HP Elite X3 Windows 10 Smartphone Might Launch Soon
Back in February Hp revealed a smartphone, HP Elite X3, which can be used as a desktop computer, only when this smartphone is plugged in a special connector or dock. Now this Hp Elite X3 has appeared of Federal Communications Commission website, which indicates that this smartphone might be launching soon.
The HP Elite X3 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (MSM8996) processor, 4 GB RAM along with 64 GB internal storage. The smartphone has a 5.96-inches touch screen protected by Gorilla Glass 4 and provides a 2,560 x 1,440p resolution. This smartphone has even got a 16 MP camera mounted on the back and a 8 MP camera on the front.
However, if the 64 GB storage is not enough for you, then HP Elite X3 also features a micro-SD card slot for upto 256 GB additional space. Given the specs this smartphone is probably designed for business users who want a pocket computer and store important files to port from location to location. The smartphone also features Wireless AC, Bluetooth 4.1, and USB 3.1 Type-C.
The operating system for HP Elite X3 will be Windows 10 including Microsoft’s Continuum technology. When this smartphone is connected to its dock or a adapter, which is attached to TV or monitor, the Continuum starts a full blown desktop environment. All users need to do is attach mouse and keyboard on the dock, even the touch screen can be used as a touchpad.
According to Microsoft:
Even when you’re connected to a display or monitor, you can still use your phone in all the usual ways. Make and receive calls, send texts, check your social media apps — it’s all still a tap away.
According to HP the HP Elite X3 is designed for business users, and to pass MIL-STD 810G testing, meaning the smartphone is capable of environments, which would otherwise be hellish for your standard smartphone. The smartphone is dust proof and water proof, however, the smartphone also has an optional accidental damage coverage.
HP has not yet announced the launch date for HP Elite X3, however, it is likely that this smartphone will release this summer.