HP Elite X3 may arrive as early as June

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The HP Elite x3 is a Windows 10 mobile handset that bridges phablet, laptop and desktop use cases from a single computing device while enabling users to run key productivity apps across these different experiences seamlessly. The Elite X3 has some pretty amazing specs, and it’s probably one of the most impressive Windows Phone to-date.

HP has said the device will be shipped by “summer” and now Croatian website T Portal reports that the local branch of HP are “90% certain” that the handset will arrive on sale by June this year.

They believe the the handset will retail for around $599, but that this will not include the accessories such as docking cradle or laptop dock.

The handset features:

Product Color HP Graphite
Operating System Windows 10 Mobile
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 (2.15 GHz, 4cores)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8996
Memory 4GB LPDDR4 SDRAM (onboard) Dual channel x32 PoP 32Gbit
Internal Storage 64GB eMMC 5.1
Display 5.96? diagonal WQHD (2560×1440)
AMOLED multi-touch display
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Anti-reflective coating
Available Graphics Qualcomm Adreno 530 GPU
Audio 2 Stereo speakers (one with earpiece)
3 integrated omni-directional microphones with HP Noise Cancellation Software
1 external microphone (from headset jack)
Snapdragon Audio+ support
Audio by B&O PLAY
Wireless Technologies 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2×2)
WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 LE combo (Miracast supported)
NFC
WWAN:2G/3G/4G,LTE-A with carrier aggregation 4,5,6,13
Expansion Slots 1 microSD (Expandable up to 2TB)
Ports and Connectors One 3.5mm 3 and 4 pole headphone jack
1 USB 3.0 Type-C connector
Dual nanoSIM or nanoSIM + microSD card via 3-in-2 card tray
Pogo pins
Camera 16MP f/2.0 FHD rear-facing camera
8MP FHD front facing camera and Iris camera
Available Software HP Workspace
HP Device Hub
HP Registration and device onboarding
Adobe PDF Reader
Security Management Elite x3 device has dual biometrics with Iris recognition and Fingerprint reader
FIPS 140-2 cryptography
Qualcomm processor includes Secure Boot
128-bitkey Unified Image Encryption
256-bitkey Full Disk Encryption
Anti roll back
fTPM2.0security; Windows 10 includes 128 key Bitlocker encryption
Enterprise grade VPN
Dimensions 3.29 x 0.31 x 6.36 in
83.5 x7.8 x 161.8 mm
Weight Starting at 0.43lb
Starting at 195g
Power 10W 5V/2 Aadapter
Non-removable 3.85V battery pack
4150 mAh Li-ion polymer
Wireless Charging Qi and PMA
Sensors Ambient light sensor + proximity combo
Accelerometer+gyro
eCompass
Pressure
Hall effect
NFC
GPS
Energy Efficiency Compliance ENERGY STAR certified
EPEAT Gold
registered where applicable
EPEAT registration varies by country
Durability features Designed to pass IP67
Providing seals against liquid and dust ingress to IP67 rating
Designed to pass MIL-STD810G testing

While HP is planning for Summer, we wonder if Windows 10 Mobile Redstore will be ready to ship by then. What do our readers think?

Read more of our coverage of the HP Elite X3 here.

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