Skip to main content

HP Touchsmart 9300 and 610 recline the touch PC

hp-touchsmart-9300-610-reclining-touch-pc
Image used with permission by copyright holder

Who says desktop PCs are dead? Today, Hewlett-Packard unveiled the TouchSmart 9300 Elite, a business-class touch PC that can recline up to 60 degrees, tilt forward 5 degrees, and swivel 180 degrees to make touch gesturing much more ergonomic for users. The PC has a 23-inch LED backlit widescreen, multitouch capabilities, and a 1080p HD display. Its consumer PC counterpart, the Touchsmart 610, will also have an upgraded recline. HP describes its new line of PCs as a “revolutionary” leap in touch technology.

The 9300 Elite will replace HP’s current touch PC, the 9100, which has a 30 degree tilt. Under the hood, the desktop can pack as much as 16 GB of RAM. It runs on Windows 7, has up to a 1TB hard drive, an optional 160GB solid-state drive, and Intel’s latest generation of Core i3-i7 processors. Unfortunately, both run on an integrated Intel graphics card, meaning that if you were hoping to do some gaming on the devices, think again. HP has also partnered with Dr. Dre’s Beats Audio to offer an upgraded sound experience on the 610 line, which also has a built in HDTV tuner and access to HP’s apps library, while the 9300 will come with the ability to be easily mounted on the wall, enabling a wider range of business use scenarios. Both computers have a Blu-ray Combo Drive, SD card reader, a dual microphone array, and 2MP webcam.

The HP Touchsmart 610 will be available beginning Feb. 9 for prices starting at $899.99. No pricing information has been released for the Touchsmart Elite 9300, but it will be modestly more expensive from what we gather. It will be available in the United States by the end of May. HP will unveil its newest line of notebook PCs tomorrow.

hp-touchsmart-9300-610-reclining-touch-pc-movement
Image used with permission by copyright holder
Jeffrey Van Camp
Former Digital Trends Contributor
As DT's Deputy Editor, Jeff helps oversee editorial operations at Digital Trends. Previously, he ran the site's…
Best TP-Link Prime Day deals: routers and cameras on sale
The TP-Link Archer AXE7800 tri-band Wi-Fi 6E router in a room.

TP-Link is a trusted brand for routers and other smart home devices, and even though many Prime Day deals have officially ended, some TP-Link Prime Day deals are still available to claim. Whether you're looking for Prime Day router deals, smart light bulb deals, or Prime Day security camera deals, you should check out these remaining TP-Link Prime Day deals. Feel free to make a purchase quickly, as a deal could end at any moment and inventories are likely about out at this point.
Best TP-Link router Prime Day deals

If you're not satisfied with your current router's Wi-Fi coverage, you should take a look at the TP-Link router Prime Day deals that we've rounded up below. Whether you're thinking of upgrading to a better-performing router for your online games, or you want to set up a mesh system so that every corner of your home can get fast Wi-Fi, there's something for you from these offers, though we're not sure how much time is remaining before they expire.

Read more
Dell saved its best gaming laptop deal for after Prime Day
The Dell G16 gaming laptop.

Prime Day deals have already ended, but Dell keeps rolling out gaming laptop deals that catch our attention. Here's an offer that's going to be hard to refuse -- the Dell G16 gaming laptop with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 graphics card for only $1,000, following a $500 discount on the device's original price of $1,500. We're not sure how much time is left before you miss the chance to take advantage of this bargain though, so we highly recommend proceeding with the purchase as soon as possible.

Why you should buy the Dell G16 gaming laptop
The Dell G16 gaming laptop is a fantastic choice for gamers who are sticking to a tight budget, because it will let you play the best PC games without breaking the bank. In addition to the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 graphics card, the device is powered by the 13th-generation Intel Core i9 processor and 16GB of RAM, which is the preferred minimum amount according to our gaming laptop buying guide. The Dell G16 also ships with a 1TB SSD, which is a lot of storage space for your video games, and with Windows 11 Home pre-loaded, you can start installing your favorite titles right after you unbox the gaming laptop.

Read more