MWC 2016: HP introduced the HP Elite x3 smartphone, features, photos, and official video
The rumors were true: on passing in these minutes the 2016 MWC in Barcelona took place next, and very unusual the return of HP to the smartphone market. The company introduced a large-size high-class running Windows 10 Mobile. We are talking about the HP Elite x3, which, according to the manufacturer, was created to «revolutionize mobile computing.» New positioned as a smartphone enterprise-class businessmen and those who need a mobile device that guarantees maximum performance in each application area.
Official specifications HP Elite x3:
- Operating system: Windows 10 Mobile
- Network: GSM, WCDMA, LTE
- Dimensions: 7.8 x 83.5 x 161.8 mm
- Weight: 195 g
- Display: 5.96” AMOLED (2560 x 1440 pixels) with Gorilla glass 4
- CPU: Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.15 GHz 820 (MSM8996)
- Graphics: Adreno 530
- RAM: 4 GB
- Internal memory: 64 GB expandable (microSD memory up to 2TB)
- Rear camera: 16 MP (f/2.0) with led flash
- Front camera: 8 MP
- Audio: speaker Bang & Olufsen
- Battery: 4150 mAh battery with support for wireless charging
- Wired and wireless interfaces: USB 3.0 Type-C, Bluetooth 4.1, Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, NFC
- Other: will be available in a version with Dual SIM, a retinal scanner, a fingerprint scanner, support Glance, support Miracast, nanoSIM, certificates of protection MIL-STD810G and IP67.
Combined with a proprietary dock HP (Desk Dock) Elite x3 turns into a mini desktop PC (mode Continuum).
Apps for Windows 10 Mobile, which is optimized to work in desktop mode, can be counted on the fingers, but HP promises to fill this gap: the company will provide access to so-called «workspace» – a virtualization platform, which will allow you to remotely use corporate desktop (x86) without a hitch.
But that’s not all, HP has introduced a Mobile Extender is an unusual accessory in the form of a 12.5 inch laptop with HD display, full sized keyboard, battery, 46.5 Whr and various ports, including USB Type-C, through which HP Elite x3 can be directly connected to Mobile Extender.
HP Elite x3 will go on sale in the summer. The cost of the smartphone at the moment is still to be announced. More information is available on the official HP website.