The Presario X1000 is ideal for working on multiple applications side by side or when editing with digital images and video for desktop publishing or other graphics-intensive work. The widescreen display is 20 percent brighter, features 33 percent wider viewing angles and includes an improved contrast ratio compared to traditional notebook displays
Powered by Intel Centrino mobile technology, the stylish aluminum-covered Presario X1000 delivers a powerful combination of performance, battery life and wireless connectivity. The notebook is 1.3-inches thick and only weighs 6.5 pounds, making it easy for users to take while on the go. Featuring the Pentium-M processor designed specifically for mobile computing, the X1000 notebook can achieve up to 5 hours of battery life while still providing performance to meet the needs of demanding applications.
The notebook's integrated Intel PRO/Wireless 2100 LAN card provides the foundation for clear and compatible connections across 802.11b Wi-Fi networks. Optional integrated Bluetooth wireless connectivity allows users to synchronize and share their data with other Bluetooth enabled devices, such as HP iPAQ Pocket PCs, HP mobile printers or cell phones, to create their own personal area networks.
The Compaq Presario X1000 can be customized with a full range of options. Users can select from a mix of hard drives sizes 40GB, 60GB or 80GB and have a choice of optical drives, including 24x CD-ROM, 8x DVD, 24x CD-RW/DVD or DVD+RW.
The Compaq Presario X1000 is available for purchase through the Web at or by phone beginning May 21. The X1000 is expected to be available in retail stores in June starting at an estimated U.S. street price of $1,299 after a $100 mail-in rebate.