Coming in two flavours, the IQ804 and IQ216, the new series pack a massive 25in screen, with 1900x1200 resolution, Bluetooth, HP Pocket Media and Intel Core Duo to boot. The 804 is being billed as the specced up machine, with a slightly tweaked processor.
Don’t let that put you off the 816 though. That bad boy comes with a Blu–Ray drive, so you can work your way through some full HD action without having to fire up your telly.
The US release is set for the end of the month, with the 804 coming in at $1,899 and the 816 for $2,099. We’re onto HP for pricing for us Brits, so keep ‘em peeled for more as we get it. While you wait, make sure you check out our vid on the awesome Touchsmart IQ500, it’ll give you a great idea of what you can expect from these two new beasts.
HP Touchsmart IQ800 series
On sale: September