Unveiled at the 2016 MWC ,the HP Elite X3 Phablet is HP’s high end Windows device ,that is in itself a Smartphone ,a desktop and a Latop.
The HP elite X3 comes with a new docking station which utilizes the Windows 10 Continuum and HP Desk Dock and HP Mobile Extender(optional) to transform the device into a desktop PC and/or notebook. The dock incorporates HDMI ports, USB and Ethernet with which users can transform the HP Elite X3 to a larger display ,a keyboard or a USB mouse. If you prefer a more portable experience, you can connect to the Mobile Extender, which is essentially a laptop without any internal components.
The HP elite X3 features a 6-inch, quad HD display and powered by a Snapdragon 820 processor(same processor powering the LG G5,Xiaomi Mi 5 and even the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge), 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of expandable internal storage (expandable up to 2TB using microSD).
• 5.96-inch QHD (2,560×1,440) AMOLED display (492ppi)
• 16-megapixel rear camera; 8-megapixel front-facing camera
• 2.15GHz quad-core Snapdragon 820 processor
• 64GB of internal storage; 4GM of RAM
• 4,150mAh nonremovable battery
• MicroSD card slot for up to 2TB of additional storage
• USB Type-C
• IP67 water-resistant
• Fingerprint sensor and iris scanner
• FIPS 140-2 cryptography; 128-bit key Unified Image Encryption, 256-bit key Full Disk Encryption
• Windows 10 Mobile software
The Elite x3 will be available later in the year and will be offered through business channels directly to companies at an undisclosed price. The device ,though more specced than the Lumia 950XL ,probably will sell around the same price same with the ,Microsoft Lumia 950XL.
The HP Elite X3 is not yet available in Nigeria,when available ,we expect it to sell within the price range of N80,000 –N100,000.