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HP adds 6 models to OmniBook line

Hewlett-Packard plans to add six new models to its OmniBook 5500 notebook PC line.

Hewlett-Packard plans to add six new models to its OmniBook 5500 notebook PC line in June, all built around 100-MHz or 120-MHz Pentium processors.

Prices for the HP OmniBook 5500 notebook models now range from $3,700 for an the OmniBook 5500 CS 5/100 model 810 introduced today to $6,600 for the previously released OmniBook CT 5500 5/133 model 2000 with a 133-MHz Pentium processor and a 12.1-inch active-matrix LCD screen.

A 5500 CT with a 120-MHz Mobile Pentium processor, a 1.35MB hard disk drive (HDD), 16MB of RAM, and a 10.4-inch active-matrix LCD will have a street price of about $5,390. A 5500 CS with a 100-MHz Pentium and an 11.3-inch dual-scan LCD instead of an active-matrix LCD costs $4,545.

Hard disk drives (HDD) will range up to 2GB in capacity.