HP TouchSmart IQ500 Series PC Unveiled in India

HP TouchSmart IQ500 Series PC

HP India has launched its new HP TouchSmart IQ500 series PC in the Indian market. The latest series from HP offers users a distinct computing experience with its touchcreen feature. The IQ500 series sports HP’s software that is designed specifically for touch interface. Hence a finger tapped or swept across the high-resolution screen will offer quick access to desired applications. Without even touching the keyboard or mouse, users can easily play music and create playlists, zoom in or out of photos.

The TouchSmart IQ500 series PC features a stylish look that makes it ideal to be placed in the living room, adding different dimension to the interiors. The PC is further equipped with TV viewing capabilities, built-in DVD burner and premium stereo speakers. It also comes bundled with a webcam and microphone.

“HP engineers have created a fun, engaging and simple touch experience for the home that nobody else offers today,” said, Richard Walker, Senior Vice President and Worldwide Head, Consumer PC Business Unit, Personal Systems Group, Hewlett-Packard Company.

He further added, “We’re changing personal computing from just feeds and speeds to an experience influenced by consumer trends and design that anticipates customer’s needs. The HP TouchSmart PC is all about reinventing the personal computer experience.”

The HP TouchSmart IQ500 series PC software allows users to enjoy photos, videos and music by making it easier for people to access and interact with their media. Users can crop, edit and share photos as well as upload them to the web directly without the need to use a keyboard or mouse.

Apart from that, the HP TouchSmart IQ500 series PC comes with a 22-inch diagonal, high-definition, widescreen display and a powerful, energy-efficient Intel Core 2 Duo processor in a single, integrated design. Also the new PC features low-profile wireless keyboard and integrated WLAN. The HP Ambient Light lets users set a mood and see the keyboard in the dark.

Other features of IQ500 include 4 GB of memory, a media card reader and a large-capacity, high-speed hard drive.

The HP TouchSmart IQ500 series PC will be available in India at the price of Rs.87,990 plus taxes.