HP has announced at range of new laptops this morning in the UK.

The new models include the 12-inch HP Pavilion tx2000 Entertainment Notebook PC, the HP Pavilion dv6700 Special Edition Entertainment notebook PC, and Performance and value with the 17-inch Compaq Presario A900 Notebook PC.

The HP Pavilion tx2000 tablet PC will offer keyboard, handwriting or touch-screen input, weigh 1.94kgs and comes with an AMD dual core processor. Graphics are provided by a NVIDIA GeForce Go graphics card.

The HP Pavilion dv6700 Special Edition Entertainment notebook PC will come with a Special Edition Thrive Imprint and comes with an Intel Core2 Duo processor. It too will comew with a NVIDIA GeForce Go graphic card.

The model will also sport an integrated webcam and the company's QuickPlay feature that lets you access the DVD player without booting the system.

Finally the company has announced the 17-inch Compaq Presario A900 Notebook PC. Featuring an Intel Pentium dual core or Core 2 Duo processor, the Compaq Presario A900 Notebook PC is the first consumer HP 17-inch PC available in Europe. It too will come with an integrated webcam and microphone and a 160GB hard drive.

New notebook PCs will be available from March and cost £400 for the A900, £699 for the TX2000 and £799 for the Thrive.