HP Star Wars Special Edition notebook will awaken the force starting at $700

HP has officially revealed the hardware details of its upcoming Star Wars Special Edition notebook. The laptop, which will have Windows 10 pre-installed, will ship on November 8, but pre-orders will begin on October 8 for the starting price of $699.99.

HP says:

"Inspired by the Galactic Empire, the Star Wars Special Edition notebook has a "battle-worn" distressed design with "Galactic Empire" written in the unique Star Wars Aurebesh font on the hinge and iconic Stormtroopers on the keyboard deck. The touchpad design mirrors the X-Wing Star Fighter Guidance System and the red backlit keyboard completes the dark-side design."

Buyers can select on whether they can have Intel's Core i5 or i7 processors in the 15.6-inch notebook, along with up to 2TB of hard drive storage and up to 12GB of RAM, with the option to add in a NVIDIA GeForce 940M graphics chips.

HP Star Wars Special Edition notebook will also come with a ton of pre-loaded digital content that should make any fan of the movie series happy:

"Users will have access to unique content collections with over 1,100 images spanning 40 years of Star Wars history. Content includes extraordinary behind-the-scenes images, storyboards, artwork, classic photos, set and costume designs, and audio selections."

The notebook also comes with a free one-year subscription to Fandor. The service, which normally costs $90 a year, offers a ton of independent movies that can be streamed to the notebook.

Pre-order the HP Star Wars Special Edition notebook starting at $699.99

Source: HP

John Callaham