In addition to the super-skinny Voodoo Envy laptop and the high end Voodoo Omen desktop, HP has unveiled four consumer notebook series at its Berlin press event.

The HP Pavilion dv4, dv5 and dv7 notebook series get a "sleek, liquid-metallic Mesh Imprint" finish, "magical chrome" touch controls that appear at the touch of a finger, and one-click access to media.

In addition, the HP is claiming that the Pavilion dv4 is the first consumer notebook to include embedded WWAN (3G/UMTS/HSDPA) technology.

With the latest AMD and Intel processors and high-speed eSATA interface for backup to external storage drives the series also introduces built-in HP ProtectSmart hard drive drop/shock protection technology, previously only available in HP business-class notebooks.

The HP Pavilion dv4 is an entertainment offering with a 14.1-inch display from 799 euros, the dv5 is a 15.4-incher at start price of 699 euros while the dv7 gives you 17-inches for 799 euros and up.

Options across the series include TV tuners, Blu-ray optical drives and NVIDIA or ATI graphics.

Also launched is the Compaq Presario CQ50 series, from 399 euros, designed for those on the go, the CQ50 features a 15.4-inch display, new industrial design and HP Imprint surface finish, along with a range of optical drives, built-in wireless technologies, audio, webcam and analog microphone capabilities.

HP also announced accessories including the new HP xb4 Notebook Media Docking Station and mice and carrying cases that match the newly-designed notebooks, in addition to power adapters, extra capacity batteries, and external webcams.