HP's Snapdragon 835-powered Envy x2 is now available for purchase

In December, HP became one of the first to announce a Windows 10 PC that's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset. Using the same emulation that's currently used to get 32-bit Win32 apps running on 64-bit machines, those same apps can finally run on an ARM processor.

At the time, HP only confirmed that the device is coming in the spring; however, it's already available for purchase, according to a listing on HP.com. The device will ship on March 9, and will start at $999.99.

At the moment, there's only one model available, which comes with 4GB RAM and 128GB UFS storage. There should be another one on the way though, as it should be offered with up to 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. Along with the Snapdragon 835 comes the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, which promises gigabit class cellular connectivity.

The Envy x2 ships with Windows 10 S, although as with other consumer devices that ship with 10 S like the Surface Laptop, a free upgrade to Windows 10 Pro is available for a limited period of time.

The price might seem a bit excessive, given that HP described this as a more iPad-like experience. There's an Intel-powered Envy x2 that should be coming in the same timeframe as well, which HP described as a more laptop-like experience.

If you want to check out the ARM-powered model, you can find it on HP.com here.

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