What you need to know

  • The HP Elite Dragonfly is now available from HP.
  • The 2-in-1 laptop weighs just 2.2lbs and has a 4K display.
  • It gets up to 24 hours of battery life according to HP.
  • It's available from HP starting at $1,629.

The HP Elite Dragonfly is now available. The 13-inch Ultrabook promises battery life of up to 24.5 hours depending on the version that you purchase and weights under 1 kg.

There are three display options available for the Elite Dragonfly. You can get the laptop with a 4K HDR display (550 nits), a full HD display (1,000 nits) with HP Sure View, or a regular full HD panel (400 nits). Each display has a screen-to-body ratio of 86 percent.

On the inside, the HP Elite Dragonfly runs 8th Generation Intel U-series (Core i5-8365U and Core i7-8665U) with vPro. It's available with up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM and up to 2TB of storage. If you prefer faster storage, you can get a 512GB solid-state drive (SSD) with 32GB of Intel Optane.

Category DeviceNameTKTKTK
OS Windows 10 Home or Pro
Display 13.3 inches, 16:9 aspect ratio
Full HD, Full HD w/Sure View, 4K UHD HDR400
Processor Intel 8th Gen U-series w/vPro
Core i3, i5, or i7
Graphics Intel UHD 620
Memory 8 or 16GB DDR3 (2,133MHz)
Storage Up to 2TB NVMe
512GB PCIe NVMe w 32GB Intel Optane H10
Front camera 720P HD, HD Privacy IR webcam
Security Face and fingerprint
Connectivity Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, 4G LTE Cat 16 (optional)
Ports 2x Type-C with TB3
1x Type-A 3.1
HDMI 1.4
Headphone
Audio Quad Bang & Olufsen
Battery 38 or 56 WHr
16.5 or 24.5 hours battery life
Dimensions 11.98 in x 7.78 in x 0.63 in
30.43 cm x 19.75 cm x 1.61 cm
Weight Starting at 2.2 lb (0.99 kg)
Colors Dragonfly Blue
Price Starting $1,629
Availability November, global

The Elite Dragonfly also has several connectivity options, including support for Wi-Fi 6 and an option for 4G LTE (Gigabit).

In his hands-on with the device, our Executive editor said the Elite Dragonfly was like HP combined its business-focused EliteBook series with the chic design of its consumer Specter laptops. You can check out that hands-on to get a detailed breakdown of the device as well as Rubino's first impressions.

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HP Elite Dragonfly

HP Elite Dragonfly

So blue it hurts

HP's forthcoming Elite Dragonfly is a 2-in-1 premium business laptop that can do it all. With a 4K HDR display, support for inking, quad-speakers, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, and insane battery life it's hard to not love the specs. The dazzling blue color will also turn heads.

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