HP unveils new PageWide, OfficeJet Pro and LaserJet printers

HP is touting the new lineup for benefits of speed, energy efficiency, security, management and value.

Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday announced 15 new printers for graphics professionals, small businesses and top-shelf consumers.

HP's new printers fall under the PageWide, OfficeJet Pro, and LaserJet brands. HP is touting the new lineup for benefits of speed, energy efficiency, security, management and value.

The company is also launching a series of secure managed print services aimed at document security.

The HP PageWide series, which uses traditional inkjets instead of laser, promises faster print speeds while also reducing noise and power consumption. As the name suggests, the PageWide printers use printing nozzles that span the entire width of the page rather than smaller jets moving back and forth.

New additions can be found in the PageWide Pro 500 series, 400 series, and 300 series, as well as the enterprise-level color series. Each have a maximum duty cycle of 4,500 pages a month.

The OfficeJet Pro printers, which are aimed at small businesses printing up to 2,000 pages a month, promise color printing at 50 percent lower cost-per-page than laser printers. The newest addition is the 8000 series, with features like increased security and seamless mobile printing.

The new LaserJet printers, which are also geared toward SMBs (in addition to high-end consumers) promise print-shop document quality and low-cost black-and-white printing. The new printers include Original HP Toner cartridges with JetIntelligence technology and sell for between $490 to $550.

As for the new managed services, HP says it's bringing a "defense-in-depth" approach to the enterprise with data encryption, security software and threat detection.