Dr. Dre Tag Teams With HP For Limited Edition ENVY 15 Notebok

With HP's dedicated Voodoo PC line pretty much in the tank (or just phased out), it looks like Dr. Dre will be stepping in to fill the superstar void. Both Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine have jointly worked with HP in order to issue the HP Beats Limited Edition notebook, which is little more than a highly styled ENVY 15 with a thing for multimedia.

The HP ENVY 15 Beats limited edition notebook features a sleek, piano black, high-gloss finish and signature Beats design as found in the "Beats by Dr. Dre" line of headphones, and while specifics are scant, we're told that the audio capabilities on this notebook far exceeds those found on rivals. As expected, the machine comes with something a little extra that only music-heads will love: Native Instruments’ Traktor LE software and Audio 2 DJ.

As for specs, you'll get a 15" notebook starting at 5.19lbs and measuring 1" thick. Inside, there's an Intel Core i7 mobile CPU, an HP BrightView LCD, Nightvision VGA webcam, an optional Slim Fit Extended-Life Notebook Battery (giving users up to seven hours of battery life), and an external optical drive.

HP has also launched the official machine website, and if you just has to know, it's expected to be available in the United States on October 22 with a starting price of $2,299. Ouch!