems, HP Inc in the press release.
New Look of OMEN 15 Laptop
The revived OMEN 15 laptop is smaller and sleeker with an entire hardware makeover. The latest device has enhanced the portability factor for gamers.
Integrated with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 1070 with MAX-Q Design OMEN 15 laptop produces stunning graphics. 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i5+ and i7+ processors with up to six cores powers the gadget for the ultimate gaming performance. And up to 32GB DDR4-2666 RAM justifies an uninterrupted, immersive gaming experience.
At the same time, the OMEN laptop has extended storage options varying from SSD, to HDD, SSD + HDD, and HDD + Intel® Optane™ memory.
Next, the laptop has 15.5-inch diagonal display with alternatives including 144hz 1080p, 60Hz 4k, or 60Hz 1080p and NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology.
Engineered specifically for gamers, OMEN 15 laptop has larger fans, a 3-phase motor, and fluid dynamic bearings to cool things down. To pull in the cool air, vents are placed on the back and bottom of the laptop pull in cool air. Likewise, the two large fans flush out heat at the rear corners.
OMEN 15 Laptop price will start from $979.99 and it will be available from July 29, 2018, via HP.com and other retailers.
OMEN Game Stream
With the latest redesign, HP has updated its OMEN Command Center software and added continues a new functionality feature. This pre-installed system upgrade enables new OMEN 15 Laptop to harness the OMEN PC’s power to stream gameplay content to other Windows 10 devices.
HP Mindframe Headset
In view of the discomfort felt by gamers while wearing headsets for a long gameplay, HP team worked on a sustainable solution. It has designed the world’s first headset with active earcup cooling technology, OMEN Mindframe headset. It is made with a thermoelectric device inside the earcup that transfers hot radiations(generated inside the ears) towards the outside. This revolutionary technology keeps the gamers cool and lets them focus on the game target.
Frost said, “Whether it’s our most powerful OMEN 15 laptop, our new pro-level Sequencer keyboard and Reactor mouse, or our breakthrough Mindframe headset with the world’s first active earcup cooling technology, OMEN is constantly setting new standards for technology that gives gamers an edge.”
Adding to the gaming laptop under $1000, HP introduced a series of OMEN gaming accessories that includes Reactor Mouse, Transceptor Backpack, and a mouse pad at the gaming festival.