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HP Previews Notebooks Supporting Verizon 4G

Hewlett Packard (HP) is planning to launch two new notebooks in partnership with Verizon Wireless, designed for use on the carrier's new LTE 4G network.

The companies unveiled the HP Pavilion dm1-3010nr and the Compaq CQ10-688nr at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas.

According to eWeek, the laptops will be able to run on Verizon's superfast 4G network and will be capable of offering download speeds of 5 Mbps to 12 Mbps and upload speeds of 2 Mbps to 5 Mbps.

Marni Walden, the chief marketing office at Verizon said in a statement: “As the first notebook PCs to use the Verizon 4G LTE network, they demonstrate our commitment to bringing our customers a wide breadth of devices to suit their mobile needs.”

The HP Pavilion notebook will come with a 11.6-inch display along with AMD APUs that support Microsoft DirectX11-based graphics cards.

The Compaq device comes with a 10.1 inch display and is powered by Intel Atom N455 processor.

The 4G notebooks will be launched in the first half of 2011.