HP Elite x3 Review – An Unusual Sort

Even though the HP Elite x3 might be advertised for business-centric individuals, it doesn’t mean that it is all work and no play, and it definitely doesn’t mean that it is a dull smartphone. This is the flagship Windows 10 phone that you would want to have, if you’re into the Windows Mobile platform. In fact, it has a lot of things going on that is centered around productivity that it might even be a mobile worker’s dream come true. In the hands of the right IT personnel, it will be able to deliver clean, secure mobile solutions that can even replace the traditional (and sometimes corporate-liable) smartphones, tablets, and even those client terminals.

HP Elite x3 Review - An Unusual Sort

The HP Elite x3 Might be the Perfect Business Partner

One look at the HP Elite x3 and you would know that it is by no means a small smartphone. For its dimensions, it measures in at 6.26 x 3.29 x 0.31-inches, and it definitely weighs the part as it has a weight of 6.84-ounces. What you get for its large size is a 6-inch display that can show a very good 2,560 x 1,440 resolution for its screen. Just right below the screen itself, you will find a chrome bottom bezel that has the stylized speaker grille of the unit. Right at the right-hand side of the speaker, you will see the Bang & Olufsen logo. At its rear, you will take advantage of an 8-megapixel camera, and it even works as an iris scanner for Windows Hello.

The Elite x3 is able to support multiple LTE bands, and it works on many mobile carriers, even foreign ones. It is rated as Category 6 LTE, therefore it won’t acquire the highest speeds that T-Mobile is now implementing through 3x carrier aggregation. Nevertheless, you will still be able to acquire reasonably fast speeds when surfing the Internet using your mobile data.

Taking a look at the inside and you will be able to see the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor which is the brains of smartphone. This is the same processor that can be found on the Samsung Galaxy S7. Mated to that processor is 4GB of RAM. While the hardware specifications are good, there is a perplexing performance with regards to Wi-Fi connectivity because results can be inconsistent when you move farther away from the source of the wireless connection.

When you turn the HP Elite x3 on, you will be met with a ton of enterprise-level solutions, and users can even have the option of purchasing the entire Microsoft suite of mobile applications, which include Office 65, SharePoint, and Skype for Business.


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HP Elite x3 Review – An Unusual Sort
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