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HP Finally Unveils the Much-Awaited Gaming Portfolio

HP has finally released their much-awaited gaming series equipped with the latest gaming hardware and software with two new gaming devices, OMEN 16 and OMEN 17. Aside from the two mainstream laptops, HP has also debuted the Victus by HP including a mainstream-level PC gaming experience.

The next-generation gaming portfolio from HP is designed to suffice the needs of both the veteran and beginner gamers who want to tap into the string of mainstream gaming experience.

Judy Johnson, Director of Gaming and Esports, HP Inc further reiterated saying that their primary objective with the new gaming lineup is to create innovative technologies for every user who wants to further flourish in the gaming and entertainment industry.

Designed for Progressive Gameplay

Aside from the standard gaming monitors and accessories, the new gaming portfolio from HP highlights two devices that the users can’t keep their chill about. Ideal for the seasoned gamers, the Omen 16 and Omen 17 bring in every last feature that a gamer needs for an ideal experience.

The latest additions to the OMEN ecosystem further emphasize on enabling users to experience new levels of gameplay and entertainment beyond standard expectations.


2021 hp omen 16 amd

The latest OMEN 16 offers stunning and crisp visual and graphics experience, thanks to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 laptop GPU or the optimal AMD RDNA 2-architecture based graphics. The device is also powered with the choice up to up to Intel Core i7-11800H series processors or the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX mobile processors for uninterrupted gameplay and performance.

Integrated with 32GB DDR4 RAM and 1TB PCIe SSD for superior multitasking and seamless access to all your critical and stored files without any damage or misplacement.

The internal design of this new gaming laptop is integrated with the 2.5x thinner fan blades with over 200% increase in the blade count as compared to the predecessor. This ensures heightened air flow that meets the needs of the powerful internals.

Also, the upgrade from 52.5Whr to 83 Whr battery ensures prolonged gaming experience up to 9 hours of gaming experience.


2021 hp omen 17 intel

A higher notch from the OMEN 16, the OMEN 17 is an ideal gaming laptop for all the advanced level gamers who want to experience flawless and uninterrupted gameplay like never before. Paired with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU and the Intel Core i9-11900H processor, this gaming laptop is designed to let you cruise through the heavy-duty games.

Not only can you seamlessly multitask between graphics-intensive games, it enables you to tackle larger files and browser requirements like a pro and play without any glitch or delay as you might complain with other gaming laptops in the same price range.

The OMEN 17 is integrated with 32GB DDR4 RAM with 1TB PCIe SSD for faster and unmatched storage experience. Also, the addition of up to 24 more blades in the gaming laptop ensures enhanced air flow with 17% thinner and 14% open outlet for a comfortable gaming experience with reduced risks of overheating.

Accessory Features in the new Portfolio

While we have discussed about some of the important features individually in OMEN 16 and 17, there are a few conclusive features that are worth mentioning together.

Immersive visuals

Both OMEN 16 and 17 are integrated with a QHD display panel with 165Hz refresh rate and 3ms overdrive response for responsive gameplay experience. The display is also backed with the Eyesafe display certification by TÜVRheinlan with low blue light exposure to ensure to keep your eyes safe with extended gaming experience.

Also, the keyboard is integrated with the per-key RGB lighting with the OMEN Gaming Hub Light Studio for an enhanced gaming theme.

Expandable features

The storage and memory options in both OMEN 16 and 17 are possible for enhanced gaming experience. Also, the device supports Wifi 6E and Thunderbolt 4 port for hassle-free connectivity. The optional Intel Optane memory further provides with improved and personalized computing experience.

Sustainable and eco-friendly

This wouldn’t be the first time that HP has contributed their part to a better world. Even with their gaming laptop portfolio, they have ensured to release devices that are Energy Star certified, EPEAT Silver registered. Both OMEN 16 and 17 are made from recycled aluminum for the keyboard and the speaker boxes. Even the plastic used in the construction uses ocean-bound plastic and recycled plastic. The outer box packaging is also eco-friendly.

Introduction of the Victus by HP 16

2021 hp victus 16 gaming laptop

Not just OMEN 16 and 17, HP has a new addition to their gaming portfolio with Victus. This 16-inch powerful yet compact device is equipped with a QHD display panel with 165Hz refresh rate and 3ms overdrive response.

As for the performance, the device is powered by the options between Intel Core i7-11800H series processors and AMD Ryzen 7 5800H mobile processors for superior gameplay. For the graphics, the Victus by HP 16 is integrated with an option between NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU and AMD Radeon RX 5500M.

The device features optimal thermal efficiency with up to 1TB SSD for storage requirements for faster storage options without any delay or glitches.

Pricing and Availability

The OMEN 16 (Intel | AMD) is going to be available at a starting price of $1,049.99 at BestBuy from June, 2021.

The OMEN 17 is going to be available at a starting price of $1.369.99 at BestBuy from June, 2021.

The Victus by HP 16 (Intel | AMD) is going to be available at a starting price of $799.99 at BestBuy from June, 2021.

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