HP unveils Pavilion Aero: its lightest consumer laptop

HP unveils Pavilion Aero: its lightest consumer laptop

HP Singapore has announced its lightest consumer laptop yet, the HP Pavilion Aero 13 Laptop PC. Developed with Gen Zs in Asia in mind, the Pavilion Aero delivers the power to support their quest in enjoying and exceling in all that they do.

Starting at less than 1 kilogram, the Pavilion Aero 13 offers ultimate mobility to Gen Zs who are constantly on the go. With optimum performance and precision viewing packed into a beautiful, flawless sustainable design, this new PC is best suited for Gen Zs zealous about pursuing their passions, letting them work hard and play hard no matter where they are, for hours.

“Today’s Gen Zs see the devices they use as an extension of themselves. They want a PC that is stylish, intuitive, and effective in helping them reach their goals, from education to interests,” said Yogesh Bhatia, Head of Personal Systems Category, HP Singapore and Malaysia. The HP Pavilion Aero 13 Laptop PC brings the gorgeous premium look and feel of our Spectre and ENVY portfolios to the Pavilion line-up so more Gen Zs can experience HP’s best-in-class design and performance – in a stunning and incredibly lightweight form factor.”

“The hardware needs of the Gen Z demographic today are the most diverse. They need a PC that is lightweight and sleek to enable mobility, with impressive performance and long battery life to support their demanding tasks,” said Peter Chambers, Managing Director, Sales, AMD APJ. “Powered by our AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800U Mobile Processor with AMD Radeon™ Graphics, the HP Pavilion Aero 13 was developed in collaboration with HP to cater to the diverse interests and needs of today’s Gen Zs, bringing premium and no-compromise solutions for students and professionals at home or on-the-go.”

HP Pavilion Aero 13 Laptop PC: Nothing is Weighing you Down

The Pavilion Aero 13 is the company’s lightest consumer laptop at less than 1 kilogram, and the first Pavilion laptop to feature a full magnesium aluminum chassis and a 4-sided narrow bezel for a durable and premium design. Available in Pale Rose Gold, Warm Gold, Ceramic White, and Natural Silver, this is the first Pavilion laptop with 90% screen-to-body-ratio – allowing Gen Zs to see more content easily.[ii]

The Pavilion Aero 13 is expected to be upgradeable to Windows 11 later this year,[iii] and is powered by up to the latest AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800U Mobile Processor with AMD Radeon™ Graphics for fast responsiveness when working or browsing, and smooth details while watching movies.[iv] Wi-Fi 6[v] and up to 10.5 hours of battery life[vi] allow for fast and reliable wireless connectivity and power at home or on the go. The Pavilion Aero 13 is the company’s first 13.3-inch diagonal laptop with a 16:10 Aspect Ratio[vii] and 2.5k resolution, with 10% more vertical viewing space than a traditional 16:9 aspect ratio to see more vivid images and text on the screen. Browse in the sunlight with 400 nits of brightness[viii], and experience vibrant images when surfing the web and streaming videos with 100% sRGB for a wider color palette.[ix]

The Pavilion Aero 13 has sustainability at the forefront at every stage of its lifecycle, made with post-consumer recycled and ocean-bound plastics, saving over 6,000 plastic bottles from entering the ocean.[x] The device features water-based paint, which helps reduce VOC emissions, and its outer box and fiber cushions are 100% sustainably sourced and recyclable. The Pavilion 13 Aero is also EPEAT® Gold Registered and Energy Star® Certified, and is part of HP Planet Partners, an easy and secure way to collect used products for resale and recycling to create a more circular, low-carbon economy. This is all part of HP’s efforts to deliver the world’s most sustainable PC portfolio.[xi]

Pricing and Availability[xii]

The HP Pavilion Aero 13 is available on HP Online Store, www.Hachi.Tech, HP Flagship Stores on Lazada and Shopee, as well as Challenger retail stores at a starting price of S$1,199.

[i] https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/marketing-and-sales/our-insights/what-makes-asia-pacifics-generation-z-different#

[ii] Percent of active plus nonactive viewing area to active viewing area plus border. Measure with lid vertical to the desk

[iii] Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers, software or BIOS update to take full advantage of Windows functionality. Windows is automatically updated, which is always enabled. ISP fees may apply, and additional requirements may apply over time for updates. See http://www.microsoft.com.

[iv] Multi-core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. AMD’s numbering is not a measurement of clock speed. 

[v] Wireless access point and internet service required and sold separately. Availability of public wireless access points limited. Wi-Fi 6 is backwards compatible with prior 802.11 specs. The specifications for Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) are draft and are not final. If the final specifications differ from the draft specifications, it may affect the ability of the notebook to communicate with other 802.11ax devices. 

[vi] Windows 10/ MM18 battery life will vary depending on various factors including product model, configuration, loaded applications, features, use, wireless functionality, and power management settings. The maximum capacity of the battery will naturally decrease with time and usage. See www.bapco.com for additional details.

[vii] All performance specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP’s component manufacturers; actual performance may vary, either higher or lower

[viii] 2.5k (2560×1600) content required to view 2.5k images

[ix] All performance specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP’s component manufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower.

[x] Based on HP’s internal analysis as of 3/22/2021. 6,417.32 recycled plastic bottles consumed, based on HP’s projected lifecycle volume. Manufactured recycled ocean bound plastic material in product speaker enclosure. Calculation based on grams per product (using 12.7 grams per 16.9 ounce “single serve” bottled water container) multiplied by projected shipment volume/ 12.7 grams.

[xi] Applies to HP PCs, Workstations and Displays manufactured after January 2019. Based on most Gold and Silver EPEAT® registrations by meeting all required criteria and achieving 50-74% of the optional points for EPEAT® Silver and 75-100% of the optional points for EPEAT® Gold according to IEEE 1680.1-2018 EPEAT®. Status varies by country. Visit www.epeat.net for more information.

[xii] Pricing from HP.com, subject to change without notice. Retailers pricing may vary.

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