The new HP Envy All-in-One 32 is a self-contained tabletop PC with high-end components that you’d more typically see in a standalone desktop PC. While it’s common for all-in-one PCs to settle for mobile processors and basic graphics options, HP has set out to offer a true desktop replacement with its new Envy All-in-One 32.
With a huge 31.5-inch screen factory calibrated for high color accuracy, a large speaker bar, the latest Intel Core processors and premium Nvidia RTX graphics, the HP Envy All-in-One 32 packs high-end performance aimed at creative users, while also delivering a premium multimedia experience.
- 31.5-inch 4K display (3840 x 2160 resolution)
- HDR-600 support (600 nits peak brightness)
- 10th Generation Intel Core Processors
- Nvidia RTX graphics
- 16/32GB RAM
- Solid State NVMe storage (up to 1TB with optional secondary drive)
- Realtek WiFi with Mu-Mimo
- Bluetooth 5
- Audio by Bang & Olufsen
- 5MP retractable webcam
- Wireless mouse and keyboard
- HDMI out, Thunderbolt 3 (with DisplayPort 1.2), USB-C, USB Type-A
- HP 3-in-1 Media Card Reader built in
With creative users in its sights, HP has packed high-end desktop performance into the slender chassis of a self-contained tabletop PC.
High-resolution photography work and 4K video editing and encoding require cutting edge processors, and the Envy has options to fit a range of budgets. A selection of 9th and 10th generation Intel Core processors are available, with configurations ranging from the capable Core i5-9400, all the way up to the premium Core i9-10900. The latter of which features 10 processor cores and a maximum boosted speed of 5.2GHz – one of the fastest consumer-grade processors available today.
The HP Envy 32 is also the first all-in-one to include RTX graphics, the latest technology from leading graphics card manufacturer Nvidia. Configurable up to an RTX 2080 Max-Q graphics card, the Envy All-in-One 32 is capable of fast video and graphics rendering, and, of course, gaming in 4K with the latest visual effects including ray tracing.
This is all kept whizzing along by 16GB of RAM (configurable up to 32GB) and fast solid-state NVMe M.2 storage, with optional secondary drives for up to 1TB of additional storage space.
A Premium Viewing Experience
All of this performance would be worthless for creatives without a decent screen to work with. And this is another area where HP says it leads the pack, offering “the world’s first” all-in-one PC with an HDR-600 display.
That means the large 31.5-inch 4K screen is capable of peak brightness around 600 nits. While HDR performance can often be underwhelming on PC monitors and laptops, HP’s claimed 600 nits promises impressive specular highlights, benefiting both HDR video editors and those who want to enjoy HDR movies on their PC.
Color accuracy is also a top priority, and the Envy features a 98% DCI-P3 color range, with 6000:1 contrast ratio, and a high-level factory calibration out of the box.
HP says its built-in display can deliver clear visuals even in bright rooms, thanks to an anti-reflective coating on its edge-to-edge glass.
Those with a need for an additional display will be happy with HDMI output on the back of the device, which is joined by a high-speed Thunderbolt 3 port (supporting DisplayPort 1.2 video), USB-C, USB Type-A and a built-in HP 3-in-1 media reader for SD cards and other storage media used in cameras.
Surround-Sound Effects Built-In
HP says that the Envy All-in-One 32 delivers full surround sound effects via its large speaker bar located just below the display. Masked behind a sheet of acoustic fabric sits an array of two medium drivers, two tweeters, two passive radiators and a centrally-mounted woofer for added base depth.
Tuned by respected speaker firm Bang & Olufsen, the Envy’s speaker bar promises to deliver the sound performance you need to edit videos without the need for additional external speakers.
The speaker will also enhance music and other media on the Envy. And with the option to connect to a smartphone via Bluetooth, users can take advantage of its clear sound even when the PC is shut down.
Of course, the main draw of an all-in-one is its compact and clutter-free form factor. The Envy All-in-One achieves this with a slim design, and intuitive placement of its built-in tech.
The 5 megapixel webcam is tucked away in the top of the display, and can be popped up when needed by a Windows application (such as a video chat app) or when using Windows Hello facial recognition. When not in use, it remains neatly stowed away, offering peace of mind for those with privacy concerns.
The stand, coated in a faux-wood texture, is slim and narrow, and includes a built-in wireless charger for compatible cell phones and other portable devices.
The included mouse and keyboard are wireless, keeping your desk free of cables. And the keyboard features a groove along its upper edge where you can mount phones and tablet devices in an upright position, keeping them in view while you work. The keyboard is also Bluetooth-equipped, so it can also be paired with your portable devices for quick and easy text entry.
Configure Your HP Envy All-in-One 32
The HP Envy All-in-One 32 is offered in three base models, with a starting price of $1599.99. These models can be configured with your ideal specifications over on the HP website.
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