HP announces new ZBook G8 laptops with prices for South Africa

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HP has announced its latest range of high-end ZBook G8 laptops, with the new HP ZBook Studio G8, ZBook Fury G8, and ZBook Power G8.

The laptops, which are set to launch in South Africa in July and August, are aimed at power users and creators, according to the company.

HP ZBook Studio G8

ZBook Studio G8

Notably, HP calls the Zbook Studio G8 the “world’s most powerful mobile workstation of its size”.

The 15.6-inch laptop weighs only 1.79kg, depending on the configuration you choose. For the screen, you can opt for an FHD IPS display or a 4K OLED or IPS display.

Meanwhile, in terms of hardware, it features up to a NVIDIA RTX A5000 or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU. For the processor, it’s equipped with up to an 11th-generation Intel Core i9 vPro.

You can also opt for up to 32GB of RAM and up to 2TB of NVMe storage.

Fury G8

hp ZBook Fury 17 G8

The ZBook Fury G8’s focus is on providing expandability and customisability for users, as well as desktop computer performance in a mobile form factor. The laptop is available in both 15-inch and 17-inch versions.

Both versions of the laptop provide the ability to expand your RAM and storage, giving users the ability to upgrade their hardware in future. This includes enough slots for up to 128GB of RAM and 8TB of storage.

In terms of the displays, you can choose between FHD IPS and 4K panels.

The range also features up to an 11th-gen Intel Core i9 or Xeon processor, as well as up to a NVIDIA RTX A5000 laptop GPU.

ZBook Power G8

ZBook Power g8 laptop

While the ZBook Power G8 is still aimed at those looking for a high-powered laptop, it is also meant to offer a more affordable price bracket.

The company dubs it its most affordable mobile workstation.

However, it still comes with up to an 11th-gen Intel i9 processor, up to 64GB of RAM, and up to a NVIDIA RTX A2000 laptop GPU.

The 15.6-inch laptop also offers FHD and 4K variants for its display.

New HP ZBook G8 prices in South Africa

So when the laptops launch in July and August, how much will they cost?

The ZBook Power G8 will be the first to launch in July, with a starting price of R27 999.

The ZBook Studio and ZBook Fury will both launch in August. The Studio G8’s price will start at R39 999.

However, the Fury G8’s price will only be confirmed closer to the launch date.

Feature image: HP

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