Massive Core i7 HP Pavilion dv8 Ready To Take Up Tons of Retail Shelf SpaceS

It wasn't a surprise exactly, but HP has officially unveiled the 18.4-inch, Core i7-powered Pavilion dv8 with full 1080p resolution, 4GB-8GB of RAM, dual 320GB HDDs, NVIDIA GeForce GT230 graphics, a TV tuner, Blu-ray and a Long Life battery.

By "long life", HP is referring to their green battery that can suposedly sustain over 1,000 recharges and maintain "like-new" performance for three years. Pricing and availability in the States has not been determined, but the dv8 is set to crush shelves in the UK starting on Windows 7 launch day (October 22nd) starting at around $2000. [HP via Shiny Shiny]