HP builds on sustainability commitment with first Consumer PCs made with Ocean‐Bound Plastics


HP Inc has announced updates to its Pavilion line-up, designed to turn heads while progressing the company’s leadership towards a more sustainable future. The HP Pavilion 13, HP Pavilion 14, and HP Pavilion 15 Laptops showcase a progressive new tonal color-blocking design and are the first consumer laptops available from HP to feature 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics. The new devices are also the company’s first consumer notebooks using post-consumer-recycled and ocean-bound plastics.1

Never before has the PC been more essential among the Gen Z population. They have turned to PCs to connect with friends and family, stay entertained, and learn in digital classrooms. They have spent almost 10 more hours a week on their PC during COVID-19 than before, and over half of them are using the PC more than their phones.2 The newest Pavilion series delivers stellar performance, an immersive entertainment experience, and the mobility required to accommodate how and where they use their PC.

“When it comes to PCs for the newest generation of users, we want to help power their fun not only during the pandemic but in the years to come,” said Kevin Frost, global lead and general manager, Consumer, Personal Systems, HP Inc. “​HP packs powerful performance features and a youthful, colorful premium design into its newest Pavilion clamshells, making them accessible to everyone to stay connected, entertained, and learning.”

Playful and Unique Design for Today’s PC User
Sustainability continues to be a key focus for HP across the full portfolio of PCs and solutions. The new Pavilions feature the use of post-consumer recycled and ocean-bound plastics in the construction of the speaker housing – and its use in these devices is estimated to keep approximately 92,000 plastic bottles out of the oceans and landfills.4 The outer boxes and fiber cushions used in packaging the new devices are also 100% sustainably sourced and recyclable.5 The laptops are also EPEAT Silver registered and Energy Star certified.
The latest Pavilion PCs are inspired by art. Featuring clean lines and sculptural elements with attractive hourglass edges, users can easily open the device from all three sides. As part of the Pavilion redesign, these devices feature a 3D seamless metal chassis to eliminate parting lines on the device for a sleek, clean look and feel. The Pavilion 15 sports an 86% screen-to-body ratio (STBR), and x/y dimensions across all three devices have also improved gen-over-gen.6 The displays have a three-sided micro edge bezel, with the Pavilion 13 offering either a Full HD or Ultra HD display, and the Pavilion 14 and Pavilion 15 offering either an HD or Full HD panel.7 The devices are also Microsoft High Dynamic Range (HDR) streaming capable, with High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) preinstalled on FHD and UHD panel options for a richer, more colorful viewing experience.

The devices also come in five unique color combinations.8 All platforms will offer natural silver, luminous gold, and ceramic white color combinations; the Pavilion 14 also features a tranquil pink color combination; and, the Pavilion 15 will offer four different color options including fog blue.

Perfect for students, all the PCs feature an edge-to-edge keyboard, a larger, more modern, precision touchpad for multi-touch support and easier navigation, and a secure log-in with the optional fingerprint reader.



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