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HP shows off the Z1 all-in-one computer at #CESLive!

HP’s Mike Diehl sat down with us at #CESLive to show off the new HP Z1 G2 all-in-one computer.  The second-generation computer has Thunderbolt 2 and a 27” multi-touch screen.

The Z1 earned a Geek Beat Editor’s Choice award and while it may not be very pocketable like our Windows Phone, the Z1 does make a cool first impression.  The design really shines in how easily the Z1 can be serviced with its tool-less design.  Cost for the Z1 G2 is in the neighborhood of $1,999.

 You can find out more on the Z1 G2 here at HP's website and you can catch all our 2014 Consumer Electronics Show coverage here at the #CESLive portal.

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.

  • Nice one. easy service, sexy all in one
  • Why would I want an interface that doesn't work on anything lol
  • Really?  Windows 7 doesn't work on anything?   Troll harder.
  • Eddie, you're a Dumb Old Troll
  • Looks pretty slick!
  • I glanced at this and thought it was about Sony, since they have a phone called the Z1 and just announced the Z1S. But all of this time HP had a Z1 too? Of course, not to be confused with the Sony Viao Z notebooks... Oh dear.
  • I would, very much like to have this for everything from video/photo editing and gaming to writing. Sleek yet industrial. Totally serviceable for future self-upgrades. However, on the HP website it says Windows 7 is installed but has the option to go to 8.1 for free. If there are two hard drive slots (one for SSD and HDD) this will likely be my next PC.
  • Nice Machine. Maybe some day I could afford something like that.
  • I got the Zbook and I am loving it, just missing some items my Elitebook 8770 had.  Impressed and business customer support is awesome have called many of 3am hours.  
  • Have an OG Z1, and the only thing I want from the G2 is the Thunderbolt 2.0 ports.  Since it's modular I wonder if I can just swap it into mine where the CD drive is.
  • I like this machine..  
  • Looks nice
  • Uau that looks awesome, I wonder what kind of graphic cards would fit in there? For example would I be able to put in my Nvidia Gtx 690 in it or would it be too big?
  • Impressive!
  • I am typing this comment on my 27" (1080P) HP-Z1 - 8 CORE ZEON Workstation (16gb ram and nVidia Quadro 4000 Graphics) and from my experience, this is hands down the best computer I have ever purchased, (not to be confused with ones I have built for gaming).  If I were to complain, it would be with nVidia, the quadro graphics card is robust for workstation processing, video and photo editing, both of which I do on this machine, but for gaming...its disappointing since most modern PC games are not supported by the quadro graphics cards, so I would like nVidia to offer a card for this form factor to support something like Battlefield 4 or COD. This computer is as easy to service as the video shows, if I want to add another hdd, it's a toolless task,  upgrade RAM, open it up and install the modules.  Change the power supply, slide it out is as easy as you can imagine.  I doubt I will have much need to uprade this computer in the near future, but I will most certainly be looking at another Z1-G2 when I do.