HP’s new superphone is official, meet the HP Elite x3 running Windows 10 Mobile



At the Mobile World Congress in Spain today, HP has officially unveiled the Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile phone that can also be used as a full-fledged PC thanks to the mobile dock and Continuum.

Here are the specs of the device:

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (2.15 GHz and 4 cores)
  • 5.96-inch (2560×1440) AMOLED display with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 and anti-reflective coating
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of eMMC storage with 1 microSD (expandable up to 2TB)
  • 16MP f/2.0 FHD rear-facing camera and 8MP FHD front facing camera and Iris camera
  • Audio speaker by Bang & Olufsen

The best part of the phone is that it can connect to a variety of peripherals to extend your experience. The Desk Dock features a DisplayPort for external monitors, two USB-A and one USB-C connectors, and a wired Ethernet Port, while the Mobile Extender uses wireless technology to create an amazing laptop experience. Basically, the Mobile Extender acts as a near-zero bezel 12.5-inch laptop that can be used via Continuum.




“Security is paramount for our enterprise customers, and the HP Elite x3 comes built with the best in security in mind. Not only does the phone come with the enterprise-grade security that customers have come to expect from Windows 10, at the chipset layer HP has incorporated Secure Boot and other safeguards. The HP Elite x3 is also the first Windows 10 phone to use fingerprint biometrics with Windows Hello. The phone also comes with Bitlocker 128-bit encryption, VPN-SSL and Intune MDM and Reset protection,” Microsoft explains.

The HP Elite x3 will be available this summer, pricing has yet to be unveiled.