HP Elite X2 Is A 2-in-1 Device To Compete With Surface Pro 4



HP Elite x2 has a premium design, made of aluminum CNC to compete with the Microsoft Surface pro 4, designed with special attention to aesthetics. With a thickness of just 8.1 mm, the tablet weighs less than 1 kg and has a built-in adjustable stand up to 150 degrees. This allows the user to set the device upright for viewing and writing with keyboard or horizontally for writing on the screen. The 12-inch full HD display device has an aspect ratio of 3: 2 and adapts automatically to different light conditions.

Performance is paramount for professionals on the move: it has a longer battery life, has Windows 10 and is based on a sixth-generation processor Intel Core vPro M, optimized for high performance with energy efficiency and SSD technology. The absence of Fans and moving parts ensure silent operation. Elite x2 allows end users to easily collaborate with colleagues and customers through premium audio tuned by Bang & Olufsen and the HP Software Noise Reduction to enable the participants to the conference call to hear and be heard with clarity and quality unmatched.


Like the rest of the range of HP Elite, Elite x2 is built to last and is designed to pass the tests MIL-STD in order to adapt to the rigors of any environment in which the device may be located. The screen Corning GorillaGlass 4 and the two varieties of aluminum alloy ensure the perfect balance between strength and weight. Elite x2 offers all necessary ports for a business user, including very recent Thunderbolt and 3 USB ports-A.

The device also incorporates a built-in modem 4G LTE option, which offers the convenience of connectivity virtually anywhere, without the need for tethering. Based on industry-leading technology supplied by Qualcomm Technologies, Qualcomm Snapdragon LTE modem X5 offers a fast, reliable connectivity and supports all major 3G and 4G networks.


To facilitate the creation of documents when you’re on the go, HP Active Pen with App Launch is supplied as standard. Based on industry-standard technology Wacom, the pen is equipped with pressure sensors to help control the width of the lines when you write or draw on the screen. HP Active Pen also includes App Launch, a button to start an application programmable Bluetooth to quickly launch OneNote, an application or Windows default.

To address the multiple needs of end users, x2 Elite offers a choice of two optional key enterprise-class, full-size and backlit for an unparalleled experience in creating content. Both keyboards are characterized by a base with aluminum layers, thus obtaining a keyboard incredibly durable and not subject to twisting, able to compete with those of a laptop from the form factor standard. HP Advanced Keyboard has a sensor in the NFC touchpad and an integrated smart card reader for added security log-in. If the keyboard is disconnected HP Advanced, Elite x2 will automatically log off from the domain to keep the information secure. HP Travel Keyboard gives users a more subtle, adding only 395 grams in weight, while providing a keyboard travel by 1.5 mm and a ClickPad for an incredible move productivity.

Designed for productivity without compromise, Elite x2 includes three docking solutions optional wired and wireless. The Thunderbolt port 3 of Elite x2 you can easily connect to the HP Elite USB Type-C Docking Station for a dual display 2K or HP Elite 65W Thunderbolt Dock for a dual 4K display. Elite x2 can also be connected to the HP Advanced Docking Station via wireless technology WiGig, which allows fast wireless connectivity to the network, and display devices. The option of power pass-through with regard to the USB port Type-C on the device provides users with a fully charged battery for the whole day, but also the chance to recharge their smartphones and favorite accessories.

Finally a versatile tablet that IT will appreciate

Security, manageability and productivity on the move, are the main concern among IT decision-makers. To meet these needs, Elite x2 is the first tablet designed with a unique combination of security, BIOS-level integrated with HP Sure Start, ease of management with HP Touchpoint Manager and an Intel Core vPro optional M, and a easy on-site maintenance.

Elite x2 comes with a set of integrated security features, including HP Sure Start with Dynamic Protection, HP Client Security, TPM and a fingerprint reader and optional smart card, which work together to protect your device, data and user identities. Can be configured with an Intel Core vPro optional M, you can turn on and remotely manage the Elite x2 on both networks, wired and wireless, along with other hardware enhancements unique.

The current workforce needs of devices that are mobile, durable and reliable. The gantry may be replaced by the user by simply removing two screws and, in the case in which a device requires a repair, Elite x2 is designed for a maintenance very simple and intuitive in order to reduce the downtime of the system and maintain high productivity users. If your device falls or needs repairs more challenging, the serviceable components – such as the battery, the LCD module / touch, storage, system board and WLAN and WWAN modules – can be easily removed and repaired or replaced. This means that IT can maintain end-user productivity with field repairs timely and less expensive simply removing the screen and replacing internal components.

To make it easy to integrate into an existing Elite x2, HP offers a range of services and support options 24 hours on 24, 7 days out of 7 in 180 countries and 230,000 channel partners and the opportunity to purchase the device from a global SKU. Multinationals will have then the convenience of ordering from a single global SKU instead of worrying about managing SKU and part numbers for specific country. In addition, hardware and services can be ordered in any country, worldwide.

Price and Availability

HP Elite 1012 x2 will be available in EMEA in January starting at $899, including HP Active Pen with App Launch and HP Travel Keyboard can be purchased separately for $129.

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