September 16, 2008
HP Touchsmart IQ800 series 25.5 inches of touchscreen
HP has lead the pack when it comes to designing the touchscreen based PCs and even though the HR department is gloomy, it has managed to introduce two new large screen variants. The new TouchSmart IQ804 and IQ816, which are 25.5-inch 1920 x 1200 touchscreens, they even integrated a TV tuner with remote, integrated webcam, Bluetooth, HP Pocket Media drive bay, and an ambient light to illuminate your keyboard.
The IQ804 has a higher-clocked 2.16GHz T5850 Core 2 Duo on a 667MHz bus with 2MB of cache and a GeForce 9300M GS graphics card. The IQ804 Touchscreen PC will be priced at $1,899 when it hits the market on September 21.
The IQ816 has a 2.10GHz T8100 Core 2 Duo on a 800MHz bus with a 3MB cache, while bundles in a Blu-ray drive / dual-layer burner and GeForce 9600M GS chip. The IQ816 Touchscreen PC will cost $2,099 when it hits the market by October 12.