HP Offers Fun Activities and Meaningful Gifts for the Holidays
Select HP Combo Packs Inspire Creativity Now With Free Materials for Custom Printing Projects
PALO ALTO, CA, Nov 21, 2012 (Menafn - MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --This holiday season, HP HPQ offers resources to helpfamilies connect and fulfill the wishes of gift givers everywherewith a selection of printers, PCs, and customized printing projectsand publishing options.
Create connections for the happiest of holidays(1) HP offersholiday-themed tools and resources to help families connect withloved ones, prepare for the holidays and get the most out of theirtime together.
Beginning Nov. 21, HP Holiday Headquarters plans to offer a completedestination for customers this season, providing everything they needto create an unlimited array of creative products -- including photocards, festive decorations and personalized gifts:
--HP Combo Packs bundle together the essential printing supplies for
families to create high-quality holiday printing projects at home.
Downloadable templates available at hp.com/holiday work with HP Combo
Packs to create beautifully designed and easy-to-make gifts. Select HP
Combo Packs include: Original HP Ink cartridges (HP 564, 920 or 933
ink), 20 free sheets of photo paper in sizes 4x6 and 5x7-inch, and
envelopes to create personalized gifts and crafts. HP Combo Packs
start at 26.99.
--For a limited time, HP is offering free Holiday Gift Packs with select
ink purchases. The Holiday Gift Packs include photo paper for printing
cards or photo gifts as well as a swatch book of holiday printing
ideas. Additional information is available at hp.com/holiday.
--Snapfish by HP is collaborating with American Greetings to offer
customers new contemporary greeting card designs, marrying Snapfish's
photo personalization with American Greetings' extensive lineup of
social expression and content. Customers can also mail personalized
greeting cards directly to friends and family this holiday season with
Snapfish's new Mail for Me service. Cards start at 2, and are
available in hundreds of unique designs.
--HP offers new printable content from Mattel to its web-connected
printers. Children and families now can print special holiday coloring
pages, crafts and calendars featuring characters and toys from
Barbie(TM) and Hot Wheels(TM) without the need of a PC.(2) In
addition, families can opt to have content delivered after school or
whenever they choose directly to their printer through HP's Scheduled
Stylish all-in-ones for the space savvy(1) HP offers the gift ofstyle and space with beautifully designed, compact printers and PCs:
--New for the holidays, the HP ENVY 120 e-All-in-One printer is a sleek,
web-connected printer featuring a slim and compact design. With
whisper-quiet operation and a large, adjustable touchscreen display
that retracts after printing, the HP ENVY 120 maintains a streamlined
appearance when not in use and blends seamlessly in any space for
single apartment dwellers and large families alike. Ideal for the
family on the go, the HP ENVY 120 comes equipped with HP ePrint and
wireless direct for printing from virtually anywhere from a mobile
device.(4,5) Available for 249.99.
--The HP ENVY 23 TouchSmart All-in-One PC is equipped with a 23-inch
high-definition (HD) display, 10-point multitouch technology and a
beautifully simple design, ideal for the modern and connected family.
For endless entertainment for the whole family, the HP ENVY 23 offers
Beats Audio and exclusive HP innovations such as the HP TrueVision HD
webcam, HP Connected Photo(6) and HP Connected Music powered by
Meridian,(7) as well as full-license versions of Cyberlink
PowerDirector and PhotoDirector. Prices start at 999.99 at HP Home
& Home Office and select retailers.
Personalized gifts for the memory maker(1) HP brings cheer that willlast far beyond the holiday season by offering a wide selection ofphoto gifts including new HP Mounted Photos, HP Custom Cover PhotoBooks with same-day pickup and HP Premium Canvas with same- ornext-day pickup.
Shoppers crunched for time can create and order these new photo giftsonline and pick them up at participating retailers:
--Refresh a room instantly with an HP Mounted Photo, available in
5x7-inch or 8x10-inch sizes, starting under 10 at Walmart with same
day pickup. This unique offering features a silver-look edge and comes
ready to hang or display on a tabletop with included stand.
--It's easy to turn photos into gallery-quality art with the new HP
Premium Canvas, starting around 30. HP Premium Canvas can be created
in-store or online and picked up the same day nationwide at most
--HP offers a new 8x11-inch HP Custom Cover Photo Book, starting at
under 25. With HP innovation, Walmart is the first retailer worldwide
to offer this beautiful photo book design with same-day pickup, making
it a great sentimental, last-minute gift option.
