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Hands-on with the HP Elite x3 now available at Microsoft Stores

Written By published October 10, 2016

Today, the HP Elite x3 goes on sale in Microsoft Stores. We’re taking a closer look and giving you an overview of some of the benefits the HP Elite x3 offers.

Announced at Mobile World Congress, the HP Elite x3 is HP’s premium new mobile device powered by Windows 10. It’s lightweight, sports Gorilla Glass 4, is water resistant and is equipped with a battery that packs a major punch. With great built-in features like Cortana*, Continuum** and Microsoft Edge, the HP Elite x3 also features a camera sensor and fingerprint reader that allow you to login securely to the device with Windows Hello***.

Features include:

  1. Expandable 2TB of storage via SIM card
  2. 8 MP front-facing camera for conference video calls
  3. IP67 water resistant
  4. 5.96″ diagonal edge-to-edge HD display
  5. Up to 33 hours of battery life

This device, specifically created for business, truly embraces the idea of the mobility of experience. With the power of Continuum and HP’s accessories, the HP Elite x3 Desk Dock and HP Elite x3 Lap Dock, the HP Elite x3 can be used as three separate devices – a phone, a tablet or a PC – bringing a new class of innovation to enterprise customers looking for a powerful device for all of their apps and experiences.

A few personal favorite features of the HP Elite x3 include the brilliant screen. It’s super crisp and sharp, perfect for working through email and watching videos. Audio is awesome, thanks to the premium audio built-in with B&O Play and the 16 MP rear-facing camera for capturing photos when I’m out and about.

To pick up your own HP Elite x3, visit your local Microsoft Store or You can also purchase the device at

*Cortana available in select markets.
**Feature requires Continuum-compatible accessories, all sold separately. External monitor must support HDMI input.
***Windows Hello biometrics sign-in requires specialized hardware including a Windows Hello capable device, fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors.

Windows 10