HP introduced the Voodoo ENVY M:152 notebook for multimedia enthusiasts and gamers. The ENVY M:152 replaces the M:151 as Voodoo’s 15.4-inch luxury notebook. The M:152 is highly customizable, with 22 colors to chose from.
The ENVY M:152 is the first Voodoo notebook to feature Intel Centrino Duo processor technology. The notebook also represents a seamless marriage of muscle and mobility that will impress even the most demanding user with its support of the new Intel Core 2 Extreme mobile processor X7800 Extreme CPU.
The 15.4″ WSXGA+ display (1680 x 1050 px) has a matte finish display, and weighs seven pounds. The company is claiming that the M:152 is one of the quietest Voodoo notebooks to date.
“People look to Voodoo custom machines to deliver the best in power and design, and we stayed true to that tradition when building this mobile powerhouse,” said Rahul Sood, chief technology officer, Global Gaming Business Unit, HP. “The ENVY M:152 combines the best in processing power and performance with a hot design and the latest in wireless technology. It is built for people that want to push the limits of mobile computing, and look good doing it.”
The M:152 supports DirectX 10 and features the NVIDIA GeForce 8600GT 512MB video card.
“With support for DirectX 10 and NVIDIA PureVideo technology, the GeForce 8600M GT GPU delivers an unmatched gaming and movie experience on a light, cutting-edge notebook PC,” said Rene Haas, general manager, notebook GPU business, NVIDIA. “The ENVY M:152 will allow mobile power users to truly experience Windows Vista and the latest wave of visually rich entertainment and applications.”
It includes an integrated 2.0MP camera, Bluetooth, and a fingerprint reader. The M:152 can be configured with Windows XP, Windows Vista Home Premium or Vista Ultimate.