--With Snapfish FreeStyler, a new editing tool that gives users more
creative control to create one-of-a-kind photo books, customers can
now do more with photos and text, and select from new photo book
designs. Stunning lay-flat photo books in 8x11-inch and 11x14-inch
sizes also are new this holiday, and make great heartfelt gifts that
friends and family can cherish for years to come. Snapfish photo books
start at 5.99.
Powerful presents for the traveling techie(1) HP has PCs to help thebusy college student, globetrotter or road warrior stay entertainedand productive, wherever they are.
--The HP ENVY x2 is an ultraportable and ultrathin hybrid PC weighing a
sleek 3.1 pounds,(8) and offering the advantages of two devices in
one. The HP ENVY x2 has a detachable screen that becomes a full tablet
when separated from the keyboard via a seamless magnetic latch,
transitioning from a productive workspace to entertainment powerhouse.
Starting at 849.99. A video tour of the inventive HP ENVY x2 is
available at HP's TheNextBench.com.
--The HP ENVY SpectreXT Touchsmart Ultrabook(TM) features an all-metal
design and 15.6-inch diagonal multitouch Radiance Full HD(9) display
with IPS technology, making it the ideal mobile companion for those
who seek sophistication and substance. The HP SpectreXT TouchSmart
Ultrabook is HP's first notebook with Intel(R) Thunderbolt
technology(10) for blazing-fast transfer of music, movies and data to
external devices. Starting at 1,399.99.
--The HP ENVY Touchsmart Ultrabook 4 delivers powerful performance in an
eye-catching metal design that measures 23 mm thin and weighs 4.77
pounds.(8) The HP ENVY Touchsmart Ultrabook 4 features a 14-inch
multitouch HD(9) display, a booming subwoofer with Beats Audio and
optional AMD graphics with 2 GB of graphics memory. Starting at
Stocking stuffers for the smart spender(1) Customers can polish offtheir gift lists with tech that impress at great prices.
--The HP Bluetooth(R) Portable Speaker is ideal for mobile music
lovers who enjoy crisp, clean sound from a wireless device -- and
features 10 hours of battery life.(11) Available for 79.99.
--The HP Touch to Pair Mouse is the first wireless mouse with near field
communication (NFC). This mouse has an impressive nine months of
battery life(11) and, thanks to the highly precise laser sensor, it
works on almost every surface. Available for 39.99.
--The Snapfish Animated and 3-D Backpack Tags make personal belongings
stand out with fun colors and holiday templates. Starting at 3.99.
Visit TheNextBench.com for more holiday shopping tips, information onHP's newest products and a Black Friday Cheat Sheet.
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(1) Estimated U.S. street prices. Actual prices may vary. (2)Requires a wireless access point and an internet connection to theprinter. Services require registration. App availability varies bycountry, language, and agreements, and requires a firmware upgrade.For details, www.hp.com/go/eprintcenter. (3) Not all apps can beset up for scheduled delivery and not for all printer models. (4)Requires an internet connection to HP web-enabled printer and HPePrint account registration (a list of eligible printers, supporteddocuments and image types, and other HP ePrint details is availableat www.hp.com/go/eprintcenter). Mobile devices require internetconnection and email capability. May require wireless access point.Separately purchased data plans or usage fees may apply. Print timesand connection speeds may vary. (5) An app or driver may berequired to use HP wireless direct, for more info go towww.hp.com/go/eprintcenter. Printer must be HP ePrint-enabled.Wireless performance is dependent upon physical environment anddistance from access point. (6) Supported on Android and iOSoperating systems. Snapfish by HP mobile app download and Snapfishmembership required. Internet service required and not included.
(7) Availability of features varies by country. Streaming servicesmay require a paid subscription. May not be compatible with all musicfiles. Not compatible with DRM tracks. Internet access is requiredand not included. (8) Actual weight will vary by configuration.
(9) High-definition content is required for high-definition images.
(10) Thunderbolt is new technology. Install all the latest driversfor Thunderbolt device before connecting the device to theThunderbolt port. Thunderbolt cable and Thunderbolt device (soldseparately) must be compatible with Windows. To determine whether adevice is Thunderbolt Certified for Windows, seehttps://thunderbolttechnology.net/products. (11) Battery lifevaries depending on product configuration, model, settings, loadedapplications, utilized features. As with all batteries, maximumcapacity decreases with time and use. Battery life times based onMobileMark 2007 battery benchmark. Reported times are with wirelessfunctionality off.
Intel is a trademark of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and othercountries. AMD is a trademark of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.Bluetooth is a trademark owned by its proprietor and used byHewlett-Packard Company under license.
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