Microsoft has slashed the price of HP's Elite x3 and Desk Dock by $200 (25%) in the United States. Usually priced at $799, the bundle is now available for $599 from the Microsoft Store, in a special offer that will continue for the next three weeks, ending on March 31.
The Elite x3's key specs include:
- 5.96-inch AMOLED with Quad HD (2560x1440px) resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, and anti-reflective coating
- Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB onboard storage (plus microSD card support)
- 16MP rear camera
- 8MP front-facing camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth 4.0
- NFC support
- 4G LTE connectivity
- Optional dual-SIM support
- USB 3.0 port with Type-C connector
- Iris scanner
- Fingerprint scanner
- IP67 rating for dust- and water-resistance
- MIL-STD-810G rating, assuring device protection for drops from up to 1 meter
- Pogo pins
- Qi wireless charging
- 4150mAh battery
- 161.8 x 83.5 x 7.8mm; 194g
If you're thinking of buying the Elite x3, make sure you check out our detailed review of the device before you do so.
An updated version of the Elite x3 made a very brief appearance at last week's Mobile World Congress, along with a larger version of HP's Lap Dock accessory, which supports Windows 10 Mobile's PC-like Continuum experience on the go. HP hasn't yet made any announcements regarding its plans for either of those refreshed devices.