This new Elite x2 business-class 2-in-1 tablet / notebook combo from HP is among the world’s smallest detachable business notebooks. Users can get the best of both worlds with the agility and freedom of a tablet combined with FULL PC performance. Everything is completely secure thanks to the HP Privacy Camera shutter and other integrated security features that come with the HP Elite x2 G4.
HP always puts its 2-in-1s through MIL-STD grade tests for durability. This one also supports HP Sure Start, Sure Click, and Sure Recover software features, as well as HP Rechargeable Active Pen (G3), which has a very low starting pressure, making it easy do write or draw. You just barely have to press it against the screen. The pen supports fast charging. It only takes 30 minutes to get it to a full charge.
The tablet has a starting weight of 1.83-lbs on its own without the keyboard and weighs 2.58-lbs with the keyboard attached. The keyboard is an HP Premium Collaboration, backlit, spill-resistant model. The Clickpad is designed to offer multi-touch gesture support.
The 12.3-inch diagonal WUXGA+ display has 400-nits brightness, an IPS BrightView WLED-backlit touchscreen, and has a 1920 x 1280 resolution. The HP Elite x2 G4’s display also has built-in multi-touch functionality which allows it to be utilized with functions in windows 10 Pro for improving accessibility and productivity. The integrated Sure View privacy screen protects you and your family from prying eyes.
HP Elite x2 G4 Operating System
The Operating System that comes installed is Windows 10 Pro 64. The processor family is 8th Generation Intel Core i5, and the model is i5-8265U with base frequency of 1.6-GHz and maximum frequency of 3.9-GHz with turbo boost technology. It’s a 4-core processor with 6MB cache.
There are various security management tools such s HP DriveLock and Automatic DriveLock, HP Secure Erase, Fingerprint sensor, T 2.0 embedded security chip, Sure Start Generation 5, HP BIOSphere Generation 5, Power-on authentication, Windows Defender, and so forth.
8GB onboard memory is a good amount for a tablet (LPDDR3-2133 SDRAM) and the internal drive (SSD) has a 256GB capacity PCIe NVMe. There is also an option for 32GB PCIe NVMe Intel Optane memory to ensure storage acceleration. With the graphics, you get integrated Intel UHD (620).
The power supply is a 65-W USB Type-C adapter and the battery is HP Long Life 2-cell / Wh-Lion polymer with 47-Wh capacity.
The HP Elite x2 G4 comes with two cameras: a FHD 1080p IR camera and 8MP camera, which is rear facing. The audio technology includes Bang & Olufsen with dual stereo speakers and a 3 multi-array microphone.