The HP Elite X3 smartphone was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona, in February this year. Now an Italian website, Plaffo, claimed that the Windows 10 powered HP Elite X3 smartphone will be launched in Italy, in September this year. Further, the website claimed at the the smartphone will be priced at â‚¬699 (approximately Rs. 51,784).
The Elite X3 features a 5.96-inch WQHD (1440×2560 pixels) AMLOD display with Gorilla Glass 4 and anti reflective coating. The smartphone is powered by a 2.15 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, which is paired with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone runs on Windows 10 operating system and is backed up by a powerful 4150 mAh non-removable battery.
The Elite X3 offers 64GB of internal storage, which can be expanded by up-to 2TB via micro SD card. The smartphone boasts a 16-megapixel rear smapper with LED flash and an 8-megapixel selfie shooter. The smartphone has dual biometric Iris scanner, and a fingerprint scanner. Elite X3 also offers 256-bit key full disk encryption, secure boot, 128-bit key unified image encryption.
Besides, the smartphone offers Dual SIM, 4G LTE, WiFi (802.11 b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, and USB 3.0 Type-C (USB-C). The handset measures 83.5 x 7.8 x 161.8 mm and is IP67 water and dust resistant. The sensors include Accelerometer, Proxemity, Ambient light Sensor, Hall effect and Gyro sensor.
Moreover, HP Elite X3 smartphone comes with two accessories – HP Desk Dock and HP Mobile Extender. The Desk Dock, which is quite similar to Microsoft’s Continuum display dock, allows the Elite X3 to be used as a computer. Just put the X3 in the dock and then connect it to a larger monitor and enjoy your phone’s content on a big screen.
The Mobile Extender is even more useful. The Mobile Extender has a 12.5 inch full HD display, a keyboard and a 47 Whr battery. Of-course it has speakers and ports like a laptop. It is basically a laptop like device but it doesn’t have processor, RAM or storage. Instead it uses the Elite X3’s chipset to use.