HP collaborates with Rossignol for notebook design

By on January 23, 2011
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Press release:
Hewlett-Packard (HP) Middle East today announced the launch of the limited edition notebook developed with Rossignol, the mountain lifestyle brand especially for snow sports fans. Part of a truly integrated design experience, spanning skiwear and technology, this product has been created for those who want to express their sense of style and have unlimited entertainment at their fingertips. The HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition notebook complements the Freeride S7, Rossignol skis and accessories to create the ultimate stylish technology for mountain lifestyle fanatics.  The notebook comes with exclusive content and a complementing notebook sleeve.

High-quality materials create a simple, clean look that seamlessly fits into the lives of style conscious consumers. The HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition notebook PC can also be customised with a choice of exclusive wallpapers, designed by Rossignol.

Salim Ziade, General Manager, HP Personal Systems Group, Middle East said: “For a characteristically desert climate, the Middle East offers a surprisingly wide array of options for snow sport enthusiasts. Winter sports fans are looking for new ways to express their style and make a statement.  Performance technology sits at the heart of the snow sports lifestyle, so it’s logical to extend the Rossignol design ethos to the new HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition.  It delivers great design and reliable performance with software to help share experiences and stay connected.”

The Rossignol skis have been developed with a strong environmental ethos, therefore, the team have ensured that the notebook’s packaging is printed with soy/water based inks and made with recycled materials. Further accessories are available to complement the notebook including optical mice, long life battery and HP stereo headsets.

Yann Laphin, Rossignol Group International Communication Director said: “For all winter sports enthusiasts, Rossignol is the true legendary brand. We share common values with HP such as technological leadership and a passion for innovation. This year we’ve taken our partnership a step further and co-created the striking new HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition notebook. A perfect accessory to our ski collection, stylish without compromising on quality or performance, we’re confident this notebook will be on many of our customers’ wish-lists this season.”

The new notebook enables people to make and share content with ease.  Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere Elements are provided(1) enabling people to make ski videos and photos even more extraordinary, creating amazing content to share with friends and show off snow skills through social networks. Snow fans can inspire their creativity on the slopes by watching the exclusive extreme ski videos available on the Rossignol edition notebooks via the high definition screen.

Product details

The HP Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition offers 640GB HDD and 4GB DDR3of RAM. The notebook contains Intel processors Core i5, AMD Radeon graphics and DVD+ RW player.

The notebook screen boasts an LED bright view display at 15.6” with HD capabilities ensuring the best quality content viewing available.

The HP True vision webcam and dual array digital microphones help you stay connected whilst on and off the slopes. The notebook also gives you three USB 2.0 slots, 1HMDI port, 1VGA port a 5 in one media reader, stereo headphone jack and microphone and Altec Lansing speakers with Dolby advanced audio.

Price and availability

-        The Pavilion dv6 Rossignol edition notebook will be available from mid January 2011 starting at AED 3599

-        Visit hp.com/eur/rossignol for more information


Mufaddal Fakhruddin is the Editor for IGN ME and thinks writing in third person about himself in an about me section is weird.

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