) or H-P recently unveiled a host of all-in-one (AiO) PCs, aimed
at Android powered devices.
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The new offering provides faster access to the web and is
equipped with larger displays. Featuring a 21.5-inch IPS Full HD
touchscreen, with Android 4.3,
) Tegra 4 quad core processor, 1 GB RAM and 8GB internal memory,
the PCs provide enhanced performance with secure connectivity.
The latest products also provide access to
) Play Store.
The company's latest offerings include HP Slate21 Pro AiO, the HP
ProOne 400 AiO G1, the HP 205 AiO and HP Z1 G2 that features a
high-definition (HD) screen for an enhanced web experience and
high-quality visuals. Moreover, the offering is expected to
simplify the cloud-computing environment thereby making it more
simple, efficient and cost effective.
In addition, the new offering will add variety to its existing
product portfolio, which in turn will help H-P to attract more
customers, thereby increasing its market share, going forward.The
AiO PCs are budget-friendly, flexible as well as reliable and
help users to integrate information from a variety of sources.
We also believe that the new offerings from H-P will reduce the
complexity associated with the management of IT assets and
consumer electronics, in accordance with environmental and data
Priced at $399, the HP Slate Pro AiO is now available in the
United States. The HP ProOne 400 AiO non-touch is available
globally for $649 whereas the HP 205 AiO is available in selected
countries for $449.
H-P is expanding its product portfolio to gain further traction
in the PC business. According to IDC, PC shipments are forecast
to increase 0.4% in 2017, primarily due to growth in emerging
markets that will likely offset the lower PC shipments in the
mature markets. However, the lack of new and enhanced
applications could pose challenges.
Additionally, increasing competition from companies like
) and Oracle Corp. coupled with continuing macroeconomic
challenges and tepid IT spending will pose challenges, going
Currently, H-P has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).