HP continues to innovate with new technology geared toward small- and medium-sized businesses. In a recent announcement, they revealed an array of new Pro Series computers and next generation printers designed to meet the needs of small business owners.
Listening to Small Business
HP’s new products were designed in response to a survey of SMB business managers, who were asked to indicate their top concerns regarding technology. Results showed that SMBs are looking to:
- Find new ways to boost productivity
- Solve security threats
- Manage IT costs
This input was used to create the latest HP technology now available and coming to stores in October.
Latest HP Pro Series Releases
Among the HP new releases are a selection of new Pro Series options. Pro Series PCs balance world class computing and manageability with built-in security that protects critical business data. The latest models include:
- HP ProBook 400 G3 Series
With the growth of telecommuting, freelancing and working on the go, this notebook was designed with the mobile workstyle in mind. It comes in 13”, 14” and 15” diagonal sizes and was designed to be 17 percent thinner and 12 percent lighter than the previous generation. It features the 6th Generation Intel Core processor and a range of security features including HP BIOSphere, TPM and an optional fingerprint reader. This ProBook model was released in September and starts at $499.
- HP ProOne 400 G2 AiO
This all-in-one computer was designed with collaboration in mind. It also uses the 6th Generation Intel Core processor and features an articulating reclining stand that allows you to choose the best angle whether viewing alone at your desk or collaborating and presenting in front of a group. Other features include a 20” diagonal screen, noise reduction software, a 1MP HD webcam and an optional 10-point capacitive touch panel. This computer should be available in October and starts at $679.
- ProDesk 400 Series
Within this series HP has released the HP ProDesk 400 G2 Desktop Mini which maximizes productivity and functionality in constrained spaces, and the HP ProDesk 400 G3 Microtower, which offers HP’s highest performance platform at an affordable price for SMBs. This series will be available in October and starts at $479.
Latest HP Printer Releases
HP’s latest printers were designed to maximize seed and efficiency for SMBs who want to improve productivity while lowering energy consumption. Each printer on this list is designed for small teams of 3 to 10 users printing up to 4,000 pages per month.
- HP LaserJet Pro M402 Series
This monochrome printer is the most energy-efficient of its class. It’s compact and works well in small spaces. It will be available in October and starts at $269.
- HP Color LaserJet Pro M452 Series
This printer delivers fast color printing at a rate that is up to 48 percent faster than previous models. It will be available in October and starts at $399.
- HP LaserJet Pro MFP M426 Series
This monochrome, multi-function printer can boost productivity with dual side scanning and a range of scan options including scan to email, folder, USB and cloud. Like the other printers on this list, the M426 series is faster, offering up to 100% faster 2-sided printing then previous models. It will be available in October and starts at $449.
- HP Color LasorJet Pro MFP M477 Series
This new release is similar to the M426 series, with dual side scanning and scan to email, folder, USB or cloud functions. In terms of color printing, it offers up to 150% faster 2-sided printing than previous models. It will be available in October in starts at $529.
HP’s new releases remind us all that today’s technology can do more for small business owners. The right technology can make your business faster, smarter, and safer.
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