HP announces High-Def notebooks, HDX X16 and HDX X18

Building on their cavalcade of notebooks announced a few months ago, HP whipped out two entertainment-focused notebooks today. The biggest draw for both the HDX 16 and HDX18 are their 16:9 HD displays, sort of. The HDX18 boasts a full 1080p display while the HDX16 cranks out 720p. Full specs and details after the jump.

The HDX16, if you haven’t already guessed it, has a 16-inch diagonal screen and features an Intel Centrino 2 proc, Windows Vista, an Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT graphics card, up to 4GB of RAM, 320GB HDD (5400RPM), and a LightScribe SuperMulti 8X DVD±R/RW drive. It’ll run you $1300.

The HDX18 follows suit with dual HDD bays with 250GB SATA drives in each and a LightScribe Blu-Ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD±R/RW Double Layer. It costs $1550.

I totally dig the look of both these notebooks. The HP Fluid Imprint Finish displays fancy artwork that doesn’t rub off and it even makes its way onto the trackpad. Nice little touches me thinks.