Monday, July 26, 2021

HP introduces next-generation mainstream gaming notebooks VICTUS by HP in India

Powered by AMD Ryzen and Intel Core processors, Victus by HP is 16 built from OMEN DNA


Key Highlights:


New Delhi, July 26, 2021: Today, HP has announced the introduction of its next-generation mainstream gaming PC portfolio Victus by HP in India. The new gaming notebook range comprises a 16-inch unique laptop design in two attractive colours, Mica Silver and Performance blue, ideal for both casual and experienced gamers. The all new Victus 16 is made from post-consumer recycled ocean-bound plastic3, demonstrating the company's dedication towards a more sustainable future for the planet.


Designed for both veteran gamers and enthusiast explorers, Victus is built with the DNA of HP’s powerful OMEN gaming lineup. It will be available in India in two processor’s options - AMD Ryzen™6 and Intel® Core™processors. Both models provide accessible, affordable, and an elevated gaming experience with FHD IPS 144Hz Display3, audio from Bang & Olufsen, an all-purpose backlit gaming keyboard, powerful NVIDIA® GeForce RTXTM graphics, and an upgraded cooling system. With a preinstalled Omen Gaming Hub, the device offers features like undervolting, performance mode, network booster, and system vitals.


Vickram Bedi, Senior Director (Personal Systems), HP India Market said, “We are on the cusp of a major gaming boom in India based on the rising popularity of gaming witnessed in the last few years. For youngsters in India, gaming is increasingly becoming a passion point like music or any other sport. In fact, HP India’s recent Gaming Landscape Report 2021 suggests that over 90 percent respondents agree that gaming is a viable career option.  Believing we have merely touched the tip of an iceberg, the Victus Line up is created for mainstream players, giving them access to an elevated, gaming experience.”


As per HP India’s Gaming Landscape Report 2021, around 60% Indian gamers want to spend under INR 1lakh for a gaming PC and Victus portfolio can be their preferred gaming PC option. The study also suggested that gamers find PC gaming a stress buster and a tool to connect with friends and family. Over 92% respondents also agreed that gaming helps relieve work / study pressure while reducing stress and inducing positive feelings.


A computer with a keyboard

Description automatically generated with low confidenceAs the first entrant in the Victus line, the Victus by HP 16 hosts following unique features2:

  • Distinct design: Distinctive lifestyle design featuring striking color options with a backlit keyboard printed with the memorable font found on OMEN devices & integrated OCC, Power button, calculator quick keys
  • Immersive Display suited for AAA Gaming: The 16-inch display has up to FHD 144Hz 300 nits Eyesafe®184 low-blue light choices and it fits snugly atop a design with a roughly 15-inch footprint for everyday mobility.
  • Power Cooling: Heat Pipe Based, 5 Way Airflow with bigger Vents, Fan size & longer fin length enhances thermal efficiency
  • Ultimate Control: To take advantage of existing internal features like undervolting9, performance mode, network booster, and system vitals, ships with the preinstalled OMEN Gaming HUB to help games run sublime while accessibility to other features, such as Coaching, Rewards, and the OMEN OASIS Beta raise gaming experiences in different and fun ways.


Victus with AMD Ryzen will be sold on, while Victus with Intel Core will be available at Reliance Digital Stores and on


Brian Bade, Chief Executive, Reliance Digital said, “At Reliance Digital, we endeavour to provide our customers the latest gadgets at competitive prices. Building on our long association with HP, we are extremely happy to exclusively launch the HP Victus Gaming Laptops with Intel Processors. The gaming enthusiast can now experience the power of the Victus series at over 470 Reliance Digital stores and and make informed purchase decisions.”

Akshay Ahuja, Category Leader - Consumer Electronics, Amazon India, added, “HP is known for its range of premium quality and high performing products, and we are excited to bring Victus by HP gaming PCs on as it promises a completely new experience for all performance enthusiasts. We at Amazon continue to strengthen our consumer electronics category and bring to our customers the best of products to fulfill their ever-evolving needs”.


Victus by HP Powered by AMD Rzyen Processor are available in the following configurations:

  • Lightning-fast performance with AMD Ryzen 5 5600H & Rzyen 7 5800H Mobile Processors8
  • Graphics powered by upto NVIDIA® GeForce® RTXTM 3060 Laptop GPU 6 GB and AMD Radeon RX 5500M options
  • Memory Up to 16GB upgradable upto 32 GB DDR4 RAM
  • Powerful storage with 512GB PCIe storage
  • Mica silver color with a distinctive lifestyle design


Victus by HP Powered by Latest Intel 11th gen Processor are available with the following configurations:

  • Responsive gaming with New Intel 11th Gen 11300H & Intel® CoreTM i7-11800H series processors7
  • Graphics powered by upto NVIDIA® GeForce® RTXTM 3060 Laptop GPU 6 GB
  • Memory7 Up to 16GB upgradable upto 32 GB DDR4 RAM
  • Gaming and other activities seem quick and simple with a single SSD up to Gen4 512GB PCIe storage
  • Performance Blue color with a distinctive lifestyle design


Victus by HP 16 is built sustainably with post-consumer recycled ocean bound plastic utilized in the construction of the speaker housings and bottom base of the chassis8 and outer boxes and fiber cushions that are 100% sustainably sourced and recyclable.





Pricing & Availability:

  • Victus by HP E series laptops powered by AMD Ryzen Processor starting at INR 64,999 would be available on Amazon India
  • Victus by HP D series laptops powered by Intel 11th Processor starting at INR 74,999 would be available on Reliance digital stores in coming weeks


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1.   Victus 16 is expected to be upgradeable to Windows 11 later this year

Not all features are available in all editions or versions of Windows. Systems may require upgraded and/or separately purchased hardware, drivers, software or BIOS update to take full advantage of Windows functionality. Windows is automatically updated, which is always enabled. ISP fees may apply, and additional requirements may apply over time for updates. See
All performance specifications represent the typical specifications provided by HP's component manufacturers; actual performance may vary either higher or lower.  

3. Speaker enclosure contains 5% ocean bound plastics. 100% outer box packaging and corrugated cushions made from sustainably sourced certified and recycled fibers
4. Eyesafe® display options: QHD 165Hz, FHD 144Hz).  
5. Multi-core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. Intel’s numbering, branding/and or naming is not a measurement of higher performance. Quad-core is 4 cores and Hexa-core is 6 cores.  
6. Multi-core is designed to improve performance of certain software products. Not all customers or software applications will necessarily benefit from use of this technology. Performance and clock frequency will vary depending on application workload and your hardware and software configurations. AMD’s numbering is not a measurement of clock speed.  
7. Intel® Optane™ memory is a smart, adaptable system accelerator for PCs with an Intel® Core™ processor. Intel® Optane™ memory system acceleration does not replace or increase the DRAM in your system 
OBP usages differ from model, OBP only applied on speaker housing on Ceramic White models. 
Only available on Intel SKU. The Undervolting feature provided by OMEN Gaming Hub is based on APIs provided by Intel Extreme Utility (XTU) for voltage adjustment.  

NVIDIA, GeForce, Surround, and the NVIDIA logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. 

AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, Ryzen, Radeon, and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. 

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