updated 12:20 am EDT, Tue April 24, 2012
Pavilion Beats line boasts first Ivy Bridge
An Ivy Bridge laptop has been spotted for sale on HP China's website. The HP Pavilion DM4-3110tx Beats edition featuring the quad-core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3612QM is listed as available and for sale at a cost of 6,799 Chinese Yuan ($1,078), making it among the first Ivy Bridge notebooks made available to the public. Specific ship dates are not known.
The Pavilion DM4-3310tx as listed is equipped with a 14-inch screen running at 1366x768 resolution, an AMD Radeon HD 7570M 1GB discrete video processor with VGA and HDMI output, a 750GB hard drive, 4GB or RAM, two USB 3.0 ports, a triple bass reflex subwoofer, a multiformat card reader, Bluetooth, and a DVD burner of unspecified speed.
The previous 14-inch Beats edition laptop (currently discounted in the US) utilizes a 2.4GHz dual-core Sandy Bridge i5 with Radeon 6630M video card, but otherwise has similar specifications.