Hands-on with the HP Elite x3 Lap Dock

Windows Phone fans are about to get the most exciting device this year. The HP Elite x3 features a 5.96-inch diagonal WQHD (2560x1440) AMOLED display, 64GB of internal memory, 4GB of RAM, dual-biometrics (iris and fingerprint scanners), a massive 4,150mAh battery, Qi wireless charging, IP67-rated for durability, and more. It can also be connected to a laptop dock called the HP Elite x3 Lap Dock to boost productivity. Watch our hands-on video to see it in action.

The HP Elite x3 Lap Dock can be connected with the HP Elite x3 wirelessly with Miracast over 802.11ac 2x2 WiFi, or with an included USB-C cable, which simultaneously charge the phone while you work. The phone handles all the processing via Windows Continuum.

HP Elite x3 Lap Dock specifications

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DisplayNearly borderless 12.5-inch LED FHD (1920x1080)
AudioBang & Olufsen stereo speakers
Ports & Connectors3 x USB Type CMicro HDMIStereo headphone jack
InputBacklit, spill-resistant keyboardTouchpad
Dimensions111.37 x 7.91 x 0.54 in.
Weight2.3 lb
Battery4-cell (46.5 WHr)

The HP Elite x3 Lap Dock is sold separately, but HP recommends buying the bundle including the HP Elite x3 phone, HP Elite x3 Desk Dock, and HP Elite x3 Lap Dock for $1299. The HP Elite x3 is expected to be available on HP.com beginning September 5th for US orders, but starting on August 22 for UK and other parts of Europe.

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