HP Elite x2 Review: This Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Clone Is Better Than The Original
Microsoft broke some hearts when it did not reveal a new Surface Pro 5 last Monday. Because of this, other companies have taken up the slack by developing their own devices similar to the Surface Pro. One such hybrid laptop is the HP Elite x2 1012 G2 and it looks like Microsoft fans can finally stop dreaming of the Surface Pro 5.
The new HP Elite x2 is everything an updated Surface Pro device could be. The upcoming hybrid laptop, which was announced last Wednesday, is powered by the latest Intel Kaby Lake processors. It will come in four options specifically, Core i3-7100U, Core i5-7200U, Core i5-7300U and Core i7-7600U. Each version will come with various Intel HD Graphics 620 GPUs. This fact alone puts the HP Elite x2 on a higher pedestal than the quickly-becoming-outdated Microsoft Surface Pro 4 which is powered by the 6th-gen Skylake CPU.
Furthermore, the HP Elite x2 will come with up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage. The 2-in-1 laptop is also more portable than the extremely portable Surface Pro 4 as it comes in a paltry 0.36 inches in terms of thickness.
ZDNet noted that HP learned from its mistakes with the first Elite x2. The HP Elite x2 1012 G1 had a rather poor display and the company made sure to improve the feature on the successor. The new HP Elite x2 now sports both 11.6- and 12.3-inch displays. The former comes with a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution while the latter is even better at 2736 x 1824.
As PCWorld reported, the HP Elite x2 1012 G2 with a starting price of $1,099 will come with the Core i3 processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB M.2 SATA SSD. It will start shipping in July. With barely a couple of months to go before it hits the market, the HP Elite x2 is primed to fill the void left by the missing Surface Pro 5.
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