HP has recently announced the addition of the Elite 2 2-in-in1 hybrid PC as part of its laptop series. It’s designed for enterprise and professional users who need a new machine to help enhance productivity and creativity. With its 13.-inch bright display with either 450-bits or 700-bits of brightness (depending on configuration), the HP Elite x2 1013 G3 is definitely a nice hybrid device for creative users.
When it comes to Wi-Fi connectivity, the G3 is equipped with Intel dual-band Wireless AC a/b/g/n/ac 802.11 2×2 Wi-Fi technology and Bluetooth 4.2, which can be configured with or without vPro. There are also options for HP mobile broadband, GPS, and QUALCOMM Snapdragon broadband wireless (X12 LTE-Advanced). If you choose these advanced features, you can opt for service providers such as AT&T and Verizon.
For the display, it’s recommended to customize the device with the IPS LED (3000 x 2000) ultra-slim touchscreen. It looks very sleek and bright with Corning Gorilla Glass. There is an integrated front-facing 5MP webcam and 8MP rear-facing cam, with an option to have integrated VGA IR technology. There are various sensors: an accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer, ambient light sensor, proximity, and hall sensor. Superior audio is provided via the triple-microphone array and Bang & Olufsen stereo speakers.
There are a number of processor options for the HP Elite x2 1013 G3. Choose an Intel Core i3, i5, or i7. The i3 processor is dual-core and the i5 and i7 processors are four-core. Regardless of which processor chose, there is turbo boost technology and 4MB -8MB cache. Users can expect impressive Intel UHD graphics (620).
Storage of the HP Elite x2 1013 G3
M.2 SATA-3 TLC SSD, Self-Encrypting Opal 2, and PCIe NVMe SSD storage options are all available, with the cheapest option being 128GB. Those who require more can go up to 256GB, 512GB, or even 1TB. The Opal 2 TLC Solid State Drive is available with 256GB and 512GB.
The HP Elite x2 1013 G3 is highly portable and has a long battery life. The tablet weighs 1.78-lbs by itself and 2.59-lbs with the keyboard. The 50-Whr four-cell “Long Life” battery is internal and can last for an entire workday or school day. While it can’t be replaced, it performs exceptionally well and is serviceable by warranty. The AC adapter is 65-watts. There is a 1.0-m Premium Power Cord featuring a C5 connector and fixed duck-head as well as a USB-C connector.
4GB to 16GB memory is available (LPDDR3 – 2133 SDRAM). It is soldered down, with dual channel memory supported. The HP Elite x2 1013 G3 comes with Windows 10 Pro-64 as its OS. However, it can be downgraded to Windows 10 Home for those who want to save money.
Speaking of saving money, all a consumer has to do is use an HP Elite x2 1013 G3 coupon when placing their order online. There are usually ways to save on accessories as well at the online HP Store.